Music by the Lake: Lake Stevens’ free concerts in July are held at Lundeen Park, 10020 Lundeen Park Way, Lake Stevens. Concerts are from 1 to 5 p.m. Seattle Kokon Taiko, Batu’que and Ian Dobson’s Pan Leggo Steelband perform July 21. There will be food, children’s activities, beer and wine. Call 425-622-9435. More at www.lakestevenswa.gov.
Nearly Dan: The Steely Dan tribute band performs at 7:30 p.m. July 13 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Hear the jazz-rock band’s biggest hits, including “Do It Again, “Reelin’ In the Years” and “Peg.” Tickets are $28-$35. More at www.historiceveretttheatre.org.
Marcia Kester presents Patsy Cline: Marcia Kester will perform Patsy Cline music in her “Timeless” concert at 8 p.m. July 13 at the Red Curtain Arts Center, 9315 State Ave., Suite J, Marysville. The multimedia concert features film footage of the country legend and duets between Cline and Kester. Tickets are $18 for adults and $15 for seniors, students and military personnel. Call 360-322-7402. Purchase tickets via Brown Paper Tickets or at the door.
Trish Hatley Quartet: The jazz vocalist and her band performs at 7 p.m. July 17 at the Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Hatley’s music includes homages to classic and swing jazz, such as Billy Strayhorn’s “Lush Life” and Cole Porter’s “I’ve Got You Under My Skin.” Call 360-387-0222. Tickets are $20; free for students with ID. Purchase tickets via EventBrite.com.
Darrington Bluegrass Festival: The 43rd annual festival is July 19-21, Darrington Bluegrass Music Park, 3 miles west of town on Highway 530. Features nationally known and regional bluegrass bands, including the Combinations, led by Darrington’s Bertha Nations. The headliners are Becky Buller, Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, Country Current, Special Consensus, and Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver. Call 360-436-1006. More about admission, camping, etc. at www.darringtonbluegrass.com.
Music in the Museum: The “Date Night” concert is at 6 p.m. July 20 at Cascadia Art Museum, 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds. Violinist Pamela Liu and pianist Harumi Makiyama will perform two classical works by Edmonds’ Cal Lewin. Tickets are $12 for museum members, $18 for non-members. Call 425-336-4809. More at www.cascadiaartmuseum.org.
Octava Chamber Orchestra: The “Summer Chamber Music Extravaganza” concert is at 7:30 p.m. July 20 at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., Edmonds. Tickets are $15 for students and seniors, and $20 for adults. Children accompanied by an adult get in free. More at www.octavachamberorchestra.com.
Bradford Loomis: The folk artist performs at 4 p.m. July 28 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. His influences include Chris Stapleton, the Swell Season, Johnny Cash and T-Bone Burnett. His work focuses on storytelling and digs into the roots of American folklore. Tickets are $18. Call 360-568-9412. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.
Backstreet Boys: The 1900s boy band will perform at 8 p.m. July 29 at the Angel Of The Winds Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. The Backstreet Boys are the best-selling boy band of all time. Their 2019 album, “DNA,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. Tickets start at $45. Call 866-332-8499. More at www.angelofthewindsarena.com.
Toby Keith: The country singer-songwriter will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Angel Of The Winds Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Keith’s albums have sold more than 40 million copies worldwide. Joining him are Ned LeDoux, son of singer-songwriter Chris LeDoux, and Matt Stell, whose single “Prayer For You” reached No. 36 on Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart. Tickets start at $28. Call 866-332-8499. More at www.angelofthewindsarena.com.
Stillaguamish Festival of the River: The annual festival is set for Aug. 10-11 at River Meadows County Park, 20416 Jordan Road, Arlington. This year’s lineup includes Lee Brice, Boz Scaggs, Thompson Square, War Megs McLean and Big Brother and the Holding Company. The event is free. More at www.festivaloftheriver.com.
Strutz Party in the Park: The classic rock concert is from 3 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 24 at Legion Park, 114 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington. Acts will include the Michelle Taylor Band, from Marysville, and the Strutz Band, of Arlington. Tickets are $20 and available at Brown Paper Tickets.