Concerts and musical performances around Snohomish County and nearby

Tingstad & Rumbel in Concert: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 25, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. Call 360-568-9412 or go to Grammy award-winning musicians Nancy Rumbel and Eric Tingstad offer a perfect blend to start the holiday season. (Also playing 7:30 p.m. Dec. 8 at the Lincoln Theatre in Mount Vernon,

Everett Philharmonic Orchestra: The annual “Music for the Imagination” concert for families, and “kids from 3 to 103,” is at 3 p.m. Nov. 26, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave. Tickets are $20 general or $10 for youth 5-18. Children under 5 get in free. Family tickets (four or more) are $10 each. Call 206-270-9729 or go to for more information. Music from Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Rimsky-Korsakov and Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride,” plus a chance to “meet the orchestra’s instruments” after the concert.

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.

Canote Brothers: A free Music at the Library program, 2 p.m. Dec. 2, Edmonds Plaza Room, 650 Main St., Edmonds. Twins Jere and Greg Canote, of Seattle, performed for years as the sidekicks on NPR’s Sandy Bradley’s Potluck. Their concert will include fiddle tunes, country songs, swing and a lot of humor.

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’s Favorite Songs of Christmas: 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 “Suite of Christmas Spirituals.” For tickets, which range in price, call the box office at 425-257-8600.

Mill Creek Chorale: Under the direction of Sean Berg, the chorale, now with 85 members, will present its fourth annual Christmas Concert at 3 p.m. and again at 7 p.m. Dec. 2 at Lynnwood High School, 18218 North Road. More at

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.”

A Winter Gift of Celtic Harps: 4 p.m. Dec. 3, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $15. Call 360-568-9412 or go to With Lisa Lynne, Aryeh Frankfurter and Patrick Ball.

Mukilteo Presbyterian Church: The Christmas Choir and Orchestra will perform the church’s 15th annual Christmas Cantata concerts at 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 3, 4514 84th St. S.W., Mukilteo. Prelude music begins 30 minutes before. Call 425-355-2802.

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 Place 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. The Gothards also will perform with the Seattle Collaborative Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in the performing arts center at Roosevelt High School, 1410 NE 66th St., Seattle. Information about the Seattle show is at

Ahn Family Christmas Concert: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. By donation.

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.

Seattle Symphony: Holiday Pops Concert is 8 p.m. Dec. 8, 2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 9, 2 p.m. Dec. 10 at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. Handel’s Messiah will be performed 8 p.m. Dec. 15, 1 and 8 p.m. Dec. 16, 2 p.m. Dec. 17. Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 28, 8 p.m. Dec. 29-30. Tickets and more at

Kamiak High School’s Messiah concert: Kamiak High’s 21st annual Holiday Classics Concert features selections from Handel’s “Messiah” and other holiday favorites, peformed by four choirs and two orchestras. Performances at 1 and 3:30 p.m. Dec. 9, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $5 to $50 and available at

Geoffrey Castle’s Celtic Christmas: The popular rock ‘n’ roll electric six-string violinist will perform at 8 p.m. Dec. 9 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave. Tickets are $22-$35. Call 425-258-6766. Castle’s Christmas show includes Seattle Irish Dance Company and bagpiper NeilHubbard. (Castle also is performing at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 23 at Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. From $20. Call 425-298-3449.)

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.

Evergreen Community Orchestra Christmas Concert: 2 p.m. Dec. 10, Northwest Music Hall, eastof Macy’s, Everett Mall, 1402 Southeast Everett Mall Way. Donations accepted. More atwww.evergreen

Jazzin’ with the Classics for Christmas: Flutist Jeffrey Cohan, Tom Collier on vibraphone, Martin Lund on clarinet and piano, and soprano Terri Richter will present a concert at 3 p.m. Dec. 10 at the Floyd Norgaard Cultural Center, 27130 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood. Enjoy an evening of classical music, traditional songs of the season and jazz, mixed together for an original melodic experience. Refreshments follow. Suggested donation is $15, but students get in free. Call 360-629-6110.

Cascade Symphony Orchestra’s Holiday Pops concert: The annual concert is offered at 7:30p.m. Dec. 10-11 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N. Reserve tickets by phoning425-275-9595 or go to The program includes works by Leroy Anderson,Strauss, Smetana and tunes from Christmas movies, and features soprano Kristin Vogel.

Monroe Concert Band: Winter Melodies concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 15, Wagner Performing Arts Center,839 W. Main St. More at monroe Free, but donations accepted.

Magical Strings Celtic Yuletide: 3 p.m. Dec. 10, Lincoln Theatre, 712 S. First St., Mount Vernon.The Boulding family has entertained for nearly 40 years. Prices vary. Call 360-336-8955 or go This is their only concert north of Seattle.

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. Seattle Men’s Chorus has toured internationally, including at Carnegie Hall in New York City and Westminster Hall in London.

Charlie Brown Christmas with Jose Gonzales Trio: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $15. Call 360-568-9412 or go The jazz group plays Vince Guaraldi’s gem.

Open Door Baptist Church: Free Christmas concert is at 7 p.m. Dec. 16 and 11 a.m. Dec. 17, 17014 44th Ave. W., Lynnwood. More at

Cherry Poppin’ Daddies World War II Christmas Canteen: The band brings its Zoot Suit Riot to the Northshore Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. From $20. Call 425-298-3449.

Mukilteo Community Orchestra: The orchestra’s Young Artists Concert, sponsored by the Snohomish County Music Teachers Association, 2 p.m. Dec. 17, Rosehill Community Center, Mukilteo. Free. Winners of the recent concerto competition will perform. More at

Harpist Bronn Journey: Bronn and Katherine Journey offer their annual Christmas concert at 2 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave. This will be Katherine Journey’s final year of singing at the annual concert. Call the EPAC ticket office at 425-257-8600.

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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