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).

The Fretless
Oct 20, 2018, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Fresh, and progressive - This young band is taking string music to fascinating places as it transforms Celtic fiddle tunes, folk melodies and chamber music into intricate and beautiful arrangements. (Advance tickets for this concert will be available on-line until 12:30, and then at the door for $2 more - cash or check only)
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Kathy Kallick Band
Oct 21, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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The Kathy Kallick Band is based along the west coast, from the San Francisco Bay Area to Anchorage, but their powerful mixture of original and classic music, mirroring their distinctive combination of traditional and contemporary sensibilities, has great appeal everywhere. On October 20th, SFS is pleased to bring them back to our concert stage as they celebrate the release of [...]
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Randal Bays and John Coyne
Oct 27, 2018, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Randal Bays and John Coyne bring power and passion to the traditional music of Ireland. Join us for a night of fiddle tunes - the reels and jigs that are the hallmark of the Irish tradition - plus a great selection of songs, a few stories, all delivered with the heartfelt wish to share the to share the wild beauty of Irish music with their audience.
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The Greg Ruby 6 presents music of Oscar Alemán
Nov 03, 2018, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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The Greg Ruby 6 will be playing the compositions & arrangements of the great 1930s swing guitarist, Oscar Aleman. An unsung hero of the Parisian jazz guitar scene of the swing era, Aleman rivaled the infamous Django Reinhardt. Ruby will also be debuting new original compositions. Featuring an all-star Seattle lineup with Greg Ruby (lead guitar), Julian Smedley (violin), Saul Cline (reeds), DVonne Lewis (drums), Ryan Hoffman (rhythm guitar) and Matt Weiner (bass).
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Childsplay - Fiddlers, Fiddles, and Fiddlemaker, with guest Karan Casey (at the Nordstrom Recital Hall - Benroya)
Nov 11, 2018, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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A special co-sponsored concert at the Nordstrom Recital Hall (Benroya)! An extraordinary group of musicians ranging from members of the Boston Symphony to some of the leading virtuosos of the Irish, Scottish and Appalachian fiddle traditions, playing violins made by Bob Childs - this tour will also feature the beautiful voice of Irish singer Karan Casey, Irish step-dancer Kevin Doyle, a recipient of the National Heritage award, and dancer Molly Gawler from Pilobolus. See the expanded listing for a SFS member discount code (all ticket sales are through the Benroya Hall box office or website) Tickets are now on sale.
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Norah Rendell and the Lost 40
Nov 17, 2018, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Featuring Live Ireland’s “Best Irish Vocalist of 2011, 2012 and 2016”, Canadian singer, Norah Rendell heads up a powerful song-based trio with top-notch multi-instrumentalists, Brian Miller and Randy Gosa. Inspired by Celtic traditions from Newfoundland to Minnesota, Norah Rendell and the Lost Forty unearth heirloom songs with Irish-American and Canadian roots and perform them with passion and nuance.
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West My Friend
Nov 24, 2018, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Described as everything from indie-roots to chamber-folk, West My Friend has an acoustic blend of instruments and three-part harmonies that challenges the conventions of popular music.
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Go Janes In Concert with storyteller Auntmama
Dec 15, 2018, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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The harmonious trio Go Janes debuts in this festive holiday season concert, joined by storyteller Auntmama weaving stories with Go Janes' music.
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Sver
Jan 19, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Epic Nordic Folk! SVER has its own take on traditional Norwegian folk music. They play original compositions as well as traditional tunes with fantastic, fresh arrangements, all rooted in the folk tradition. Co-sponsored by Skandia Folkdance Society,
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