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  • Wed Jan 8th, 2014 5:10pm
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Concerts: Snohomish County

Historic Everett Theatre: Classic country music recording artist Pat Roberts returns to the stage after years of self-imposed “retirement” to be backed by a band of friends and family in “A Family of Friends” at 8 p.m. Jan. 10; 2911 Colby Ave.; 425-258-6766; www.historiceveretttheatre.org. Tickets, $20 general admission or $15 for seniors, students, military, groups of six or more. Box office hours, 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

Artists at the Organ: Sharon Porter Shull performs at 7 p.m. Jan. 26 as part of Trinity Lutheran Church’s series of concerts on its 35-foot-tall Pasi organ. Suggested donation is $10 for students and seniors, $15 general. Located at 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Call 425-778-2159.

Cascade Symphony: Alexander Velinzon, the concertmaster of the Seattle Symphony, will perform the Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20; Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N. ; 425-275-9595 or boxoffice@ec4arts.org for tickets. KING-FM’s Dave Beck gives a pre-concert lecture at 6:30 p.m. The program includes Bernstein’s “Overture to Candide,” Elgar’s arrangement of Bach’s “Fantasia and Fugue in C Minor” and the Strauss “Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks.”

Edmonds Center for the Arts: 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; 425-275-9595 or boxoffice@ec4arts.org for tickets. For more information on events, see edmondscenterforthearts.org. Among the shows are:

The Indigo Girls at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11.

The Turtle Island Quartet with Nellie McKay at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17.

Seattle

Early Music Guild: Rachel Barton Pine directs the Seattle Baroque Orchestra, 8 p.m. Jan. 18, Town Hall, 119 8th Ave., Seattle. She also performs Vivaldi concertos for the viola d’amore. Ticket information is online at www.earlymusicguild.org.

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

Bach’s Coffeehouse concert is 8 p.m. Jan. 10 and 11. Zimmermann’s Coffeehouse in Leipzig was the scene of lively performances by J.S. Bach and his student orchestra. Bach performed not only his own pieces, but also those of his admired colleagues, Telemann and Vivaldi. The concert program includes Bach’s “Orchestral Suite No. 2 in b minor,” Telemann’s “Horn Concerto in D Major,” Vivaldi’s “Concerto for Two Violins in a minor, Op. 3, No. 8” and Bach’s “Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major.”

TchaikFest!: Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concertos 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16; Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto

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Fife and drum: Musicians, teens and adults, who play piccolo, flute, fife or drums are invited to join the new Patriots 1776 Fife and Drum Corps to participate in local parades this year. Corps members will play marching music from the Revolutionary War period and wear colonial uniforms. The non-political group is scheduled to meet 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Jan. 13 through Labor Day at the Everett Music Hall at the Everett Mall, 1402 Everett Mall Way. The first meeting is a question-and-answer session. Call 425-293-6720 or email Patriots1776@outlook.com.

Old Time and Country Music Association: Seeking new members. The group meets from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. the second and fourth Fridays of the month at the Baker Hi-Rise, 1401 Poplar St., Everett. Provides entertainment, including old-time county, gospel and bluegrass music, for residents and guest of Snohomish and Skagit county senior living and care facilities. Contact club president Bill Bissonnette at 360-403-7379 or email billybob60@comcast.net.