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

Tickets on sale for the Kirkland Oktoberfest September 16-19

Kirkland Oktoberfest claims to be the Seattle area's oldest and largest Octoberfest. The three-day festival on the Kirkland waterfront features a large biergarten, live entertainment on multiple stages, games, competitions, and lots of food. Some of the best beers from Germany and the Pacific Northwest will be served there. This is a 21-and-older event, so … Continue reading Tickets on sale for the Kirkland Oktoberfest September 16-19

Oregon Symphony hosts free Waterfront Concert in Portland September 4

A view of the Willamette River from Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon (photo by Cheryl Landes) After a four-year break, the Oregon Symphony returns to Waterfront Park on Saturday, September 4, for its free Waterfront Concert. The festival starts at 1 p.m. at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Portland, Oregon. The main performance starts at … Continue reading Oregon Symphony hosts free Waterfront Concert in Portland September 4

Fox Theater celebrates 90th birthday September 3 in Spokane

When the Fox Theater opened on September 3, 1931 in Spokane, Washington, the 2,300-seat art deco venue was part of William Fox's growing movie empire. Today, it's known as the Martin Woldston Theater at the Fox, and it's among the best restored movie palaces from the early age of the big screen. Those efforts are … Continue reading Fox Theater celebrates 90th birthday September 3 in Spokane

Lakewood Playhouse’s 2021 radio gala features a gothic horror story

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay Step back into the days of old-fashioned radio dramas at the Lakewood Playhouse's 14th annual radio gala. This year's performance is Carmilla, a vampire gothic horror story based on a novella by written by Irish author Sheridan Le Fanu in 1872. The story will be performed in the classic radio … Continue reading Lakewood Playhouse’s 2021 radio gala features a gothic horror story

Watch top contestants qualify for the national finals at the Puyallup Rodeo September 9-12

Image by Ray Shrewsberry from Pixabay It's the last stop on the way to the National Finals in Las Vegas! Watch the action as the top 24 competitors in each event vie for a spot or go home at the Puyallup Rodeo on Friday-Sunday, September 9-12. After the rodeo, dance to live music by popular … Continue reading Watch top contestants qualify for the national finals at the Puyallup Rodeo September 9-12

A country junk market in Minnesota returns on September 18

Photo credit: Old Barn Woods and Goods Spend some time in the country on Saturday, September 18, at the Pickintoly Country Junk Market in Waltham, Minnesota. The market will feature at least 25 artisans selling handmade or reclaimed vintage items. Other highlights include a food truck, a coffee bar, and live music by Chuck Wilson … Continue reading A country junk market in Minnesota returns on September 18

Start Labor Day weekend early with the Country Kickoff at a drive-in theater near you

The big screen at the 99W Drive-in Theatre in Newberg, Oregon, one of the participating venues in the Encore Drive-in Nights concert series (photo by Cheryl Landes) Park your car at a drive-in movie theater near you, relax, and enjoy a streamed country on the big screen featuring Toby Keith and Alabama on Thursday, September … Continue reading Start Labor Day weekend early with the Country Kickoff at a drive-in theater near you