Kool & The Gang, along with fellow 1970s favorites Average White Band, are set to perform Aug. 27 at the Tulalip Casino Amphitheater. (Associated Press)

Kool & The Gang, along with fellow 1970s favorites Average White Band, are set to perform Aug. 27 at the Tulalip Casino Amphitheater. (Associated Press)

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

Kool & The Gang and Average White Band are coming soon to a casino near you. Queensryche also is due in Arlington.

MUSIC

Music at the Marina: Live music from 5-9 p.m. every Thursday through Aug. 18 at the Port of Everett’s Port Gardner Landing. On Aug. 11, hear Queen Mother, a Queen tribute band. And on Aug. 18, it’ll be Fleetwood Mac tribute band The Little Lies.

Outdoor Music in Marysville: The concerts conclude Aug. 12 with Danny Ward. It’s free and begins at 7 p.m. at Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville.

Mill Creek Summer Concert Series: The music continues with BroHamM (Motown and R&B), Aug. 17; Sly Mr. Y (1970s and ’80s rock), Aug. 24; Pseudotramp (Supertramp tribute), Aug. 31; Cherry Cherry (Neil Diamond tribute), Sept. 7; The Main Street Band (dance music), Sept. 14; Lauren Canyon Legacy (1970s pop/tock), Sept. 21; Big Dog Revue (1970s dance music), Sept. 28. All take place at 6-8 p.m. at Mill Creek Town Center, 15117 Main St., Mill Creek.

Daughtry with Black Stone Cherry: The former is a rock band fronted by “American Idol” season 5 finalist Chris Daughtry. The latter is a Southern-tinged rock outfit out of Kentucky. 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Tulalip Casino Amphitheater as part of the casino’s summer concert series. Tickets are $85-$115. More at tulalipresortcasino.com/Entertainment/TulalipAmphitheatre.

James Garner’s Tribute to Johnny Cash: Garner celebrates the life and music of the Man in Black with conviction and accuracy. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 12 at Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20-$35. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-GarnerCash.

Queensryche: The heavy metal band from Bellevue is slated to perform 8 p.m. Aug. 13 at Angel of the Winds Casino’s Rivers Run Event Center, 3438 Stoluckquamish Lane, Arlington. Tickets are $35-$45. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-queens.

Tekla Cunningham and the Whidbey Island Music Festival: A quartet led by Cunningham will perform “Love and Longing: Johannes Brahms and Florence Price,” 7:30 p.m. Aug. 13 at Whidbey Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets are $30-$45. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-tekla.

Bedouin Burger: This Paris-based duo intersects Syrian and Lebanese folk. 6:30 p.m. Aug. 18 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N, Edmonds. Tickets are $25-$35. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-bedouin.

Dr. Savage Summer Dance Party: A heavy-hitting funk band featuring island talent. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19 at Whidbey Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets are $30-$45. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-dr-savage.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band: The country-rock pioneers drop by the Angel of the Winds Casino’s Rivers Run Event Center, 3438 Stoluckquamish Lane, Arlington, 8 p.m. Aug. 20. The show is sold out. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-nitty.

Gloria Ferry-Brennan and Mark Findlay: Local artists Gloria Ferry-Brennan and Mark Findlay present an evening of chamber music masterpieces. 7:30 p.m. Aug. 20 at Whidbey Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets are $30-$45. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-Ferry-Brennan.

Eden: The quartet fronted by Savanna Woods, a top 20 contestant on “The Voice,” will perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 26 at Angel of the Winds Casino’s Rivers Run Event Center, 3438 Stoluckquamish Lane, Arlington. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-eden.

Kool & the Gang and Average White Band: Two 1970s rock and soul stalwarts. 7 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Tulalip Casino Amphitheater as part of the casino’s summer concert series. Tickets are $90-$120. More at tulalipresortcasino.com/Entertainment/TulalipAmphitheatre.

Evergreen State Fair: The grandstand concert lineup is country rocker Gary LeVox of Rascal Flatts, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30; Country star Scotty McCreery, 7 :30 p.m. Sept. 1; and contemporary Christian group Bethel Music, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 2. Tickets start at $30. More at www.evergreenfair.org/272/Grandstand-Concerts.

Borrowed Time: A Styx tribute act. Third Stage, a Boston tribute act, opens. 7 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $15-$25. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-borrowed-time.

Curtis Salgado: The veteran bluesman is set to perform 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25-$35. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-salgado.

