Kate Wirth and the Overton Berry Trio: Fundraiser concert for the family of the late Michael Alcayaga, who went to Cascade High School; 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $15 at the door. For more information, call 360-568-9412. Local jazz vocalist Kate Wirth and jazz legend and Seattle Jazz Hall of Famer pianist Overton Berry, Mike Eytcheson on bass and Rick Spano on drums will perform. People are also encouraged to bring photos of themselves with Michael that the family may keep.
Tracy Alan Moore as Elvis: With guest band Rising Sun, the concert is at 8 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave. Tickets range from $12 to $25. Call 425-258-6766. Proceeds benefit Camp Phoenix and the Burned Children Recovery Foundation. The concert also is sponsored by the Everett Fire Department.
Taiko drums: Inochi Taiko, one of the finest taiko drumming troupes in the Northwest, will play a free concert at 2 p.m. Aug. 9 on the lawn at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Taiko drumming has ancient roots in Japan. Modern taiko requires intense physical and mental training.
Taste of Music: the seventh annual Snohomish Taste of Music festival is Aug. 15 through 17 in historic downtown Snohomish. Hear blues, jazz and funk, from artists such as Bakin Phat, Staxx Brothers and Junk Belly. Tickets are $5 a day. Details are at www.tasteofmusic.org.
Arlington Music in the Park: The city of Arlington offers free concerts 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays in August at Terrace Park, 809 E. Fifth St. Kevin Jones Band on Aug. 14.
Edmonds Concerts in City Park: Free, 3 to 4 p.m. Sundays at City Park, 600 Third Ave. S. SeaStar plays on Aug. 10. Edmonds Concerts in Hazel Miller Plaza: Free, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, in the plaza, Fifth and Maple. Scott Cossu Trip on Aug. 14.
Everett’s Music at the Waterfront: The free summer concert series is 6:30 to 8:30 Saturday evenings, 2 to 4 Sunday afternoons and 6:30 to 8:30 Thursday evenings at the Port Gardner Landing, 1700 W. Marine View Drive. More information is at www.ci.everett.wa.us. This week it’s Jessica Lynne, rockin’ bluegrass, on Aug. 9; Amber Waves Band, a family group, plays traditional Americana on Aug. 10 and Yogoman Burning Band, ska, reggae, soul and blues on Aug. 14.
Everett’s Music at the Fountain: Free music series from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 27 at Wetmore Theatre Plaza, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Wine and beer garden, food trucks on hand. On Aug. 13 listen to Ventura Highway Revisited, America tribute band.
Marysville Music in the Park: Free, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road. On Aug. 14, it’s the Wild Snohomians.
Mill Creek Town Center concerts: Free, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Forum, 151st and Main streets. Cherry, Cherry plays Aug. 13.
Monroe Concerts at Lake Tye: Free, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Lake Tye Park, 14964 Fryelands Blvd. On Aug. 17, hear Jessica Lynne.
Stanwood Summer Concerts: Free, 2 to 4 p.m. various Saturdays. On Aug. 9, it’s Brian Lee & the Orbiters, 270th Street Block Party, west Stanwood.
Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: Through Aug. 30, buy season tickets at discounted price of $90 general admission and $65 student/senior. Tickets for the five-concert season go up by $10 Sept. 1. More information is at www.pacificachamberorchestra.org or available by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 425-743-0255.
Ecumenical Summer Choir: Lutheran Choral Association of Snohomish County invites singers of all denominations to join in from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 1 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 9320 Meadow Way, Everett. A concert in early September is planned. The choir bridges the gap for singers whose choirs are off for the summer and start up again in the fall. The intent is to support, rather than compete with area churches, by keeping voices exercised, minds challenged, and spirits lifted over the summer. For more information, contact Jean DeWitt at 425-357-0605.
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 younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Call 360-653-7752, ext. 14, for information or to sign up.
Cascade Symphony Orchestra: Offers season tickets, $100 for adults and $80 for seniors. Call the Edmonds Center for the Arts box office at 425-275-9595.
The Everett Chorale: General admission 2014-15 season tickets are $70. Tickets available to seniors, students and military personnel for $66. Both season prices offer a savings of $26 over individual tickets for all events. More information is available on the chorale’s website, www.everettchorale.org, or by calling 425-257-8600.
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