Music calendar

Holiday music

Snohomish and Island counties

Holiday Magic: The Trolley Community Band, The Upbeats and The Silver Seas, 7 p.m. Dec. 3. Edmonds Church of God, 8224 220th SW, Edmonds; 425-745-9121.

“Underneath the Mistletoe”: Seattle Men’s Chorus annual holiday concert, 8 p.m. Dec. 4, $16.50 to $50. Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett; 425-257-8600.

“A Musical Journey for the Holidays”: Everett Chorale, Dec. 4 and 5. Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-257-8600

Symphonic Choir concert: Student performance, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7, $7, $5 seniors, free for students. Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood; 425-640-1313.

Winter Sampler concert: Mountlake Terrace High School Music Department’s combined choirs and orchestras, 7 p.m. Dec. 7. MTHS Theater, 21801 44th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-471-3205.

“A Star for Christmas”: Snohomish County Christian School choirs, band and orchestra, 7 p.m. Dec. 9 and 10, free. 23607 54th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; 425-774-7773.

Seattle and beyond

Celtic Yuletide Magical Strings: Celtic music, Irish dance, storytelling and processionals, 2 p.m. Dec. 5. The Theatre at Meydenbauer, 11100 NE Sixth St., Seattle; 206-325-6500.

Seattle Choral Company: “Strike the Harp – Christmas music from America’s past,”2 and 8 p.m. Dec. 4, $10 to $24. Meany Theater, 15th Ave. NE and NE 40th St., Seattle.

Celtic Holiday concert, with Oran nan Car, Stanley and Kip Greenthal, Joel Bernstein, SRS Irish Dance Troupe, 7 to 9 p.m. Dec. 4, $20, $12 GA, $10 students and seniors. Bastyr University, 14500 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore;

Skagit Valley Chorale: “Heralding Christmas 2004,” 7 p.m. Dec. 4, 4 p.m. Dec. 5, $12, $10 seniors and students. Salem Lutheran Church, 2529 La Venture Road, Mount Vernon; 360-424-0695.

Choir of the Sound: Annual holiday concert, 3 and 7 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5, $18, $16 children and seniors. Shorecrest High School Performing Arts Center, 15343 25th Ave. NE, Shoreline; 206-528-9990.

Northwest Chamber Chorus: Distler’s “Weihnachtsgeschichte,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Phinney Ridge Lutheran Church, 3 p.m. Dec. 5, Plymouth Congregational Church, $14 to $20; 206-523-1196,

Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble: “This Night,” 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, $18 to $20. St. James Cathedral, Seattle; 206-782-2899,

Seattle Pro Musica: “Northern Lights,” holiday music, 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Town Hall, $18, $21 at the door, $13 seniors, $16 seniors at the door, $10 students; 206-781-2766,

“Underneath the Mistletoe”: Seattle Men’s Chorus annual holiday concert, 8 p.m. Dec. 5, 6, $16.50 to $50. Benaroya Hall, 200 University, Seattle; 206-323-2992.


Seattle and beyond

Early Music Guild: Liber unUsualis, 8 p.m. Dec. 4, $10 to $32. Town Hall, 1119 Eighth St., Seattle; 206-325-7066,


Snohomish and Island counties

The Trolley Days Concert Band, 7 p.m. Dec. 3, non-perishable donations accepted, Edmonds Church of God, 8224 220th SW, Edmonds; 425-745-9121.

Hot Club Sandwich, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3, $3, $2 children, Edmonds Community College, Triton Union building, 20200 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-771-4030.

Seattle and beyond

Judy Collins, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5, $29 to $59. Kirkland Performance Center, 350 Kirkland Ave., Kirkland; 425-828-0422,

Seattle Jazz Vespers concert, Little Bill and the Blue Notes, Randy Oxford, 6 p.m. Dec. 5, First Baptist Church, 1111 Harvard Ave., Seattle; 206-325-6051.

Phoenix, West Indian Girl and Mercir, 9 p.m. Dec. 7, $12, Chop Suey, 1325 E. Madison St., Seattle; 206-628-0888.

Mary Gauthier, Dec. 9, $18, Wild Buffalo, 208 W. Holly, Seattle;

In the clubs

Snohomish and Island counties

Big Al’s Casino: 12715 Fourth Ave. W., Everett. Andy Stewart Band, Dec. 3.

Buck’s American Cafe: 2901 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Live jazz, every Sat.

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

Horseshoe Saloon: 1805 Hewitt Ave., Everett; 425-303-0250. Stickshift Annie with Kimball Conant and the Fugitives, Dec. 3; Bobby Holland &Breadline Blues, Dec. 4.

