Concert and music calendar

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Snohomish County

The Hometown Hootenanny: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Historic Everett Theatre.


Wilco: The fan favorite from Chicago. 8 p.m. Feb. 7; The Paramount; $41.25;

Blake Shelton: Country singer. 8 p.m. March 9. KeyArena, $25 to $49.75; Ticketmaster.

Radiohead: One of the best live performances ever. 8 p.m. April 9. KeyArena, $66.50; Ticketmaster.

Elvis Costello and the Imposters: The Spinning Songlist tour continues. April 12. The Paramount. Tickets on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday.

Coldplay: Promoting their album, Coldplay hits the road. 8 p.m. April 25. KeyArena. $76.50 to $107. Ticketmaster.

Van Halen: Can you rock it? May 5, Tacoma Dome. Ticketmaster. On sale Feb. 23.

The Black Keys: The popular band returns to Seattle. May 8. KeyArena. Tickets on sale Jan. 20.

Roger Waters: The Wall live. 8 p.m. May 24; $125 to $199; Ticketmaster.

Neil Diamond: Famed singer comes to Seattle. 8 p.m. July 23; $82 to $117; KeyArena.


Snohomish, Island counties

Festive Concert: 7 p.m. Feb. 4, Camano Lutheran Church, 850 Heichel Road, Camano Island. Ryan Dye, Seattle organist, performs. Freewill donations go to the organ fund; dessert fest following concert. For more information go to

That Magnificent Mozart!: Pamper that special someone with a vigorous concert performed by the Everett Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Paul-Elliott Cobbs. They will share the intimacy of Mozart with virtuosic “Exsultate jubilate” and will showcase mezzo soprano, Melissa Plagemann; also, Mozart’s lighthearted opera buffa, “Cosi fan Tutte”; 3 p.m. Feb. 12, First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25 and $20. Festival seating; doors open at 2:15 p.m. Call 206-270-9729 or go to

Classical, Jazz and Rhythm: Friday Evening Concert Series will feature Stephanie Bethea, flute, and Alexandra Tsirkel, piano. Repertoire will include, “Rhapsody in Blue,” movements from the Claude Bolling Jazz Suite as well as Carl Reinecke Flute Sonata, “Undine.” The second half of the program will be performed by the Cascade Percussion ensemble with rhythmic repertoire on a variety of percussive instruments, including themselves; 8 p.m. Feb. 3, Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church, 8109 224 St., SW, Edmonds. Children are admitted free, teens $5 and adults $15. For more information call 425-778-0373 or go to

The Ugandan Orphan’s Choir: The children in this choir dance in their colorful, traditional costumes accompanied by authentic African instruments. They sing African songs in their native language; the choir’s main objective is to raise awareness of the desperate need to help other children, like themselves, in developing countries through child sponsorship; 7 p.m. Feb. 15, Grace Lutheran Church, 8401 Holly Drive, Everett. For questions call 425-353-1852 or go to


Seattle Symphony: Benaroya Hall’s Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747;

“Bond and Beyond: Celebrating 50 Years of 007”: Michael Krajewski, conductor; Debbie Gravitte, soprano; Seattle Symphony. From Seattle with love, the orchestra celebrates the golden anniversary of the world’s favorite spy, performing the music that made the Bond films famous; 8 p.m. Feb. 3, 2 and 8 p.m. Feb. 4 and 2 p.m. Feb. 5. Tickets start at $17.

The Celtic Arts Foundation Annual Masters of Scottish Arts Concert: The Celtic Arts Society will welcome one of the finest assemblages of world class Scottish performing artists to Seattle. And yes, there will be lots of men in kilts! Traditional bagpipes, borderpipes, smallpipes, fiddles, drums and dancers will perform for one night, 7:30 p.m. Feb 10, Benaroya Hall. Prices range from $23 to $44. Call 1-866-833-4747 or at

“In the Theater of Love,” Andre Feriante’s annual Valentine’s Concert: Feriante will perform a musical mix of fiery flamenco, classical guitar standards and spoken poetry set to his original compositions in the style of Neruda and Rumi; followed by a series of romantic favorites performed in the classical and jazz styles and a special tribute to his mentor, Andres Segovia. This concert is all about romance, though things will get a little spicy when Feriante introduces his ukulele for some pieces off his newest album “Novella Ukelele Mosaique”; 8 p.m. Feb. 11. Tickets are $40.


Monroe Community Concert Band: Musicians needed for this community band of 60 or so volunteers who range from high school students to semi-professional musicians. The band currently is looking for a bassoonist, clarinetist and a french horn player. The band performs four concerts a year and practices from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at New Hope Fellowship Church, 1216 Main St., Monroe; 360-691-5310 or

Northwest Scottish Fiddlers: Meetings at 1 p.m. second Sundays, in Edmonds and Mukilteo; open to teens and adults; $25 annual membership fee; 425-670-9084;

Public music opportunities: 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays, Leatherheads Pub &Eatery, 10209 270th St. NW, Stanwood; one- or two-person groups, playing acoustic instruments only; call 360-348-3361 for details and to reserve times;

Recorder music sessions: 10:30 a.m. to noon first and third Saturdays, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett; easy medieval, Renaissance and baroque pieces; free; for ages 50 and up; must provide own instrument and be able to sight-read; join anytime; 425-257-8780.

The Sound Singers: 1 p.m. practices, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.; new members welcome; 425-774-5555;

Snohomish County Windjammers men’s barbershop chorus: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ The King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Ave., Snohomish; open to ages 16 and older; 425-259-2383; email

Threshold choir: Women who sing in small groups at the bedsides of the seriously ill and dying. Rehearsals are 4 to 5:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays in Stanwood. Call 360-939-0240.

Voices Northwest: 7 p.m. Mondays, Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett; open to women 16 and older; 360-794-4426; email

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Jams are second and fourth Fridays: Celtic group, 5 p.m., workshop, 6 p.m. Circle jam, 7 p.m. Monthly meeting third Sunday, 12:30 to 5 p.m. jam followed by a potluck. Acoustic instruments welcome; a few loaners available; free; Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-691-5907, email