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Gail Pettis photo by Daniel Sheehan

On the Horizon

Bellhaven Jazz Festival
Saturday, September 8, 1-7pm
Fairhaven Village Green, Bellingham
Bellingham-based non-profit The Jazz Project, led by Jud Sherwood, presents its annual Bellhaven Jazz Festival on September 8 at Fairhaven Village Green, from 1-7pm. Artists include Gail Pettis Quartet, Blues Union, Eric Verlinde Trio with Cliff Colon, and Josh Cook/Kevin Woods Quartet in a Miles Davis Tribute concert. More information available at jazzproject.org.

Westerlies Fest
September 20–23
Various venues, Seattle
Seattle-bred, New York-based brass quartet The Westerlies return home to present the first annual Westerlies Fest, a four-day music festival in Seattle from September 20–23. Combining evening performances with daytime in-school concerts and a weekend creative music workshop, The Westerlies will reach over 1,000 local students in Seattle and surrounding underserved areas to give back to the city that raised them. Special guests to include vocalist Theo Bleckmann, singer/songwriter Kate Davis, contemporary ensemble TORCH, and poet Troy Osaki. Presented at Seattle Pacific University with Common Tone Arts. More information, including full schedule and tickets, available at westerliesfest.org.

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The Earshot Jazz magazine reflects and shares the many ways that jazz intersects with lives in the Northwest. Earshot Jazz is seeking submissions from writers: Please email story pitches, comments, news and announcements to editor@earshot.org.

Help the Jazz Around the Sound Calendar
Please email news and announcements about jazz gigs, concerts and community events to jazzcalendar@earshot.org. To ensure publication in the printed calendar, please submit no later than the 15th of the month prior to the event.