The annual Ballard Jazz Festival is back

It’s that time of year when talented jazz musicians and their fans descend on Ballard for several days of jam sessions across the neighborhood. The Ballard Jazz Festival begins in earnest tonight (Friday) with a mainstage concert at the new Nordic Heritage Museum. Clarence Penn and Penn Station along with Oskar Stenmark will be jammin’ […]

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Seattle Public Library launches second round of local music collection

In 2016, The Seattle Public Library launched an online Seattle music collection called PlayBack that enabled Seattleites to download free local music. Now, 50 more local artists have been added to playback.spl.org, including NAVVI, Fysah, Golden Gardens, Raz Simone and more. Anyone can stream the albums for free, and Library cardholders can download and keep any music in […]

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Barnes and Noble to host Whitman Middle School Bands fundraiser

Barnes and Noble Bookstore at Northgate (401 NE Northgate Way #1100) is  once again hosting The Whitman Middle School Bands and Orchestras and Choirs for a day of free performances and fundraising this Saturday, May 7. The Whitman School bands will be performing throughout the day from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. “Barnes and Noble has generously arranged for a week-plus […]

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