Richard Cole Jazz Quartet: The acclaimed saxophonist’s free performance is at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Edmonds Library, 650 Main St., Edmonds. Cole will perform music influenced by the traditions of jazz masters, including John Coltrane and Joe Henderson. Call 425-771-1933. More at www.richardcole.net.
Mavis Staples: The renowned R&B and gospel singer will perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Staples is known for hits such as “Your Good Fortune,” “I’ve Learned To Do Without You” and “I’ll Take You There.” Tickets are $39-$74. Call 425-275-9595 or go to www.ec4arts.org.
Shesh Besh: The Arab-Jewish ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. There will be a pre-show talk at 6 p.m. Tickets are $19-$49. Call 425-275-9595. More at www.ec4arts.org.
Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas: Fraser, on fiddle, and Haas, on cello, will perform at 2 p.m. Jan. 19 at Coupeville High School, 501 Main St., Coupeville. The duo has toured together for more than 20 years. Tickets are $23 for adults, $20 for seniors and $18 for youth and can be purchased at the door or via Brown Paper Tickets. Call 425-334-7951 or go to www.nwscottishfiddlers.org.
“A Tribute to Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.”: A tribute with song, spoken word and dance is 7:30 p.m. Jan. 20 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Featuring Stephen Newby, Josephine Howell, Barclay Shelton Dance Center and Price Arts Dance. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for students, or $15 the day of the event. Call 425-275-9595. More at www.ec4arts.org.
Linda Allen: The songwriter, performer and educator will present a musical tribute to the 100th anniversary of suffrage for women at 2 p.m. Jan. 26 in the Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Free. “Here’s to Women!” will feature songs, stories and images relating to 19th Amendment, which granted women the right to vote. Call 425-257-8000 or go to www.epls.org.
Port Gardner Bay Music Society: The Classics and All That Jazz concert is at 3 p.m. Jan. 26 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. It will feature Peggy Kurtz (soprano), Wil Sederholm (baritone) and David Frank (clarinet), who will be accompanied by pianist Karin Larsen. The program will include music from opera, musical comedy and jazz. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors older than 65 and military and $5 for students. Buy them online at www.brownpapertickets.com. More at www.pgbmusicsociety.com.
Darin Jones and the Last Men Standing: Jones and his band will play Southern rock ‘n’ roll country at 8 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20. Call 425-258-6766. More at www.yourhet.org.
The Yardbirds: The longtime English rock band will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 8. at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. The band, formed in 1963, is best known for its hits such as “For Your Love,” “Heart Full of Soul” and “Shapes of Things.” Jim McCarthy (drums and percussion) is the only founding member still playing. Tickets are $32-$49. Call 425-258-6766. More at www.yourhet.org.
Cascade Symphony Orchestra: The orchestra’s annual children’s concert will be performed 3 p.m. Feb. 8 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Featuring Herbert Chappell’s “Paddington Bear’s First Concert” with Dave Dolacky as the narrator, as well as the Cascade Percussion Ensemble and the Rising Star winner. Tickets are $3-$10. More at www.cascadesymphony.org.
Everett Philharmonic Orchestra: “That Magnificent Mozart!” concert is 3 p.m. Feb. 9 at the First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Program includes Overture to “The Marriage of Figaro,” “Symphony No. 41 in C Major (Jupiter)” and Mozart’s “Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola” featuring John Scanlon on viola. Tickets are $10-$25. Children 12 and younger get in free. Call 425-585-8975 or go to www.everettphil.org.
Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: The “Sunshine” concert will be performed at 3 p.m. Feb. 9 at Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Program includes Alexander Scriabin’s “Andante for Strings,” “Felix Draeseke’s “String Quintet in F Major, Op. 77” and “Poeme for Violina and String Orchestra, Op. 25” by Ernest Chausson. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for students and seniors. Call 425-743-0255. More at www.pacificachamberorchestra.org.
Masters of Scottish Arts Concert: Hear the sounds of Scotland at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 14 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave., N., Edmonds. There will be bag pipes, drummers and fiddles performed by accomplished players from Scotland. Tickets are $40. Call 425-275-9595. More at www.ec4arts.org.
Roger Fisher’s Valentines Birthday Bash: The member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame will perform 7:30 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. Fisher was the lead guitarist and one of founding members of the rock band Heart, which produced such hits as “Crazy on You,” “Barracuda” and “Magic Man.” Tickets are $30-$60. Call 425-275-9595. More at www.ec4arts.org.
Rear View Mirror: The 1960s and ’70s cover band from Seattle will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Rear View Mirror’s song selection includes “I’m a Believer” by the Monkees, “You Really Got Me” by the Kinks and “One Fine Day” by the Chiffons. Tickets are $25. Call 425-258-6766. More at www.yourhet.org.
Everett Chorale: The “Ode to Joy” concert is at 2 p.m. Feb. 15 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. The concert, in celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday, will feature the Everett Chorale, Choir of the Sound, Rainier Chorale and Thalia Symphony. Everett Chorale’s artistic director, Jennifer Rodgers, will be a featured soloist. Tickets, $35, are available at www.EverettChorale.org or by calling 425-610-4448.
Harpdog Brown and the Uptown Blues Band: The award-winning Canadian vocalist and harmonica player will perform with his band at 5 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Brown has released seven albums, including “Naturally,” which was voted No. 1 Canadian Blues Album of 2010. Tickets are $20-$25. Call 425-258-6766 or go to www.yourhet.org.
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