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.
Rumor Has It began in 2009, when a group of long-time island musicians began loitering around a cabin on Vashon. From diverse musical backgrounds, they started jamming, pulled a rabbit out of a hat, and realized their musical destiny was string-band rock.
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!
A Classic lil’ Christmas features singer songwriter V. CONTRERAS , MARTIN FEVEYEAR & DELILAH PEARL performing songs of holiday cheer at the intimate and cozy Vashon Island Coffee Roasterie, to benefit The DoVE Project.
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.
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!
This holiday season Drama Dock brings back the holiday farce, “Inspecting Carol”. This uproarious take on “A Christmas Carol has been described as “A Christmas Carol” meets “Noises Off” meets “Waiting for Guffman”.
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 Film Society presents the Vashon Family Film Festival on Saturday, November 22 from 12 noon to 2:15 pm. The afternoon of live action and animated short films is brought to the Vashon Theatre every year by Northwest Film Forum’s Liz Shepherd.
The Pharaoh’s Daughter performed by the Bolshoi Ballet. Will be shown Sunday November 23rd, 1:00pm.
Music Cesare Pugni Libretto Jean-Henry Saint-Georges and Marius Petipa Choreography, sets and costumes Pierre Lacotte.
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.
Together for years writing and playing original music on Vashon Island and in the Seattle area, The FieldHands are a rock band. Their music blends some of the best traits of rock, alternative country and the Americana vibe
Makana’s first two concerts at Open Space were extraordinary - huge audiences brimming with excitement who were brought to both tears and standing ovations by the amazing talent and giant heart of this virtuoso, world-class performer.
This is the season when Vashon’s home-bound salmon return to their natal streams. Coho and chum salmon swim up Judd, Shinglemill, Christensen, and Fisher Creeks to spawn and die, leaving their eggs in the gravel to start a new generation.
Vashon Theatre would like to thank the community of Vashon as well as the members of Island Greentech for two great years of Digital Projection. Following on the heels of last year’s screening of the 1948 Oscar Winning Best Picture “Gentlemen’s Agreement”, we will be showing the 1949 Oscar Winning Best Picture “Hamlet”.