Topic: Live Music

The Seven Joys of Christmas

Written on December 6, 2017 at 11:10 am, by

The San Juan Singers celebrate Christmas and the winter season in songs and carols. The anchor piece is “The Seven Joys of Christmas,” by Kirke Mechem, accompanied by a small chamber ensemble. The Joy of Love, the Joy of Bells, the Joy of Mary, the Joy of Children, the Joy of the New Year, the  Continue Reading

3rd Saturday Contradance

Written on November 14, 2017 at 5:44 am, by

This month our Saturday dance features nationally known fiddler Vivian Williams playing with Phil Katz on melodeons and Joe Micheals on guitar, as the band Simple Pleasures.    This will be a special opportunity to enjoy Vivian’s playing, she’s a big star in the old time fiddling world.  Our caller this month is Michael Karcher,  Continue Reading

Third Saturday Contradance

Written on October 17, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

Please join us at the Grange Hall in Friday Harbor for the monthly Saturday contra dance, Saturday October 21st. from 7:00 til 9:00. Our caller will be Judy Zeidel, from Bellingham, and the band will be JP and the OK Rhythm Boys, from Orcas Island. As always with contra, every dance is taught by the  Continue Reading

Music at the Brewery

Written on September 19, 2017 at 5:45 am, by

Great food, great beer and live music on a Friday evening in Friday Harbor. Oh yeah! Daniel Day here personally inviting you to come out and have some fun with me on Friday, September 22nd at the San Juan Island Brewing Co. Music from 6 to 9 “ish”. I recommend the Porter. It’s amazing. Hope  Continue Reading

Voices of our Elders

Written on September 13, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

The Up Close project brings the stories, wisdom, artistry, and humor of Island elders to the stage of San Juan Community Theatre’s Gubelman Theatre this Friday and Saturday, September 15-16 at 7:30 pm and Sunday, September 17 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are available at the SJCT Box Office (360) 378-3210 or online at www.sjctheatre.org Local  Continue Reading

Archipelago Collective Chamber Music Concert

Written on September 1, 2017 at 5:46 am, by

Chamber Music at The Brickworks Join us as we fill the beautiful Brickworks event space with music, conversation, and community. This diverse program includes music by living composers (one based on San Juan Island), some Latin flair, and a classic of the string quartet repertoire. Alex Shapiro – Intermezzo for Harp & Bassoon Astor Piazzolla  Continue Reading

Honoring an Island Composer

Written on August 30, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

San Juan Community Theatre’s final Night Music of the season is a tribute to one of our own! Some 13 local musicians honor Hollywood composer and San Juan Islander Dick Hieronymus this Thursday, August 31 at 7:30 pm. Space is limited in the Gubelman Theatre and Steele Memorial Garden and the concert is filling up  Continue Reading

Night Music Thursday

Written on August 3, 2017 at 5:56 am, by

SJCT’s summer Night Music series returns this Thursday at 7:30 pm in the intimate Gubelman and Steele Memorial garden. San Juan Island singer/songwriter/guitarist Debbie Nash Strasser shares her original songs and stories, accompanied by Hanneke Klein-Robbenhaar on the fiddle; with assists from cellist Sasha von Dassow on a piece or two. Doors open at 7:00  Continue Reading

Kate and Keith

Written on July 29, 2017 at 10:04 am, by

Keith Busha writes to let you know about upcoming performances… Hi Everybody! This Tuesday, August 1st, it’s Kate and Keith at San Juan Golf and Tennis Club for Happy Hour. Music starts at 5:00 and goes until 6:30. Address is 806 Golf Course Road. Loads of parking, easy access, great food and beverage. Come join  Continue Reading

A Cappella on the Inter-Island

Written on July 29, 2017 at 5:53 am, by

It’s Summer and time for those who enjoy A Cappella singing to take a sea cruise on the inter-island ferry on this next Wednesday evening, August 2nd. Joining you will be San Juan Island’s own “Sound Vibrations,” the renown women’s chorus with a polished, fresh sound. Also aboard will be The Island Chordsmen Plus, a  Continue Reading

San Juan Summer Arts Festival

Written on July 28, 2017 at 5:50 am, by

The San Juan Summer Arts Festival is a celebration of the creative talents from all of San Juan County. Sponsored by the San Juan County Arts Council and our local business supporters, this summer’s event marks the second annual ongoing festival, to be found poppin’ off at the Brickworks Plaza in Downtown Friday Harbor, on  Continue Reading

Pigs on the Wing x TWO

Written on July 26, 2017 at 5:52 am, by

Portland’s Pigs on the Wing lands in Friday Harbor for TWO nights of an electric journey into the world of Pink Floyd. The tribute band performs at San Juan Community Theatre on Friday and Saturday, July 28 and 29 at 7:30 p.m. Each night highlights different Floyd themes, with Friday’s concerts focusing on the Wish  Continue Reading

FH Chamber Music Festival Returns!

