Music calendar


Seattle and beyond

Ying Quartet with Seattle Symphony: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; $25; 206-215-4747,

Jam sessions

Snohomish and Island counties

Jam sessions at Art Workshop: 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sundays, Art Workshop Studio, upper level of the Art Building, 724 First St., Mukilteo; bring singing voices, guitars and other instruments; 525-971-5521.

Bluegrass &Country Music Makers Association: Bluegrass jam sessions, 1 p.m. second Sundays, Darrington Community Center, 570 Sauk Ave., Darrington; 360-436-1217; dinner after session, donation requested; 360-436-1179, 360-436-1006.

Jam night: 8 to 11 p.m. Thursdays, Stanwood Hotel &Saloon, 26926 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-2888. Steve Raible and the Newscasters.

Jam session: Spar Tree, 106 W. Stanley St., Granite Falls; 360-691-6888.

Northwest Scottish Fiddlers meetings: 1 p.m. second Sundays, various meeting sites in Edmonds, Mukilteo, Kirkland; group open to teens and adults; $25 annual membership fee; 425-670-9084,

Old Time &Country Music Association: Jam sessions 6:30 to 9:45 p.m. second and fourth Fridays, free, Baker Hi-Rise, 1401 Poplar, Everett; 425-334-5769.

Old Time Fiddlers: 5 p.m. Celtic jam, 6 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. circle jam, second and fourth Fridays, old Arlington High School, 135 S. French St., Arlington; free, bring instrument if you have one, some loaners available; snacks provided; 360-691-5907.

Open electric and acoustic jam session: Downbeat electric and jazz, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Stewart’s of Snohomish, 709 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-4684.

Open mike night: 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays, A Gathering Grove, 2820 Oakes Ave., Everett; free; musicians, bands, poets, kids welcome; 425-512-8845.

Open jam: 8 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays, Monahan’s, 1707 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-259-0811. Hosted by Unbound with weekly special guests.

Open jam session: 8 p.m. Thursdays, Rocko’s Fireside Alehouse, 7520 Beverly Blvd., Everett; 425-347-7700.

Open mike: 9 p.m. Wednesdays, The Jet Deck at Paine Field, 10203 31st Ave. W., Everett; 425-353-0770.

Open mike: 6 to 8 p.m. Thursdays, Whidbey Coffee, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo; 425-423-0450.

Open mike: 5 to 7 p.m. first and third Sundays, Victory Music, Alderwood mall food court, 3000 184th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-771-1121.

Seeking performers for open mike: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Whidbey Coffee and Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo; bands must reserve slots at least one week prior to desired performance date by e-mailing

The Outer Court jams: 1519 Third St., in the parking lot next to Finders Keepers Furnishings, Marysville; 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays, free.

Village Community Services: 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays through summer, 338 N. MacLeod, Arlington; free; open to ages 16 and older, those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult; instruments available for use; 360-653-7752, ext. 14,

Village Music and Art’s Friday Music 1 to 3 p.m. Fridays, 338 N. McLeod, Arlington; free; for ages 16 and older, under 16 may attend, but must be accompanied by parent; bring own instrument if posssible, some provided; 360-653-7752, ext. 14.

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Jams second and fourth Fridays, 5 p.m. Celtic group, 6 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. circle jam. Free family entertainment. 8 p.m. fourth Fridays, stage shows. Bring fiddle if you have one; a few loaners available; free, old Arlington High School, 135 S. French St.; 360-691-5907, e-mail

Seattle and south

Legends: Live jam night, 8 p.m. to midnight Sundays, 4433 35th Ave. SW, Seattle; 206-938-3598.


Snohomish and Island counties

Lynnwood Community Band, “Autumn Surprise”: 7 p.m. Nov. 7, 8224 220th St. SW, Edmonds; free; 206-550-0333.

