Music calendar


Skagit County and north

Skagit Opera: “Carmen,” 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 2 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 15, McIntyre Hall, 2501 East College Way, Mount Vernon, $18 to $48; 360-422-5070, 866-624-6897,

Seattle and south

Philharmonia Northwest, Concert I: 2:30 to 4 p.m. Oct. 15, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 4805 NE 45th St., Seattle. $18, $12 seniors/students/disabled, 206-675-9727,

Opus 7 concert: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Ah! Bright Wings, $18, St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle; 206-622-3559.

A to Z Baroque exploration: 8 p.m. Oct. 14, 3 p.m. Oct. 15, Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4800, $34, $30/senior, $10 /students, Sunday afternoons free kids 7-17; 800-838-3006.

International Chamber Music series: 8 p.m. Oct. 17 Trio con Brio Copenhagen; Haydn, Ravel and Shostakovich (subject to change) $32, Meany Theater, UW campus, 15th Ave. between NE 40 and 41st streets; 206-543-4880,

World Dance series: 8 p.m. Oct. 19 -21, Meany Hall, $42, several dance genres and classic composers’ music, UW campus, 15th Ave. between NE 40 and 41st streets; 206-543-4880,


Snohomish and Island counties

“Trousers of Terror” Halloween concert with Captain Smartypants, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, suggested donation $15 to $20, Evergreen Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1607 Fourth St., Marysville; 360-659-6621.

Seattle and south

Crooked Still, 9 p.m. Oct. 13, $12, Tractor Tavern, 5213 Ballard Ave. N., Seattle;,

Puget Sound Traditional Jazz Society, 1 p.m. Oct. 15, $11, $8/members, Mountaineers Building, 300 Third Ave. W. Seattle; 425-776-5072,

Robin Huw Bowen and Crasdant, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15, $15, Dusty Strings, 3406 Fremont Ave., N., Seattle; 206-634-1662,,

Sufjan Stevens and My Brightest Diamond, 8 p.m. Oct. 15, $22.50 plus service charges, Paramount Theatre, 911 E. Pine St., Seattle; 206-628-0888,,

Cheyenne Kimball with Josh Hoge and Ryan Star, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16, $20 plus service charges, Showbox, 1426 First Ave., Seattle; 800-992-8499,, TicketsWest outlets.

2006 Earshot Jazz Festival, Noon Oct. 19, free, Jay Thomas and East/West Double Trio, Seattle City Hall, 600 Fourth Ave., Seattle; 206-547-9787,

In the clubs

Snohomish and Island counties

Alligator Soul: 20131/2 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-259-6311. The Newscasters, Wednesdays; Slim Picken’s, Thursdays; LaPlant, Fridays; Star Drums &Lady Keys, Saturdays.

Baxter’s Sports Bar: 1700 132nd St. SE, Mill Creek; 425-337-3007. 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Oct. 13/14, Square One.

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

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

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

Espresso Americano: 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492, Live music, 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays, various artists/styles, concerts free with one drink purchase. Oct. 13, Christie Aitken, acoustic guitar and vocals.

The Jet Deck: 10203 31st Ave. W., Everett; 425-353-0770. Live music, Fridays. DJ’d music, Saturdays.

Jimmy Jacks Classic Rock Cafe: 13428 Highway 99 S., Everett; 425-745-1590. Live music, Fridays/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/Saturdays.

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

Marco’s: 17525 Highway 99, Lynnwood; 425-743-6627. 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Oct. 13/14, Shy Anne.

Mountain View Inn: 32005 Mt. Loop Highway, Granite Falls; 360-691-6668.Oct. 13,14, Rumbleweed, 21/older, all shows.

One-Eyed Jack’s Roadhouse: 14019 Highway 99, Lynnwood; 425-741-5570. DJ’d music Fridays; live music Saturdays.

Oxford Saloon: 913 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-3845. MilesFromChicago, 8 p.m. Oct. 18.

Petosa’s on Broadway: 3121 Broadway Ave. S., Everett; 425-258-1544; 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Oct. 13/14, Pop Culture.

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

Skagit County and north

Silver Reef Casino: 4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale; 360-383-0777, ext. 126. Music starts at 9 p.m., no cover charge. Oct. 13, 14 Tweety and the Tomcats (rock). 7 p.m. Oct. 14 live professional boxing in the Pavilion, $35. Oct. 19 Jimmy Wright band (classic rock).

Skagit Valley Casino Pacific Showroom: 5984 N. Darrk Lane, Bow; 206-628-0888. Debbie Reynolds, 4 and 7 p.m. Oct. 15; $47, 206-628-0888,, or at the casino, 877-275-2448.

Seattle and south

Cafe Campagne: 1600 Post Alley, Seattle; 206-728-2233. Live music Tuesdays/Thursdays.

