Events

Todalo Shakers

Friday, March 207:30 PM, Tickets: $20, Student/low income: $12Advance ticket sales available. Call Traditions at 360-705-2819 What do five veteran performers of blues, jug band, jazz and old time music do for fun?  Why, form a band and wail on their favorite 1920s party music!  The Todalo Shakers, from Seattle, Mendocino and Berkeley, have been …

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John McCutcheon

Monday, May 47:30 PM, Tickets: $30, Student/low income: $25Advance ticket sales available. Call Traditions at 360-705-2819 John McCutcheon is America’s balladeer. His songs sing of the nation’s heritage. His words channel the conscience of our people into streams of poetry and melody. He writes about subjects small and great, from a child’s haircut to freedom …

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Claudia Schmidt

Saturday, June 137:30 PM, Tickets: $15, Student/low income: $10Advance ticket sales available. Call Traditions at 360-705-2819 Claudia’s coming back to Traditions, and we have learned to expect anything at one of her concerts a hymn, poem, bawdy verse, torch song, satire, and the gamut of emotions. Her musicality is astonishing, and her joy and love …

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Greta Matassa

Saturday, April 47:30 PM, Tickets: $25, Student/low income: $18Advance ticket sales available. Call Traditions at 360-705-2819 In the Pacific Northwest, where she built her career, Greta Matassa wins wide acclaim; 7 times, the readers of Earshot, the Seattle jazz magazine, have voted her the best jazz vocalist in the Northwest. She was inducted into the …

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Golden Bough

Friday, April 37:30 PM, Tickets: $16.50, Student/low income: $12Advance ticket sales available. Call Traditions at 360-705-2819 Rooted in the traditional music of the seven Celtic nations (Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall, The Isle of Man, French Brittany and Spanish Galicia), Golden Bough has become a popular and in-demand group on both sides of the Atlantic. Since …

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Pearl Django

Friday and Saturday, March 27 and 287:30 PM, Tickets: $22, Student/low income: $15Advance ticket sales available. Call Traditions at 360-705-2819 With a performance history spanning more than two decades, Pearl Django endures as one of the most highly regarded Hot Club style groups working today. Although the band’s roots are firmly in the music made …

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April Verch Band

Saturday, May 97:30 PM, Tickets: $22, Student/low income: $15Advance ticket sales available. Call Traditions at 360-705-2819 The April Verch Band features world-class musicians Cody Walters on upright-electric bass and banjo, and Alex Rubin on guitar and mandolin. Together, these three passionate musicians tour tirelessly across Canada, the United States, the U.K., Europe, Australia & China. They …

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The Makedonians

Saturday, February 17:30 PM, Tickets: $16.50, Student/low income: $12Advance ticket sales available. Call Traditions at 360-705-2819 The Makedonians play the traditional music of the Balkans and Near East, inflected with a hint of American jazz. The Maks are not so much a band as a community of musicians. Based in Tacoma, Washington, members travel from …

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Patsy O’Brien and Dick Hensold Duo

Sunday, February 237:30 PM, Tickets: $15, Student/low income: $10Advance ticket sales available. Call Traditions at 360-705-2819 A concert of traditional Celtic music, but with unique and innovative arrangements, including a variety of songs from Britain and Ireland, accompanied by guitar and Northumbrian smallpipes (a quiet bagpipe from Northeast England), or various whistles. It also features …

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3 Play Ricochet

Saturday, January 117:30 PM, Tickets: $16.50, Student/low income: $12Advance ticket sales available. Call Traditions at 360-705-2819 Bluegrass re-imagined!  3 Play Ricochet is an acoustic string band that knows no boundaries, or perhaps simply respects none. Their music spills over into country blues, ragtime, Appalachian old-time music, and cool jazz; they gleefully steal from Dave Brubeck, …

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