Concert calendar

  • Thu Mar 29th, 2012 8:13am
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Snohomish County

Captain Smarty Pants: A concert benefitting Evergreen AIDS Foundation with music from “Eat, Pray, Pant,” and selections from “A Panty Line.” Also featuring the Sensible Shoes. 8 p.m. April 7, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. $22 at or 425-257-8600.

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,

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.

Island County

Seattle Men’s Chorus: The 250-voice 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


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. $35.75 to $75.75. April 12. The Paramount, STGPresents.

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

Van Halen: May 5, Tacoma Dome. $49.50 to $149.50. Ticketmaster. .

The Black Keys: The popular band returns to Seattle. May 8. $37 to $47. KeyArena. Ticketmaster.


Snohomish County

“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;

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; 8 p.m. March 30, 2 and 8 p.m. March 31 and 2 p.m. April 1. Tickets start at $17.

Schwarz Conducts Mahler’s First Symphony: Gerard Schwarz, conductor; John Lill, piano. Mozart: “Overture to The Marriage of Figaro”; Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor; Mahler: “The Titan” symphony; 7:30 p.m. April 5; noon April 6 and 8 p.m. April 7. Tickets start at $17.

“Romantic Masters: Choral Motets by Mendelssohn, Bruckner, and Brahms”: The Seattle Chorale Company presents the 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. Advance purchase tickets are $25, $20 and $10. Call Brown Paper Tickets at 800-838-3006 or visit

“Titanic: The Concert”: Celebrate the centennial of one of the most memorable events of the last century as musical theater’s brightest stars from Seattle and Broadway sing the soulful and sweeping score of “Titanic: The Musical” with the support of a 25-piece orchestra and the 80 voices of the award-winning Pacific Lutheran University Choral Union; 8 p.m. April 13, 2 and 8 p.m. April 14 and 1:30 p.m. April 15 at The 5th Avenue Theatre, 1308 Fifth Ave., Seattle. Tickets start at $19. Call 206-625-1900 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