ENTERTAINMENT BRIEFLY — Big band sounds in Port Townsend . . . and other events this weekend and next week

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Big band jam planned at eatery

PORT TOWNSEND — The Northwest Big Band workshop participants invite the public to a jam session this Wednesday, April 30, at the Highway 20 Road House, 2152 W. Sims Way.

There's no cover charge to enjoy the music, from the 1920s through the 1950s, starting at 7:30 p.m.

The big band will reconvene for a dance next Friday, May 2, at the American Legion Hall, 209 Monroe St., where admission is a suggested donation of $5 to benefit the Jefferson County Winter Shelter.

Band Lab benefit

PORT TOWNSEND — Band Lab, the local rock 'n' roll sextet featuring Odette Jennings, Rowan Halpin, Declan Goldenboggen, Hanna Trailer, Corbin Reimnitz and Shae Weinblatt Dey, will give a benefit concert Saturday night at the Cellar Door, 940 Water St.

Show time for this all-ages event is 8 p.m.; admission is a suggested $5 donation to the Kehl-Hilliard family, who lost their Chimacum home and belongings to a fire earlier this month.

The Cellar Door will contribute a portion of beverage sales to the family as well.

For more information, phone the venue at 360-385-6959.

Twang in Port Townsend (see photo)

PORT TOWNSEND — Singer Cyndi Harvell , a performer who started out in Athens, Ga., and now calls Los Angeles home, is coming through town on a tour promoting her forthcoming album, “Heartache & Revolution.”

There's no cover charge for the 3 p.m. show at the Port Townsend Brewing Co., 330 10th St., and all ages are welcome.

To hear some of Harvell's Southern-twangy sound, visit www.CyndiHarvell.com.

Pair of shows

PORT TOWNSEND — Hova Bass, an eight-string bass player whose repertoire runs from jazz to flamenco to pop, will join local guitarist Sam Amazyan and cellist Brandon Smith for two concerts this weekend: 7 p.m. Saturday at the Public House and 4:30 p.m. Sunday at the New Life Church.

The cover charge is $20 for Saturday's show at the Public House, 1038 Water St., and reservations are available at 360-385-9708.

On Sunday, the suggested donation at the door is $20 for the concert at New Life, 1636 Hastings Ave.; information awaits at 928-706-5100.

Drum, dance

PORT ANGELES — The Peninsula Community Drum Circle will meet this coming Wednesday from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. at the Longhouse at Peninsula College, 1502 E. Lauridsen Blvd., and all are welcome.

This is a change for this month only, as the drum circle is usually held on the fourth Tuesday of the month.

All ages are encouraged to join the free gathering, where extra instruments are on hand for those who don't yet have their own.

For information, phone 360-461-4538 or email peninsuladrumming@gmail.com.

Correo in woods

COYLE — The traditional music of Argentina, Venezuela and Mexico will fill the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center next Friday, May 2, as the band Correo Aereo arrives for another show in the Concerts in the Woods series.

Admission is by donation to the 7:30 p.m. show at the center, at 923 Hazel Point Road.

All ages are welcome, and free cookies and coffee will be served.

For directions and details, visit www.CoyleConcerts.com or phone presenter Norm Johnson at 360-765-3449.

Formore about the band, see www.correoaereo.us.

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