2021 Olympic Music Festival features in-person performance, virtual salon

Featured image by Rebecca Jasso from Pixabay The 2021 Olympic Music Festival kicks off its thirty-eighth season with the Opening Celebration with GardenMusic on Sunday, August 29. The concert will be held outdoors at the Littlefield Green at Fort Worden State Park at 200 Battery Way in Port Townsend, Washington. Tickets are $40 per person … Continue reading 2021 Olympic Music Festival features in-person performance, virtual salon

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!

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

Drive-in opera comes to San Francisco’s Bay Area in April and May

A scene from The Barber of Seville (photo by WikimediaImages from Pixabay) Live opera is coming to the Marin Center drive-in in San Francisco's Bay Area this spring. Two performances by the San Francisco Opera have been adapted to the drive-in stage: The Barber of Seville, Friday, April 23-Saturday, May 15The Adlers: Live at the … Continue reading Drive-in opera comes to San Francisco’s Bay Area in April and May

Tune into the Safe at Home Festival through March 31

Image credit: Double the Trouble Manitoba Arts Network hosts the Safe at Home Festival through Wednesday, March 31. The festival includes 21 livestreamed performances followed by conversations with the artists, five interactive online exhibitions with livestreamed discussions, and virtual art classes. All events feature artists from Manitoba. The festival started on February 21, and you can watch recordings … Continue reading Tune into the Safe at Home Festival through March 31

Stream Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s O! programs

Image by jhenning from Pixabay The Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland cancelled its 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic, and it's uncertain whether it can resume in 2021 yet. Instead, it's providing a rich library of programs on its O! channel. Listen to audio recordings from Shakespeare stage performances in the 1950s, watch original … Continue reading Stream Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s O! programs