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Brightin Rose Schlumpf and Jamie Namkung will present a short recital of music for viola and piano by Bach, Bartok, Enseco and Glazunov on Wednesday, July 2 at 7 p.m. at the Blue Heron.  The recital is free and open to the public.

Vashon’s new blues rock trio, The Backyard Bandits, will be appearing live at a free concert at Havurat on Saturday, June 21st, at 7 PM.

Mark Lewis is master of the alto sax, baritone sax, flute and piano; author of more than 1,600 compositions; and has recorded and produced more than twenty albums on various labels. Rotterdam, Holland was Mark’s home base for many years.

Bill Brown will be bringing his Kingbees to Vashon for return visit at the Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi on Saturday, June 21st at 8:30pm. Many folks in the Northwest are familiar with Bill’s high energy ‘rockin’ blues show that he’s been performing in the Northwest since 1986.

Mark your calendars, summer is almost here and so are the annual free Summer Concerts In The Park.  Bring the family!  There’s plenty of grass and natural burms to spread out those picnic blankets and enjoy some wonderful music on a warm summer night.

San Francisco band Blind Willies, led by singer/songwriter Alexei Wajchman, plays music as powerful as it is eclectic. Offering up a raucous blend of folk, blues, Americana, rock ‘n’ roll, and original songwriting.

Seattle Rock Orchestra was born out of the desire to marry the unabashed energy of rock ‘n’ roll with the broader palette of musical nuances treasured in classical music.

We all know a One Nitestand is never enough – You just want more! Well good news, they’re back! And they have new stuff as well as a female duo who will redefine the local blues scene.
 

Vashon Opera will present an astounding cast of professional opera stars, chamber orchestra and children’s chorus for Massenet’s Werther.
 

Alex Dugdale studied tap since he was six years old, and discovered the pull of jazz while standing on a NYC subway platform from a man playing Duke Ellington’s Take the A Train on steel drums.

On Friday, May 9 at 7 PM Massachusetts musician/vocalist Jason Eisenberg will bring his eclectic guitar style to the Havurat for a night of “blues, swing and the occasional Tango”.

Vashon Maury Chamber Orchestra’s April 25 concert welcomes Spring with Delius’ lush On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring and Air and Dance, Bach’s Orchestral Suite No. 1

Delilah Pearl and The Mantarays perform sultry ballads and jazzy rousers from the era of the divas: Peggy Lee, Nina Simone, and Ella Fitzgerald

Cordaviva is a 9-piece powerhouse of dance music influenced by the disparate rhythms and styles of the African diaspora.

Club O has been growing month by month, with more and more Islanders of all ages coming to dance and relax. And we have two very special Club Os in April and May! On Friday, April 11, donations will be collected to support Islander Larry Flynn and his annual AIDS LifeCycle.

High and Lonesome was formed in 1985 and played all the bluegrass festivals throughout the Northwest. 

The Finisterra Trio presents two piano trios popular with chamber music audiences,

The Vashon Island Chorale begins rehearsals on Tuesday, April 1 to prepare for its celebratory 25th anniversary concert “No Bridges” to be held at Bethel Church

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

High and Lonesome was formed in 1985 and played all the bluegrass festivals throughout the Northwest.   The band broke up at the end of 1989, but reunited in 1993 and were hired to play 3 shows at the very first Wintergrass Bluegrass Festival that year.

Have you heard The Onlies play? If you have, you are likely as excited as we are to have them visit Vashon!

Randal Bays is one of the best Irish style fiddlers of his generation, honing his skills over twenty-five years of performing and recording. His fiddling has often been

Raymond Deleon aims to expand perceptions around trumpet and classical music. Deleon started playing the instrument at age 6 under his father’s guidance in his native country, the Philippines. He had his first solo performance at age 9.

Purr Gato…the wave of the 80s, trip hop of the 90s and LoFi of now….