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

Scottish band Nazareth will rock Everett and Sarah McLachlan will open Chateau Ste. Michelle’s summer concert series.

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Grammy-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan is set to open this year’s Chateau Ste. Michelle Summer Concert Series with performances on Saturday and Sunday at the winery’s amphitheater in Woodinville. Tickets are available at <a href="" target="_blank"></a>. (Chris Young / The Canadian Press, file)

Grammy-winning Canadian singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan is set to open this year’s Chateau Ste. Michelle Summer Concert Series with performances on Saturday and Sunday at the winery’s amphitheater in Woodinville. Tickets are available at (Chris Young / The Canadian Press, file)

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Nazareth: With musical guest “Bridges.” Nazareth rose from playing the pubs, clubs and dance halls of their native Scotland to become one of the most successful rock bands in the world. 7 p.m. May 24 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $38. More at

Black Lab Gallery: 1805 Hewitt Ave., Everett.

• Stetson Heat Seeker, Laser Beam and Narrow Tarot at 7 p.m. May 25. $10 at the door. Ages 21 and up.

• Lioneer, King Lincoln, Violent Beauragarde and The Villains Inside at 7:30 p.m. June 7. $10 at the door. Ages 21 and up.

• Screen Frogs, Checker Bloom and Mysterious Teriyaki at 7 p.m. June 21.

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

Pacifica Chamber Orchestra Summer Concert: The orchestra’s summer concert is set for 3 p.m. June 1 at Zion Lutheran Church of Everett, 4634 Alger Ave., Everett. The program includes “Gold” by Don Freund, “Voyage for String Orchestra” by John Corigliano, “River Stories” by Yukiko Nishimura, “Suite for String Orchestra” by Frank Bridge and “Zigeurnerweisen” by Pablo Sarasate, Fred Chu, solo violinist. Tickets, sold at the door 30 minutes before the show, are $25 general admission, $20 for students and seniors 65 and up. For more, go to

Stevie Ray Visited: A tribute to Stevie Ray Vaughn at 7:30 p.m. June 1 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $25. For more, go to

“Peace and Love from Laurel Canyon”: Join the students of The Music Circle as they present you music from The Byrds, The Mamas and The Papas, Linda Ronstadt, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, and a host of others at 6:30 p.m. at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $20. For more, go to

No Quarter: A tribute to Led Zepplin: For over 25 years, No Quarter has been pounding the Hammer of the Gods to Led Zeppelin fans both nationally and internationally. The dance floor will be open during this show, which starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $15. For more, go to

Cytrus: This eight-piece funk-driven fusion band based in Seattle will perform at 8 p.m. June 8 at Kings Hall, 1611 Everett Ave., Everett. Tickets are $15. For more, go to

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 Ste. 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.

Peter Rivera: Rivera, the original voice and beat of Rare Earth between 1969 and 1975, will perform at 7:30 p.m. June 29 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $15 and up. More at

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.



Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts: The theater’s 2023-2024 season is celebrating Shakespeare. It will continue with 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. Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 dor seniors, students and military, and $12 for children 12 and under. For more, go to

Sesame Street Live! Say Hello: Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Cookie Monster, and their friends from Sesame Street are coming to your neighborhood to say hello at 2 p.m. May 25 at Angel of the Winds Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $39.75. For more, go to

Hot Wheels Monster Trucks Live Glow Party: This show brings Hot Wheels Monster Trucks to life along with a laser light show, theatrical effects, dancing and toy giveaways. Shows are set for 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. June 1 and 2:30 p.m. June 2 at Angel of the Winds Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $35. For more, go to

Olympic Ballet Theatre Summer Performance: An eclectic production celebrating the diversity of ballet with classical ballet excerpts from famed choreographers of the past and new works by outstanding choreographers of today, including an excerpt from “Raymonda” by Marius Petipa and “A Gentle Prelude” by Donald Byrd, artistic director of Spectrum Dance Theater. 7 p.m. June 1 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds. Tickets start at $24. For more, go to

