“Underground” Latin American Christmas Programs
Christmas music from 18th century Latin America, including music from Cuba, Mexico, Bolivia, and Argentina. Soprano Danielle Sampson and a stellar band led by Stephen Stubbs will perform works by Esteban Salas, Manuel de Zumaya, Manuel Gaytan de Arteaga, Domenico Zipoli and more. Between the pieces,Henry Lebedinsky will share some insights into the stories behind the music. This movable feast of Christmas treasures comes to three Underground venues, as well as offering some highlights of the program at the new Sanctuary in the CityFREE lunchtime concert series at the crossroads of Downtown and Belltown.
For more info on all the listed concerts, see the Early Music Underground website.
Saturday, December 2, 7:30-9:30 pm Cabaret Concert on Whidbey Island
St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church 5217 Honeymoon Bay Rd.
Freeland, WA 98249
Admission: $25 general; $20 seniors (65+), under 12 FREE Sunday, December 3, 3:00-5:00 pm Matinee Concert with complimentary wine
Resonance at SOMA Towers 288 106th Ave. NE
Bellevue, WA 98004
Admission: $25Tuesday, December 5, 7:00-9:00 pm Cabaret Concert with Signature Multimedia Show
Naked City Brewery and Taphouse 8564 Greenwood Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98105
Admission: $20, $15 under age 30, includes complimentary house beer, cider, or glass of wine (up to $7) 21+ only ADVANCE TICKET PURCHASE STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
Wednesday, December 6, 12:10-12:50 pm Sanctuary in the City – FREE Lunchtime Concert
Christ Our Hope at the Josephinum 1902 2nd Ave. (at Stewart St.)
Seattle, WA 98101
FREE, with donations gladly accepted
Downtown Seattle’s Out to Lunch (OTL) 2017 summer concert series is bigger than ever, with music every day of the week, and not just at lunch! This free, outdoor series brings live, lunchtime music to 12 downtown locations from July 5 to Sept. 1. All concerts take place from 12-1:30 p.m., except on Mondays, when you can find late afternoon entertainment to downtown venues from 4:30-6 p.m.
See more info here: https://downtownseattle.org/events/out-to-lunch/
Dancing til Dusk continues free evenings of music, dance lessons, and dancing until August 29 in various downtown locations! See the rest of the summer schedule here: http://www.danceforjoy.biz/dancingtildusk/august.html
Tuesdays are in Westlake Park; Thursdays are in Freeway Park. The series culminates Aug 29 with the Valse Café Orchestra – Waltz and more for a Ball Blanc.
SFS Annual Picnic Invitation Sunday, August 14th, 2016
Please come to the Seattle Folklore Society’s annual potluck picnic. Bring your instruments, voices, and a big pot of your favorite family recipe. The picnic is a great time to meet our board members and each other, talk about SFS, and join in some singing.
The Picnic is Sunday, August 14th from 5 to 8 PM. Jack Aldrich has once again graciously opened his home to us. Jack’s address is in Seattle’s Maple Leaf neighborhood. (Call 206-782-0505 for address)
All of us on the SFS board are looking forward to seeing you at the Picnic!
Friday, July 29th, SFS is proud to sponsor a special concert featuring The Onlies from 5-7 PM at the Phinney Farmers Market. The Onlies play original and traditional fiddle-driven music, with Celtic, old-time American, and Canadian roots. Talented musicians, singers, and composers Leo Shannon, Riley Calcagno, and Sami Braman have just graduated from Garfield High School (Seattle), and have played together since they were two years old. Be sure to see them this summer before they head off for college and other life adventures!
(extra tips for the band encouraged, and CDs may be available for sale)
Come to the Phinney Farmers’ market every Friday from 3:30 to7:30pm in the parking lot of the Phinney Center, 6532 Phinney Ave N. Kick off your weekend with fresh local produce, dinner from a variety of food trucks, and music from 5 to 7pm. Check out the performers’ schedule at http://phinneycenter.org/market/
The Phinney Farmers Market continues through September 30th. Support our local farmers and our local musical talent!
(This date was incorrectly listed in the March SFS Flyer.) The Whateverly Brothers are known for their broad-spectrum folk and wide-ranging repertoire. From doowap to Celtic to singer-songwriter to sea shanties, they give each song a special treatment. Band members: Dan Roberts, Chris Glanister, Rob Kneisler. Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Cafe. 7:30 – 9:30, free (donations encouraged). Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, https://facebook.com/The-Whateverly-Brothers, or buonobuzzard.com