Elvis tribute: 8 p.m. Nov. 7, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds; $15 to $26 main floor, $15 to $18 balcony; 425-275-9595,

Seattle and south

Earshot Jazz Festival: Start times between 7 and 9:30 p.m., daily through Nov. 9, various seattle venues, $12 to $25 per concert, $32 to $38 for preferred seats, $11 youth all concerts; 206-547-6763,

In the clubs

Snohomish and Island counties

A Gathering Grove: 2820 Oakes Ave., Everett; 425-512-8845, Open mike 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays; live music every weekend, 6 to 8 p.m. Free, $5 suggested donation. Nov. 8, Real Folk.

Blazing Saddles Restaurant &Lounge: 27021 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-6569, Live music follows 9:15 p.m. dance lessons. Nov. 7, Gerry Andal, no cover charge.

Cartwright’s American Broiler: 10809 Mukilteo Speedway, Mukilteo; 425-290-8064, 7:30 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Robbie Jordan &Sweet Sucker with Pat Hues and Tim Smith, no cover.

Club Broadway/Big Apple Casino: 611 Everett Ave., Everett; 425-259-3551. Live music and hip-hop, Fridays and Saturdays.

The Club Casino: Showroom Lounge, 620 SE Everett Mall Way; Everett; 425-212-2266; 9 p.m. Saturdays, no cover. 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Fridays, music with DJ/KJ Maxwell.

Eddie’s Trackside Bar &Grill: 214 N. Lewis St., Monroe; 360-805-5305, 7 p.m. Thursdays, open mike sessions with Clem Daddy.

Emory’s on Silver Lake: 11830 19th Ave. SE, Everett; 425-337-7772. Live jazz, 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Engel’s Pub: 113 Fifth Ave. S., Edmonds; 425-778-2900. Live blues music, 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays.

Jack’s: 1307 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-252-2266. Karaoke, 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, happy hour.

The Jet Bar (formerly The Jet Deck at Paine Field): 800 164th St. SE, Mill Creek; 425-743-4593, Live music, Fridays and Saturdays.

JR’s Sports Bar: 9506 19th Ave. SE, Everett (formerly Silver Dollar Casino building); 425-379-7787. Ladies’ Night with DJ Michael B., Thursdays. Live music, Fridays and Sundays.

La Hacienda Restaurant: 210 W. Division Ave., Arlington; 360-435-9433. Mariachi band, Wednesdays.

One-Eyed Jack’s Roadhouse: 14019 Highway 99, Lynnwood; 425-741-5570. Gong-style talent show, 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, followed by karaoke. DJ’d music Fridays; live music and/or karaoke, Saturdays.

Oxford Saloon: 913 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-3845, 5 to 9 p.m. Sundays, “Swingtime Express,” jazz and swing quartet, swing dancers welcome, lessons available, no cover, families welcome.

Prohibition Grille: 1414 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-258-6100. Live music and dancing, 8 to 11 p.m.; belly dancing 8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Events are free unless otherwise noted. Nov. 7, May Palmer, jazz and blues. Nov. 8, Arturo Rodriguez &Michael Martinez, Latin jazz.

Spar Tree: 106 W. Stanley St., Granite Falls; 360-691-6888. 8 p.m. Fridays, karaoke with Joe &Karen.

Stanwood Hotel &Saloon: 26926 102nd Ave. NW, Stanwood; 360-629-2888. Unless otherwise noted, music is as follows: Jam with Steve Raible and the Newscasters, 8 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. Karaoke, 9 p.m. to approximately midnight, Fridays. Live blues bands 9 p.m. to midnight, Saturdays, no cover.

Tracey’s Place: 1707 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-259-0811. Jam with Unbound and special guests, 8 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays. Ladies’ night happy hour karaoke with Veronica, 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays. Live music Fridays and Saturdays.

Under the Red Umbrella: 1502 Rucker Ave., Everett; 425-252-9193. 6 to 8 p.m. Fridays, free music unless otherwise noted. Nov. 7, Eric Miller.