Kala Vaibhavam Indian dance benefit: Experience the beauty, drama and stunning costumes of traditional East Indian dance, paired with vendor booths and Indian food, at 3-6 p.m. June 8 at Wagner Performing Arts Center, 639 W. Main St., Monroe. There will also be a special guest performance by the Granite Falls School of Dance. Proceeds will benefit improvements to the performing arts center. For tickets and more information, go to

Shreya Ghoshal: Noted for her wide vocal range and versatility, Ghoshal is one of the most prolific and popular singers of India. The show starts at 7 p.m. June 21 at Angel of the Winds Arena, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Tickets start at $49. For more, go to

Edmonds Driftwood Players: The theater’s 65th season continues with the 13th Annual Festival of Shorts, opening June 27-28. Season 65 subscriptions are $96-$106. For more, go to

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.


“After Yang”: SnoCo Movie Club will screen this 2021 American science fiction drama starring Colin Farrell, Jodie Turner-Smith, Justin H. Min, Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja and Haley Lu Richardson at 12:30 p.m. May 25 at the Everett Public Library Auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave., Everett. The film is 96 minutes and rated PG. An optional discussion will follow. Admission is free. For more, go to

“To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar”: The 1995 American road comedy film directed by Beeban Kidron stars Wesley Snipes, Patrick Swayze and John Leguizamo as three New York City drag queens. This free screening will feature special guest and emcee Seattle drag queen Rita LaRue with opening remarks from Mayor Mike Rosen. Festive attire is encouraged! 6 p.m. June 7 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds. For more, go to


Rob Schouten Gallery: Works by oil painter Kathleen Frugé Brown and woodturner Don Wodjenski will be on display May 29-July 1 at the gallery, 101, Anthes Ave. Suite B, Langley. An opening reception is set for 5-7 p.m. June 1, during Langley’s First Saturday Art Walk. For more, go to

Cole Gallery: Painting duo Angela Bandurka and Ron Stocke will be featured in a joint exhibition called “Coming Back to Life” May 30-July 2 at Cole Gallery, 107 Fifth Ave. S, Edmonds. An opening reception is set for 5-8 p.m. June 1. For more, go to

Pacific Northwest Quilt & Fiber Arts Museum: Art quilts by Marie O’Kelley are featured on the first floor through June 2. Silks and weavings by Melissa Scherrer Paré and Audrey Ducas are featured on the second floor through July 7. The museum, at 703 S. Second St., La Conner, is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. More at Free.

Edmonds College Art Gallery: “Growing Things: An Exhibition of Student Art” is the gallery’s spring exhibition of student art, featuring drawings, paintings, designs and photography through June 14 on the third floor of Lynnwood Hall, 20000 68th Ave. W, Lynnwood. For more, go to

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.


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. To particiapte as a vendor, contact To participate as musical act, contact For more information, go to or

Baby Animals & Berries Festival: Get up close and personal with baby goats, lambs, calves, chicks, ducklings, rabbits and more each weekend from June 8-23 at Swans Trail Farms, 7301 Rivershore Road, Snohomish. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. General admission is $22.95 plus tax; less for seniors and infants. The country store, food service and U-pick strawberries will be open and do not require a ticket. For tickets and more, go to

Crave! NW: Explore foods from around the world while enjoying live music at from 6-11 p.m. June 21 at the Lynnwood Event Center, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. For more information and tickets, go to

“Beyond the Barrel” Whiskey Fest: This festival will include tastings, pairings, seminars and music at 6-9 p.m. June 29 at Angel of the Winds Casino Resort’s Rivers Run Event Center, 3438 Stoluckquamish Lane, Arlington. Tickets start at $150. For more information, go to

Silvana Fair: Started in 1947 to help local youth prepare for larger fairs, the one-day Silvana Fair continues to attract large numbers of exhibitors and participants. This year, the field behind Viking Hall — 1331 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood — will come alive at 9 a.m. with flag raising and opening ceremonies, followed by children’s games, judging of animal exhibits, a riding lawnmower tractor pull and a petting farm for the littlest visitors. Live music starts at noon and, of course, fair food is available all day. The day wraps with the Parade of Champions at 5 p.m. Admission and parking are free. For more, go to

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