J2B2: The bluegrass band — led by Grammy-winning guitarist and vocalist John Jorgenson — is scheduled to play at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. J2B2’s music combines bluegrass with elements of West Coast folk rock. Tickets are $22 for adults, $20 for seniors and $15 for youth. Call 360-221-8268. More at www.wicaonline.org.
Cascade Symphony Orchestra: The “Beethoven & Franck” concert is at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. The program includes Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No. 4 in G Major” and Franck’s “Symphony in D minor.” Pianist Jessica Choe is the featured soloist. Tickets are $27 for adults, $22 for seniors, $15 for students and $10 for youth. More at www.ec4arts.org or by calling 425-275-9595.
Naeim Rahmani: The classical guitarist will perform classic and original compositions at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Edmonds Library. Rahmani, who teaches music at Bellevue College, regularly performs around the Seattle area and has won prizes at guitar competitions in Seattle, San Francisco and Louisville. He is also the director of the Seattle-Isfahan Music Project, created to foster connections between musicians in Seattle and in Rahmani’s hometown of Isafahan, Iran. More at www.naeimrahmani.com.
The F Street Project: The Snohomish band will play at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. The local band — which plays a blend of pop, blues, jazz and rock — is donating a majority of its proceeds to the theater, a nonprofit performing arts organization. Tickets are $15. Call 360-568-9412. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.
“A Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”: A tribute with song, spoken word and dance is at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Featuring performances by the Sound of the Northwest, Josephine Howell, Barclay Shelton Dance Center, Price Arts Dance and Gloria Burgess. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students or $12 the day of the event. Call 425-275-9595. More at www.ec4arts.org.
American Fool and Stonesy: The John Mellencamp and The Rolling Stones tribute bands are playing at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. John Mellencamp is known for popularizing heartland rock, a roots-music style about blue-collar American life; The Rolling Stones are a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band from England. Tickets start at $15. More at www.historiceveretttheatre.org.
Surfin’: The Beach Boys tribute band is performing at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 26 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Surfin’ will play the Beach Boys’ biggest hits, including “Good Vibrations,” “Surfer Girl” and “I Get Around.” Tickets are $35. More at www.historiceveretttheatre.org or by calling 425-258-6766.
Greg Blake Band: The bluegrass and gospel band plays at 4 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Greg Blake has been nominated for male vocalist of the year twice and guitarist of the year five times by the Society for the Preservation of Bluegrass Music of America. Tickets are $20. Call 360-568-9412. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.
Hank & Claire: The folk and Americana duo’s free concert is at 2 p.m. Jan. 27 at the Everett Public Library, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Hank Payne and Claire Favro, from Poulsbo, play flat-pick guitars, while Favro also plays the bowed psaltery and mountain dulcimer. Call 425-257-7640. More at www.epls.org.
Port Gardner Bay Music Society: The “How Can I Keep From Singing” concert is at 3 p.m. Jan. 27 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. Featuring the Common Ground Male Quintet from Snohomish, the program includes jazz show tunes and popular ballads. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, students and military. More at www.pgbmusicsociety.com.
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue: Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews and his jazz band will play at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Andrews has played trombone at the White House, backed Macklemore and Madonna at the Grammys, and toured with the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Tickets start at $39. Call 425-275-9595. More at www.ec4arts.org.
Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: The Everett orchestra’s “Sunshine” concert is at 3 p.m. Jan. 27 at First Presbyterian Church of Everett, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. The program includes Robert Fuchs’ “Serneade for Strings Op. 9, No. 1,” Ferenc Farkas’ “Early Hungarian Dances for Wind Quintet,” “Le Tombeau de Couperin for Winds” by Maurice Ravel and “Double Concerto for Viola, Cello and Strings” by Kjell Marcussen. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors. Call 425-743-0255 or visit www.pacificachamberorchestra.org.
Lyle Lovett & John Hiatt: Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt will perform a mix of country, swing, jazz, folk and Americana at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Lovett is the winner of four Grammy Awards; Hiatt has been nominated nine times. Tickets start at $69. Call 425-275-9595. More at www.ec4arts.org.
Cascade Symphony Orchestra: The children’s concert will be performed at 3 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Featuring the Cascade Percussion Ensemble, Dave Brewer playing “Tubby the Tuba” and Dave Dolacky as the narrator. Tickets are $10 adults, $5 students and $3 youth. More at www.cascadesymphony.org.
Everett Philharmonic Orchestra: “That Magnificent Mozart!” concert is 3 p.m. Feb. 10 at the First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Program includes the Overture to “The Abduction from the Seraglio,” Symphony No. 29 in A Major and a solo by baritone Ryan Bede. Tickets are $25 general, $20 senors and active military, $10 for youth and students. More at www.everettphil.org.
Ambrosia and Brewer & Shipley: The California rock band and folk-rock duo are playing at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Ambrosia had five Top 40 hit singles on Warner Bros. Records between 1975 and 1980, including “How Much I Feel” and “Biggest Part of Me.” Brewer & Shipley were popular in the 1960s and ’70s for their socially conscious lyrics about personal and political freedom. Tickets start at $35. Call 425-258-6766. More at www.historiceveretttheatre.org.
Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra: “I Got a Right to Sing the Blues” concert is 7:30 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. The concert will feature vocalists from the Seattle jazz scene, including award-winning vocalist Jacqueline Tabor, singing some of Count Basie’s legendary collaborations with the likes of Joe Williams, Frank Sinatra and Billie Holiday. Tickets are $36. Call 425-275-9595. More at www.ec4arts.org.