Zippy’s Java Lounge: 1804 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-258-4940. Always seeking artists of all ages to showcase their art or to perform — contact Zippy’s by phone or e-mail Events free unless otherwise noted. 5 p.m. Nov. 10, kites &crows, indie folk/americana.

Skagit County and north

The Conway Muse: 18444 Main, Conway; 360-445-3000, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, dance meditation, $5 minimum donation. 8 p.m. Nov. 7, Teresa Tudury and Jim Page, $8 to $10.


Snohomish and Island counties

The Club Casino, Marson’s Comedy Suite: 620 SE Everett Mall Way, Suite 777 (formerly Gerry Andal’s Steakhouse); Everett; 425-212-2266; 7 p.m. doors, shows 8 p.m. Fridays; doors 7 p.m., shows 8 and 10 p.m. shows Saturdays, $10,, or at door. Nov. 7 and 8, headliner Chris Warren, featuring Grant Lyon.

Hawkeye’s Pub &Grill: 1002 Vernon Road, Lake Stevens; 425-335-4359. Comedy nights, 9 p.m. first Saturdays, no cover.

Historic Everett Theatre: 2911 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-258-6766, 29th annual Seattle International stand-up comedy competition, 8 p.m. Nov. 8, $20, $18 seniors, students, military.

One-Eyed Jack’s Roadhouse: 14019 Highway 99, Lynnwood; 425-743-5570. Open mike comedy, Tuesdays, ongoing, sign up by 9:15 p.m., show starts 9:30 p.m., no cover; karaoke follows show.

Seattle and south

Mainstage Comedy and Music Club: 315 First Ave. N., Seattle; 206-217-3700, Shows at 8 p.m. Thursdays, $10; 8 and 10:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, $20.

Market Theater: 1428 Post Alley, Seattle; 206-587-2414, Duo comedy showcase, 8:30 p.m. Thursdays, $5 at door. Improv open mike, 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, through Dec. 17; sign up by 7:45 p.m. each night, or send an e-mail earlier to; $5 at door.


Snohomish and Island counties

Community choir seeks “Messiah” volunteers: Opportunities are available to help with production of, or to participate in, the Arlington Community Choir’s Dec. 14 performance of Handel’s “Messiah”; 360-618-6300, ext. 3121, e-mail

New program for senior center: The Ken Baxter Senior/Community Center in Marysville seeks big band, jazz, old-time fiddlers and others to perform in the venue; details are at 360-363-8450.

Music classes: Various dates and times, ongoing, Arts and Music Center, 11419 19th Ave., Suite C-111, Everett; music and movement for newborns through age 4, Little Mozarts piano for ages 4 to 6, and adult piano for beginners; 425-337-5328,

Northwest Scottish Fiddlers meetings: 1 p.m. second Sundays, various meeting sites in Edmonds, Mukilteo, Kirkland; group open to teens and adults; $25 annual membership fee; 425-670-9084,

Seeking performers for open mike: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Whidbey Coffee and Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo; bands must reserve slots at least one week prior to desired performance date by e-mailing

Gene Nastri Community School of Music Seeks board members; 425-290-9500 to apply or to nominate someone; also mail nominations to Gene Nastri School, 304 Lincoln Ave., Suite 202, Mukilteo, WA 98275.

Northern Sound Children’s Choir: Seeking seventh to 12th grade girls interested in learning music theory, taking voice lessons and giving performances of a wide range of music styles; rehearsals 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Peace Lutheran Church, 1717 Larson Road, Silvana; 360-652-4942,

The Sound Singers: 1 p.m. practices, South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave., Edmonds; new members always welcome; 425-774-5555,

Voices Northwest: Women 16 and older are encouraged to join Snohomish County’s newest a capella chorus. 7 p.m. Mondays, Christ the King Lutheran church, 1305 Pine Ave., Snohomish; 360-794-4426, e-mail



Wednesday and Saturday: Smokey Point Buzz Inn, 3528 168th St. NE; 360-658-1529.


