“Margaret”: Music inspired by the life and writings of Margaret Rucker by Jason Webley and others, 8 p.m. April 11, Historic Everett Theater, 2911 Colby Ave. All ages, $15.
Darrington Bluegrass Festival benefit concert: 4 to 8 p.m. April 19, Maltby Community Center, 8711 206th St. SE, Snohomish. Tickets are $10 each to see Money Creek Mining Co., Blueberry Hill, North Country and The Combinations.
Tim Noah “Way Back Home”: 7:30 p.m. April 12. Tickets for the evening with the Emmy Award winning singer and songwriter are $20 or $15 for students and seniors. More information is at thumbnailtheater.com. Prolific singer-songwriter and Emmy Award winner Tim Noah. Drawing from his deep well of original Americana, Noah delivers a captivating performance. His songs are filled with vivid imagery, broken hearts, humor, wild abandon, gratitude and redemption. Also, open microphone, all ages welcome beginning at 7:30 p.m. Fridays. Performer sign-up begins at 6:30 p.m. Suggested donation of $3 performers, $5 audience. Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish; 360-568-9412; thumbnailtheater.com.
Camano Center Events: Community dance with Camano Junction, 7 to 10 p.m., April 12; tickets at the door; $10 for members, $12 for non-members. The Thomas Marriott Quartet 7 to 9 p.m., April 15. Call 360-387-0222 for information.
Edmonds Center for the Arts: 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; call 425-275-9595 for tickets. For more information on events, see edmondscenterforthearts. The Wailin’ Jennys band, 7:30 p.m. April 11. Yesterday and Today, Beatles music, 7:30 p.m. May 17.
Chamber Music Favorites: Cascade Symphony Orchestra presents a program by members showcasing their individual talents in small ensembles at 3 p.m. April 13 at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds. The music will include a trumpet duo, a violin/guitar duo, a string quartet and a quintet, a horn quintet, a variety of wind instrument combinations, a flute and harp duet and selections from the popular Cascade Percussion Ensemble. Tickets for the ensemble concert are $15 for adults, $10 for students with ID and $5 for youth 12 and under. To order tickets, call Edmonds Center for the Arts at 425-275-9595. The full orchestra concludes its season at 7:30 p.m. May 12 at Edmonds Center for the Arts. Director Michael Miropolsky conducts. Natalya Ageyeva will be featured piano soloist in Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3. The orchestra will also perform Overture to Rienzi by Wagner and the Classical Symphony by Prokofieff. A pre-concert lecture will be given at 6:30 by KING-FM’s Dave Beck.
Fisherman’s Village Music Festival: May 16 and 17, several venues, downtown Everett; 60 bands including Moondoggies, Gardens & Village, La Laz, Rose Windows, The Grizzled Mighty, Wampire, Chad Valley, the Maldives, Wild Ones, Night Beats, Trails & Ways, Fly Moon Royalty, Fresh Espresso and Radiation City. Tickets available at thefishermansvillage.com/tickets.
Mountlake Terrace High School Jazz Band: Starbucks’ annual “Hot Java, Cool Jazz” show at the Paramount Theatre is 7 p.m. April 25 at 911 Pine St. Mountlake Terrace performs along with bands from Ballard, Bothell, Garfield and Roosevelt high schools. Proceeds from tickets, $19 each, benefit the schools. Call Seattle Theatre Group, 877-784-4849.
The legendary Glenn Miller Orchestra: 8 p.m. April 11, 2 and 8 p.m. April 12 and 2 p.m. April 13, Benaroya Hall’s Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747. Originally formed in 1937, the group brings its unique swinging sound to more than 300 venues each year. Music Director and vocalist Nick Hilscher will lead this world-famous big band in a presentation of beloved American jazz and swing favorites, including “At Last,” “In the Mood” and many more.
Seattle Symphony: Performs at Benaroya Hall’s Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747; tickets and other information at www.seattlesymphony.org. Guest conductor Stéphane Denève directs “The Death of Oscar,” a tone poem for a fallen Celtic hero by Scottish composer James MacMillan. Beethoven’s lively Third Piano Concerto follows, featuring British soloist Paul Lewis at the keyboard. The program closes on a vibrant note with Rachmaninov’s Romantic Symphony No. 2. Performances are 7:30 p.m. April 17, noon April 18 and 8 p.m. April 19.
Strawberry Fest Talent Show: Marysville Strawberry Festival needs entertainers for its June 19 talent show. Auditions are 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 8 and 9, Marysville Pilchuck High School auditorium. Looking for all ages, solo, or group, vocal, dance, comedy, bands, piano. Go to Maryfest.org for application. Call 360-653-6584 for information.
Call for bands: The city of Arlington is looking for bands for its annual Music in the Park series on Thursdays in August. Write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Friday Music Jam Sessions: For people with disabilities and their friends, the Village Music and Art’s Friday jam sessions, featuring live music by Jon Dalgarn and Voices of the Village, are 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays at 338 N. McLeod, Arlington. Musicians and other interested community members are welcome. Children under the age 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Call 360-653-7752, ext. 14, for information or to sign up.
Music Hall Community Orchestra: Meets from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Music Hall, next to Macy’s inside the Everett Mall, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way. For more information, call 425-252-6542.
Old Time and Country Music Association: Seeking new members. The group meets from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of the month at the Baker Hi-Rise, 1401 Poplar St., Everett. Provides entertainment, including old-time country, gospel and bluegrass music, for residents and guest of Snohomish and Skagit County senior living and care facilities. Contact club president Bill Bissonnette at 360-403-7379 or email email@example.com.
Voices Northwest: Women’s chorus meets 7 p.m. Mondays, First Baptist Church of Monroe; 17922 149th St. SE, Monroe; open to women 16 and older; email firstname.lastname@example.org; 425-741-9123.
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