Music calendar

Other best bets

David Russell: Grammy-winning classical guitarist opens Seattle Classic Guitar Society’s International Concert Series 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; $28; 206-628-0888.

Tom Paley: One of the founders of the folk-music revival, the banjo player founded the New Lost City Ramblers. 8 p.m. Sept. 30. Phinney Ridge Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $7-14; 206-528-8523.

Pennywise: Punk band delivers righteous anger over current sociopolitical problems with intelligent lyrics. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2, El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle; $20, $23; 800-325-7328.


Seattle and south

Masterpiece concert series: 1 p.m. Sept. 29, 8 p.m. Sept. 30 and 2 p.m. Oct. 1, Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747, Features works by Rachmaninov, Beethoven and Brahms. Single tickets from $15 and $89, see Web site for additional ticket information.

Seattle composers’ salon: 8 p.m. Sept. 29, informal presentation of Seattle composers’ new music, suggested donation $5. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle. An event by Soundbridge, Seattle Symphony Music Discovery Center,

“Clarinettissimo VI”: 4 p.m. Oct. 1, various performers celebrate Mozart, Poncho Hall, Kerry Hall, Cornish College of the Arts, 710 E. Roy St., Seattle; 206-368-7091.

Free concerts: 3 p.m. Oct. 1, “(Music of) Bach, Haydn, Schubert and Bartok” and “Debussy, Faure and Wolf,” University House, Wallingford, 4400 Stone Way N., Seattle. 206-622-6882, put on by Ladies Musical Club,


Snohomish and Island counties

Evergreen Community Choir: Seeking skilled accompanist for six performances of an “Evening of Handel.” Call Becky at 425-788-2500 for more information.

Cascade Symphony Orchestra: Seeks concertmaster for the 2006 season. Salaried position, various responsibilities. See To apply, call 425-776-4938 or 425-745-5921.

Seattle and south

Seattle Metropolitan Glee Club: Accepting new members through September. 206-260-7393 or


Snohomish and Island counties

Shooglenifty: Scottish band, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29, $15, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave.; 425-257-8600.

Seattle and south

Candlebox and Driveblind, 9 p.m. Sept. 29, $25 plus service charges, Showbox, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. TicketsWest,, 800-992-8499. 21 and older.

Mofro, 9 p.m. (doors open at 8 p.m.) Sept. 29, $15, The Tractor Tavern, 5213 Ballard Ave. NW, Seattle. 206-789-4250. Must be 21 or older.

Ben Kweller and Sam Roberts, 8 p.m. Sept. 30, $20 plus service charges, Showbox, 1426 First Ave., Seattle. Tickets available at, TicketsWest outlets or 800-325-7328.

Marc Broussard with Sarah Bareilles, 9 p.m. Oct. 1, $18 plus service charges, Neumo’s, 925 E. Pike St., Seattle; 206-709-9467,, QFC stores, 800-325-7328.

Guster, Nada Surf, Tristan Prettyman, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3, $29.50 plus service charges, Moore Theatre 1932 Second Ave., Seattle;,

Amber Pacific, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4, $12 plus service charges, El Corazon, 109 Eastlake Ave. E., Seattle. TicketsWest, 800-992-8499.

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. Sept. 29 and 30, N-Sane.

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

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.

Espresso Americano: 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-259-3492, Live music, 7 to 9 p.m. Fridays, variety of artists and styles, concerts are free with one drink purchase. Sept. 29, Sam Marshall, blues-inspired vocals and lap-slide guitar.

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 and Saturdays.

JR’s Sports Bar: 9506 19th Ave. SE, Everett (formerly Silver Dollar Casino building); 425-379-7787. 9 p.m. Sept. 29, $5, American School of Warsaw, The Nemesis Theory, Oriya.

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. Sept. 29 and 30, Radio Flyers.

Mountain View Inn: 32005 Mt. Loop Highway, Granite Falls; 360-691-6668. 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 29 and 30, Rockfish. 21 and older, all shows, ID required.