Thursday: 8 p.m. to midnight, first and third Thursdays, The Skagit Valley Resort and Casino, 5984 N. Darrk Lane; 360-724-7777.


Friday, karaoke and Saturday, live band: Hong Kong Gardens, 4643 E. Highway 525; 360-341-2828.


Saturday: Buzz Inn, 9910 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-353-9620.

Sunday through Wednesday: Rocko’s Fireside Alehouse, 7520 Beverly Blvd.; 425-347-7700. 9 p.m.

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday: All ages, 1 to 5 p.m. various Sundays, 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesdays and Thursdays, Marson’s Restaurant, 620 SE Everett Mall Way Suite 777, (formerly Gerry Andal’s Steakhouse); 425-212-2266.

Thursday through Saturday: Jack’s, 1307 Hewitt Ave.; 425-252-2266. 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Thursday: Monahan’s, 1707 Hewitt Ave.; 425-259-0811. 8 p.m. to midnight, ladies’ night happy hour karaoke with Veronica.

Friday and Saturday: Hunan Palace, 2821 Pacific Ave.; 425-339-3390.

Thursday and Friday: Kodiak Ron’s, 7601 Evergreen Way; 425-347-6659.

Tuesday and Thursday/Friday/Saturday: Foxy’s Pub &Eatery, 9601 Evergreen Way; 425-513-0960.

Thursday: Glacier Lanes, 9630 Evergreen Way; 425-353-8292.

Wednesday: $10,000 contest, 9 p.m. JR’s Sports Bar and Grill, 9506 19th Ave. SE; 425-379-7787.

Friday and Saturday: White Elephant Bar &Grill, 1912 Broadway Ave.; 425-252-5200.

Wednesday through Saturday: Patty’s Eggnest, 6720 Evergreen Way; 425-353-2200.

Friday and Saturday: Homeport Tavern, 2116 Everett Ave.; 425-259-2661.

Granite Falls

Friday: Spar Tree, 106 W. Stanley St.; 360-691-6888. 8 p.m. Fridays, karaoke with Joe &Karen, no cover.

Lake Stevens

Thursday: 8 p.m. La Hacienda, 513 Highway 9; 425-334-4939.

Friday and Saturday: Hawkeye’s Sports Bar and Grill, 1002 Vernon Road; 425-335-4359.


Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday: Billy McHale’s, 18430 33rd Ave. W.; 425-775-8500.

Daily: Daverthump’s, 19720 44th Ave. W.; 425-774-6573.

Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday: One-Eyed Jack’s Roadhouse, 14019 Highway 99; 425-743-5570.

Monday, Wednesday, Saturday: 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., 13th Ave Pub and Eatery, 1233 164th SW; 425-742-7871.


Daily: Danny’s Midway Pub &Grill, 14824 Smokey Point Blvd.; 360-659-2248.

Tuesday through Saturday: Maxi’s, 9611 State Ave.; 360-659-0879.

Mill Creek

Saturday: Pounders, 18001 Bothell-Everett Highway; 425-485-7678.

Mountlake Terrace

Thursday through Sunday: O’Houlie’s Pub, 21919 66th Ave. W.; 425-776-1833.


Saturday: The Buzz Inn, 9900 Airport Way; 360-568-3970.

Wednesday and Thursday: Kids’ karaoke, 6:30 to 9 p.m. first Wednesdays, Oxford Saloon &Eatery, 913 First St.; 360-568-3845,


Tuesday: Blazing Saddles Restaurant &Lounge, 27021 102nd Ave. NW; 360-629-6569, 6 to 8 p.m. for kids and families; 9 p.m. to midnight for adults.

Saturday: Viking restaurant, Viking Village, 8820 Viking Way; 360-629-2030.

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