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It’s The Blues To Do Podcast beginning with February 16th, 2017.



This is Blues news and calendar for the greater Seattle and Northwest areas.

I’m Marlee Walker with


-The Triple Door has a new Wednesday Night Blues Jam with James Walls and friends,

8:30pm start in The Musicquarium Lounge.  It's called Blues, Booze & Boogie!

-Ben Hunter & Joe Seamons have recorded some tracks with harmonica master, Phil

Wiggins, inside the yet-to-open Black & Tan Dance Hall in Hillman City/Seattle, of which

Ben is one of the three owners.  Currently Ben & Joe are touring with Wiggins in Paris,

Amsterdam and various other spots.  The duo returns to Seattle later this month to

perform at Wintergrass 2017.

-You can donate to the water protectors legal defense fund by texting ‘water’ to 82623.

-Jazz Vespers at Seattle First Baptist Church, First Hill, Seattle – The First Sunday of each

month (except July, Aug, Sept), 100 minutes beginning at 6pm, no sermon, no religious

music is allowed, just great Northwest Jazz hand picked by Seattle jazz & blues supporters,

Shirley & Evan Klein.

-A celebration of life is planned for Buck Ormsby, on April 26th at The Temple Theatre in

Tacoma.  He was a longtime NW musical figure, on bass for the original Little Bill & The

Blue Notes and, also The Wailers (Louie Louie etc.), he was on the board of Northwest

Area Music Association and so much more.  This promises to be a star-studded event.



Thru Feb 17 – Jazz Alley, Seattle – Mindi Abair and the Boneshakers, 7:30pm

Feb 16 – Bad Albert’s, Ballard/Seattle – Annie Eastwood with Larry Hill, Tom Brighton, Beth Wulff, 5:30pm

Feb 16 – Bake’s Place, Bellevue – The Rhumba Kings, 8:30pm

Feb 16 – G.Donnalson’s, Tacoma – John Maxwell, 7pm

Feb 16 – Highway 99 Blues Club, Seattle – The Trailer Park Kings, 8pm

Feb 16 – Nectar Lounge, Fremont/Seattle – Monophonics, with Orgone

Feb 16 – Neptune Theatre, Seattle – J Boog, Jo Mersa Marley, Jemere Morgan, Westafa, 8pm

Feb 16 – Skylark, West Seattle – Rock for Standing Rock, 7pm

Feb 16 – Triple Door, Seattle – Paris Combo, 7:30pm, Musicquarium Lounge – Kareem Kandi, 9pm

Feb 17 – 13 Coins, Bellevue – Chris Stevens’ Surf Monkeys, 9 :30pm

Feb 17 – 13 Coins, Seattle – Blumeadows, 9:30pm

Feb 17 – Admiral Theatre, Bremerton – The Animals

Feb 17 – Bake’s Place, Bellevue – Shaggy Sweet, 8:30pm

Feb 17 – Capp’s, Kenmore – Blake Morgan, Janita, Ayron Jones, 9pm

Feb 17 – Bellevue – Kate Voss & The Big Boss Band, 7pm-9pm

Feb 17 – Easy Monkey Taphouse, Shoreline/Seattle – Mark Dufresne, 8pm

Feb 17 – Engel’s, Edmonds – The Dog Tones, 9pm

Feb 17 – Highway 99 Blues Club, Seattle – Mojo Cannon, 8pm

Feb 17 – Little Roadside Tavern Everson – Billy Stoops & Hambone Wilson, 9pm

Feb 17 – Nectar Lounge, Fremont/Seattle – John Brown’s Body with Two Story Zori and Buzz Brump, 8pm

Feb 17 – Raging River, Fall City – 8 Second Ride

Feb 17 – The Repp, Snohomish – Randy Norris & Jeff Nicely, 6pm

Feb 17 – Royal Room, Columbia City/Seattle – Eugenie Jones Sings Nina Simone

Feb 17 – Triple Door, Seattle – Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling, 8pm, Musicquarium Lounge – Happy Hour: Washboard Cutups, 5pm, The Djeliyad Band, 8:30pm

Feb 17 – Vino Bella, Issaquah – Butch Harrison & Good Company

Feb 17-18 - G.Donnalson’s, Tacoma – Good Vibes Trio, 7:30pm

Feb 17-18 - Tula’s, Belltown/Seattle – Dave Peck Trio, 7:30pm

Feb 18 – Broadway Center, Tacoma – The Animals

Feb 18 – Conway Muse, Conway – The Whateverlys

Feb 18 – Elliott Bay Pizza, Mill Creek – Annie Eastwood & Chris Stevens, 7pm

Feb 18 – Engel’s Pub, Edmonds – Who’s Ur Daddy, 9pm

Feb 18 – Highway 99 Blues Club, Seattle – Lisa Mann & Her Really Good Band, 8pm

Feb 18 – Nectar Lounge, Fremont/Seattle – Flowmotion & Andy Coe with McTuff and Skerik, 8pm

Feb 18 – Patterson Cellars, Woodinville – Billy Stoops, 6pm

Feb 18 – Raging River, Fall City – Ricky Ventura Revue

Feb 18 – Salmon Bay Eagles, Ballard/Seattle – Red House, 8pm

Feb 18 – Triple Door, Seattle – Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling, 8pm, Musicquarium Lounge – Grant Schroff Trio, 9pm

Feb 18 – B Sharp, Tacoma - T-Town Revue with Joel Astley, 8pm

Feb 18 – Tula’s, Belltown/Seattle – Dave Peck Trio, 7:30pm

Feb 18 – Vino Bella, Issaquah – CT and Classic Soul

Feb 18 – Whisky West, West Seattle – Michele D’Amour & The Love Dealers, 9pm

Feb 19 – Capp’s, Kenmore – Brian Lee & The Orbiters dinner show, 5pm

Feb 19 – Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Tacoma – Blues Vespers with Junkyard Jane and Randy Oxford, 5pm

Feb 19 – Johnny’s Dock, Tacoma – Blues Redemption, 5-8pm

Feb 19 – Paramount Theatre, Seattle - Experience Hendrix w/Kenny Wayne Sheherd…

Feb 19 – Raging River, Fall City – Jam with Tommy Wall and Andrew Cloutier with special guest Rod Cook, 7pm

Feb 19 – Rent Party for Michael Rollins, 3-8pm, potluck/jam, contact Sylvia Louise Rollins

Feb 19 – The Spar, Tacoma – Two Scoops Combo, 7pm

Feb 19 – Triple Door, Seattle – Branford Marsalis Quartet with Kurt Elling, 8pm, Musicquarium Lounge – KO Ensemble, 8pm

Feb 20 – G.Donnalson’s, Tacoma – John Williams, 7pm

Feb 20 – Madison Pub, Everett – Kevin Sutton, Tom Jones, Rick Bowen & Jim McLaughlin, 7pm

Feb 21 – Seattle Art Museum, Seattle – Ralph Towner, Anja Lechner and Francois Couturier, all ages

Feb 21-22 – Jazz Alley, Seattle – John Scofield w/Vincente Archer, Larry Goldings & Bill Stewart, 7:30pm

Feb 22 – Comet Tavern, Capitol Hill/Seattle – The Billy Joe Show, 8pm

Feb 22 – Engel’s, Edmonds – Kader Sundy, 8pm

Feb 22 - Highway 99 Blues Club, Seattle – The Black Clouds, 8pm

Feb 22 - Madison Pub, Everett – Unbound Blues Jam with special guests Joel Astley & Mahiko Fujita, 8pm

Feb 22-25 – Triple Door, Seattle – Los Lobos with Future Stuff, 8pm

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