Topic: Live Music

San Juan Farmers Market Suspends Saturday Market

Written on March 19, 2020 at 5:45 am, by

The SJI Farmers Market is *cancelled* this weekend. We are working to find the best ways to support our local farmers and provide nutritious food for the community, while also ensuring that the health needs of everyone are met. Stay tuned for a list of local CSA/farm-stands currently operating. We plan to be open *outside* and  Continue Reading

San Juan Singers Spring Concert Cancelled

Written on March 11, 2020 at 5:05 am, by

San Juan Singers Spring Concert, Celtic Roots, at the San Juan Community Theatre planned for Friday March 13 and Saturday March 14 has been cancelled.  

Third Saturday Contra Dance at the Grange

Written on March 8, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

“We will reschedule once this scourge has passed.” WHAT: Third Saturday Contra Dance WHERE: Grange Hall in Friday Harbor WHEN: Saturday March 21st. 7 till 9 PM PRICE: $10 donation at the door, $5 students  MORE DETAILS: This month our dance features Gwen Rousseau as caller and the band Improper.  Gwen is a popular caller from  Continue Reading

SJCT Presents: The Gothard Sisters This Saturday

Written on March 6, 2020 at 6:05 am, by

Don’t miss The Gothard Sisters preforming this Saturday, March 7 at 7:30 pm at the San Juan Community Theatre.  The Gothard Sisters are a dynamic musical group of three sisters who play contemporary Celtic music. Through 10 years performing, touring and writing music together, the optimistic style of their music and performances continue to resonate with their fans, building a  Continue Reading

Celtic Roots

Written on February 26, 2020 at 5:47 am, by

Join San Juan Community Theatre in March for the San Juan Singers Spring Concert! The Singers will be performing with island musicians and The Keith Highlanders Pipe Band for their Celtic Roots concert! Friday & Saturday, March 13-14, 7:30 pm Tickets: Adults $20.00 Students $10.00 $5 Student RUSH (at door only)

SJCT Presents: The Gothard Sisters

Written on February 21, 2020 at 5:49 am, by

The Gothard Sisters are a dynamic musical group of three sisters who play contemporary Celtic music. Through 10 years performing, touring and writing music together, the optimistic style of their music and performances continue to resonate with their fans, building a loyal international following. Their latest all-original album release, midnight Sun, reached $6 on the  Continue Reading

Couple of Things at Cynthia’s This Week

Written on February 19, 2020 at 9:01 am, by

First: Kitchen Sink Dinners – Cynthia’s Bistro is offering free take-away meals to anyone who needs a meal or wishes to have a home cooked meal. No questions asked, just free food. Stop by Cynthia’s this Thursday, Feb. 20th from 4:30 to 6:00 to pick up your meal. You may pick up 2 meals per  Continue Reading

Como el Aire, an evening of Flamenco

Written on February 13, 2020 at 5:46 am, by

Seattle-based Flamenco dancer, Savannah Fuentes, brings her latest her show, Como el Aire, an evening of Flamenco, to Brickworks on March 2nd. Joining Savannah will be singer/percussionist, direct from Spain, Diego Amador Jr. and internationally recognized Flamenco guitarist Carlos de Jacoba. The all-ages event is part of a 30-date west coast tour with additional performances  Continue Reading

Singing Valentines

Written on February 10, 2020 at 5:47 am, by

The Island Chordsmen Plus are preparing for their annual Singing Valentines fund-raiser. It’s time to express your love to that special someone (or choose from their list of shut-ins) with a Barbershop Singing Valentine (and a rose). For reservations on either Friday, February 14, or Saturday February 15, call: Holly – (360) 298-4862 or Angel  Continue Reading

Che Apalache Coming to SJCT

Written on February 8, 2020 at 8:13 am, by

Wednesday, February 19, 7:30 pm at San Juan Community Theatre Tickets: Adults $26, Student Reserved, $16 Student RUSH (at door only) $5 Immigration is a powerful topic for Che Apalache bandleader Joe Troop. A polymath, polyglot, and world traveller, Troop left home at a young age, emigrating from this country in search of a better  Continue Reading

Third Saturday Contra Dance

Written on January 12, 2020 at 5:47 am, by

Our caller this month is Amy Wimmer from Seattle. Amy and her husband Tom run the weekly dance at the Phinney Ridge Community Center, and Amy is a master at providing folks with a good time! The band this month is our own Spuds, who you’ve seen playing at the farmers market and other local  Continue Reading

