Concert calendar

Snohomish County

Monroe Concert Community Band: The band performs a free concert at 2 p.m. Sunday, Monroe High School, 17001 Tester Rd., Monroe. For more information, go to

Harper Tasche: Nordic and Celtic music in a contemporary style. 7:30p.m. March 24, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St, Snohomish. $17 for adults, $13 for seniors and military at or 360-568-9412.

The Pacific Northwest Folklore Society Concert series: Three family concerts of traditional folk music. These concerts all start at 2 p.m. on Sundays at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free to the public. Here’s the line-up: March 25, Tania Opland; April 22, Sara Comer; May 20, “Squirrel Butter.”

Arlo Guthrie: The folk singer stops by Edmonds Center for the Arts. 7:30 p.m. April 13, $40 to $45 for adults, $15 youth,

Seattle Men’s Chorus: The 250-voice strong chorus presents an all Beatles concert. 7 p.m. April 14, South Whidbey High School Performing Arts Center, $25. Tickets at 360-675-7057 or

David Lanz: Grammy nominated New Age pianist. 7:30p.m. April 14, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St, Snohomish. $22 at or 360-568-9412.


Stew &The Negro Problem: 9 p.m. March 17, The Neptune, $30 in advance.

Little Feat: 8 p.m., March 21, The Neptune. $35 in advance,

More Music @ the Moore: Students, including many from Snohomish County, showcase their musical talents, 7:30 p.m. March 23, The Moore. $15.

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.


Snohomish, Island counties

“Musica da Coro”: Presented by the Sno-King Community Chorale, the concert features Brahms’ masterwork “Requiem” sung in English. along with a commissioned work by John Rutter honoring the late Ed Aliverti; 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. March 24 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Tickets are $20, $15 and $10. Call 425-673-1242 or

“Spring Fling”: Bring a hearty appetite, your favorite dancing shoes and a taste for the timeless music of Gershwin to the third annual Everett Philharmonic Spring Fling; 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 1 at Everett Events Center Ballroom, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Tickets are $60 each ($70 each after March 23) and includes concert, dinner and dancing. Call 206-270-9729 or


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

Renée Fleming with Ludovic Morlot and the Seattle Symphony: Renowed soprano joins the symphony for Saint-Saens: “Danse Bacchanale” from “Samson and Delilah”; Ravel: “Sheherazade; Gounod: “Jewel Song” from “Faust”; Ricky Ian Gordon: “Night Flight to San Francisco”; Gershwin: “Girl Crazy” overture” and more; 8 p.m. March 16. Tickets start at $65.

Morlot Conducts Debussy and Ravel: Ludovic Morlot, conductor; Xavier Phillips, cello; Debussy: “Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun”; Henri Dutilleux: Cello Concerto, “A Whole Distant World”; Martinu: “The Frescoes of Piero della Francesca”; Ravel: “La Valse”; 8 p.m. March 17. Tickets start at $17.

Brahms’ Violin Concerto: Ludovic Morlot, conductor; Jennifer Koh, violin; Seattle Symphony Chorale; Schubert: Selections from “Rosamunde”; Janacek: “Taras Bulba”; Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77; 7:30 p.m. March 22, 8 p.m. March 24 and 2 p.m. March 25. Tickets start at $17.

“The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddess Tour”: Dreams come true for video game fans when Nintendo’s new four-movement symphony recounts the classic story lines from “The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time”, “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker”, “The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess”, and “The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past”. The concert also will highlight orchestral renditions of music from other series games; 7:30 p.m. March 26. Tickets start at $35. Get tickets at

Count Basie Orchestra: Dennis Mackrel, conductor; Melba Joyce, vocalist. One of the most celebrated big bands of all time, the Count Basie Orchestra has collaborated with the giants of jazz, including Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Ray Charles. Signature swing under the direction of drummer and arranger Dennis Mackrel; 7:30 p.m. March 29, 8 p.m. March 30, 2 and 8 p.m. March 31 and 2 p.m. April 1. Tickets start at $17.

“Romantic Masters: Choral Motets by Mendelssohn, Bruckner, and Brahms”: The Seattle Chorale Company presents the lush choral sounds of 19th Century German romanticism; 8 p.m. March 30 and 2 p.m. March 31, Seattle’s Saint Mark’s Cathedral, 1245 10th Ave. E, Seattle. Advanced purchase tickets are $25, $20 and $10. Call Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006 or go to


“Music on the Sound”: 6:30 p.m. March 30 at the home of Marion Henny. The WICA Chamber Singers, under the direction of Robert W. Prosch, invite you to an intimate reception and concert of classical and contemporary choral music at Marion Henny’s gorgeous home for wonderful conversation, savories and sweets, incredible music, and a panoramic view of the Puget Sound. A special benefit for the WICA Chambers Singers. Tickets are $50 and available by contacting WICA at 360-221-8268 or 800- 638-7631 or at

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

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