Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

The Red Hot Chili Pipers come to Edmonds, and country artist Dalton Dover performs Friday as part of the Everett Stampede.

“My Neighbor’s Fence,” batik on silk by Carolyn Doe. (Rob Schouten Gallery)

“My Neighbor’s Fence,” batik on silk by Carolyn Doe. (Rob Schouten Gallery)

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The Everett Stampede: Saddle up for what organizers have dubbed “a week of bulls, boots and boogie in downtown Everett.” The schedule:

• April 17-18: Professional bull riding at Angel of the Winds Arena.

• April 19: Dalton Dover with Alex Jordan at 8 p.m. at Kings Hall in the Apex Art and Culture Center.

• April 20: The Honkytonk Brunch at 16Eleven.

• April 20: Ben Haggard with special guest at Kings Hall in the Apex Art and Culture Center.

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Red Hot Chilli Pipers: Bagpipes and rock ‘n’ roll. 7:30 p.m. April 18 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. More at

Larry Byers and The Guise: Classic rock and soul music from the ’60s and ’70s at 7 p.m. April 19 at Port Gardner Bay Winery, 3006 Rucker Ave., Everett. More at

Five for Fighting with String Quartet: Five for Fighting is the stage name used by chart-topping adult contemporary singer-songwriter John Ondrasik. 7:30 p.m. April 19 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $35-$65. More at

Close to You: Carpenters tribute. 7:30 p.m. April 19 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $15 and up. More at More at

Tim Koss Quartet: Classic and original bebop, blues, bossas and ballads at 7 p.m. April 20 at Port Gardner Bay Winery, 3006 Rucker Ave., Everett. More at

Roger McGuinn: A towering figure in rock who fronted the Byrds, the band that melded the Beatles with Bob Dylan in the 1960s. 7:30 p.m. April 20 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $32-$62. More at

Emma’s Revolution: The socially conscious duo will perform at 7 p.m. April 20 at Edmonds Unitarian Universalist Church’s Chapman Hall, 8109 224th St. SW, Edmonds. For more information, go to

Music From the Big Band Era: The Port Gardner Bay Music Society’s sixth and final concert of its 2023-24 season is set for 3 p.m. April 21 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 215 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett. The Moonlight Swing Orchestra will play classic sounds of the Big Band Era — Dorsey, Ellington, Miller,Armstrong, Shaw and others with an occasional pop number thrown in. Admission is by suggested donation at the door.

Hotel California — The Original Eagles Tribute: 7:30 p.m. April 25, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $49.50. More at

Greta Matassa: The esteemed Northwest jazz vocalist is scheduled to perform 7:30 p.m. April 27 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $25. More at

Hysteria with Infinity Project: Def Leppard and Journey tribute acts. 7 p.m. April 27 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $15 and up. More at

Everett Philharmonic Orchestra and Everett Choral: Leonard Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and Mozart’s Requiem at 3 p.m. at April 28 at the Everett Civic Auditorium, at 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets at $25 and up. For more, or 425-585-8975.

Dr. Crue with Kingsryche: Motley Crue and Queensryche tribute acts. 7 p.m. May 3 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $15 and up. More at

Heidi Muller and Bob Webb: This dynamic folk duo will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 4 at the Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St. Snohomish. Tickets are $25. More at

Kentucky Rain’s Elvis Challenge: Amateur Elvis impersonators will compete at 7:30 p.m. May 4 at the historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Contestants will be judged on four categories: vocal performance, costume and appearance, stage presence, and audience response. Prizes will be awarded. There is no charge to enter the contest. Visit to learn more. Tickets are $30 and up. More at

Louise Harrison presents The Liverpool Legends: Four lads who were hand-picked by Louise Harrison, sister of the late George Harrison of The Beatles, will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 10 at at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $15 and up. More at

Peter Rivera: Rivera, the original voice and beat of Rare Earth between 1969 and 1975, will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 11 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $15 and up. More at

Fisherman’s Village: The lineup has been set for the music festival set for May 16-18 in downtown Everett. Headliners will be Drive-By Truckers, Allen Stone, Shovels & Rope, Courtney Marie Andrews and Sol. For more information, go to

CABAM! Camano Bluegrass Jam: Musicians from the Puget Sound region will gather for a monthly jam session May 18 at the South Camano Grange, 2227 S. Camano Drive, Camano Island. Music starts at 3 p.m. An optional dinner provided by the Camano Farm Ashram and served by The South Camano Grange between 5:30 and 6 p.m. is $10 cash per person. An open mic will follow. For more, email

Tony V’s Garage: 1716 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

Sunbather Die and Stoneyard: Sunbather Die is a new heavy, alternative rock band from Anacortes. Stoneyard is an alternative rock band. 8 p.m. April 18. $5.

Nite Wave Best ’80s Dance Party: 8 p.m. April 19. $20.

The Circus In Your Town: The hard rock band is celebrating 21 years in the Everett music scene. Seattle’s Atrocity Girl and Everett’s Pagan County Rebels open the show. 8 p.m. April 20. $10.

