Summer Sounds music series kicks off

The annual Summer Sounds music series kicks off on the Williamstown waterfront on Saturday.

Across February, there will be free outdoor concerts around Hobsons Bay, at Williamstown, Altona and Altona Meadows.

Saturday’s concert at Williamstown’s Commonwealth Reserve features Melbourne’s first lady of soul, Kylie Auldist (pictured).

Also performing are Chelsea Wilson and DJ Rob C of PBS fame.

On February 13, The Badloves headline a concert at Altona’s Logan Reserve, with Out of the Blue and Monica Weightman also playing. Both concerts run from 4pm until 7pm.

On February 26, an event dubbed ‘In your neighbourhood family picnic’ will be held at Trafalgar Reserve in Altona Meadows.

Performers include Linda and Ali McLaren and Band.

The picnic is 5pm until 7pm.

Summer Sounds combines with the Skate, BMX and Scooter Series at Altona Meadows Skate Park on February 27.

The event runs from 10am–5pm, with a live DJ and food trucks 1–3pm.