Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Marysville native Joan Penney performs her special brand of jazz at June 15 at the Marysville Opera House.

Live at the Opera House: 5 p.m. third Thursdays, Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. Admission is $5. The series schedule is June 15: Joan Penney Trio. July 20: Soulevard. Aug. 17: The Margaret Wilder Band.

Petty Thief, Mas Tequila, Hot Lava: The tribute bands — to Tom Petty, Sammy Hagar and the B-52s — will perform starting at 7 p.m. June 16 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave. Tickets are $15. Call 425-258-6766. Petty Thief was formed in 2007 when Andy Volmer of Snohomish gathered together some musician friends to play a set of songs by Tom Petty &the Heartbreakers. What started as a one-night gig in Seattle has resulted in 10 years of concerts throughout the region. Petty Thief has been a popular draw at the Historic Everett.

Acoustic Artistry at the Center: The concert series continues June 16 with singers/songwriters Kat Eggleston and Bill Davie. Tickets are $20 at the door, Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Call 360-387-0222. Proceeds benefit the Second Chance Expansion Project. Music of the Sea, with William Pint and Felicia Dale is July 14.

Jazz at the Center: The series continues with a dinner concert with the Randy Porter Trio from 5:30 to 9:15 p.m. June 21, Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Tickets are $35 general, $15 students. Deadline to RSVP is June 16. Call 360-387-0222. More at EntreMundos Quarteto performs at 7 p.m. July 6. Tickets for the July show are $20 and free for students.

Chris Knight: The well-known singer/songwriter from Kentucky — who has been compared to Prine, Cash and Springsteen — comes to Loco Billy’s Wild Moon Saloon, 27021 102nd Ave. NW, for a concert 9 p.m. June 22. Tickets are $20 at or $25 at 6:30 p.m. at the door. The Lowdown Drifters open with an acoustic set. Knight describes his music as country, rock, roots and even pop.

The Spur Festival: The third annual country music festival (rock, bluegrass as well) is June 22-25 at the Darrington music park. Ticket prices vary. For information, go to Hear Marlin James, Whiskey Fever, Ryan Blair, Jessica Lynne, FrogHollow, Lowdown Drifters, Greenneck Daredevils, Steel Grit, Massy Ferguson, Ghost of the Outlaw, Kevin Kieneker, Norman Baker, Miller Campbell, Knut Bell, The Olson Bros Band, Tayla Lynn, Keith Anderson, Dakota Poorman, John Dough Boys, The Folsoms and Darci Carlson. And be entertained by the Boot Bookie Babes.

Aaron Larget-Caplan and Peter Janson: Hear virtuoso guitar music from this duo at 4 p.m. June 25, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. More at

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