LIVE MUSIC COLUMN: Let freedom sing on North Olympic Peninsula


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Port Angeles

■ Tonight at Castaways Restaurant and Night Club, 1213 Marine Drive, it’s Jerry’s country jam with guest singers and High Country from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

■ On Sunday at the Fairmount Restaurant, 1127 W. U.S. Highway 101, join the country jam from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

■ On Friday at Barhop Brewing, 124 W. Railroad Ave, the Soulshakers will perform the blues from 7:30 p.m. to midnight.

■ Tonight at Bar N9ne, 229 W. First St., come to the open mic variety show, starting at 8 p.m. No cover.

■ On Saturday, the Soul Ducks will offer up their lively rockabilly blues and Motown sound at Studio Bob, upstairs at 118 Front St., from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.

■ On Tuesday at the Port Angeles Senior Center, 328 E. Seventh St., Wally’s Boys play ballroom dance favorites from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. $5 cover; first-timers free.


■ On Saturday at the Salt Creek Saloon and Grill, state Highway 112 and Camp Hayden Road, Chip Norris coordinates a music jam at from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.


■ Tonight at Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., Cort Armstrong and friends entertain from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

On Friday, the Blue Holiday band of Port Townsend plays blues, funk and jazz from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

On Saturday, come hear Sarah Shea & Chez Jazz from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.

On Wednesday, Bill Volmut showcases original tunes and acoustic folk rock from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

■ On Wednesday, come back to The Oasis Bar and Grill, 301 E. Washington St., and dance to Final Approach from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

■ On Saturday at the Sequim VFW, 169 E. Washington St., the public can hear Old Sidekicks with some fish and chips and “slaw dancin” from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

■ On Friday at Nourish, 1345 S. Sequim Ave., Jason and Friends Jazz Jam runs from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.

On Sunday, Mike and Erma of Nakii bring you Hawaiian-style music from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

On Wednesday, Victor Reventlow hosts the open mic from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., with sign-ups at 6 p.m.


■ Tonight in Club Seven lounge at 7 Cedars Casino, 270756 U.S. Highway 101, dance to the country and originals of the Country Rock Association from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

On Friday, there’s dancing with Latigo Lace from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

On Saturday, The Hipsters play the best of modern dance rock from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

On Friday in the Rainforest Bar, Buck Ellard brings his cool country songs from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

On Saturday, enjoy the Americana of Billy Shew from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Port Hadlock

■ On Friday at the Ajax Cafe, 21 N. Water St., Dave and Jamey play from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

On Saturday, Mick and Barry play acoustic classic rock, folk and country from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Port Ludlow

■ Tonight in the Fireside Room at the Resort at Port Ludlow, 1 Heron Road, Trevor Hanson plays classical guitar from 6 p.m. to closing.

Port Townsend

■ On Sunday at Sirens Pub, 823 Water St., Anqwish, an alternative rock band, performs at 9 p.m. No cover.

On Wednesdays, join in the open mic night, starting at 9 p.m. No cover.

■ On Friday at the Uptown Pub, 1016 Lawrence St., soulful singer/songwriter Simon Lynge plays, starting at 9 p.m.

On Saturday, Paul Benoit and Damien Aitken play funky blues, roots and Americana starting at 9 p.m.

■ On Tuesday at the Cellar Door, 940 Water St., the Chuck Easton Quartet plays jazz from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

■ On Friday at Port Townsend Brewing, 330 10th St., Janie Cribbs and The T. Rust Band play folkadelic rock and stone blues in the garden from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

On Sunday, Pies on the Run, with Nancy Fitch on guitar and Claudia Neva on fiddle, entertain from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. No cover.

On Wednesday, touring troubadour Ian McFeron and friends (Alisa Milner on fiddle, cello and harmony vocals, Norman Baker on bass and harmony vocals and Daniel Nash on drums) play from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

■ On Saturday at the Pourhouse, 2231 Washington St., the Lowest Pair perform originals from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

■ Every Monday, Trevor Hanson plays guitar at Alchemy, 842 Washington St., from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

High notes

■ On Friday at 3 p.m. the Sequim City Band at James Center for the Performing Arts, 202 N. Blake Ave. On Tuesday, come back to the James Center to hear Locos Only with for Music in the Park from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

■ On Friday night, enjoy the free entertainment on the Port Angeles Pier, at South Lincoln and East Front streets with Jim Lind and the Trespassers from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and the Fat Chance Band from 8:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

■ On Friday, the Port Townsend Summer Band presents its annual Independence Day concert at the American Legion hall, 209 Monroe St., at 7:30 p.m.

■ On Saturday singer/songwriter Mark Pearson performs Americana-based music at the Laurel B. Johnson Community Center, 923 Hazel Point Road, Coyle, at 7:30 p.m. By donation.


Live Music appears every Thursday. It was compiled by Anne Sargent.

Contact the News Desk by phoning 360-417-3527 or emailing, with Live Music in the subject line. And note: The deadline is Monday at 5 p.m. preceding Thursday’s column.

Also, check out “Nightlife,” a listing of entertainment at nightspots across the Peninsula, in Friday’s Peninsula Spotlight magazine.

Last modified: July 02. 2014 8:27PM
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