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The Chorale’s upcoming spring concerts feature Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem” and Edward Elgar’s “From the Bavarian Highlands”. 75 singers under the direction of Gary D. Cannon will perform at Bethel Church on Sat. April 25

World class master of the acoustic guitar, Enrique Henao will come to   Vashon on Friday April 24 and perform a solo concert at the Vashon United Methodist Church.   Earlier in the day, Mr Henao will play for students at McMurray Middle School.    The concerts are sponsored by   VIBES (Vashon Island Band Education Supporters). 

Comparisons are as inevitable in music as in life and in this sense singer/songwriter Jeff Kanzler is no exception (“reminiscent of a young Bob Dylan” Don Yates – KEXP, “John Vanderslice” Maurice Dielemans – Kindamuzik (Dutch Music zine), “Doug Macleod or Steve Goodman” Dani Heyvaert – MazzMusikas ( Belgium ).

Call them Indie Folk, Americana, Roots, whatever…
The Washover Fans aren’t ones to jump on trends. They’re more comfortable aligning themselves with tradition and the time-honored crafts of musicianship and songwriting.

A group of veteran rockers, the Galaxies play rock and roll brewed from years of experience. The band members believe in preserving the true feeling of rock tradition.

Grammy award winning guitarist Bill Frisell and acclaimed composer and violist Eyvind Kang play a benefit show at the Vashon Theatre on Tuesday, April 7 in support of Vashon Youth and Family Services (VYFS). Local chanteur/guitarist Michael Whitmore opens the show.

It’s time to Dance! The fabulous Portage Fill Big Band returns to Open Space with their fantastic live swing music for Sunday Swing, an all-ages event.

Joe Panzetta is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and singer who performs melodic, original songs with a signature percussive guitar style. His musical ventures range from singer-songwriter/folk rock, to world and mantra.

Come dance yourself into Spring on Vashon’s biggest Dance Floor!
All-ages, and all are welcome. $5 Cover at the Door, no one turned away for lack of funds!

The Rumble Strips play high-energy dance music from anywhere: West Africa, New Orleans, Brazil, and the pop charts. With full batteries of percussion, horns, guitars and vocals, it’s all hands on deck for a sound that’s sublime, ridiculous, oversized and built for joy. Not a show; a party.

Celebrate France’s resilience and spirit in this francophone concert! You will be transported to the streets of Paris with Rouge, Seattle’s premiere nostalgic French music group.

 Love me Some Townes Van Zandt brings together Vashon musicians Loren Sinner, Kat Eggleston, Jeff Kanzler, Michael Whitmore, Mike Dumovich, Rebekah Kuzma, Gregg Curry along with Star Anna to celebrate the birth date of a true legend of American Songwriting, Townes Van Zandt.

Soul Senate is a 7-piece, high-energy, adrenaline-inducing, audience-oriented, original soul/funk party powerhouse.

Bill Brown & The Kingbees continue to work on refining their show and most recently have gone into the studio to work on their second album. Elliot Bay Recording Studio, a top notch studio in Seattle, has helped the band put together what is sure to be a crowd pleaser!

Vashon is an island characterized by its natural beauty and uniquely rich arts scene. Running through its verdant forests, bucolic pastures and majestic vistas is a spirit that inspires musicians to call this place their home.

Jealous Dogs is Seattle’s Only Pretenders Tribute, snatching their namesake from a deep-cut off Pretenders II.
Comprised of Seattle music scene veterans, this four piece was brought together by a common love and appreciation for the Pretenders blend of new-wave and punk rock.

Since her arrival to Seattle in 2008, international jazz vocalist Jennifer Kienzle has emerged as a singer adept at conveying a direct and honest interpretation of the American songbook. Jennifer is known for her purity of tone, playfulness with song

Who doesn’t need to warm up come February on Vashon? Open Space presents a sizzling great Valentine’s Dance, with Brazilian music from the extraordinary En Canto. Come for romance, or to dance, or just to have a lively, fun time! A great event for all ages.

For Gregg Curry, Ragged Glory was a sound birthed from the radio of a Mercury Montego he drove down Southern highways in summer with the windows down. It was Dylan, The Stones, The Band, Neil Young, Tom Petty, and so many others making something raw sound so perfect.

The experience of Eric Apoe is a walk through a cinematic time capsule, his lyrical masterworks chill the soul and enlighten the mind. Eric Apoe’s songwriting crosses genres like fiberoptic cable crosses the world. The song is the focus not the style, the song decides the style it desires to exist in.

Come dance yourself warm on Vashon’s biggest Dance Floor!
All-ages, and all are welcome. $5 Cover at the Door, no one turned away for lack of funds!

Vashon Island’s new musical trio, The Van Redeker Band, will be appearing live in concert at Havurat on Saturday, January 24th, at 7 PM.

Always a crowd pleaser on Vashon Island, Clinton Fearon & The Boogie Brown Band is coming back to the Red Bicycle for another amazing performance of his roots reggae music on Saturday, Jan 24th.

To celebrate Robert Burns Day, VAA welcomes back
Seattle choral ensemble whateverandeveramen. (w&ea.) to lead a lively evening of Burns songs and other traditional Scottish and Irish drinking songs.