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Mia Vermillion performs at the North Bend Blues Walk on September 24.
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2016 North Bend Blues Walk

JazzClubsNW and the Boxley’s Music Fund present the annual North Bend Blues Walk on Saturday, September 24, from 6pm-midnight. The walk features more than 20 of the region’s best artists, including McTuff, Stacy Jones Band, CD Woodbury Band, and Mark DuFresne Band, spread over 21 venues in North Bend’s historic downtown. Tickets and information available at northbendblueswalk.com.

Support SRJO’s Power2Give Campaign

The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra has launched a Power2Give campaign to support its Jazz4Kids Concert Series and student clinics. These free-to-the-public educational programs introduce young audiences to the art form and provide an important supplement to the students’ musical learning. Their Power2Give campaign seeks to raise enough funds to ensure these programs remain free. Visit power2give.org/campaigns/570 to learn more about the campaign or to make a donation.

Earshot Jazz Seeks Festival Interns

Earshot Jazz is now accepting applications for its 2016 Festival Internship program. Internships run from September-November, and are unpaid and part-time. Intern duties will be assigned based on skill set and interest. Applicants should submit a brief cover letter and résumé to caitlin@earshot.org by Friday, September 16.

The Westerlies Announce Upcoming Album

The Westerlies have announced the release of their upcoming self-titled sophomore double-album, due October 7. The brass quartet was recently featured on NPR Music, which premiered their first single, “Saro,” praised as “a distinctly American twist: to flip a story of sorrow on its head, opening it up to a future bright with possibility.”

Write Earshot Jazz

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.