Lucky Dime: 1618 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

Goodbye Viking/Passiflora/Dead Streets: This punk rock show starts at 8 p.m. April 19. $10.

420 Doom Metal: Bands include Hidden Gateways, Twin Reaper, SEAWLVS and Asteroid Witch. 8 p.m. April 20. $10.

Black Lab Gallery: 1805 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

All ages hardcore show: Bands include Place of Refuge, EOD and Spite House. 7 p.m. April 20. $15.

Cookie Watkins — Tribute to Tina Turner: The show starts at 7 p.m. May 26 in the Orca Ballroom at Tulalip Resort Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. Tickets are $25-$35. More at

Joe Nichols: The country music artist will perform at 8 p.m. June 15 in Canoes Cabaret at Tulalip Resort Casino, 10200 Quil Ceda Blvd., Tulalip. Tickets are $45-$55 and go on sale at 10 a.m. April 19. More at

NORTH SOUND Young Adult Battle of the Bands: A musical showdown that brings together talented young musicians from across the Pacific Northwest on from 5-9 p.m. June 22 at Kings Hall, located at the APEX Art & Culture Center in Everett. Selected Pacific Northwest bands, whose members are 21 years old and younger, will gather to showcase their musical prowess and compete for prizes. Each band will be evaluated by a panel of judges yet to be determined and audience members will cast a vote for their favorite band. The winning band will receive a coveted spot at the Snohomish Block Party’s Snohomish Live Mainstage on Aug. 24 and additional prizes will be awarded to the top three bands. All competitors will receive commemorative t-shirts. To apply to compete, or to purchase tickets, go to

Chateau St. Michelle 2024 Summer Concert Series: Tickets for all shows went on sale March 25. Go to for more information.

• Sarah McLachlan, May 25-26

• Maren Morris, June 1

• Jordan Davis, June 21

• Charley Crockett, June 27

• Beck, with Symphony Orchestra, July 3

• Tate McRae, July 7

• The Revivalists with Hiss Golden Messenger, July 11

• Harry Connick Jr., July 12-13

• Lyle Lovett And His Large Band, with Milk Carton Kids, July 14

• Jason Isbell And The 400 Unit, with Adeem The Artist, July 16-17

• John Legend, July 20-21

• Stray Cats, July 27

• The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Aug. 1

• Gipsy Kings, with Nicolas Reyes, Aug. 2

• Lake Street Dive, Aug. 3-4

• O.A.R., with Fitz And The Tantrums, Aug. 13

• Gary Clark Jr., Aug. 14

• Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo, with Berlin, Aug. 15

• Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, with JD McPherson, Aug. 16-17

• Michael Franti and Spearhead, with Citizen Cope and Bombargo, Aug. 18

• John Fogerty, with George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Aug. 19

• The Beach Boys, Aug. 23

• Chris Isaak, Sept. 12

• Wynonna Judd, Sept. 20

• Crowded House, Sept. 21

• Indigo Girls and Amos Lee, Sept. 28.

Arts Night Snohomish: First Saturday of the month, open mic for music, poetry, monologues, scenes, dance. Event is free, donations appreciated, refreshments provided. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 913 Second St., Snohomish.

Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: The 2024-25 season begins Oct. 5 with music by Howard Hanson, Ernest Bloch, the U.S. premiere performance of Ruth Gipps’ Cringlemire Garden, Impression for String Orchestra, and the Concerto for Organ and String Orchestra by Jon Laukvik, Youngjin Joo, organ solo. On Dec. 7, PCO’s Annual Showcase of Local Young Musicians will present Joyce Ye, piano soloist and Alex Chen, cello soloist who will perform music by Mozart and Haydn. Also on the program is String Lake by Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Higdon plus music by Peter Warlock and Josef Suk. Four living composers’ works will be performed Feb. 22, 2025: Chicharra by Nicholas Repetto, The Flow of Compassion by M. Torumtay Altan, Movement for String Orchestra by Stefan Diehl, and Stephanie Ann Boyd’s A Kaleidoscoped Menagerie. The summer concert is set for June 7. The orchestra will perform Arioso for String Orchestra by Philip Glass, and Andante for Strings by Vally Weigl. Weigl’s compositions are rarely heard outside the U.S., though her works span decades. Also on the program is music by Wallingford Riegger, Franz Schreker and Karel Husa. Pacifica Chamber Orchestra performs at Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. All four concerts are set for 3 p.m. Saturdays, with tickets sold at the door 30 minutes before each concert. Ticket prices are $25 for general admission and $20 for students 17 and younger and for adults 65 and older. For more, go to or call 206-972-7722.



