Music calendar

Holiday music

Snohomish and Island counties

“Christmas Presence”: Bells of the Sound’s annual hand bell Christmas concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, free, Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 206-931-7669,

“Holly Jolly Holiday”: Seattle Men’s Chorus annual holiday concert, 8 p.m. Dec. 3, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett877-388-7464,

“A Traditional Holiday Celebration”: Everett Chorale and the Snohomish Children’s Choir holiday concert, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, 3 p.m. Dec. 4, $14, $10 students and seniors. Everett Performing Arts Center, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-257-8600

“Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day”: Seattle Children’s Choir holiday concert, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett, 3:30 p.m. Dec. 10, First Presbyterian Church, 1013 Eighth Ave., Seattle, $14, $10 students and seniors; 206-542-5998.

Steven Curtis Chapman, MercyMe: Christmas concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, $18 to $75, Everett Events Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 866-332-8499,

Seattle and beyond

“December Starlight”: Carols for the Christmas Season: Seattle Choral Company annual holiday concert, 8 p.m. Dec. 2 at Town Hall, 111 9 Eighth Ave., Seattle, and 8 p.m. Dec. 3 at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, 8398 NE 12th St., Medina, $22, $17 seniors, $10 ages 25 and younger; 800-838-3006,

“Glorious Songs of Old”: KidSounds Northwest and YouthSounds Northwest holiday concert, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, $12, $9 seniors, free ages 17 and younger, Highline Performing Arts Center, 410 S. 152nd St., Burien; 206-246-6040,

Celtic holiday concert: 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 3, $15, $12 students and seniors. Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore; 425-602-3272,

“Oh, Great Mystery”: Northwest Chamber Chorus Christmas concerts, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 7500 Greenwood Ave. N., Seattle, 3 p.m. Dec. 4, Plymouth Congregational Church, 1217 Sixth Ave., Seattle, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10, 8398 NE 12th St., Medina; $10 to $20, 206-523-1196.

Holiday concert: Skagit Symphony, 2 p.m. Dec. 4, $13 to $15, $10 students, McIntyre Hall, 2501 E. College Way, 866-624-6897,

Holiday concert: Rita Coolidge and the Kirkland Choral Society, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, $44, $39 seniors, $29 youth, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland, 425-893-9900,

“Lux – Winter Lights”: Seattle Pro Musica’s holiday concert, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Bothell, $5 to $23; 206-781-2766,

Opus 7: The vocal ensemble performs annual holiday concerts, “O Rising Dawn” at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at St. James Cathedral, 804 Ninth Ave., Seattle; 8 p.m. Dec. 17 at St. Thomas Church, 8398 NE 12th St., Medina; $18 advance, $20 at the door; 206-782-2899,

Seattle Men’s Chorus: “Holly Jolly Holiday,” annual Christmas concert, 8 p.m. Dec. 4, 5, 11, 22, 2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 23. Ann Wilson of Heart appears Dec. 4 and 5. Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-292-2787,

Renaissance and medieval harp music Holiday music performed by Barbara Broderick or Bill McJohn, in conjunction with the Friends of the Conservatory’s annual holiday open house, 1 p.m. Dec. 4, 10, 17, 18, 24. Volunteer Park Conservatory, 1400 E. Galer St., Seattle; 206-322-4112.

KPLU Christmas Jam: The ninth annual event features Connie Evingson and Susan Pascal, noon to 1 p.m. Dec. 8, Pacific Lutheran University, Lagerquist Hall, Tacoma;


Seattle and beyond

Bellevue Philharmonic: Conducted by Fusao Kajima, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, 2 p.m. Dec. 4, $34, $27.25 seniors, $12.25 students, Theatre at Meydenbauer, 11100 NE Sixth St., Bellevue; 206-325-6500.


Snohomish and Island counties

Emerald City Mandolin Quartet: 7 p.m. Dec. 3, Espresso Americano, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett.

Steven Curtis Chapman, MercyMe, 7 p.m. Dec. 7, $18 to $75, Everett Events Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 866-332-8499.

Seattle and beyond

Umphrey’s McGee, 9 p.m. Dec. 3, $17, Showbox, 1426 First Ave., Seattle; 800-992-8499.