Aaron Crawford: The Seattle-based country artist is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 16 at Angel of the Winds Casino’s Rivers Run Event Center, 3438 Stoluckquamish Lane, Arlington. Tickets are $25. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-crawford.

Nearly Dan: This 12-member group performs the tricky, complex music of Steely Dan. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $28-$35. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-nearly-dan.

Nancy Erickson Lamont: The jazz vocalist, whose voice has been compared with Karen Carpenter’s, is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. She’ll be backed by pianist Randy Halberstadt and bassist Greg Feingold. Also, a student or two from Glacier Peak High School will take the stage. Tickets are $25. More tinyurl.com/EDH-Lamont.

Wasted Words: An Allman Brothers tribute band. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20-$25. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-wasted-words.

Iona Fyfe: The Scottish folk singer is set to perform at 4 p.m. Sept. 25 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $25. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-iona.

Orquesta Akokán: A Cuban ensemble that plays deeply soulful mambo reminiscent of the 1940s and ’50s. 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N, Edmonds. Tickets are $24-$59. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-mambo.

Pacifica Chamber Orchestra: The orchestra has announced its 2022-23 season. The Opening Concert, set for Oct. 1 at Zion Lutheran Church, 4634 Alger Ave., Everett, will feature pieces by Lou Harrison, Heino Eller and Ottorino Respighi. The Winter Concert, Dec. 3 at Cascade View Presbyterian Church,1030 E Casino Road, Everett, will include compositions by Niels Gate and performances by the winners of the Snohomish County Music Teachers Association Competition. The Sunshine Concert, Feb. 18 at Cascade View Presbyterian, will feature music by Maurice Ravel, Taras Yachshenko, Lars-Erik Larsson and Vítězslava Kaprálova. The Summer Concert, June 3 at Zion Lutheran, will spotlight compositions by Jan Vanderroost, Astor Piazzola and Paul Hindemith.

Casting Crowns: The Christian rock band’s national tour takes them to Everett’s Angel of the Winds Arena at 7 p.m. Oct. 1. Opening will be country trio Cain and singer-songwriter Anne Wilson, both Christian artists. Tickets are $20-$65. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-crowns.

Everett Philharmonic Orchestra: The orchestra’s season opener is set for 3 p.m. Oct., 9 at Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave. The program will be music by Florence Price, Camille Saint-Saëns and William Grant Still. Tickets are $20-$25. More at www.everettphil.org.

Graham Nash: The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee (for the Hollies and Crosby, Stills and Nash) is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N, Edmonds. Tickets are $45-$80. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-nash.

Robert Cray Band: The guitar great and his band are set to perform 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N, Edmonds. Tickets are $44-$79. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-cray.

STAGE

THEATER

Island Shakespeare Festival: Three shows promise fresh takes on the Bard for modern audiences: “Love’s Labor’s Lost” and “Titus Andronicus,” along with the world premiere adaptation of “Cyrano de Bergerac: A Queeroic Comedy with Many Acts.” Through Sept. 11 with various 6 p.m. and 1 p.m. performances, outdoors at 5476 Maxwelton Road, Langley. No admission fee, but donations encouraged. More at islandshakespearefest.org.

Edmonds Driftwood Players: The 2022-23 season, the theater’s 64th, is “The Mousetrap,” Sept. 16-Oct. 2; “Elf: The Musical,” Nov. 18-Dec. 18; “The Spitfire Grill,” March 17-April 9, and “Unnecessary Farce,” May 26-June 11. All shows at Wade James Theatre, 950 Main St., Edmonds. More at edmondsdriftwoodplayers.org.

Phoenix Theatre: The 2022-23 season is “Clue,” Oct. 7-30; “Dashing Through the Snow,” Nov. 25-Dec. 18; “Chemical Inbalance, A Jekyll & Hyde Play,” Feb. 3-26; “I Hate Hamlet,” April 7-30 and “Glorius,” June 2-25. The theater is located at 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. More at www.tptedmonds.org.

Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts: The 2022-23 theater season is “Musical Comedy Murders of 1940,” Sept. 9-25; “The Rocky Horror Picture Show,” Oct. 21-Nov. 6; “Miracle on 34th Street,” Nov. 25-Dec. 18; “Deathtrap,” Jan. 20-Feb. 5; and “Greater Tuna,” March 3-19. The theater is located at 9315 State Ave. Suite J, Marysville. More at redcurtainfoundation.org.

