Music and concert calendar

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Snohomish County

Colleen Raney: Contemporary Celtic artist. 7:30p.m. Feb. 18, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. $10 at or 360-568-9412.

The Spinney Brothers: Bluegrass band from Nova Scotia. 7:30p.m. Feb. 25, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students at or 360-568-9412.

Beatles Tribute: A Snohomish homage to the Fab Four. 4 p.m. and 7:30p.m. March 3, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. $10 at the door.

Danny O’Keefe: The famed songwriter plays his own material. 7:30 p.m. March 10, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. $20 at or 360-568-9412.


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.


Snohomish County

Trinity Artists at the Organ: The annual all Bach concert with eminent organist Delbert Disselhorst, professor emeritus of the University of Iowa; he will be playing on the church’s Martin Pasi organ, Opus 4, noted for its glorious sound; 7 p.m. Feb. 26 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St., SW, Lynnwood. Suggested donation $10. For more information call 425-778-2159 or go to


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

Rush Hour: Roberto Abbado, conductor; David Gordon, trumpet; Jolivet: Concertino for Trumpet; Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120; 7 p.m. Feb. 17. Tickets start at $15.

Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 2: Roberto Abbado, conductor; Lars Vogt, piano; Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B-flat major, Op. 19; Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120; 8 p.m. Feb. 18. Tickets start at $17.

Julia Fischer: Milana Chernyavska, piano; Julia Fischer, violin; Mozart: Violin Sonata in B-flat major, K. 454; Schubert: Rondeau brilliant in B minor, Op. 70, D. 895; Debussy: Violin Sonata No. 3 in G minor; Saint-Saens: Violin Sonata No. 1 in D minor, Op. 75; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20. Tickets start at $17.

Itzhak Perlman with Seattle Symphony: Itzhak Perlman, conductor/violin; Vivaldi: “Winter and Summer” from “The Four Seasons”; Mozart: Symphony No. 38 in D major, K. 504, “Prague”; Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22 and Feb. 23. Tickets start at $45.

“Celebrate Asia”: Mei-Ann Chen, conductor; Mimi Gan, host; Jie Ma, pipa; Hahn-Bin, violin; The Cuong Vu Group, special guest; Gershwin: “Girl Crazy Overture”; Kay He: “Legends of Old Peking (world premiere)”; Zhou Long: “Beijing Drum”; Cuong Vu: “ONE”; Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24. 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


Auditions: The Hometown Hootenanny, the county’s monthly live music series, is holding auditions for country, folk and bluegrass singers and musicians. Vocalists may self-accompany on an instrument, sing a capella or use recorded accompaniment for auditions. Solo artists as well as duos and groups are welcome to audition. The auditions are set for 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby, Everett. Audition appointments are required, and musical resumes and head shots are recommended. For information and appointments, contact Beckye Randall at or 425-308-4176.

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