NW Summer Festivals


Julian Lage photo by Nathan West

Chateau Ste. Michelle Concert Series
June 10-September 15
Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, WA
Taj Mahal & Keb’ Mo’, Chris Botti, Jethro Tull, Chris Thile, Ben Folds, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Chris Isaak, Lyle Lovett, Ben Harper & Charlie Musselwhite, The Gipsy Kings, Béla Fleck, Yes, John Fogerty, Sheryl Crow, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and more
(425) 488-1133, www.ste-michelle.com

Britt Pavilion Series
June 12-September 14
Britt Pavilion, Jacksonville, OR
Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Cyril Neville, & Walter Wolfman Washington; Arlo Guthrie & Janis Ian; Trombone Shorty’s Voodoo Threauxdown ft. Galactic; Ziggy Marely; Father John Misty; Brandi Carlile, and more.
(800) 882-7488, www.brittfest.org

June 13-September 9
Woodland Park Zoo, Seattle, WA
Ziggy Marley, The Roots, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue’s, Andrew Bird and Punch Brothers, Violent Femmes, and more.

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
June 22-July 1
Various venues, Vancouver, BC
Kamasi Washington, Macy Gray, Bonobo, Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, Thumbscrew, Julian Lage, Dan Weiss Starebaby, Ken Vandermark, and more.
(888) 438-5200, (604) 872-5200, www.coastaljazz.ca

TD Victoria International JazzFest
June 22-July 1
Various venues, Victoria, BC
Macy Gray, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Al Muirhead, Jamison Ross, Allison Au, Ellen Doty, Ghost-Note, Morgan James, GoGo Penguin, Julian Lage, Vincent Herring, and more.
(250) 388-4423, www.jazzvictoria.ca

Taste of Tacoma
June 22-24
Point Defiance Park, Tacoma, WA
Indigo Jazz Band, Blue Mountain Spanish Sound, Michael Powers, Scott Lindenmuth, and more.
(425) 295-3262, www.tasteoftacoma.com

Drayton Harbor Music Festival
July 8-14
Blaine Performing Arts Center, Blaine, WA
Greta Matassa, Camille Bloom, Nick Biello, student showcases, and more.
(360) 820-8312, www.draytonharbormusic.org

Cathedral Park Jazz Festival
July 20-22
Cathedral Park, Portland, OR
Reggie Houston, Norman Sylvester Band, The Quadraphones, Tahira Memory, and more.
(503) 709-3366, www.jazzoregon.com/cpjazz

Vancouver Island MusicFest
July 13-15
Comox Valley Fairgrounds, Courtenay, BC
Arlo Guthrie, David Amram, Eve Goldberg, Shakura S’Aida, Dustbowl Revival, Josh White Jr., and more.
(250) 871-8463, www.islandmusicfest.com

Capitol Hill Block Party
July 20-22
Capitol Hill, Seattle, WA
The Dip, Jamila Woods, Sol, Father John Misty, Goldlink, and more.

Bite of Seattle
July 20-22
Seattle Center, Seattle, WA
Michael Powers, Scott Lindenmuth, Stickshift Annie with Kimball & the Fugitives, Paul Richardson,  and more.
(425) 295-3262, www.biteofseattle.com

Jazz Port Townsend
July 22-29
Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA
Jazzmeia Horn, Terrell Stafford, Dave Stryker, Jeff Hamilton, John Clayton, Jean and Marcus Baylor, Tamir Hendelman, Donald Vega, Katie Thiroux, Matt Wilson, and more.
(360) 385-3102, www.centrum.org

Jazz in the Valley
July 27-29
Downtown Ellensburg, WA
D’Vonne Lewis’ Limited Edition, Happy Orchestra, Bill Anschell, Duende Libre ft. Chava Mirel, and more.
(888) 925-2204, (509) 925-2002, www.jazzinthevalley.com

Oregon Festival of American Music
August 1-11
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts, Eugene, OR
“In the Hands of the Muses: Tributes to Songbook Masters & Mentors,” celebrates the creators and practitioners of the Great American Songbook through personal tributes.
(541) 434-7000, www.theshedd.org

North City Jazz Walk
August 14
15th Ave NE, Shoreline, WA
Lineup TBA

Jazz and Oysters
August 18
Nahcotta Boat Basin, Ocean Park, WA
F.J. Marx Quartet, Eugenie Jones, 45th Street Brass, Ilwaco High School Jazz Band.

Yakima Blues and Local Brews Bash
August 19
Historic North Front Street, Yakima, WA
Otis Taylor, Robin Barret and Coyote Kings with Tiph, Jody Carroll, JunkBelly, Ben Johnson Blues Co., Brett “Bad Blood” Benton.

Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival
August 24-26
Esther Short Park, Vancouver, WA
Lineup TBA

DjangoFest NW
September 19-23
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Whidbey Island, WA
Tcha Limberger, Cyrille Aimée, Adrien Moignard, Gonzalo Bergara, Jason Vieaux, and more.
(360) 221-8262, www.wicaonline.org


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June 29, 2018