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. 9 p.m. Sept. 29, MilesFromChicago.

Petosa’s On Broadway: 3121 Broadway Ave. S., Everett; 425-258-1544. 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Sept. 29 and 30, The Machine.

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

Skagit County and north

Skagit Valley Casino Pacific Showroom: 5984 N. Darrk Lane, Bow; 206-628-0888. Big Dog Revue band, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 29 and 30. Gruvbox, motown and 70s to current dance hits, no cover, 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Silver Reef Casino: 4876 Haxton Way, Ferndale; 360-383-0777. Music starts at 9 p.m., no cover charge. Oct. 5, The Replacements (rock). Tickets at 866-383-0777, ext. 126.

Seattle and south

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

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

Highway 99 Blues Club: 1414 Alaskan Way, Seattle; 206-227-7242, The Red Hotz Sept. 29, $10. DoctorfunK Sept. 30, $12.

Hiroshi’s Restaurant: 2501 Eastlake Plaza, Seattle; 206-726-4966, Jazz and Sushi in September, 7:30 to 10 p.m.Karen Shivers Group Sept. 29.

Jules Mae’s Saloon: 5919 Airport Way S., Seattle, 206-957-7766. The Insurgence, Dragstrip Riot, Sledgeback, The Them, 9 p.m. Sept. 29, must be 21 or older, $5.

Lo-fi: 429b Eastlake Ave. E; Seattle; 9 p.m. Oct. 2, $8, Quake. 9 p.m.

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.

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 following 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: 4 to 6 p.m. Sundays with the Tony Chop Jazz Trio. 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 and 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 at 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: Jam sessions second and fourth Fridays, 5 p.m. Celtic group, 6 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. circle jam. 6:45 to 7:30 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., Arlington; 360-691-5907, email

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: An 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.



Friday: Smokey Point Steak House, 3528 168th St. NE; 360-657-2048.


Sunday and Monday: The Rocker Bar &Grill, 22833 Bothell-Everett Highway; 425-487-6297.


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


Friday: Blue Yonder, 11014 19th Ave. SE, Everett; 425-337-5040.

Friday and Saturday: Danny’s Campus Bar &Grill, 1010 N. Broadway; 425-304-1281.

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

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

Saturday: Cactus Moon Saloon, 717 128th St. SW.; 425-745-9855.

Saturday: Jack’s, 1307 Hewitt Ave.; 425-252-2266.

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

Monday: Denny’s, 132 128th St. SW; 425-355-2210.

Monday: Dos De Oro Restaurant and Sports Bar, 3201 Rucker Ave.; 425-259-8080.

Monday through Saturday: Happy Land, 1020 N. Broadway; 425-259-2112.

Tuesday through Saturday: Bogie’s on 41st Restaurant &Lounge, 1510 41st St.; 425-259-3838.

Tuesday through Sunday: Foxy’s Pub &Eatery, 9601 Evergreen Way; 425-513-0960.

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

Tuesday and Thursday: Jimmy Jack Restaurant, 13428 Highway 99 S.; 425-745-1590.

Wednesday: The Everett Underground, 1212 California St.; 425-339-0807.

Wednesday through Saturday: Cafe Silver Lake, 11014 19th Ave. SE; 425-338-3628.

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

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

Thursday: Coconut Lounge, 1909 Hewitt Ave.; 206-948-5001,

Thursday through Sunday: Homeport Tavern, 2116 Everett Ave.; 425-259-2661.

Lake Stevens

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


Friday and Saturday: Taste of Thai, 5404 196th SW; 425-778-5206.

Saturday: Regal Beagle, 17711 Highway 99; 425-742-0989.

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

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

Wednesday, Thursday and 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.

Sunday: Village Restaurant, 220 Ash Ave., Marysville; 360-659-2305.

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

Mill Creek

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

Mountlake Terrace

Friday 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. Adults, 8:30 p.m. to midnight Thursday. Oxford Saloon &Eatery. 913 First St.; 360-568-3845,


Friday and Saturday: Viking, Viking Village; 360-629-2030.

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