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Nirvana is hosting a night of dancing on Friday, October 26 from 9:30pm until 1am with music by Seattle’s DJ Million. Wear your Halloween costume and enjoy a seasonal spooky drink on the house. The concert is free and all ages are welcome.

The Red Bicycle Bistro is bringing back the annual Subconscious Population Halloween Masquerade Ball that was an Island Halloween tradition in the community for years.

Garth Reeves has been playing professionally for over 18 years. After cutting his teeth in the halcyon days of the Olympia scene, Garth moved to Seattle to explore that cities burgeoning music explosion. A short of list of bands Garth has been in include: Dangermouse, Nubbin, Goodness, Blue Spark…

Island singer/songwriter Carter Castle’s new CD release, Walking to Phoenicia, coincides with his VAA New Works Series concert, Saturday, Oct 13, 7:30 pm, at VAA.

Saturday, October 20, 8pm; Doors open 7pm

Burlesco Notturno, that sexy, saucy soiree, returns to Open Space for Arts & Community wearing a lovely Little Black Slip. Wear your little black slip to the show, and receive the most delightful surprise!

Formed in 2010, Birdhouse is a group of creative song-writers, poets, and composers that capture the California sound with youthful energy and force. The band has recorded one self-titled EP, a live album and has shared the stage with bands like Melvin Seals & Jerry Garcia Band, The Mother Hips, Jackie Green, The Wooden Sky, Father John Misty (Fleet Foxes), members of Garaj Mahal, OAR, Gomez, and many other bands.

Open Space for Arts & Community is celebrating CiderFest by putting on a Barn Dance, featuring the dazzling singer Jennifer Sutherland and The Barnyard Boys on Saturday, October 13 at 5:00 pm. Before the band plays some kick-up-your-heels country tunes at 6:00 pm, Sandi Silagi will teach some dance steps, including the cuddle, inside and outside turns, and the two-step.

Human chemistry is indeed a mercurial thing. And adding any artistic endeavor into that mysterious balance can, every so often, create some true magic. For Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer (pronounced fair), the delicate intertwining of music, life and that always-fine interpersonal equilibrium has borne fruit in the shape of a truly one of a kind artistic partnership.

Publish The Quest blends groove music melodies with vocally driven compositions that continually question social issues through story telling.

When Tab Tabscott was just 10 years old, he lived just down the street from Scotty’s Music Store in St Louis. Scotty, the owner, started and has hosted the National Pedal Steel Guitar Convention in St Louis for over 50 years now.

Island singer/songwriter Carter Castle’s new CD release, Walking to Phoenicia, coincides with his VAA New Works Series concert, Saturday, Oct 13, 7:30 pm, at VAA.

Vashon’s Sharing the Stage kicks off its fourth season on Thursday, October 4, at the Red Bicycle with Zac Anthony and Kate Goldby of The Wellingtons and student openers.

Nirvana is hosting a free concert by Vashon Island singer songwriter Cami Lundeen on Saturday September 22 from 7 to 9PM.

From the Northwest, the Pacific and the sunset.

Ten plus years of genre-blending music mixed with intoxicating lyrical depth. Trolls Cottage is hypnotically simplistic; music soaked in lyrical contemplations.

Rising out of the West, The Brainstormers are a hurricane of Southern Old-Time Music headed your way—a perfect storm of instrumental power and brilliant harmony singing illuminated by lightning flashes of lyrical and comic genius. Tom Sauber, Patrick Sauber, and Mark Graham brainstorm a new and original sense to the classic sounds of Old-Time Music exemplified by the likes of Uncle Dave Macon, Ed Haley, Dock Boggs, George Pegram and Red Parham. They will electrify you with their own “old timely” inventions. 

We’ve got a double-bill that you won’t want to miss at the Roasterie coming up on August 31st at 7pm. Joined together for one night - Cami Lundeen & Gregg Curry!

Mark DuFresne and his band return to Vashon and the Red Bike 8 pm Saturday, September 8 for more of the hottest blues happening in the Northwest today. Blues legend, Mark DuFresne and his band had such a fantastic time performing on Vashon last year, in a benefit concert for Vashon Community Care that he’s agreed to return and do it again. It promises to be a night of blues you won’t want to miss!

Join talented local singer-songwriters at the Vashon Winery Music Festival, this year renamed "Uncorked and Unplugged" featuring Kat Eggelston, Kate Macleod, Lawson Cannon, Mark Wells, Watermark, Rose Laughlin, and the Geezers.

The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi will be shining it’s spotlight on one of the most innovative jazz bands in the Northwest, the Island Jazz Quintet. Meeting and growing in a place that is the antithesis of bright lights and glamour gave the band a chance to develop its style in peace. 

Danny O’Keefe in concert on the lawn at Vashon Winery, Saturday, 7pm, August 4. $20 admission.


A longtime Vashon favorite, this band aims to entertain with non-stop danceable tunes and a commanding stage presence. The band’s leader and powerful front man Troy Kindred is an entertainer in every sense of the word. His infectious energy and enthusiasm gets the crowd into the act – and his vocals will tear the paint off the back walls.


Enjoy a mid-summer’s evening concert with renowned finger-style guitarist, Grammy-nominated musician Alex de Grassi, 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 11, at VAA. De Grassi’s sheer virtuosity redefines the art of acoustic guitar as he weaves a canvas of music from melody, counter-melody, bass, harmony, rhythm and cross-rhythms. Libations included with ticket.

Join The Spotlights Danny Cadman, Lauren Sinner, Scotty Johnson with Steve Amsden and Matt Eggleston for a great night of classic rock & roll songs. At the Sporty’s, Friday July 6, 8pm