Topic: Live Music

All Keyed Up!

Written on September 21, 2016 at 5:48 am, by

Mark your calendar for 4 pm on Saturday, September 24, and invite your friends! Dorothy Baker, Richard Lind, Bill Moore, and Jenepher Reeves are performing a program of piano and organ music that is not to be missed. There is something for everyone from classical pieces (Beethoven, Debussy, Brahms, & Ravel) to “Malagueña” with some  Continue Reading

Keith and Kate

Written on September 19, 2016 at 5:48 am, by

Keith Busha shares this invitation… This coming Tuesday at 5:00 Kate Schuman and I will wrap up this Summer’s music series at the San Juan Golf Club. It’s open to the public. There’s food, bar, friends and music without a cover charge. Kate began this series and we have enjoyed every minute of our time  Continue Reading

Pete Kronowitt at the Rumor Mill

Written on September 16, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

At the Rumor Mill tonight it’s Pete Kronowitt. Here are some excerpts from an artist bio from Mean Bean records… The demand for change in America is all around us, and no artist today makes that more clear than Pete Kronowitt, a seasoned singer/songwriter who released his fourth album, A Lone Voice, in the summer of  Continue Reading

3rd Saturday Contra Dance

Written on September 15, 2016 at 5:51 am, by

You’ve seen announcements here many times for this monthly event, but what exactly is a contra dance anyway? Well I just had to know so I asked the organizers and here’s what I found out… It’s similar to square dancing, but you end up forming more of a line than a square. Also, each couple dances with  Continue Reading

Blues in Friday Harbor

Written on September 6, 2016 at 5:57 am, by

Inspiration for the Blues Brothers Performs in Friday Harbor Blues icon Curtis Salgado brings his longtime band guitarist, Alan Hager, with him to Friday Harbor on Friday, September 9, to perform as a duo on San Juan Community Theatre’s Whittier Stage at 7:30 p.m. Salgado’s award-winning career as a soul, blues and R&B vocalist/harmonist/songwriter has  Continue Reading

Staxx Brothers

Written on September 1, 2016 at 5:48 am, by

The Staxx Brothers are playing at the Rumor Mill this Friday and Saturday night. No cover. Just some groovy hard soul! Here’s what the Rumor Mill has to say… The Staxx Brothers are coming back this weekend. Yes it does mean we’ll have one of the most entertaining and dance-able bands since Sly & The Family Stone.  Continue Reading

Music on the Lawn

Written on July 13, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

Tonight, it’s the Crow Valley String Band and Brothers for Sale! – an inspiring family of four musicians: Rachel, Jim, Tashi and Kaj. Grounded in the family’s Celtic and Nordic roots, the Crow Valley String Band performs a remarkable variety of original and traditional tunes and songs from North America and the British Isles. This lively  Continue Reading

Birds of Chicago Land in Friday Harbor

Written on July 12, 2016 at 5:50 am, by

A talented duo touted as “two of the most compelling new voices on the Americana music scene” by the Chicago Sun Times, performs at San Juan Community Theatre on Wednesday, July 13 at 7:30 p.m. Allison Russell and JT Nero, who together make up Birds of Chicago, magically combine roots, gospel, folk and more with  Continue Reading

Live at the Rumor Mill

Written on July 9, 2016 at 2:23 pm, by

Budapest West performs at the Rumor Mill, Saturday July 9th at 7:30pm.  The band says: “We are happy to announce our return to Friday Harbor for another night of great food, excellent drinks, and our rockin’ ‘belly-dance-world-groove’. Join us at Rumor Mill in beautiful downtown Friday Harbor!” Since the release of their first critically acclaimed  Continue Reading

Music on the Lawn with the Henry James Band

Written on July 6, 2016 at 2:09 pm, by

The opening of the Music on the Lawn series begins tonight WEDNESDAY JULY 6 at 6:30 PM on the lawn at the Historical Museum, 405 Price Street. Brought to you by Island Rec! Come on out and support this wonderful event! Tonight it’s the Henry James Band – Old school and way cool. Blistering slide work  Continue Reading

Night Music Thursday

Written on July 6, 2016 at 12:48 pm, by

  One trio and two individual singer/songwriters make up the next Night Music concert at San Juan Community Theatre THIS Thursday, July 7 at 7:30 pm. Palace Guard’s unique sounds combine shades of Seattle musical backgrounds, Post-Post Grunge, with maybe a dash of 70s rock swagger. All singers and songwriters who also sprinkle in some  Continue Reading

WOW – 6 Years Already!

