2017 Northwest Summer Festivals


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Chateau Ste. Michelle Concert Series
June 1-September 15 – Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, WA
Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett, 2Cellos, Diana Krall, David Sanborn, Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, Allen Stone, Chicago, The Gipsy Kings, Pink Martini, and more.
(425) 488-1133, www.ste-michelle.com

Britt Pavilion Series
June 17-September 17 – Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville, OR
The Temptations & The Four Tops, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals, Diana Krall, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Michael Franti & Spearhead, John Butler Trio, and more.
(800) 882-7488, www.brittfest.org

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 22-July 2 – Various venues, Vancouver, BC
Ziggy Marley, Branford Marsalis, Emmet Cohen, Ingrid & Christine Jensen with Ben Monder, Jacob Collier, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Dálava, Donny McCaslin and more.
(888) 438-5200, (604) 872-5200

TD Victoria International JazzFest
June 23-July 2 – Various venues,
Victoria, BC
Mavis Staples, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox, Elvin Bishop, Tommy Emmanuel, Cyrus Chestnut, Tierney Sutton, and more.
(250) 388-4423, www.jazzvictoria.ca

Drayton Harbor Music Festival
July 9-15 – Blaine Performing Arts Center, Blaine, WA
Greta Matassa, Camille Bloom, Amanda Taylor, student showcases, and more.
(360) 820-8312, www.draytonharbormusic.org

Cathedral Park Jazz Festival
July 14-16 – Cathedral Park, Portland, OR
Manuel Valera Trio, Shirley Nanette, Renato Caranto, Joe Powers, and more.
(503) 709-3366, www.jazzoregon.com/cpjazz

Vancouver Island MusicFest
July 14-16 – Comox Valley Fairgrounds, Courtenay, BC
Emmylou Harris, Robert Randolph & the Family Band, DakhaBrakha, The Legendary Soul Stirrers, and more.
(250) 871-8463, www.islandmusicfest.com

Capitol Hill Block Party
July 21-23 – Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA
Thundercat, Noname, Lizzo, Manatee Commune, Theoretics, Bad Luck, Newaxeyes, and more.

Bite of Seattle
July 21-23 – Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
Darren Motamedy, Michael Powers, Geoffrey Castle, Scott Lindenmuth, Stickshift Annie with Kimball & the Fugitives, Paul Richardson, and more.
(425) 295-3262, www.biteofseattle.com

Oregon Festival of American Music
July 21-August 12 – The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts, Eugene, OR
“The Sweetest Melody: Giants of the Classic Songbook,” a celebration of the best songs of Broadway, Tin Pan Alley, and Hollywood during the 1920s through ‘50s.
(541) 434-7000, www.theshedd.org

Jazz Port Townsend
July 23-30 – Fort Worden State Park,
Port Townsend, WA
Wycliffe Gordon, Jon Hamar, Kendrick Scott, Dee Daniels, John Clayton, Matt Wilson, Jeff Hamilton, Terell Stafford, and more.
(360) 385-3102, www.centrum.org

Jazz in the Valley
July 28-30 – Downtown Ellensburg, WA
D’Vonne Lewis’ Limited Edition, Happy Orchestra, Pearl Django with Gail Pettis, Marina Christopher Trio, and more.
(888) 925-2204, (509) 925-2002

North City Jazz Walk
August 15 – Various venues,
Shoreline, WA
Performers TBA.
(206) 399-0963, www.northcityjazzwalk.org

Jazz and Oysters
August 19 – Veteran’s Field,
Long Beach, WA
Tom Grant, Easy Rider Brotherhood.

Yakima Blues & Local Brews Bash
August 19 – Historic North Front Street, Yakima, WA
Otis Taylor, Robin Barrett and Coyote Kings, Jody Carroll, Junkbelly, Ben Johnson Blues Co., and more.

Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival
August 25-27 – Esther Short Park, Vancouver, WA
Shemekia Copeland, Nicholas Payton, Grace Kelly, and more.
(360) 906-0441, vancouverwinejazz.com

DjangoFest NW
September 20-24 – Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Whidbey Island, WA
Tom Grant, Easy Rider Brotherhood.
(360) 221-8268, www.wicaonline.org


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July 1, 2017