It’s The Blues To Do Podcast for the week beginning Sept 22nd, 2016.


This BTD Community Calendar is dedicated to those standing together for standing rock….upstream, downstream…This is Blues news and calendar for the greater Seattle and Northwest areas.

I’m Marlee Walker with


Our Featured CD: from guitarist, Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters, called Maxwell Street, dedicated to his master piano playin big brother, David Mawell, they were born on the same day, ten years apart.  Produced by Holger Peterson, on Stony Plain Records, celebrating 40 years!


We start with some local blues news…

A new band with harmonica player/singer, Joel Astley, is called The Tonic, debuting at The Dragon Gate in Seattle, Friday Sept 23rd



Sept 22 - Highway 99 Blues Club, Seattle – Jimmy Thackery & The Drivers

Sept 23 – The Lo-Fi Performance Gallery, Seattle - Gulf Benefit w/The Ringers, Jake Hemming & The Bereaved, The Gods Themselves, Sam Russell and The Harbor Rats, 9pm

Sept 23 – Crossroads, Bellevue – Alice Stuart & The Formerlys, 7pm

Sept 23 – Egan’s Ballard Jam House – Polly O’Keary & The Rhythm Method, goin to Memphis to compete in the IBCs this next year

Sept 23 – Temple Theatre, Plaza Grand Ballroom, Tacoma – John Németh, Jimmy Thackery, Stacy Jones

Sept 23 – Moore Theatre, Seattle – The Stranger’s 14th Annual Genius Awards

Sept 22-23 – Tractor, Ballard – The Moondoggies 10th Birthday Party

Sept 23-24-25 – Fremont Oktoberfest, Seattle

Sept 23-24-25 – Kirkland’s Oktoberfest

Sept 24 – Highway 99 Blues Club, Seattle – John Németh

Sept 24 – The Paramount Theatre, Seattle – St. Paul & The Broken Bones, with special guest The Seratones, 8pm

Sept 24 – Grinder’s, Shoreline – Kim Archer

Sept 24 – Seamonster Lounge, Fremont/Seattle – Stevie Wonder Tribute, 10pm

Sept 24 – North Bend Blues Walk  dot com

Sept 24 – Nectar Lounge, Fremont/Seattle – Clinton Fearon & Boogie Brown Band, Wet City Rockers, Selecta Element  (reggae)

Sept 24 – Sunset Tavern, Ballard – Chris King & The Gutterballs, Julia Massey & The Five Finger Discount, Ghost Town Whistlers

Sept 24-25 – Neptune Theatre, Seattle – Rocky Horror Picture Show –free!

Thru Sept 25th – Jazz Alley, Seattle – Brian Culbertson Funk Tour

Sept 25 – Century Ballroom, Seattle - Live Swing Dance (also Oct 25th)

Sept 25 – The Moore Theatre, Seattle - The Monkees

Sept 25 – Pantages, Tacoma – Art Garfunkle

Sept 25 – Columbia City Theatre, Seattle - Concert to end Gun Violence Across America

Thru Sept 25… – Puyallup Fair

Sept 25 – Tractor Tavern, Ballard/Seattle – The Record Company, Ayron Jones opens, 8pm

Sept 27 – Triple Door, Seattle – Bebel Gilberto (next generation)

Sept 27 – The Crocodile, Seattle – KT Tunstell, Wildling, 7pm

Sept 27 – Neumos, Seattle – Nick Waterhouse

Sept 28 – Historic Lincoln Theatre, Mt. Vernon – Bebel Gilberto

Sept 28 – October 2 – Centrum, Fort Worden State Park, Wheeler Theater, Port Townsend – Ukulele Festival featuring Daniel Ho, Victoria Vox, Sarah Maisel and Craig Chee, Gerald Ross, Aaron and Nicole Keim, Del Rey, Adam Franklin, Casey MacGill, The Canote Brothers, Jason Arimoto, with Matt Weiner and Nova Karina Devonie, (concerts are on Fri/Sat at 7:30pm)

Sept 29 – Studio Bob/Upstage, Port Angeles – Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburgh,



Sept 29 – Columbia City Theater, Seattle – The Charlatones, Polly O’Keary & The Rhythm Method, Brett ‘Bad Blood’ Benton

Sept 29 – Showbox, Seattle – Drive-By Truckers with Lydia Loveless, 8:30pm

Sept 29 – Nectar Lounge, Fremont/Seattle – Sly & Robbie

Sept 30 – Hermann’s Jazz Club, Vancouver B.C. - Harpdog Brown

Sept 30 – WaMu Theatre, Seattle - New Orleans Food & Funk Festival featuring Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Ural Thomas & the Pain, The Polyrhythmics, 21+

Oct 1 – Highway 99 Blues Club, Seattle – Sugaray Rayford


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