Concerts

Unless otherwise noted, advance tickets may be purchased 60 days before each concert: on-line or by phone from Brown Paper Tickets, or in person at prior SFS concerts (payable by cash or check).

Alan Reid and Rob van Sante
Oct 26, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Traditional and Modern Scottish Folk Music by longtime stalwarts of The Battlefield Band
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Spencer & Rains
Nov 02, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Tricia Spencer & Howard Rains are fiddlers and singers who preserve and build upon the traditions of their home states of Texas and Kansas. The husband and wife duo are known for their distinct twin fiddling and close-knit vocal harmony. Both multi-instrumentalists, they are steeped in family musical tradition and are dedicated to the preservation, performance, and sharing of old time music.
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The Lasses (This Concert is Cancelled)
Nov 03, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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We regret that this concert is cancelled, as Sophie Janna is unable to tour.  Margot Merah is now planning on touring the Northwest with Whidbey Island singer and songwriter Timothy Hull. Although this will not be an SFS concert, we will upate this listing with info about their local bookings when they are confirmed. See The Lasses webpage for more updates: https://www.thelasses.nl Any tickets already purchased will receive a full refund. We hope to see The Lasses back at a future SFS concert in the next year or two!
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Hanneke Cassel Band
Nov 10, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Wild, innocent & captivating Scottish based fiddle, cello and guitar! The Hanneke Cassel Band features the well-loved Boston-based fiddler, with Mike Block on cello/vocals and Keith Murphy on guitar/vocals. Fusing influences from the Isle of Skye and Cape Breton Island with Americana grooves and musical innovations this group creates a cutting-edge acoustic sound that retains the integrity and spirit of the Scottish tradition.
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Stillway & Skye
Nov 23, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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In their new collaboration, Portland fingerstyle guitarists Eric Skye and Jamie Stillway have brushed off their flat picks to prepare a delicious batch of original and traditional jigs, reels and waltzes guaranteed to tantalize your ears. Since his standout Seattle Folklore Society solo show in the fall of 2017, Eric has authored new compositions evoking his rural Pennsylvania roots. Fresh off a rousing reception at the LaConner Guitar Festival, Jamie adds her interpretive charm and mellifluous style to the repertoire.
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Winter Concert - Dunava and Dave & the Dalmatians
Nov 30, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Dunava and Dave & the Dalmatians present a concert of Winter-themed songs from southern and eastern Europe. The program will feature lush harmonies and strident dissonance, dance tunes and mournful ballads. Some songs are hundreds of years old and have been passed on through oral tradition, while others are recent compositions in the unique style of specific regions. The lyrics celebrate home, family, and love, and also lament hardship and loss. The expressive music speaks for itself and communicates with listeners all over the world across language boundaries.
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