The Space Lady Comes to the San Juan Islands

Written on January 2, 2020 at 10:43 am, by

Last year, Susan Dietrich Schneider, internationally known as The Space Lady, played the dome at Alchemy Art Center on San Juan Island.  Whether folks already knew of her 20-year musical career or were simply curious about someone with a name like The Space Lady, community response on the night of the show was overwhelming.  As  Continue Reading

A European Village Christmas

Written on December 15, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

A Concert of Choral and Instrumental Carols, Hymns, and Anthems from France, Scandinavia, and Germany, will take place at St. David’s Episcopal Church on Saturday, December 21st at 3:00 PM. The concert will feature an unaccompanied choir directed by Richard Lind. Instrumental performances by Sue Collado, clarinet; Hanneke Klein-Robbenhaar, violin and viola; and Richard Lind,  Continue Reading

Hearing Is Believing

Written on October 22, 2019 at 7:36 am, by

Rachel Flowers Concerts Following Hearing Is Believing At Friday Harbor Film Festival Dateline: Friday Harbor, WA – Rachel Flowers, an astonishing, young musician and composer from California, subject of the award-winning documentary Hearing Is Believing, will perform Live following the film’s screenings on Friday, October 25 at 1:15 pm and Saturday, October 26 at 4:15  Continue Reading

Third Saturday Contra Dance

Written on October 16, 2019 at 12:19 pm, by

Coming up on Saturday is this month’s Contra Dance. This month’s caller is Tom Wimmer from Seattle, and the Band is The Beats, from Bellingham, consisting of Steve Blum-Anderson on fiddle and Brigget LeClair on piano.  This trio of folks are very talented and will be sure to get the crowd up and spinning around!   Continue Reading

Pajama Musical Hour

Written on October 7, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

Join children’s musician Nancy Stewart for an evening “Under the Stars” with stories, silliness, and sing-alongs for the San Juan Island Library’s annual Pajama Storytime. Nancy Stewart is an award-winning musician and the creator of SingWithOurKids.com, an early literacy online resource for caregivers. The Pajama Musical Hour is on Friday, October 11th and begins at  Continue Reading

Export World Tour

Written on September 24, 2019 at 5:49 am, by

Export, the band from Friday Harbor, circa 1979-80 will be playing a reunion show here this coming weekend, Saturday evening at the Grange. Band leader Dennis Michael reports the following… As we have been preparing for next Saturday’s show we received some sad news. Our guitar player, Rick Wiltse’s mom Donna Reynolds recently passed away.  Continue Reading

Up Close

Written on September 12, 2019 at 5:49 am, by

This weekend only, The San Juan Community Theatre will feature a unique musical and poetic experience, focused on intergenerational collaboration. Up Close opens Thursday, September 12 at 7:30 pm and continues through Sunday. Up Close features stories, poems, and songs written in collaboration with elders from San Juan Island.  Professional composers and writers collaborate with  Continue Reading

Third Saturday Contra Dance

Written on September 8, 2019 at 5:25 am, by

  WHAT: Third Saturday Contra Dance WHERE: Grange Hall in Friday Harbor WHEN: Saturday September 21, 7 till 9 PM PRICE: $10 donation at the door, $5 students   MORE DETAILS: Our caller this month is Judy Zeidel from Bellingham, who will include her waltzing workshop once again.  Last year’s workshop was very successful and many  Continue Reading

Music at Cynthia’s Bistro

Written on September 5, 2019 at 5:50 am, by

The Music Weekends Continue – Get back to the GARDEN Friday & Saturday 4:00 to 7:00 Music Lineup for this week – Friday – 9/6 – 4:00 to 7:00 Nickie Davis & Nomi Ross Nickie and Nomi are a Friday Harbor based singer/songwriter duo with strong harmonies and a broad range of covers and originals!  Continue Reading

“Export” Reunion

Written on September 3, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Back in 1981 in Friday Harbor, a group of high school grads joined up and formed a rock n roll band named Export. Members at different times included Dennis Michael, Rick Wiltse, Mike Ingalls, David (Rusty) Longley, Caitlin Suzanne, Greg Henion and Chris Lawson. And later this month at the Grange they are holding their  Continue Reading

September 5th Ferry Sing

Written on September 2, 2019 at 8:46 am, by

FREE September 5th Ferry Sing featuring the “Island Chordsmen Plus” chorus and “Sound Vibrations” ensemble from San Juan Island. The Island Chordsmen Plus (mixed gender) barbershop chorus from San Juan Island is presenting for the first time, a second free FERRY SING gathering this summer. The first was on August 1st and the last is  Continue Reading