The Blind Boys of Alabama: The group’s Christmas show, featuring the Preservation Hall Legacy Horns from New Orleans, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 21 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 401 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. The concert will feature songs from the “Talkin’ Christmas!” album, as well as the band’s previous Grammy-winning Christmas recording “Go Tell It on the Mountain” and the Blind Boys’ gospel classics. Tickets range in price. Call 425-275-9595 or go to www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
Sonus Boreal: The women’s choir, directed by Stuart Hunt, performs its “T’was the Night Before Christmas” concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 22 at Red Curtain Arts Center, 9315 State Ave., Suite J, Marysville. Tickets are $15 general admission, free for age 5 and younger, $10 for seniors and students. Order tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com.
Washington Council of the Blind’s Santa Show: The annual comical variety show is 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Dec. 26 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 401 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. The children’s benefit features clowns, jugglers, illusionists and an appearance by Santa himself. Each show is 90 minutes. Washington Council of the Blind partners with ATS Northwest to put on this free show for kids and their families in need during the holidays. No family will be turned away. Call 425-275-9595 or go to www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
Seattle Symphony: Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28, 8 p.m. Dec. 29-30 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. Mozart’s 39th Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 4 and 8 p.m. Jan. 6. Broadway Today, with Broadway stars Betsy Wolfe and Jeremy Jordan, 8 p.m. Jan. 12-13 and 2 p.m. Jan. 14. Tickets and more at www.seattlesymphony.org.
MessiahSing Along: The 10th annual community MessiahSing is 7 p.m. Dec. 29, St. Adain’s Episcopal Church, 1318 Highway 532, Camano Island. Steven M. Jensen directs the Overman Family Orchestra & Friends. A reception in Dietel Hall will follow. Free of charge, but donations will be accepted. Call 360-629-3969 or go to www.staidancamanoisland.org.
Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra: The 29th annual Duke Ellington Sacred Concert presented by Earshot Jazz is 7:30 p.m. Dec. 30 at University Christian Church, 4731 15th Ave. NE, Seattle. Holiday performance with special guest vocalists Stephen Newby, Nichol Venee Eskridge and the Northwest Chamber Chorus. Tickets are $40 regular, $20 youth. Order tickets at www.srjo.org.
New Year’s Eve Variety Show: Tim Noah’s Thumbnail Theater offers a variety show at 5 p.m. Dec. 31, by donation to benefit the theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Music, comedy, poetry, fun for families.
Violin with the Dragon Tattoo: Trinity Episcopal Church and Pacific MusicWorks Underground present a new series of monthly concerts “Bach’s Coffeehouse” on various Sundays and Fridays at the church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. At 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7, baroque flute superstar Joshua Romatowski and acclaimed baroque violinist Tekla Cunningham perform works by Johan Helmich Roman, aka the Father of Swedish Music. Tickets are $25 general, $20 seniors, and free for age 18 and younger. More at www.pacificmusicworks.org/underground.
Cascade Symphony Orchestra: Scheherazade, featuring soloist Ben Lulich on clarinet, is 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 401 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. The concert is named for Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade” suite. Lulich will perform the Weber Clarinet Concerto No. 2 in E flat major. Pre-concert lecture by KING-FM’s Dave Beck at 6:30 p.m. For tickets call 425-275-9595 or go to ec4arts.org. More information at cascadesymphony.org.
The Voice’s Javier Colon: Javier Colon, winner of the first season of NBC’s “The Voice,” will perform an acoustic set at noon Jan 16 at Everett Community College, 2000 Tower St., Everett. Colon was coached by Adam Levine and his music style is a mix of R&B, funk, soul, folk and neo-soul. Call 425-388-9505 or go to www.everettcc.edu/community-events for more information.
Bijan Mortazavi Live in Edmonds: After a decade, Irianian master violinist Bijan Mortazavi will return to Washington state to perform with his orchestra at 8:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 401 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $49-$79. Call 425-275-9595 or go to www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
International Guitar Night: North America’s touring guitar festival brings the world’s top guitarists to Edmonds for an evening of solos, duets and quartets. Featuring the talents of Lulo Reinhardt, Calum Graham, Marek Pasieczny and Michael Chapdelaine. The show is 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 401 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $19-$44. Call 425-275-9595 or go to www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.
Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: Sunshine Concert, 3 p.m. Jan. 28, at First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller, Everett. Free. Call 425-743-0255 or visit www.pacificachamberorchestra.org.
Octava Chamber Orchestra: A concert featuring Schubert’s Symphony No. 1 and Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2 is 6 p.m. Jan. 28 at Maple Park Church, 17620 60th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Tickets at the door are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors, and free for children. More information at www.octavachamberorchestra.com.
That Magnificent Mozart!: The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra’s annual Mozart concert will feature a solo by bassoonist Steven Morgan, at 3 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Everett First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Morgan will play Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto in B-flat major. Tickets are $25 general admission, $20 seniors and military, $10 students with ID and free for children 12 and under. Call 206-270-9729 or go to www.everettphil.org for more information.
Mozart’s Coronation Mass: Sno-King Community Chorale presents one of Mozart’s most popular mass settings at 3 and 7 p.m. March 17 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors and $15 for children 12 and under. For tickets call 425-275-9595 or go to ec4arts.org. More information at www.sno-kingchorale.org.
Songs of the Shamrock: The Monroe Concert Band will perform its St. Patrick’s Day concert at 7 p.m. March 17 at the Wagner Performing Arts Center, 639 W. Main St., Monroe. Free. More at monroeconcertband.org.