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Vashon is an island characterized by its natural beauty and uniquely rich arts scene. Running through its verdant forests, bucolic pastures and majestic vistas is a spirit that inspires musicians to call this place their home.

Jealous Dogs is Seattle’s Only Pretenders Tribute, snatching their namesake from a deep-cut off Pretenders II.
Comprised of Seattle music scene veterans, this four piece was brought together by a common love and appreciation for the Pretenders blend of new-wave and punk rock.

Since her arrival to Seattle in 2008, international jazz vocalist Jennifer Kienzle has emerged as a singer adept at conveying a direct and honest interpretation of the American songbook. Jennifer is known for her purity of tone, playfulness with song

Who doesn’t need to warm up come February on Vashon? Open Space presents a sizzling great Valentine’s Dance, with Brazilian music from the extraordinary En Canto. Come for romance, or to dance, or just to have a lively, fun time! A great event for all ages.

For Gregg Curry, Ragged Glory was a sound birthed from the radio of a Mercury Montego he drove down Southern highways in summer with the windows down. It was Dylan, The Stones, The Band, Neil Young, Tom Petty, and so many others making something raw sound so perfect.

The experience of Eric Apoe is a walk through a cinematic time capsule, his lyrical masterworks chill the soul and enlighten the mind. Eric Apoe’s songwriting crosses genres like fiberoptic cable crosses the world. The song is the focus not the style, the song decides the style it desires to exist in.

Come dance yourself warm on Vashon’s biggest Dance Floor!
All-ages, and all are welcome. $5 Cover at the Door, no one turned away for lack of funds!

Vashon Island’s new musical trio, The Van Redeker Band, will be appearing live in concert at Havurat on Saturday, January 24th, at 7 PM.

Always a crowd pleaser on Vashon Island, Clinton Fearon & The Boogie Brown Band is coming back to the Red Bicycle for another amazing performance of his roots reggae music on Saturday, Jan 24th.

To celebrate Robert Burns Day, VAA welcomes back
Seattle choral ensemble whateverandeveramen. (w&ea.) to lead a lively evening of Burns songs and other traditional Scottish and Irish drinking songs.

We all know a One Nitestand is never enough – You just want more! Well good news, they’re back! And they have new stuff as well as a female duo who will redefine the local blues scene.

Join us for an unforgettable evening with Canadian guitar virtuoso Don Alder!

 We had an awesome time last year rocking into 2014, so we are doing it again!
Join us and welcome 2015 with family & friends!

High and Lonesome was formed in 1985 and played all the bluegrass festivals throughout the Northwest. The band broke up at the end of 1989, but reunited in 1993 and were hired to play 3 shows at the very first Wintergrass Bluegrass Festival that year.

A longtime Vashon favorite, this band aims to entertain you on the hottest dance night of the year with non-stop danceable tunes and a commanding stage presence.

Vashon Events presents “Will Sing For Food,” on Saturday, December 20th starting at 8pm. Local musicians are signing up to perform holiday carols to earn tips to support the Vashon Maury Community Food Bank. We’ll have a list of songs and performers available soon!

On Friday, December 12, guitarist Michael Nicolella, flutist Jeffrey Cohan and violist Roxanna Patterson perform the world premiere of In Dreams or flute and viola by Seattle-area composer Huntley Beyer, along with a new work for solo guitar by Michael Nicolella.

Sharing the Stage is a dynamic music series on Vashon Island. Top name headliners play the island in professional venues…and high school band are the opening act!

Open Space for Arts & Community proudly presents our first-ever Electro Swing Extravaganza, featuring Portland’s Sepiatonic and Seattle’s Good Co, in a fabulous evening of dancing to Electro Swing and Original Live Music - all with a twist of Vaudeville!

Delilah Pearl and The Mantarays perform sultry ballads and jazzy rousers from the era of the divas: Peggy Lee, Nina Simone, and Ella Fitzgerald.

Vashon Island’s own Free Range Folk Choir will present a Concert on Sunday November 23rd, 7pm at the Burton Church (23905 Vashon Hwy SW). Come enjoy the harmonies of a cappella choral music from around the world!

Vashon Events presents an evening song and story.The first annual singer-songwriter showcase will feature over a dozen artists. Each artist will have 5 minutes to play 2-3 songs and tell the stories behind them. This is an evening not to be missed.

This month, on November 20th, we bring you local musicians Pat Reardon & Jenny Bell. The music takes place from 7:30-9:30pm.

Snapdragon is pleased to bring you live music on Saturday nights.  Stop on by for some wonderful music, delicious food and tasty beverages!