Music calendar

  • Friday, June 17, 2011 12:01am
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Snohomish, Island counties

Seattle’s Total Experience Gospel Choir: The group is known for their authentic gospel sound and will be one of three featured bands at Monroe’s Jazz Walk. Total Experience Gospel Choir plays at 6, 7, and 8 p.m. June 18 at Monroe Unit

ed Methodist/Morning Star Lutheran joint campus, 338 S. Lewis St. Also playing is Shoreline’s Dixieland group, Ain’t No Seven Heaven, at Monroe United Congregational, 301 S Lewis St., and Monroe’s blues and jazz group, The F Street Project, at Church of Our Savior Episcopal, 331 S Lewis St.. Sets are at 6, 7 and 8 p.m. at all three churches. For more information email Gretchen Wilson at or call her at 360-793-0962.

“Celebrate Summer!”: The Monroe Concert Band presents this free concert of eclectic music including “Casey at the Bat” narrated by noted local actor, Greg Norgaard, and “Fidgety Feet,” guaranteed to get your toes tapping, along with “Beatles: Love,” a medley of favorite Beatles tunes; 2 p.m. June 26 at Frank Wagner Auditorium, 639 West Main St., Monroe. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. For more information visit


Taj Mahal and Joan Osborne: Two blues legends. 6 p.m. June 22, ZooTunes at Woodland Park Zoo, $26,

Marc Cohen and Mary Chapin Carpenter: Folk music in the night. 6 p.m. June 26, Concerts at the Zoo, $24,

Lucinda Williams: One of alt-country’s finest. 6 p.m. June 29, ZooTunes at Woodland Park Zoo, $22,


Snohomish, Island counties

The Land of Lakes Choirboys of Minnesota: The “Nordic Choir” under the direction of Aaron Carpenter features 28 boys age 8 to 14 singing sacred and secular selections. The internationally renowned Land of Lakes Choirboys make their only public appearance in Snohomish County at 7 p.m. June 20 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett. A free will offering will be taken to help defer the choir’s expenses.

Angeli: This vocal group presents “Elegant Whimsies,” a musical homage to the idyllic days of summer; 7 p.m. June 24, at Oak Harbor Lutheran Church, 1253 NW Second Ave., Oak Harbor. Free-will donations will support The Friends of Home Health and Hospice. The concert is open to the public. For information contact Oak Harbor Lutheran Church at 360-679-1561, or email at


Seattle Symphony: All take place at Benaroya Hall’s Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747;

Wyckoff Masterworks Season: Conductor Gerard Schwarz’s 26-year career ends with the Seattle Symphony during these two farewell concerts, featuring Mahler’s “Resurrection” symphony and the world premiere of “Harmonium Mountain” by Philip Glass; 8 p.m. June 18. Tickets are $17 to $150.

“Jazz of the Harlem Renaissance”: The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra collaborates with the Seattle Art Museum to show a selection of images from significant paintings by Jacob Lawrence interspersed with classic jazz pieces; 7:30 p.m. June 18. Regular tickets start at $21.

PLAY! A Video Game Symphony: Andy Brick, music director and conductor, leads in a concert of graphics from 25 of your favorite video games, including “The Legend of Zelda,” “World of Warcraft,” “Halo,” “Super Mario Bros.” and “Final Fantasy,” projected overhead while Seattle Symphony and chorus perform the soundtrack; 7:30 p.m. June 21 and 22. Tickets are $17 to $100.

Carmina Burana: Hear Seattle Symphony and Chorale perform Carl Orff’s 20th-century masterpiece; 8 p.m. June 24 and 25.Tickets are $17 to $127.


Maltby Bluegrass Jam:. Held the first Saturday of each month except July and September at the Maltby Community Club, 8711 206th St SE, Snohomish. Bring food for a 6 p.m. potluck and plan to stay to midnight or later; or call 360-568-3685.

Monroe Community Concert Band: Musicians needed for this community band of 60 or so volunteers who range from high school students to semi-professional musicians. The band performs four concerts a year and practices from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursdays at New Hope Fellowship Church, 1216 Main St., Monroe; 360-691-5310 or

Northwest Scottish Fiddlers: Meetings at 1 p.m. second Sundays, in Edmonds and Mukilteo; open to teens and adults; $25 annual membership fee; 425-670-9084;

Public music opportunities: 6 to 8 p.m. Sundays, Leatherheads Pub & Eatery, 10209 270th St. NW, Stanwood; one- or two-person groups, playing acoustic instruments only; call 360-348-3361;

Recorder music sessions: 10:30 a.m. to noon first and third Saturdays, Everett Senior Activity Center, 3025 Lombard Ave., Everett; easy medieval, Renaissance and baroque pieces; free; for ages 50 and up. Provide own instrument and be able to sight-read; join anytime; 425-257-8780.

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

Snohomish County Windjammers men’s barbershop chorus: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ The King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Ave., Snohomish; open to ages 16 and older; 425-259-2383; email

Threshold choir: Women who sing in small groups at the bedsides of the seriously ill and dying. Rehearsals are 4 to 5:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays in Stanwood. Call 360-939-0240.

Voices Northwest: 7 p.m. Mondays, Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett; open to women 16 and older; 360-794-4426; email

Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Jams are second and fourth Fridays: Celtic group, 5 p.m., workshop, 6 p.m. Circle jam, 7 p.m. Monthly meeting third Sunday, 12:30 to 5 p.m. jam followed by a potluck; free; Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-691-5907, email for more information.

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