Concert calendar


Snohomish County

“Edmonds Unplugged”: An acoustic concert featuring Cas Haley, who plays reggae, soul along with a bluesy style vocals and acoustic rhythm guitar, and a finalist on “America’s Got Talent”; 8 p.m. April 19, Black Box Theatre, 20000 68th Ave. W, Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood. Tickets are $10 for students and $12 general. Call 425-640-1448 or go to

Taj Mahal with Shemekia Copeland: 7:30 p.m. April 24, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds. Tickets are $60, $50 and $15. Call 425-275-9595, or online at Taj Mahal blends Caribbean, Hawaiian, African, Latin and Cuban rhythms with folk, jazz, zydeco, gospel, rock, pop, soul and rhythm and blues. Shemekia Copeland is a blues force who has opened for the Rolling Stones.

Canote Bros.: 7 p.m. April 20 at River House, 444 Avenue A, Index. Twin brothers Greg and Jere Canote from Seattle perform old-time string band music with some humor thrown in. Suggested donation is $5 at the door; proceeds will benefit the Index Historical Society. For more information, go to

Uncle Bonsai: 7:30 p.m. April 27, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $15 at or at the door is not sold out. This Seattle trio performs original, contemporary folk and pop music that blends three-part vocals with humor. This is the first stop on this popular group’s book tour for “Monster in the Closet/Go to Sleep.” For details, see

The Wandering Heart Tour: Featured performer is the group The Incandescent presenting an all-ages show at 7 p.m. April 27, First Presbyterian Church of Everett, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Tickets are $10 in advance at or the church office at 425-259-7139; $15 at the door.


Snohomish County

Organ concert: 7 p.m. April 26 at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, 27201 99th Ave. NW, Stanwood. Organist Jo Ann Stremler, in her 43rd year as a church organist, will play works by J.S. Bach, Dale Wood and Gaston Belier, along with several improvisations on patriotic selections, music for weddings and music from musicals. There will be a free-will offering.

Trinity Artists at the Organ: Organist Douglas Cleveland will play works by J.S. Bach, Bruhns, Mozart and David Dahl, 7 p.m. May 5, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Suggested donation is $15. For more information call Norma Aamodt-Nelson at 425-778-2159 or go to

Chorale concerts: The Cantable of Skagit Valley presents three concerts with a program that includes Benjamin Britten’s “Hymn to St. Cecilia,” and excerpts from Haydn’s “Creation,” and the first set of Brahms’ “Liebeslieder Walzer” (for chorus and piano four-hands), and contemporary composers, including John Clements’ “Flower of Beauty,” David McCullough’s “Is Not a Flower a Mystery?,” Eric Whitacre’s “Three Flower Songs” and Frank Ticheli’s “Earth Song.” For more information, call Carolynn Comstock 360- 588-9392 or email her at Donations accepted at the door.

7:30 p.m. May 10, Anacortes Christian Church, 1211 M Ave., Anacortes.

7:30 p.m. May 11, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood.

2 p.m. May 12, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 415 South 18th St., Mount Vernon.

Everett Philharmonic Presents Listener’s Choice: The concert features Pacific Lutheran University Choirs performing Beethoven as The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra presents its season finale with Dr. Paul-Elliott Cobbs and the Everett Philharmonic Orchestra; 7 p.m. May 11, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25 and $20. Festival seating. Doors open at 5:45 p.m.; with a stageside chat with Cobbs and guests at 6 p.m. For tickets go to or call 206-270-9729.


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

Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite: HK Gruber, conductor; Michael A. Werner, percussion; Seattle Symphony. Antheil: A Jazz Symphony; HK Gruber: Percussion Concerto, Rough Music; Bernstein: Symphonic Suite from “On the Waterfront”; Stravinsky: “The Firebird Suite” (1919 version); 8 p.m. April 20. Tickets start at $19.

Hilary Hahn Plays Sibelius; Xian Zhang, conductor; Hilary Hahn, violin; Seattle Symphony. Sibelius: Overture to Karelia, Op. 10; Sibelius: Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47; Pascal Zavaro: La Bataille de San Romano (U.S. Premiere); Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92. 7:30 p.m. April 25 and 8 p.m. April 27. Tickets start at $19.

Symphony Untuxed: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 7; Xian Zhang, conductor; Seattle Symphony. Sibelius: Overture to Karelia, Op. 10; Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92. 7 p.m. April 26. Tickets start at $17.

New Expressions: New late-night series features Seattle Symphony musicians performing contemporary ensemble pieces in the Grand Lobby: Ben Hausmann: Oboe Quartet No. 2 (World Premiere); Jordan Anderson: Traction for Solo Double Bass (World Premiere); Chinary Ung: Grand Alap; Seth Krimsky: Love Song for Bassoon, Violin, Cello and Metallic Percussion (World Premiere) and Anna Clyne: String Quartet, Roulette. 10 p.m. April 26. Tickets are $17.

Early Music Guild International Series: A mix of music performers from around the globe. Performances begin at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle. 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.

Nights at the Opera with Seattle Baroque Orchestra: April 20. Soprano Ellen Hargis joins the orchestra to perform great scenes from Italian baroque operas, including three different versions of the Orpheus myth as set by Monteverdi, Rossi and Sartorio.

The Tudor Choir: “Music for the Sistine Chapel,” featuring Allegri’s “Miserere”; 7:30 p.m. April 27, Blessed Sacrament Church, 5041 Ninth Ave. NE, Seattle. Tickets are $30 general, $20 student and senior. Go to or call 206-323-9415.

Baroque Northwest presents: “Early Music on the Silk Road,” Tomoko Sugawara, Asian kugo harp, August Denhard, lute, Special Guest: Jane Hall, percussion; 7 p.m. pre-concert talk; 7:30 p.m. concert April 27, Trinity Parish Church (Parish Hall), 609 Eighth Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $25, $20 and $10. Call 206-920-3822 or email

The Medieval Women’s Choir: The 60-voice choir performs all concerts at 8 p.m. at St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle. Tickets and more information at or call 206-264-4822.

“Music of the Spheres”: an homage to Saint Hildegard of Bingen, songs of the 12th-century German visionary, May 11.


Cascade Symphony Orchestra: CSO is seeking new board members. The board consists primarily of members of the symphony who, with their first-hand knowledge of the mission and vision of the organization, have managed the affairs of CSO since its reorganization in 2000. They are now looking for community members with some wider experience in fundraising and marketing. Get an application packet by emailing Kathy Moellenberndt at or visit the CSO web site at

Old-time jam session: 7 p.m. April 19, Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington. Fiddles, banjo, guitar and other instrucments are welcome. Visitors and guests are welcome. Hot coffee and refreshments are provided. Call Don King at 360-658-8107.

Marysville Strawberry Band: Play from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Totem Middle School, 1605 Seventh St., Marysville. For more information, contact Nathan Sackman at or Julile Tapusoa at 425-334-1791.

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; 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.; new group for beginning fiddlers, mandolinists and guitarists, 6 p.m.; workshop, 6:30 p.m; circle jam, 7:30 p.m. April 19 and May 10 and 24. 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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