NADEZHDINY: Performed in Russian, this one-woman show starring Masha Mashkova starts at 7 p.m. April 21 at Edmonds Center for the Arts 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $50-$80. More at

Phoenix Theatre: The next show is “Death by Design,” which is described as what happens when you mix the wit of Noel Coward with the intricate plotting of Agatha Christie. Through April 28 at the theater, 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. More at

Edmonds Driftwood Players: The theater’s 65th season continues with “The Savannah Sipping Society,” May 3-19; and the 13th Annual Festival of Shorts, opening weekend June 27-28. Season 65 subscriptions are $96-$106. For more, go to

Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts: The theater’s 2023-2024 season is celebrating Shakespeare. It will continue with “Into the Breeches,” a WWII-set story in which a group of women on the home front stage “Henry V,” April 12-28; and the musical version of “Twelfth Night,” May 24-June 9. Red Curtain Arts Center is located at 9315 State Ave., Suite J, in the Goodwill shopping center, behind the EvCC cosmetology school, in Marysville. For more information, go to

“All Things Equal: The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg”: A one-woman show venerating the Supreme Court justice. 7:30 p.m. April 17 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $32-$62. More at

Village Theatre: The 2024-25 season comprises four musicals and a murder mystery. All five shows will be staged by the professional theater company at the Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. For more, go to

• “Camelot,” the beloved musical by Lerner and Loewe, will run from Oct. 19 to Nov. 10.

• “Legally Blonde,” the stage musical version of the Reese Witherspoon movie. Jan. 4-26, 2025.

• “Dial M for Murder,” a new adaptation of the murder mystery chestnut, promising more twists and turns than the Hitchcock film. March 1-23, 2025.

• “Jersey Boys,” The story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, who sang like angels and cussed like Jersey teenagers. May 3-25, 2025.

• “The Color Purple,” a musical based on Alice Walker’s novel and Steven Spielberg’s movie. July 5-27, 2025.


Tyler Smith Presents the Dope Show: Cannabis-themed comedy. 7 p.m. April 27 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $25. More at

Colin and Brad: Asking for Trouble: Colin Mochrie and Brad Sherwood, of “Whose Line is it Anyway?” fame. 7:30 p.m. April 26 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $48-$78. More at


SnoCo Movie Club Screening and Discussion: The SnoCo Movie Club will be screening “M,” the 1931 classic directed by Fritz Lang, at 2:30 p.m. April 20 at the Everett Public Library auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave. There will be an optional discussion after. Free admission. More information at

“Steamboat Bill Jr.”: See the Buster Keaton silent classic with pipe organ accompaniment at 3 p.m. April 28 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $18-$20. More at


Graphite Arts Center: Art Start Northwest Student Art Show: Some 300 pieces of student art will be on display during a free opening reception from 5-8 p.m. April 18 at the Graphite Arts Center, 202 Main St., Edmonds. The show will laos be open from 1-5 p.m. April 19 and noon-4 p.m. April 20. Also, a silent auction of donated artworks from Graphite Artists will be on display in an effort to raise funds. More at

Cole Gallery: Christopher Mathie’s “Coastal Expressions” is an inspired collection of paintings capturing the vitality of Puget Sound. The show opening at 5 p.m. April 18 during Art Walk at 107 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds. For more, visit

Gateway Gallery: Preserving the Past & the Present for the Future: Beadwork Based on Tradition by Monika Denasha, through April 28. The gallery — at 578 E North Camano Drive, Camano Island — is open noon to 4 p.m. Fridays and Sundays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays.

Rob Schouten Gallery: Artist Carolyn Doe’s batik paintings on silk depict landscapes and birds on random patterned backgrounds. Her work will be on display May 1-27 with an opening reception set for 5-7 p.m. May 4, at Rob Schouten Gallery, 101 Anthes Ave., Langley. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m every day except Tuesdays, which are by appointment. For more information, call 360.222.3070 or email

Cascadia Art Museum: Current exhibitions at this venue for Northwest art from the early and mid 20th century are: “The World of Peter Fortune,” featuring the iconoclastic artist’s work in painting, printmaking and ceramics, through June 2; “Lines of Empathy: Prints and Drawings by Richard Correll,” a WPA artist whose work includes murals at Arlington High School, through June 2; “A Legacy Rediscovered: Northwest Women Artists 1920-1970,” through Jan. 5, 2025; and “Modern Forms / Modern Adornment,” through Nov. 24. Hours at the museum, 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds, are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. More at

Schack Art Center: The current Art Education in Action Exhibition is “Chromacosm: Our Universe in Color,” through June 9. In it, artists explore the intangible nature of color through “monochromatic artwork in various mediums, accompanied by a detailed explanation of the materials used, concepts explored, underlying science, and other information to help unlock the mysteries of color,” the art center says in a news release. It will be visited by thousands of Snohomish County students and their teachers. The Schack Arts Center is at 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. It’s open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.

Camano Island Studio Tour: The 25th annual event is set for 10 a.m. 5 p.m. May 10-12 and May 18-19. Meet artists and watch them work at their studios and workshops. More information at


Welcome to Oz: Lynnwood Pride is proud to announce Lynnwood’s inaugural Pride event from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on June 8. This free event will include speakers, entertainers, vendors, a fashion catwalk contest for kids nad adults, a “Wizard of Oz”-themed theater performance and more. So far, speakers include City Council Member Josh Binda, Winter Cashman of Renton Pride, intersex speaker Liv Morgan and author David Neiwert. To particiapte as a vendor, contact To participate as musical act, contact For more information, go to or

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