Written on June 29, 2016 at 5:55 am, by

The Rumor Mill, Friday Harbor’s only live music dinner venue, is celebrating its 6th anniversary on July 3rd. Peggy & Oren have a great celebration weekend lined up with fun music, great food & satisfying libations. Start the weekend off right on Friday evening with San Juan Island’s Surf Cowboy, dancing to classic rock covers with  Continue Reading

Chamber Music Festival

Written on June 28, 2016 at 5:52 am, by

FH Chamber Music Festival June 29, July 1 & 3 The second annual Friday Harbor Chamber Music Festival, played by Northwest professionals and featuring the best of local composers and performers, returns to San Juan Community Theatre on Wednesday and Friday, June 29 and July 1 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 3 at 2:00 pm.  Continue Reading

Retro Rocket

Written on June 22, 2016 at 5:18 pm, by

Retro Rocket returns to The Rumor Mill stage Wednesday, June 22 at 7:00 pm with their collection of R’n’B, Motown, and Rock hits to celebrate the release of Rob’s CD project titled “Return from Never Was”. Retro Rocket will also be performing a few tunes from the new CD.

Summer Celebration and Benefit

Written on June 19, 2016 at 5:23 am, by

It’s a summer celebration and benefit with the Plutons Organ Trio – Ready for something super cool to celebrate the start of Summer?!! Get into the social season, sunshine groove with some soul food & music! The Plutons Organ Trio from Portland will be making a special appearance at Brickworks. Be prepared to party, bring  Continue Reading

An Evening of Kirtan with Shantala

Written on June 11, 2016 at 10:02 am, by

Tyler Ryan shares this invitation with you… Hi Islanders, My dear friends and long-time employers, Heather and Benjy, are returning to Friday Harbor to share their incredible talents leading sacred chanting (kirtan). Maybe you heard them the last time they were in town a couple of years ago… or maybe you’re scratching your head, wondering  Continue Reading

Retro Rocket at the Rumor Mill

Written on June 1, 2016 at 5:51 am, by

Rob Simpson of Retro Rocket shares this invitation with you… Hi Islanders, In case you’d like a little fun on Thursday night, Retro Rocket is making its 2nd appearance at the Rumor Mill at 7:00  (June 2nd). Retro Rocket is guitarist Jonathan Piff and myself performing some fun R’n’B, classic rock, and Motown hits along with a couple original tunes.  Continue Reading

Music on Saturday

Written on May 4, 2016 at 5:44 am, by

Kerry Andrews invites you to a night of live music this Saturday at Brickworks… Hi Tim! We’re throwing a concert this Saturday at Brickworks! It’s meant to celebrate my dear friends 40th birthday, but it’s open to the public! And we need to sell more tickets – we have several bands coming. Would you please  Continue Reading

Ayres of the Celtic Isles

Written on April 6, 2016 at 12:53 pm, by

Bagpipes and highland dancers get into the mix when San Juan Island’s community chorus presents their annual spring concert at San Juan Community Theatre on Friday and Saturday, April 8-9 at 7:30 p.m. Directed by Angel Michaels, San Juan Singers: Ayres of the Celtic Isles takes us where the Scots, Irish, and Welsh folk live,  Continue Reading

Decisions, decisions…

Written on May 18, 2013 at 11:30 am, by

The Tease is playing tonight at the Rumor Mill starting at 8:00. The Chameleons are at Herb’s starting around 9:00.