Nickel Creek, 7 p.m. Dec. 4, $22.50 and $27.50, Paramount Theatre, 911 Pine St., Seattle; 206-628-0888.

Morcheeba, 9 p.m. Dec. 4, $25, Showbox, 1426 First Ave., Seattle; 800-992-8499.

Matt Costa, 8 p.m. Dec. 4, $8, Chop Suey, Seattle; 206-628-0888.

Rita Coolidge, Kirkland Choral Society, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, $44, $39 seniors, $29 youth, Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; 425-893-9900.

The Southland, West Indian Girl, 9 p.m. Dec. 7, $12, Crocodile Cafe, 2200 Second Ave., Seattle; 206-628-0888.

Contemporary works for jazz orchestra: Studio Jazz Ensembles 1 and 2 perform, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, $10. Meany Theater, UW, Seattle; 206-543-4880,

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.

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

Horseshoe Saloon: 1805 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-303-0250. Jazz champagne brunch with Bass-ic Sax, 10 a.m. Sundays.

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

Jimmy Jacks Classic Rock Cafe: 13428 Highway 99 S., Everett; 425-745-1590. Live music, every Friday and Saturday.

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

New California Tavern: 8421 State Ave., Marysville; 360-653-2101. Super Collider, Dec. 2 and 3.

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. Miles From Chicago, Dec. 21.

Pastime Tavern: 107 Fifth, Sultan; 360-793-2478. Random Generator, Dec. 10; New Year’s Eve Party with Go Ask Alice, Dec. 31.

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

Seattle and beyond

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

Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley: 2033 Sixth Ave., Seattle; 206-441-9729. Jane Monheit, through Dec. 4; Joe Bonamassa, Dec. 6 and 7; Brian Culbertson, Dec. 8 through 11.

Doc Maynard’s: 610 First Ave., Seattle; 206-628-3705. The Charles White Band, Dec. 2; The Randy Oxford Band, Dec. 3.

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

Lucky Eagle Casino: 12888 188th Ave. SW, Rochester, 206-628-0888. Loose Gravel, Dec. 2 and 3.

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.

The Pink Door: 1919 Post Alley, Seattle; 206-443-3241; 206-443-3241, David Russell, Tuesdays; Casey Mac Gill, Wednesdays; Tony Yazzolino, Thursdays; Northwest Showcase with various bands, Fridays; Julie Cascioppo, Saturdays.

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


Snohomish and Island counties

Canoes Cabaret: Tulalip Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip; 888-271-1111. Ron Stubbs Comedy Hypnosis Show, 8 p.m. Dec. 6.

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

Hawkeyes Pub &Grill: 1002 Vernon Road, Lake Stevens; 425-335-4359. Comedy show, 9 p.m. first Saturday of each month, free; Ron Stubbs Comedy Hypnosis Show, 9 p.m. third Saturday of each month.

Seattle and beyond

The Edge Improv: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, $10, $8 students and seniors, The Playhouse, 200 Madison Ave. N., Bainbridge Island; 206-842-8569.

Jam sessions

Snohomish and Island counties

Bluegrass &Country Music Makers Association: Bluegrass jam sessions at 1 p.m. the second Sunday of each month at Darrington Community Center. Free, everyone welcome. Dinner following session, donation requested; 360-436-1179, 360-436-1006.

Bluegrass open mic: 7 to 10 p.m. last Saturday of each month, 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 gather: 10 a.m. to noon last Saturday of the month, 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. the second and fourth Fridays of each month. Free. Baker Hi-Rise, 1401 Poplar, Everett; 425-334-5769.

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

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

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

Open mic: 7 to 11 p.m. Friday. The Candy Cane Restaurant, 523 W. Stevens Ave., Sultan; 425-799-2416.

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Jam sessions the second and fourth Fridays of each month, workshop at 6 p.m., circle jam at 7 p.m., performances at 8 p.m., youth jam at 7 p.m. second Fridays. Arlington High School, 135 S. French St., Arlington; 360-691-5907, email

Seattle and beyond

Legends: Live jam night, 9 p.m. each Thursday. Acoustic jam, 9:30 p.m. each Sunday. 4439 35th Ave. SW, Seattle; 206-938-3598.

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,



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 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.


Monday through Saturday: 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

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


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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