COMEDY

Colin Moulton: The comedian returns to Everett with a show set for 8 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $17.50-$22.50. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-moulton820.

Josh Blue: The comedian performs 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $22-$30. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-josh-blue.

Chris Porter: Stand-up comedian performs 8 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $25-$35. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-Chris-Porter.

DANCE

Olympic Ballet: The Edmonds company has announced its 2022-23 season: “The Nutcracker,” Dec. 9-11 at the Everett Performing Arts Center and Dec. 15-20 at Edmonds Center for the Arts; “Debuts,” Feb. 18-19 at Edmonds Center for the Arts; “The Sleeping Beauty,” May 13-14 at Edmonds Center for the Arts; and a summer performance June 9 at Edmonds Center for the Arts. More at OlympicBallet.org.

VISUAL ARTS

Arts of Snohomish: Tammy Pool is the August featured artist at Arts of Snohomish Gallery. She is a photographer, specializing in florals, and is inspired by the detail and unique shapes found in beautiful flowers. In addition, Keith Pool will be showing live-edge wood pieces. The gallery, 1024 First St., Suite 104, Snohomish, is open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Gallery North: The featured artist for August is pastel and acrylic painter Susan Swapp, whose show is titled “Of Earth and Its Treasures.” Meet-the-artist reception is set for 5-8 p.m. Aug. 18. The gallery, 410 Main St., Edmonds, is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

Cascadia Art Museum: Ongoing through November is “The Art of Howard Duell,” featuring the work of a leading mid-century Northwest sculptor and painter who lived in Edmonds. Showing through Nov. 20 are “Northwest Arts & Crafts Movement: The Chase Family and Friends,” showcasing the work of a prominent family in Washington state cultural history, and “The Art of Reading,” a collection of works depicting books and the act of reading either as the main subject or hidden away in the periphery of the composition. The museum, 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds, is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. More at www.cascadiaartmuseum.org.

Cascadia Gala and Auction: The museum’s fundraiser is set for Aug. 27. Watch plein air artists at work, bid on items including a Mark Tobey piece, and much more. Tickets are $250-$400. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-cascadia-auction.

Bothell art walks: Celebrate local art 5-8 p.m. Aug. 11 in downtown Bothell. Organized by Bothell Art Scene. For more, go to www.bothellartscene.com.

Museum of Northwest Art: “Arreguín: Painter from the New World” showcases Northwest artist Alfredo Arreguín, one of the most accomplished Latino artists in the nation. Over his long, successful career, Arreguín has addressed his Mexican-American heritage by commemorating historic figures and political activists. The exhibit, curated by Matthew Kangas, runs through Oct. 9 at the museum, 121 S. First St. La Conner.

Camano Island Roaming Artists: The group’s annual show and sale is set for 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 3-4 at 141 E. Camano Drive. The featured artist will be plein air painter Carey Sorensen. A raffle will be held for a painting by Roger Frost.

Call for artists: The 42nd annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show returns Sept. 24-Oct. 1. A call for artists is open through Aug. 12. Submissions can include paintings, prints, drawings, miniatures, calligraphy, photographs, three-dimensional and artisans’ works. More than $5,000 in prize money is available. For more information, or to submit artwork, go to www.MLTArts.org or www.cityofmlt.com/artshow. To reach event organizers, contact 425-771-7068 or info@MLTArts.org. For the city, contact community relations director Virginia Clough at 425-744-6206 or vclough@mltwa.gov.

FILM

Outdoor Movies in Marysville: The movies conclude with “San Andreas,” Aug. 13. It’s free and starts at 9 p.m. or dusk, whichever is earlier, at Jennings Park, 6915 Armar Road, Marysville.

Snohomish Film Festival: The second-annual event — in-person this time — is set for 3-8 p.m. Sept. 17 at the Lynnwood Convention Center, 3711 196th St. SW, Lynnwood. Thirty short films, many by local area filmmakers, will be screened, along with Q&A panels by the films’ cast and crew, as well as live readings from script contest finalists. Wrapping up the night will be a live, Hollywood-style awards ceremony with 18 awards handed out to winners, and an after-hours wrap party/networking event. More at www.snohomishfilmfestival.com.

Silent Movie and Pipe Organ Night: Experience Charlie Chaplin’s comedy, released in 1928 at the twilight of the silent-movie era, accompanied by a pipe organist. 3 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $18-$20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-chaplin.

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