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

2021 Roots in the Park a series of virtual and in-person music and cultural events

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Every year, Washington State Parks hosts a series of musical and cultural events throughout the state as part of its Folk and Traditional Arts Program. This year, the Roots in the Parks series kicked off in June with some virtual concerts from Deception Pass State Park. Watch selected performances … Continue reading 2021 Roots in the Park a series of virtual and in-person music and cultural events

Can’t make the Waterfront Blues Festival this year? Stream it!

This weekend, the Waterfront Blues Festival returns to Portland in a new location with limited seating, and only a few tickets are left for Monday, July 5. If you can't make it to the live performances or are not comfortable going to gatherings yet due to COVID-19, don't worry. There are two ways you can … Continue reading Can’t make the Waterfront Blues Festival this year? Stream it!

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

30th annual Northwest Sinfonietta streaming March 6-7

Photo by Cheryl Landes The 2021 Northwest Sinfonietta performances will stream Saturday-Sunday, March 6-7. This year, David Lockington conducts an uplifting program that includes these works: Starburst by Jessica MontgomeryBrandenburg Concerto No. 1 by Johann Sebastian BachSymphony No. 5 by Franz Schubert Single tickets are $22.50, and subscriptions are $60. Buy tickets at Tacoma Arts … Continue reading 30th annual Northwest Sinfonietta streaming March 6-7