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Posts tagged "live music"
Hear LBHS jazz band and support music program

Hear LBHS jazz band and support music program

Enjoy high-energy jazz and a satisfying bowl of spaghetti — and help support the Liberty Bell High School music program — when the Liberty Bell jazz band plays at the Twisp River Pub next Wednesday (April 23). The 18-member student group — five saxophones; four trombones; three trumpets; and a rhythm section with keyboard, guitar, percussion, and three bass players (one...
Arts briefs: April 16, 2014

Arts briefs: April 16, 2014

This week: On April 26, we've got ‘Raven’ opening at Confluence, Winthrop Gallery exhibit opens, Music at Spartan Art Project, and String students offer recital. Not on April 26, Willy Wonka Jr. is coming to The Merc May 9 and the Wizard of Oz in Omak on May 2.
Bill Davie headlines free concert presented by KTRT ‘The Root’

Bill Davie headlines free concert presented by KTRT ‘The Root’

KTRT-FM “The Root” is offering a free concert on Saturday (April 12), featuring locally well-known musician and radio personality Bill Davie, to thank the community for its support of the Methow Valley radio station. The concert begins at 8 p.m. at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Donations will be accepted to help cover costs. There...
Winthrop R&B Festival wins awards

Winthrop R&B Festival wins awards

By Marcy Stamper
The Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival won numerous awards for promotion and for spreading the word about the 2013 festival through social media, often edging out larger events including …
Winter jazz highlights guitar, piano and trumpet

Winter jazz highlights guitar, piano and trumpet

This year’s final winter jazz concert at The Merc Playhouse showcases local and regional musicians on piano, trumpet, bass, drums and guitar. The first set in the Friday show (March 28) features the Hunt/Westendorf Quartet. Guitarist Terry Hunt will play music from some of his favorite guitarists, including gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt and jazz...

Arts briefs: Feb. 26, 2014

This week: Methow artists' work in Seattle –Sara Ashford and Steve Ward featured in Freemont, Bronn and Katherine Journey at OPAC –harp and vocals, and Horse Crazy appearing at the grange –March 20th with Dave McClure.
Massive Response

Massive Response

Nomadic Massive’s multi-lingual hip-hop got the enthusiastic crowd dancing and gyrating at the Barn on Saturday. Fourth graders from Methow Valley Elementary did their own high-energy dance to open the performance, and stayed — along with friends and family — to dance to Nomadic Massive’s message of global peace and understanding.    
Nomadic Massive brings global hip-hop energy to the valley

Nomadic Massive brings global hip-hop energy to the valley

By Ann McCreary
Methow Arts brings the Montreal-based group to the Winthrop Barn Saturday (Feb. 1) for a crowd-moving show. The performance will be a “dance floor only” show, with limited seating. “Their shows are really high-energy,” said …

Arts briefs: Jan. 15, 2014

Jazz, etc., at Twisp River Pub Jazz and ventures into other genres such as blues and rock will be featured Sunday (Jan. 19) at the Twisp River Pub, where Rendezvous #9, the Pipestone Jazz Ensemble, Wayne Mendro, Bob Hougham, Terry Hunt and Emele Clothier will perform. The free show begins at 6 p.m. For more...