Edmonds arts center announces 2010-11 entertainment lineup

  • Thu Jul 22nd, 2010 10:40pm
  • Life

The Edmonds Center for the Arts in September will kick off its fourth season with comedian Hal Sparks and proceed with a variety of music, stage and dance through May 2011.

All performances begin at 7:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. All performance tickets are on sale now. The ECA box office is at 425-275-9595.

Here’s a brief description of what’s on tap from the ECA press release. For a more detailed schedule go to www.ec4arts.org:

Cowboy Junkies: Oct. 1. Canadian alternative group that mixes country, folk, rock and jazz.

It’s Your Birthday — A Celebration of John Lennon: Oct. 3. A multimedia presentation to commemorate Lennon’s 70th birthday and features the film “A Hard Day’s Night” and music by local Beatles tribute band Creme Tangerine.

Richie Havens: Oct. 9. He performed at Woodstock and has been playing American folk guitar ever since.

Jo Dee Messina: Oct. 21. Country music artist.

Natalie McMaster &Donnell Leahy: Oct. 23. Canadian husband and wife team fiddle Celtic music and dance.

Seattle International Comedy Competition: Nov. 17.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band – Creole Christmas: Dec. 2. This is holiday music New Orleans style.

The Travelin’ McCourys: Dec. 5. The sons of bluegrass artist Del McCoury blend traditional Appalachian music with improvisational jazz.

Al Stewart: Jan. 29. Scottish singer-songwriter known for “Year of the Cat” and “Time Passages.”

The Second City: Feb. 12. Touring sketch comedy company brings Valentine’s Day laughs.

Vicki Lawrence: March 11. This comedian’s show features her character “Mama.”

Red Chamber: March 19. Four Chinese musicians play only plucked string instruments.

Seattle Men’s Chorus: March 26. These renowned singers present “Life is a Cabaret.”

Johnny Clegg: April 28. South African guitarist.

An Evening with Groucho: May 1. Actor Frank Ferrante portrays this legend.

Chinese Acrobats of Hebei: May 6. A combination of amazing acrobatic techniques and Chinese traditions.

Herald staff