Dulces Latin Bistro: 1430 34th Ave., Seattle; 206-322-5453. Lisa Lanza, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays/Thursdays.

Grazie Ristorante Italiano: Exit 26 off I-405 and south on Bothell-Everett Highway, Canyon Park; 425-402-9600. 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. Oct. 13/14, Joe Koplin Quintet.

The Lab: 12510 15th Ave. NE, Seattle. The Insurgence, The Slashers, CLR, Oct. 14.

Larry’s Nightclub: 209 First Ave. S., Seattle; 206-624-7665. DJ’d music nightly.

The Last Supper Club: 124 S. Washington St., Seattle; 206-748-9975. DJ’d music Fridays/Saturdays.

Lucky Eagle Casino: 12888 188th Ave. SW, Rochester; 206-628-0888.

Lumette: 2128 Queen Anne Ave. N., Seattle; 206-694-0055, Greg Schroeder Quartet, Thursdays.

Madison’s Cafe: 3803 Delridge Way SW, Seattle; 206-935-2111. Singer/songwriter night, 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays.

Maggiano’s Little Italy: 10455 NE Eighth St., Bellevue; 425-519-6476. Victor Janusz, Tuesdays through Saturdays.

The Pink Door: 1919 Post Alley, Seattle; 206-443-3241; 206-443-3241, Casey Macgill and the Blue 4 Trio, Wednesdays; Tony Yazzolino and Steve Kamke, Thursdays; Northwest Showcase with various bands, Fridays; Cabaret and burlesque, Saturdays; Janna Wichter, Sundays.

Salty’s at Alki Beach: 1936 Harbor Ave. SW, Seattle; 206-937-1600. Victor Janusz and Tim Koss, Fridays.

Tula’s: 2214 Second Ave., Seattle; 206-443-4221. Dave Peck Trio, 8:30 p.m. Oct. 13/14, $15 cover.

Unity Theater: 119 1/2 North Bend Way; 425-831-5667, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13, 14, $12.50, $10 kids/seniors,1938 Old Time Radio Show.

Waterfront Seafood Grill: 2801 Alaskan Way, Pier 70, Seattle; 206-956-9171. Ben Fleck, Tuesdays through Saturdays.


Snohomish and Island counties

Crazy Moose Casino: 22003 66th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-672-4770, comedy show, 9 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays, free.

Foxy’s Pub: 9601 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-513-0960, happy hour comedy, 6 p.m. Thursdays, $3, includes one well drink or domestic beer.

Hawkeye’s Pub &Grill: 1002 Vernon Road, Lake Stevens; 425-335-4359, comedy show, 9 p.m. first Saturdays, free; Ron Stubbs Comedy Hypnosis Show, 9 p.m. third Saturdays.

Jam sessions

Snohomish and Island counties

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

Bluegrass open mic: 7 to 10 p.m. last Saturdays, Wired &Unplugged Internet Coffeehouse, 717 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-2472.

Jazz jam: The Tony Chop Jazz Trio, 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays, Wired &Unplugged Internet Coffeehouse, 717 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-2472.

Native American flute gathering: Cedar Tree Native flute circle, 10 a.m. to noon, last Saturdays, Wired &Unplugged Internet Coffeehouse, 717 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-2472.

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

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

Open mic: 6 to 9 p.m. Fridays, Wired &Unplugged Online Coffee House, 717 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-2472.

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

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Jams second/fourth Fridays, 5 p.m. Celtic group, 6 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. circle jam. 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. beginning fiddle, mandolin, guitar workshop at every jam. Bring fiddle if you have one; a few loaners available; free, Old Arlington High School, 135 S. French St.; 360-691-5907, e-mail

Skagit County and north

Open mic: 7 to 10 p.m. Tuesdays, Althea’s Cafe, 614 S. First St., Mount Vernon; 360-336-0602,

Out of the Ashes: Interactive music program for people with disabilities, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays, Althea’s Cafe, 614 S. First St., Mount Vernon; 360-336-0602,

Seattle and south

Legends: Live jam night, 9 p.m. Thursdays, acoustic jam, 9:30 p.m. Sundays, 4439 35th Ave. SW, Seattle; 206-938-3598.


Snohomish and Island counties

Evergreen Community Choir: Seeking skilled accompanist for six performances of an “Evening of Handel;” call Becky, 425-788-2500.

Cascade Symphony Orchestra: Seeks a concertmaster for the 2006 season, salaried position; 425-776-4938, 425-745-5921,



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


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


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

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

Sunday through Thursday: Petosa’s on Broadway, 3121 Broadway Ave. S.; 425-258-1544.

Tuesday , 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, Everett; 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.

Lake Stevens

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


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. Wednesday. Oxford Saloon &Eatery. 913 First St.; 360-568-3845,


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

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