Seattle Cabaret Festival

The Seattle Cabaret Festival believes that the musical cabaret medium is, first and foremost, versatile—past festival artists have pulled inspiration from rock, blues, opera, satire, French chansons, and more. This year’s festival promises to continue showcasing the unexpected. Join us Friday and Saturday Night’s for back to back shows combining unique pairings of our artist […]

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Organ Duet: What’s That Like?

Sunday, March 27 at 3:00, Jonathan Wohlers and Naomi Shiga present an hour of organ duets – yes, four hands and four feet! – on the newly installed Ortloff pipe organ of St. Dunstan’s Church. What is an organ duet like? Think two people sharing the same organ bench, navigating the different keyboards of the […]

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Party like an Icelander

Dinner and live music – Icelandic Þorrablót For the food adventurer in you, for your dream of spending an evening in Iceland celebrating Þorrablót, eating traditional food, drinking Brennivin, singing, and dancing? Come and have fun. Meet people, enjoy classic pop and rock music – live. Saturday, February 19, starting at 5.30 pm until 11. […]

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Acclaimed Newfoundland Vocalist Matthew Byrne In Concert

The Seattle Folklore Society is proud to be hosting Matthew’s first online virtual concert with SFS on May 15th, 7pm, Pacific time. Matthew Byrne’s bio starts with: “Storytelling through song is a fundamental duty of traditional music and Matthew Byrne does this brilliantly with his latest recording, Horizon Lines.” Echoing that sentiment, Horizon Lines went […]

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Master Trad Irish Fiddler Gerry O’ Connor In Concert

The SFS is pleased to present a virtual online concert May 8th, 7pm, with traditional Irish fiddler Gerry O’ Connor, accompanied by guitarist Richard Mandel. Gerry O’Connor is from Dundalk, Co. Louth, where he grew up in a family of musicians, dancers and singers, all taught at home by his mother, Rose. A four times […]

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Hardly Sober Tour

Touring artist Mizere with Her Tour Dj Tha L.O.C coming to seattle washington on there Hardly Sober Tour! Talented hip hop artists from California and opening local artists from Seattle!

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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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