Enjoy a variety of free music and dance performances during the Edmonds Arts Festival June 14-16.
The main venue is a beautiful outdoor amphitheater that features traditional seating and a large lawn area perfect for sharing a blanket while listening. This open-air theater will host the best professional, community and school artists in our region. From rock and roll to pop, alternative, jazz, Americana and world music, each year the variety and quality of the festival’s music receives rave reviews.
A unique aspect of the festival is its focus on outstanding ensembles and performers from local schools performing not only on the amphitheater stage, but also in a more intimate setting at the Frances Anderson Center and the Plaza area above. above Edmonds Library. Learn more about www.edmondsartsfestival.com.
Schedule of performances at the amphitheater:
friday june 14
10 a.m. – Madrona School Orchestra – Ensemble music; directed by Victoria Nelson.
11 a.m. – Madrona Middle School Jazz Band – Upbeat music and jazz; directed by Matt Edwards.
12:30 p.m. – Joe Blue and the Roofshakers – Fiery, vintage-style East Coast rock.
2 p.m. – Ranger and the Re-Arrangers – Seattle Gypsy jazz band.
3:30 p.m. – Gringa Cuban Jazz Band – Authentic, lively and dancing Cuban music.
5pm – Commander Mojo and the Horns of Discontent – rock and rhythm & blues from the 60s and 70s.
6:30 p.m. – Kellee Bradley Band – Pop, rock, folk, Americana and a touch of country.
Saturday June 15
10 a.m. – Student Art Prize
11 a.m. – Rouge – French and Parisian classics, gypsy jazz and original music.
12:30 p.m. – Barclay Shelton Dance Center – Jazz, ballet, tap, modern and hip-hop.
2 p.m. – Side Project – Singer-songwriters play acoustic-indie-pop music.
3:30 p.m. – Reggie Garrett and the Snake Oil Peddlers – Captivating music with unique and varied styles.
5 p.m. – The ABBAgraphs – Interpretation of classic ABBA hits from the 70s and 80s.
6:30 p.m. – Stacy Jones Band – Grammy-nominated and award-winning dynamic blues.
Sunday June 16
10 a.m. – Edmonds-Woodway High School Mello-Aires – Voted Best Vocal Jazz Ensemble by Pessimistic Magazine; directed by Charlotte Reese.
11:30 a.m. – Edmonds-Woodway High School Philharmonic Orchestra – Classical and pop selections for your viewing pleasure; directed by Brittany Newel.
1:00 p.m. – Meadowdale Middle School Jazz Band – Each year, this talented group receives rave reviews from its audience; directed by Bruce Laven.
2:30 p.m. – Edmonds-Woodway High School Jazz 1 – One of the best high school jazz bands in the Northwest; directed by Jake Bergevin.
3:30 p.m. – Easy Company Band – Upbeat and energetic performances of classic covers and original music. A tradition of the Edmonds Arts Festival.