April – May 2014
Bilongo Quintet plays a variety of African-inspired music: jazz, African, Latin, New Orleans… all very groove oriented. John Meloy on tenor saxophone, Adrian Clarke – guitar, Roger Yamashita – acoustic bass, John Butorac – congas, Steve Jones – cajon & bongos.
This new indie duo, Breaking the Spell, brings in saxophone, guitar, mandolin, and unique vocal harmonies to intrigue the mind and enchant the spirit through the universal power of music. Their original songs and classic pop covers will engage listeners and guide them into a creative and artistic atmosphere. With a variety of influences from Bon Iver to The Beatles, Breaking the Spell fuses the magnetic draw of pop music with careful purpose and intention to form a compelling and adventurous musical experience.”
A reunion of an erstwhile Bellingham bluegrass vocal harmony trio, featuring Kat Bula, Kendra Peterson and Orin Dubrow.
Sweet Bellingham old-time duo. http://www.prettylittlefeet.net/
“Old Time. Older than you.” The Shadies make it hard not to get up and square dance. https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Shadies/129422857123280
Show is at 8:30; come in or call in at 5pm to sign up. All kinds of performers welcome!
The Dovetails is a trio from Skagit valley. Jessica Gigot, Dean Luce and Peter Bridgman play original and traditional songs in the style of American folk, bluegrass and old-time. Jessica’s captivating vocals serve as the center for Dean’s close harmony and instrumental accompaniment while Peter lays down the foundation for a foot stompin’ good time. Their deep connection to the landscape around their small farm is what inspires the music they play.
Ted O’Connell and Arielle Luckmann, of local Bellingham favorites, The Prozac Mountain Boys, have come together to explore asweet new sound. With their intimate harmonies and instrument swapping, their shows pack a big, two-hearted punch.
Honey Moon favorites the PennyStinkers bring their rocked-up interpretations of various folk genres. http://www.pennystinker.com