Etienne Charles performs at the Bellevue Jazz Festival on Friday, June 3, 7:30pm, at the Meydenbauer Center.
Photo courtesy of artist.
Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival
Various venues, Bellevue, WA
McTuff, Lee Oskar & Special Guests, Etienne Charles, Shemekia Copeland, and more.
(425) 453-1223, www.bellevuedowntown.com
Chateau Ste. Michelle Concert Series
June 4-September 16
Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, WA
Bob Dylan & His Band w/ Mavis Staples, Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, Festival of Jazz: Nellie McKay, Bobby Caldwell, Madeleine Peyroux Trio, Jonathan Butler and Gerald Albright, and more.
(425) 488-1133, www.ste-michelle.com
Britt Pavilion Series
June 4-September 20
Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville, OR
Eric Burdon & The Animals, Diana Ross, The Piano Guys,Gipsy Kings, Michael Franti & Spearhead, and more.
(800) 882-7488, www.brittfest.org
Yakima Blues & Brews Bash
Historic North Front Street, Yakima, WA
Rebirth Brass Band, Scott Pemberton Trio, Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters, and more.
(509) 576-6772, www.yakimablues.com
America’s Classic Dixieland Jazz Festival
St. Martin’s University, Marcus Pavilion, Lacey, WA
Yve Evans, St. Louis Rivermen, Bob Schulz Frisco Jazz Band, Joep Peeters, Grand Dominion Jazz Band, Ivory and Gold Jazz Band, Uptown Lowdown, and more.
(360) 943-9123, www.olyjazz.com
TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 24-July 3
Various venues, Vancouver, BC
Ms. Lauryn Hill, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Hiromi: The Trio Project, Polyrhythmics, Dan Brubeck Quartet, Evan Parker w/ Torsten Mueller/Meredith Bates/Peggy Lee, Marc Ribot’s Ceramic Dog, and more.
(888) 438-5200 / (604) 872-5200, www.coastaljazz.ca
TD Victoria International JazzFest
June 24-July 3
Various venues, Victoria, BC
Joe Jackson, Gregory Porter, Oliver Jones Trio, Joe Lovano Classic Quartet, Jacky Terrasson Trio, Laila Biali Trio, Marianne Trudel Quartet ft. Ingrid Jensen, and more.
(250) 388-4423, www.jazzvictoria.ca
Taste of Tacoma
Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA
Geoffrey Castle, Cherie Blues, Scott Lindenmuth Trio, Brandon Willis, Stickshift Annie with Kimball & the Fugitives, and more.
(425) 295-3262, www.tasteoftacoma.com
Chinook Fest Summit
The Summit at Snoqualmie, Snoqualmie Pass, WA
Polyrhythmics, Happy Orchestra, Dirty Revival, Whitney Mongé, and more.
(503) 427-1676, www.chinookfest.com
Vancouver Island MusicFest
Comox Valley Fairgrounds, Courtenay, BC
Tal Wilkenfeld, Jim Byrnes, John Prine, Cécile Doo-Kingué, Daniel Lapp, The Ragpicker String Band, The Twenty Fourth Street Wailers, and more.
(250) 871-8463, www.islandmusicfest.com
Bite of Seattle
Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
Cara Francis Trio, Paul Richardson & Friends, Rik Wright’s Fundamental Forces, Michael Powers, and more.
(425) 295-3262, www.biteofseattle.com
Jazz Port Townsend
Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA
JD Allen, Sean Jones, George Colligan, Harish Raghavan, Matt Wilson, Akiko Tsuruga, Graham Dechter, Jeff Hamilton, Jeff Clayton, Terell Stafford, Gerald Clayton, John Clayton, Kendrick Scott, and more.
(360) 385-3102, www.centrum.org/jazz-port-townsend-the-workshop/
Jazz in the Valley
Downtown Ellensburg, WA
Junior Cadillac, Kim Archer Band, Pearl Django w/ Gail Pettis, Industrial Revelation, Clinton Fearon, Lenny Price & Friends, Duffy Bishop Band, and more.
(888) 925-2204 / (509) 925-2002, www.jazzinthevalley.com
Oregon Festival of American Music
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts, Eugene, OR
“G.I. JIVE: Good Cheer From Home, 1939-45,” celebrating the role of popular entertainment during WWII, including films, lectures, and an all-new production of the 1944 musical On The Town.
(541) 434-7000, www.theshedd.org
Jazz and Oysters
Wilson Field, Ocean Park, WA
The James Danderfer Quintet feat. George Colligan, Jacob Miller & the Bridge City Crooners, The Thara Memory Superband feat. Tahirah.
(360) 665-4466, www.watermusicfestival.com
A Case of the Blues “Reboot”
Sarg Hubbard Park, Yakima, WA
Tayla Lynn with Eric Tingstand, Aaron Crawford, Leather Soul Band.
(509) 453-8280, www.yakimagreenway.org