David Lanz: Grammy-nominated pianist and composer David Lanz will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 28 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25. Call 425-258-6766.
Everett Philharmonic: “Imagine: The Sounds of the Season” is a holiday family concert by the orchestra set for 3 p.m. Nov. 30 at Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Family tickets are available. More information is at www.everettphil.org.
Washington Blues Society: The 2014 Snohomish Blues Invasion, with more than 30 acts, is 2 to 10 p.m. Nov. 30 in six venues on Historic First Street in downtown Snohomish. Cost is $10 at the door of each place. Proceeds help the society send two entrants to represent the state at the world’s largest gathering of blues bands, the International Blues Challenge in January in Memphis. More information at wablues.org.
“The Word is Peace”: Trinity Lutheran College concert choir and chamber ensemble present an advent concert at 4 p.m. Nov. 30 at Trinity Lutheran church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, and at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 at Trinity Episcopal church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Admission is free.
Jazz Pianist David Benoit’s Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown: Benoit plays Vince Guaraldi tunes, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. He will be joined by a children’s choir comprised of students from the Edmonds School District during the second half of the concert. Ticket prices are $15 for students, and from $29 through $39 for adults. Call 425-275-9595.
The Coats Holiday Show: A favorite Northwest vocal band, the group offers a fundraiser concert to benefit the music program at Lakewood High School and the Coats for Coats Project, which gives warm coats to the homeless mission, St. Joseph House in Seattle. The concert is 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 at Byrnes Performing Arts Center, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd., Arlington. Tickets are $16.50. The show opens with a performance by Lakewood High School’s jazz choir “Swingbeat.” Those attending are asked to bring a new or gently used coat to donate. Advance tickets at www.thecoats.brownpapertickets.com.
“In the Mood”: Musical variety show by Sky Performing Arts, 8 p.m. Dec. 5, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. For tickets, call 425-258-6766. This annual World War II-era big band production recreates what a USO show on the front lines at the close of the war might have been like. The Sky Notes Orchestra, a 17-piece band singers, actors, comedians Terry Simon, Greg Norgaard, L. Sam Samano, Robin Hilt, Kelsey Jacobs and Matt &Emily Lauckhart. This year’s tunes include Glenn Miller’s “I Got a Gal in Kalamazoo,” Benny Goodman’s “Loch Lomond,” “My Blue Heaven,” “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive” and dozens of others.
“The Sweet Sounds of Christmas”: The Everett Chorale and guests, the Brass Reflections Quintet, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6 and 3 p.m. Dec. 7, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Tickets are $18 or $16 for seniors, students and military personnel. Call 425-257-8600.
Christmas with the Gothard Sisters: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 11, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. The Gothard sisters, winners of Best New Irish Artist in the sixth annual Irish Music Awards, return home for a Celtic Christmas concert full of Irish dance and music. Tickets are $18 general, $12 students and seniors. Call 425-275-9595.
“Holiday Magic”: The Sno-King Community Chorale, under the direction of Frank DeMiero, performs at 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $20 or $17 for seniors and students. Call 425-275-9595 for tickets.
“Messiah”: A community choir of people primarily from north Snohomish County offer performance of the Christmas portions of the great work by Handel. Conductor Lyle Forde and the Arlington Community Choir and Orchestra offer the concert at 2:30 p.m. Dec. 14 at Byrnes Performing Arts Center at Arlington High School, 18821 Crown Ridge Blvd.
Cascade Symphony’s Holiday Concert: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Program highlights include excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker” and Leroy Anderson’s “Sleigh Ride” and popular holiday melodies in the form of a sing-along. Director Michael Miropolsky and concertmaster Pamela Liu will be featured in the Vivaldi Concerto for Two Violins in A minor. Beverly Setzer, principal clarinet, solos in the Seletsky/Marcus “Channuka Medley.” Due to the demand for tickets, Cascade Symphony urges patrons to return tickets they will not use to the ECA box office. Even though a concert is “sold out,” such returned tickets do become available at the door. For those who are unable to obtain a ticket for the Holiday Concert, CSO will hold an open dress rehearsal at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 14. Although there is no charge for the rehearsal, the orchestra asks that people bring a non-perishable food item for donation to the Edmonds Food Bank.