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Klezmer, jazz, folk and more music in Greenwood-Phinney this weekend

January 20th, 2017 · Comments

Here’s what’s happening in the neighborhood this weekend. Check our Events calendar any time.

The Cup” community open house from 2-5 p.m. Friday at Woodland Park United Methodist, 302 N. 78th St.

Tim’s Tavern, 602 N. 105th St., presents The Vocal Majority with Colonels of Truth at 8:30 p.m. Friday.

Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwood Ave. N., hosts Kesselgarten Klezmer concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday; Little Sara and the Night Owls in concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday; and Open Jazz Jam with Kenny Mandell (all levels welcome) from 2-4:15 p.m. Sunday.

Seattle Folklore Society presents The Bills at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., in the Brick Building. Tickets in advance are $18 general; $16 SFS/PNA members, seniors and students; kids half price (all tickets are $2 more day of the show).

With two previous JUNO nominations and multiple Western Canadian Music Awards under their belts, expect musical magic from this extraordinary quintet. The Bills are renowned for their instrumental virtuosity, lush vocal arrangements, evocative songwriting, and a refreshing sound that transcends musical boundaries and defies simple categorization.

Strings, bellows, keys, voices, skin, and bows – these are the vehicles for The Bills’ unique sonic approach. With individual band members sporting world-class credentials in folk/roots, jazz, classical and world music, The Bills truly are a Canadian acoustic-music super-group.

If you’re heading out of the neighborhood this weekend, be aware:

  • Immigrant and Refugee Defend Our Rights March begins at 1 p.m. Friday with a rally at Judkins Park in the Central District, followed at 2:30 p.m. by a march to Westlake Park downtown.
  • Inauguration Day Demonstration and Rally at Westlake Park from 5-8 p.m. Friday.
  • There’s a private event at CenturyLink Field from 8 p.m. to midnight Friday. Seattle Department of Transportation warns folks to expect congestion and delays near the venue.
  • Womxn’s March on Seattle begans at 10:30 a.m. Saturday with a rally at Judkins Park, followed by a march to Seattle Center. SDOT expects about 30,000 people to march, so expect significant traffic delays along the route.

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