Music Calendar

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Chamber music Seattle Chamber Music Society Summer Festival continues through Aug. 2, with most performances at Benaroya Hall, Seattle. Tickets range from $16 to $48. For information, call 206-283-8808 or go to

Snohomish County

MacDaddy: The band plays 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s old time rock and roll at 8 p.m. Aug. 2 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. The band is led by Randy “MacDaddy” McMillen. Blind from birth, McMillen is considered a gifted keyboard player. He’s been playing the oldies since his college days in the 1970s. Tickets are $15, available by calling the box office at 425-258-6766.

Hymn Festival: Featuring Jeremy Bankson and Robert Hobby, this festival is 7 p.m. Aug. 1 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood.

Pete Seeger Tribute: Composer, guitarist and singer Jim Scott performs at 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1607 Fourth St., Marysville. Suggested donation is $12 or $20 for a family. Scott played with the Paul Winter Consort before embarking on a solo career.

Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater: Special Consensus, bluegrass quartet, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 1, $20 or $15 for seniors and students. Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish.

Tracy Alan Moore as Elvis: With guest band Rising Sun, the concert is at 8 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave. Tickets range from $12 to $25. Call 425-258-6766. Proceeds benefit Camp Phoenix and the Burned Children Recovery Foundation. The concert also is sponsored by the Everett Fire Department.

Taiko drums: Inochi Taiko, one of the finest taiko drumming troupes in the Northwest, will play a free concert at 2 p.m. Aug. 9 on the lawn at the Evergreen Branch Library, 9512 Evergreen Way, Everett. Taiko drumming has ancient roots in Japan. Modern taiko requires intense physical and mental training.

Stillaguamish Festival of the River and Pow Wow: Aug. 9 and 10 at River Meadows Park, 20416 Jordan Road, Arlington; entertainment, including the Wallflowers, a regional powwow, children’s activities. Free admission and parking.

Arlington Music in the Park:The city of Arlington offers free concerts 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays in August at Terrace Park, 809 E. Fifth St. Bradford Loomis plays on Aug. 7.

Edmonds Concerts in City Park: Free, 3 to 4 p.m. Sundays at City Park, 600 Third Ave. S. Convergence Zone on Aug. 3. Edmonds Concerts in Hazel Miller Plaza: Free, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursdays, in the plaza, Fifth and Maple. Miss Rose &Her Rhythm Percolators on Aug. 7.

Everett’s Music at the Waterfront: The free summer concert series is 6:30 to 8:30 Saturday evenings, 2 to 4 Sunday afternoons and 6:30 to 8:30 Thursday evenings at the Port Gardner Landing, 1700 W. Marine View Drive. More information is at This week it’s Mark DuFresne Band, Americana roots and blues, on Aug. 2; Witherow Contemporary Acoustic Rock on Aug. 3 and Elridge Gravy and Court Supreme, psychedelic funk and soul, on Aug. 7.

Everett’s Music at the Fountain: Free music series from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 27 at Wetmore Theatre Plaza, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Wine and beer garden, food trucks on hand. On Aug. 6, listen to Dysfunksion – fun disco-funk-rock-fusion.

Lake Stevens Music in the Park: Free, 7 to 8:30 p.m. various Thursdays in North Cove Park, 1812 Main St. U.S. Army Band on Aug. 7.

Marysville Music in the Park: Free, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Jennings Memorial Park, 6915 Armar Road. On Aug. 7, it’s Headshine

Mill Creek Town Center concerts: Free, 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at the Forum, 151st and Main streets. Magic Bus plays Aug. 6.

Monroe Concerts at Lake Tye: Free, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Lake Tye Park, 14964 Fryelands Blvd. On Aug. 17, hear Jessica Lynne.

Stanwood Summer Concerts: Free, 2 to 4 p.m. various Saturdays. On Aug. 9, it’s Brian Lee &the Orbiters, 270th Street Block Party, west Stanwood.


Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: Through Aug. 30, buy season tickets at discounted price of $90 general admission and $65 student/senior. Tickets for the five-concert season go up by $10 Sept. 1. More information is at or available by emailing or calling 425-743-0255.

Ecumenical Summer Choir: Lutheran Choral Association of Snohomish County invites singers of all denominations to join in from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays through Sept. 1 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 9320 Meadow Way, Everett. A concert in early September is planned. The choir bridges the gap for singers whose choirs are off for the summer and start up again in the fall. The intent is to support, rather than compete with area churches, by keeping voices exercised, minds challenged, and spirits lifted over the summer. For more information, contact Jean DeWitt at 425-357-0605.

Friday Music Jam Sessions: For people with disabilities and their friends, the Village Music and Art’s Friday jam sessions, featuring live music by Jon Dalgarn and Voices of the Village, are 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays at 338 N. McLeod, Arlington. Musicians and other interested community members are welcome. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Call 360-653-7752, ext. 14, for information or to sign up.

Cascade Symphony Orchestra: Offers season tickets, $100 for adults and $80 for seniors. Call the Edmonds Center for the Arts box office at 425-275-9595.

The Everett Chorale: General admission 2014-15 season tickets are $70. Tickets available to seniors, students and military personnel for $66. Both season prices offer a savings of $26 over individual tickets for all events. More information is available on the chorale’s website,, or by calling 425-257-8600.