Music calendar


Snohomish County

Overton Berry Ensemble: 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 6, Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds; Overton Berry and his ensemble of Mike Eytcheson, bass; Rick Spano, drums and Kate Wirth, vocals, has been making music for more than 50 years; recently inducted into the Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame. VIP tickets are $50 and includes Champagne reception with Overton and Ensemble on stage after the show; general admission is $25 per person. Go to


Bob Dylan: Bob Dyland and his Band, with special guest Mark Knopfler; Oct. 13, KeyArena; ticketmaster.

Jimmy Buffett: The Coral Reefer Band will bring “Lounging at the Lagoon” to Seattle at 8 p.m. Oct. 23, KeyArena. Tickets on sale 10 a.m. Sept. 15, ticketmaster.

The Seattle Folklore Society: And the Phinney Neighborhood Association present their 11th season of folk music concerts at the Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle. Concerts start at 7:30 p.m. except one 7 p.m. Sunday concert. Ticket prices vary. Reservations and complete schedule information at 206-528-8523 or


Snohomish County

Westminster Presbyterian Church Concert Series: 2531 Hoyt Ave, Everett; 425-252-3757; concerts are free to the public. All ages welcome. A free will offering will be taken; 7 p.m. Oct. 6, The Voetberg Family Fiddlers: the eight kids have 10 Washington state fiddle championships and will play a program of folk songs and hymns. Reception follows

The 18th season for Trinity Artists at the Organ: 7 p.m. Oct. 28, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; Kathrine Handford, organist at Lawrence University’s Conservatory of Music in Appleton, Wis., has appeared in recitals in the United States, Canada, England, and Scandinavia and will perform music of J.S. Bach, Weckmann, Scheidmann, Arvo Part, Jan Welmers and others. Suggested donation $15 for adults, seniors, and students $10 or pay as able.For more information and directions go to


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

Tchaikovsky and Sibelius: Thomas Søndergård, conductor; Efe Baltacgil, cello. Mussorgsky: “A Night on Bald Mountain”; Tchaikovsky: “Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33”; Sibelius: “Symphony No. 1 in E minor, Op. 39”; 8 p.m. Oct. 6 and 2 p.m. Oct. 7. Tickets start at $19.

Bach &Vivaldi: Rinaldo Alessandrini, conductor/harpsichord; selections include J.S. Bach’s: “False Welt, dir trau ich nicht” (“False world, I don’t trust you”) and “Harpsichord Concerto No. 3 in D major” and “Wir danken dir” (“We thank you”); also Vivaldi’s “Concerto in D major” and “Concerto in F major”; 8 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13. Tickets start at $19.

Early Music Guild: performances begin at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle; Musica Ficta’s performance will take place at St.James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $40, $35 for seniors, $25 for side sections and $15 for students and patrons under 25. Subscription packages are also available. For additional information and ticket orders go to or call 206-325-7066. Musica Ficta: Oct. 13. A Spanish group of eight voices and brass with works by Cristobal de Morales, Tomas Luis de Victoria and Alonzo Lobo.

Seattle Baroque Orchestra: The Early Music Guild presents a performance of Bach Violin Concertos featuring Ingrid Matthews and orchestral suites and fantasias by Henry Purcell to open the 2012-13 season; 8 p.m. Oct. 6 at Seattle Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave. Among the most-recorded Baroque violinists of her generation, Matthews has won international critical acclaim for a discography which ranges from the earliest solo violin repertoire through the sonatas and partitas of J.S. Tickets are $40, $35 for seniors, $25 for side sections, and $15 for students and patrons under 25. For additional information and ticket orders go to or call 206-325-7066.


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;

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 Darlene at 907-441-1411.

“Voices Northwest”: Women’s chorus meets 7 p.m., Mondays, First Baptist Church of Monroe; 17922 – 149th St. SE, Monroe; open to women 16 and older; email; 425-741-9123.

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Celtic jam, 5 p.m., workshop, 6 p.m., circle jam, 7 p.m. Oct. 12 and 26 and Nov. 9 and 23. Snacks throughout the evening; bring snacks to share if you wish. Acoustic musicians of all ages and listeners are welcome; free; Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-691-5907, email

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