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).

John Whelan - Irish accordion
Sep 21, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Seven-time all-Ireland champion John Whelan is one of the world’s best living Irish button accordion players. John was raised in the vibrant London Irish music scene of the 1970s, and learned his craft from such legends as Lucy Farr, Roger Sherlock, Paddy Taylor, Mick O Connor and his teacher Brendan Mulkaire. He moved to the USA in 1980 and has been inspiring Celtic musicians and fans ever since.
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Pete's Posse
Sep 28, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Vermont's own trad-roots power trio, composed of acclaimed Vermont musician Pete Sutherland, his talented protégé Oliver Scanlon, and the uber-dynamic Tristan Henderson.  With a steady flow of powerful uplifting energy that spans their age gap, they tap into many traditions from the north to south, and east to west, to distill a distinct sound that is completely their own. Quebec newspaper Le Devoir proclaimed, “This Vermont band embodies all the beauty of American roots music.”
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JIm Kweskin & Meredith Axelrod
Sep 29, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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The roots of jug music in America
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Windborne
Oct 05, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Stunningly powerful vocal harmony
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Fru Skagerrak
Oct 12, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Grooving and elegant Scandinavian Folk, with Maja Kjær Jacobsen (Denmark), Anna Lindblad (Sweden), and Elise Wessel Hildrum (Norway)
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Alan Reid and Rob van Sante
Oct 19, 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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Johnsmith
Oct 19, 2019, 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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A true Bard - the mystery of the journey in song
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The Lasses
Nov 03, 2019, 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Phinney Center Concert Hall, Brick Building
6532 Phinney Ave N, Seattle

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Amsterdam duo singing traditional American, English, Celtic folk and original songs with intricate harmonies.
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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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