Music calendar


Snohomish, Island counties

Bothell Farmer’s Market concerts: 4 to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sept. 24, Country Village, 23718 Seventh Ave. SE (Bothell-Everett Highway); free; 425-483-2250; Aug. 27, Paula Maya.

Cherry Cherry, Neil Diamond tribute: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Aug. 27, North Creek Sportsfield No. 3, 11905 N. Creek Parkway S., Bothell; free; 425-486-7430;

Joshua Elliott: 2 p.m. Aug. 28, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley; $12 and $15; 360-221-8268, 800-638-7631;

Lasarose, Spanish funk-folk: 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 28, Port Gardner Landing, 1700 W. Marine View Drive, Everett; free; 425-257-8322.

Ali Marcus, blues, country and folk: 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 29, Port Gardner Landing, 1700 W. Marine View Drive, Everett; free; 425-257-8322.

Soul Purpose, classic rock and soul: 3 to 4 p.m. Aug. 29, City Park, Third and Pine, Edmonds; free; bring lawn chairs or blankets; rain cancels; 425-771-0228, 425-771-0230.

Evergreen State Fairgrounds: Unless otherwise noted, 7 p.m. concerts at 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; fair admission applies to concert tickets purchased at gate, but not to those purchased in advance; details at and

Aug. 29, Los Lobos with Magazine; $29.50.

Aug. 31, .38 Special with Chance Mc Kinney; $29.50.

Sept. 1, Lifehouse; $29.50.

7:30 p.m. Sept. 2, Howie Mandel; $29.50.


Dave Matthews Band and guests: 6 p.m. Sept. 3 through 5, The Gorge Ampitheatre, 754 Silica Road NW, George; $48.50 and $70; 800-745-3000;

Seattle Peace Concerts: Noon to 6 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 19, various Seattle parks; free; Food bank donations for Northwest Harvest will be accepted. Aug. 29, Volunteer Park, 1247 15th Ave. E.

ZooTunes: Gates open at 5 p.m., rain-or-shine outdoor concerts start at 6 p.m., North Meadow, Woodland Park Zoo, 601 N. 59th St., Seattle. Tickets at Metropolitan Markets and zoo gates, 206-548-2500,; 800-838-3006, Service fees apply.

Aug. 29, Herbie Hancock’s The Imagine Project; $27.

Sept. 2, Cyndi Lauper; $29.


Acoustic jam and open house: Noon to 9 p.m. Aug. 29, A Chapel on Swans Trail, 5419 64th St. SE, Snohomish; admission by donation; guests may bring picnics or snacks; 425-334-4165 or 425-315-5623.

Open mike nights: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Red Cup Cafe, 619 Fourth St., Mukilteo; open to musicians, poets, comedians and other performing artists; details at 425-971-5521.

Seattle Symphony Chorale auditions: By appointment Aug. 28 and 29, Benaroya Hall, 200 University St., Seattle; details at 206-215-4728 and

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

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; e-mail nfkeck 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; must provide own instrument and be able to sight-read; music provided; join anytime; 425-257-8780.

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

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

Voices Northwest: 7 p.m. Mondays, Trinity Episcopal Church, 2301 Hoyt Ave., Everett; open to women 16 and older; 360-794-4426; e-mail kimmieaikins Jams second and fourth Fridays. Times are 5 p.m. Celtic group, 6 p.m. workshop, 7 p.m. circle jam. Free family entertainment. 8 p.m. fourth Fridays, stage shows. Bring fiddle if you have one; a few loaners available; free; all at Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-691-5907, e-mail

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