Stream the New Year’s Eve celebration from Times Square

The revelers are returning to Times Square to celebrate the end of 2021 and start of 2022, but the numbers will be smaller this year due to New York City's COVID restrictions. Only 15,000 people will be allowed to attend in person. If you're not among them, you can stream the celebration live from 6 … Continue reading Stream the New Year’s Eve celebration from Times Square

Space Needle fireworks return to Seattle’s New Year’s celebration

The Space Needle in Seattle (photo by Cheryl Landes) Seattle is welcoming 2022 with its traditional fireworks show from the Space Needle, but there won't be a live in-person audience again this year because of continued safety concerns from COVID. Instead, the show will be broadcast on KING5-TV and streamed from KING5's website and the … Continue reading Space Needle fireworks return to Seattle’s New Year’s celebration

Looking for some live jazz this weekend? Joan Watson-Jones returns to the Chelmsford Center for the Arts with streaming option

Jazz singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Joan Watson-Jones made frequent appearances at the Chelmsford Center for the Arts in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, before the COVID-19 pandemic started. She's now back to perform in person, with a live streaming option, today (Saturday, September 18) at 7-8 p.m. Eastern time. The show is a celebration of Watson-Jones' new CD, … Continue reading Looking for some live jazz this weekend? Joan Watson-Jones returns to the Chelmsford Center for the Arts with streaming option

Celebrate the 2021 summer solstice in person or online at Make Music Day Seattle

Image from RadioAvenueRadio.world June 21 isn't just summer solstics. It's also Make Music Day, which is celebrated in 1,000 cities worldwide. In Seattle, RainierAvenueRadio.world is celebrating by hosting a day of live music in three locations. Everyone is welcome to attend in person and perform. If you want to perform, register at seattle.makemusicday.org. If you … Continue reading Celebrate the 2021 summer solstice in person or online at Make Music Day Seattle

Upriver 2021, from the Waterfront Blues Festival, has a new venue in Portland

The Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland is back this year Friday-Sunday, July 2-5, with a few twists because of the continuing COVID pandemic. Instead of being held on the waterfront in downtown Portland, it's moving less than a mile away to The Lot at Zidell Yards and changing its name to Upriver 2021. The festival's … Continue reading Upriver 2021, from the Waterfront Blues Festival, has a new venue in Portland

Alberta Rose Theatre streaming 14th annual tribute to Billie Holiday April 3

Billie Holiday (photo courtesy Wikimedia Commons) On April 3 at 7 p.m. Pacific time, the the Alberta Rose Theatre is hosting its 14th annual tribute to jazz vocalist and songwriter Billie Holiday, nicknamed "Lady Day". This year, the tribute is streaming due to safety concerns and state restrictions from the COVID pandemic. The featured performers … Continue reading Alberta Rose Theatre streaming 14th annual tribute to Billie Holiday April 3

New Bedford Winter Jazz Fest Online March 5-7

Enjoy three evenings of jazz livestreamed to your computer or mobile device Friday, March 5 through Sunday, March 7, at the New Bedford Winter Jazz Fest Online. A different band will perform each night. Marcus Four, Friday, March 5, 7:30 p.m. Eastern timeZinno Garzone & Barata, Saturday, March 6, 7:30 p.m. Eastern timeSvetlana & the … Continue reading New Bedford Winter Jazz Fest Online March 5-7

2021 Ice Music Festival Norway cancelled, virtual event planned in March

On February 11, 2000, composer and percussionist Terje Isungset performed the first ice concert inside a frozen waterfall in Lillehammer, Norway. His fascination of creating music with instruments he built from ice continued, and his fan base grew. Six years later, he teamed up with Pål Knutsson Medhus to host the first Ice Music Festival … Continue reading 2021 Ice Music Festival Norway cancelled, virtual event planned in March