Written on July 21, 2017 at 5:45 am, by

Island cellist Sasha von Dassow continues his annual FH Chamber Music Festival with a Friday night concert on July 21 at 7:30 p.m. featuring NW and internationally-acclaimed musicians and a Sunday master class July 23 taught by those musicians. Friday’s music at San Juan Community Theatre has a varied look with an unusual combination of  Continue Reading

Curtis Salgado

Written on July 20, 2017 at 5:52 am, by

“Triumphant, joyful blues-soaked R&B… one of the most soulful, honest singers ever” -Blues Revue Curtis Salgado returns to San Juan Community Theatre this Saturday, July 22 at 7:30 p.m.—this time with his band, after wowing Friday Harbor last summer in a duo appearance with Alan Hagar, and recently garnering THREE 2017 Blues Music Awards. With  Continue Reading

Daniel Day Acoustic

Written on July 19, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

Daniel Day writes to let you know he will be playing later this week… I’m playing a mix of my original tunes and a few favorite covers this Friday at Cynthia’s restaurant, 65 Nichols Street, from 7:00 to 9:00 pm. Why do sad songs make me happy? I know the good eats and drinks will  Continue Reading

FHFF Sunset Cruise with Teddy Deane on Sax!

Written on July 7, 2017 at 9:43 am, by

Friday Harbor Film Festival Sunset Cruise on the Odyssey, July 12th, 6pm by Theresa Simendinger Teddy Deane grew up in Massachusetts, played with a few bands and then Holy Modal Rounders for 17 years. They toured the country in the band’s Greyhound bus an played with or opened for many names we remember; Frank Zappa,  Continue Reading

Music on the Lawn

Written on July 3, 2017 at 5:52 am, by

Island Rec’s Music on the Lawn Summer Concert Series kicks off the season on Wednesday. Island Rec is very exciting to announce the 2017 Music on the Lawn Summer Concert Series. This long-standing concert series is on Wednesday nights from 6:30-8:15, located at the San Juan Historical Museum, which is at 405 Price Street. It  Continue Reading

Summer Night Music Concert Series Opens July 6

Written on June 30, 2017 at 5:46 am, by

San Juan Community Theatre’s summer Night Music series marks its sixth year showcasing local talents with a Summer Melodious Notes concert on Thursday, July 6 at 7:30 p.m. Island clarinetist Sue Collado (who coordinates the annual Melodious Notes Over the Harbor chamber concerts each Spring) brings her friends into the Gubelman for an intimate concert  Continue Reading

Kuinka at SJCT Saturday

Written on June 28, 2017 at 5:53 am, by

Seattle String Band Reinvents “Americana” Both a unique name and a unique sound characterize the Seattle-area band performing at San Juan Community Theatre on Saturday, July 1 at 7:30 p.m. Kuinka is a distinct breed of string band—one proudly defiant of preconceived notions of what fits under the label “Americana.” The band’s name comes from  Continue Reading

Fiesta 2017 ticket sales open

Written on June 24, 2017 at 5:45 am, by

Tickets are now available for a memorable Brickworks community dinner catered by Liz Varvaro (On Island Thyme) and Chef Andy Radizialowski, a no-host bar and lively music by the acclaimed Los Bambinos. Dinner tickets are $35 each (under 18 years just $15) and can be purchased at the Community Home Trust office On Argyle Street  Continue Reading

Free Marimba Performance

Written on June 18, 2017 at 5:53 am, by

The Kubatana Marimba band will be offering a free performance at the Life Care Center (660 Spring Street) in Friday Harbor on Thursday, June 22nd. Everyone is welcome!

FH Chamber Music Festival

Written on June 18, 2017 at 5:51 am, by

San Juan Island cellist Sasha von Dassow – a former member of the Florida Orchestra and music director and conductor of the North Port Symphony – brings his Friday Harbor Chamber Music Festival back to San Juan Community Theatre this summer for its third year.  Featuring NW professional musicians and a variety of full-length chamber  Continue Reading