Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Margaret Wilder Band: Enjoy blues, funk and soul at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 16, Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St. $5 at the door. Refreshments available for sale.

Music at Edmonds Library: Singer/songwriter and flutist Gary Stoutsos performs a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16, 650 Main St.

Voices Among Us: Blues Union joins the Voices of the Village choir and band for a concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at Red Curtain Arts Center, 9315 State Ave., Suite J, Marysville. Suggested donation is $10, but pay what you can. Voices of the Village is led by Jon Dalgarn and includes performers with developmental disabilities.

Curtis Salgado: The Everett-born blues man performs at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 at Byrnes Performing Arts Center on the Arlington High School campus, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington. Ticket information at Hosted by the Arlington Arts Council, this is the fifth annual Legends of the Blues concert, which also features Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for festival seating. Tickets in advance are $15, available at Flowers By George, 335 N. Olympic Ave., Arlington. The concert supports public art in Arlington.

Emily Hamner & Jeff Rohr benefit concert: Advent Lutheran Church of Mill Creek presents a concert of contemporary folk and Americana music at 4 p.m. Nov. 18 at the church, 4306 132nd St. SE, Mill Creek. Hamner and her dad, Rohr, have been performing together for 20 years. Proceeds from an offering, as well as all of the sales of the Hamner-Rohr CD, will benefit the Christmas Basket Ministry at the church, which feeds about 125 local families. More information, 425-337-5373.

Adam Stern at the piano: “Conversation with the Conductor” features Stern at 6 p.m. Nov. 18 at Cascadia Art Museum, 190 Sunset Ave., Edmonds. The music director of Seattle Philharmonic and Sammamish Symphony and a Grammy award-winning recording producer, Stern has had a long a career as a conductor, composer, pianist, producer and writer. The presentation focuses on his life on the podium and includes anecdotes about some of the world’s legendary conductors, including Leopold Stokowski, George Szell and Leonard Bernstein. He’ll delve into different musical interpretations, illustrated by musical quotations played on the piano. General admission is $15 and includes admission to the museum’s current exhibit. Call 425-336-4809.

Organist Katelyn Emerson: The Trinity Artists at the Organ Recital Series features the prize-winning organist in concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Suggested donation is $15 or $10 for seniors and students.

Snohomish Blues Invasion: Washington Blues Society presents a one-day blues festival and pub crawl on First Street in Snohomish. The music starts at 2 p.m. Nov. 19. See a list of the set times and locations at

Everett Philharmonic Orchestra: The annual Music for the Imagination concert is 3 p.m. Nov. 26, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave. Music by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Stravinsky and Anderson. Meet the instruments after the concert. Four or more tickets, $10 each. More at

Jim Page: The lyrical genius with a guitar performs at 5 p.m. Nov. 25, Cafe Zippy, 1502 Rucker Ave., Everett. From $10.

Harpdog Brown, Nick Vigarino, Brian Lee & the Orbiters: Blues concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 1, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25. Call 425-258-6766.

Nick Dumas, Chris Luquette and Connor Hutteball: These young bluegrass stars are home for the holidays with a concert at 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at Tim Noah’s Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at

Blackhawk, The Outlaws: Southern rock concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 2, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. From $60. Call 425-258-6766.

Everett Chorale: Lee Mathews conducts the chorale at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 and again at 3 p.m. Dec. 3, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. Baritone soloist is Ryan Bede. The program includes Vaughan Williams’ Fantasia on Christmas Carols and DeCormier’s A Suite of Christmas Spirituals. For tickets, which range in price, call the box office at 425-257-8600.

Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: The annual holiday concert by this ensemble is 3 p.m. Dec. 3, First Presbyterian Church, 2936 Rockefeller Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20, or $15 for seniors and students. The program includes works by Mendelssohn, Maslanka, Coleman and Parry.

Cantabile Chamber Choir: Directed by Stephen Marshall-Ward of Lynnwood, the Mount Vernon-based choir performs at 3 p.m. Dec. 3 at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Ave., Snohomish. Tickets at the door are $16 adults, $10 students, $45 for a family. Featuring the premier performance of “We Come Rejoicing,” written especially for Cantabile by noted local composer Michael Austin Miller, the program also includes Gabrieli’s “Jubilate Deo,” de Victoria’s “O Quam Gloriosum,” Whitacre’s “Alleluia!” and Lauridsen’s “O Nata Lux.”

KNKX 88.5 FM Holiday Jam Live Broadcast: Hosted by Abe Beeson, this free jazz concert starts at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N. Broadcast live and streamed live at, the concert features Kirk Marcy and the Edmonds Community College Soundsation, Jake Bergevin and the Edmonds-Woodway High School jazz band, and jazz singer LaVon Hardison and her Olympia-based band. Doors open at 6 p.m. Bring a food bank donation.

Celtic Christmas Concert: 7 p.m. Dec. 4, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 21405 82nd Pl. W., Edmonds, featuring Jeff Johnson, Brian Dunning, Wendy Goodwin and Eric Miller. Admission is by donation to Chase Lake Community School’s Safety Net Program.

Jingle Those Bells: The city of Edmonds sponsors an amateur caroling contest at 6 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Red Twig cafe patio on Fifth Ave. S. Submit an email to by Nov. 27 with details about your caroling group’s name and what two carols you plan to sing.

Gothard Sisters: The Edmonds trio performs its annual homecoming Celtic Christmas concert at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N. Buy four or more tickets and get a 25 percent discount per ticket. Call 425-275-9595.

Ted Vigil is John Denver: The tribute concert is 8 p.m. Dec. 8, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. From $20. Call 425-258-6766.

Geoffrey Castle’s Celtic Christmas Celebration: 8 p.m. Dec. 9, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. From $22. Call 425-258-6766.

Sno-King Community Chorale: Holiday Magic — Holiday Memories, 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 9, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Av. N. Tickets are $25, or $22 for seniors, $15 for children. Call the box office at 425-275-9595.

Pearl Django and Gail Pettis: Dinner and concert, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 14, Camano Center, 606 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island. Adults $35, students $15. Call 360-387-0222.

Seattle Men’s Chorus: A Sassy Brassy Holiday Concert will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are are $25-$55. Call 206-388-1400.

All in the Bach Family: Trinity Episcopal Church and Pacific MusicWorks Underground present a new series of monthly concerts “Bach’s Coffeehouse” on various Sundays and Fridays through May at the church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25 general, $20 seniors, and free for age 18 and younger. More at

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