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

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

The Mad Crab: 10 Front St., Coupeville; 360-678-0241. A Better World, Dec. 4.

Oxford Saloon &Eatery: 913 First St.; 360-568-3845. Jeff &The Jet City Flyers, Dec. 3 and 4.

Petosa’s in Snohomish: 1431 Ave. D. 425-334-3500. Live music, 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.

Rockfish Grill: 320 Commercial Ave., Anacortes; 360-588-1720. Annieville Blues, Dec. 3; Mark Riley Trio, Dec. 4; The Duntons, Dec. 8.

Rocko’s Fireside Alehouse: 7520 Beverly Blvd., Everett. The Roger Rogers Band, Dec. 3; Eddie Spaghetti and the Meatballs, Dec. 4.

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

Wired &Unplugged: 717 First St., Snohomish; 360-568-2472. Acoustic open mike, Dec. 3. Sarah Johnston &Friends, Dec. 4.

Seattle and beyond

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

Club Medusa: 2218 Western Ave., Seattle; 206-448-8887. Live DJ’s, Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Dulces Latin Bistro: 1430 34th Ave., Seattle; 206-322-5453. Cindy Hughen, Tuesdays through Thursdays.

Gianni’s Italian Restaurant: 5030 Evergreen Way, Everett; 425-252-2435. Bass-Ic Sax, Wednesdays.

Hotwire Online Coffeehouse: 17551 15th Ave. NE, Shoreline; 206-957-2000. Zen Tornado, Dec. 3; Scott Andrew, Dec. 4.

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, every Fri. and Sat.

New Orleans Creole Restaurant: 114 First South, Seattle; 206-622-2563. Lady Bianca, Dec. 3 and 4; Jay Thomas Big Band and Becca Duran, Dec. 5; The New Orleans Quintet, Dec. 6; Holo Trad Jazz, Dec. 7; Floyd Standifer, Dec. 8; Ham Carson Quintet, Dec. 9.

Scarlet Tree: 6521 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle; 206-523-7153. Big Phat Funk Family, Dec. 3; Korla Wygal and Her Private Reserve, Dec. 4; Footnote and 206 Ribshack, Dec. 5; Paula Maya and Pat Hewitt, Dec. 8.

Skagit Valley Casino Pacific Showroom: 5984 N. Darrk Lane, Bow; 206-628-0888. Big Dog Review, Dec. 3 and 4.


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.

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.


Snohomish and Island counties

The Overtones, a new Everett Community Choir, is seeking members ages 10 years and older to join. There are no auditions and the ability to read music is not required. For information, call 425-257-8300.

Performing and literary arts scholarships are available from the Edmonds Arts Commission. Deadline is 5 p.m. March 1. For information, call 425-771-0228 or email

Seeking singers and actors, ages 16 to 60 for “God Said,” an original production. Auditions are 10 a.m. to noon Dec. 11 at Cedar Valley Grand Hall in Lynnwood. For information, call 425-478-7907.

Jam sessions

Snohomish and Island counties

Acoustic open mic: Open microphone, 8-10 p.m. Friday. Acoustic Connection, 19721 Highway 2, Monroe; 360-863-0244.

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.

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 microphone jam session: Every Wednesday. One-eyed Jack’s Roadhouse, 14019 Highway 99, Lynnwood; 425-741-5570.

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.

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Jam sessions the second and fourth Fridays of each month, workshop/instruction at 6 p.m., circle jam at 7 p.m., performances at 8 p.m. Fidelity Grange, Smokey Point Boulevard at 157th Street, Arlington; 360-653-8727.

Seattle and beyond

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



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

Wednesday: 8 p.m. kid’s karaoke, 10 p.m. adults. The Stump Bar &Grill, 19711 Smokey Point Blvd.; 360-653-6774.


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.


Daily: Tyee Lanes, 914 N. Broadway; 425-259-6161.

Friday: Children’s karaoke, 7 to 8:30 p.m., nonsmoking. Beary Special Espresso &Grill, 2818 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-257-3013.

Friday: Beary Special Espresso &Grill, 2818 Wetmore Ave., Everett; 425-257-3013.

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 and Wednesday: Jimmy Jack’s Classic Rock Cafe, 13428 Highway 99 S.; 425-745-1590.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Wednesday through Saturday: The Chuckwagon Inn, 6720 Evergreen Way; 425-353-2200.

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

Lake Stevens

Tuesday through Thursday: Kid’s karaoke, every Wednesday. La Hacienda Restaurant, Frontier Village, 513 Highway 9; 425-334-4939.


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.


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,

Thursdays: 8 p.m. to midnight Petosa’s in Snohomish, 1431 Ave. D. 425-334-3500.


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

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