Spring days, nights filled with art, music

As April is in full swing, it fills with shows to attend, art exhibits to see, and local bands to hear. Over the next few days, offerings range from a flamenco show in Port Townsend to a wet felting demonstration in Port Angeles.

Here are the highlights from this weekend – and beyond – on the northern Olympic Peninsula.

Live music infuses Finnriver Farm & Cidery three times this weekend: Singer-songwriter Kristin Myers brings her lighthearted style from 5-7 p.m. tonight, then Sequim-based country band FarmStrong arrives for a show from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. pm Saturday. Beleza, a jazz duo consisting of Dmitri Matheny and John Stowell, is scheduled for 2-4 p.m. Sunday.

All shows are for all ages at Finnriver, 124 Center Road, Chimacum.

• The Kozmopolis Trio will offer European folk, Parisian swing and other music from around the world during its concert at the Port Townsend Farmers Market this Saturday.

The band – consisting of Phina Pipia, Jane Freeburg and Kozmo – are due to play from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the market on the 600 block of Tyler Street in Uptown Port Townsend.

A new Perspectiveis the title of the Second Weekend art event Saturday and Sunday at Studio Bob, upstairs at 118½ E. Front St., Port Angeles.

In this show, artists Lance and Haley Snider display their works in the spacious gallery while the band Tin Sandwich plays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday.

The show continues with another public reception from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday, while both Studio Bob openings are free and all ages are welcome.

Refreshments are available for purchase at the bar next to the gallery.

To find out more, visit the “Studioobobupstairs” page on Facebook or studio_bob on Instagram.

• Cabled fiber and wire will host an exhibition of wet felting techniques — including wet felt scarves and bowls — from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday during the Second Weekend Downtown Port Angeles Art Walk.

Store owner MarySue French will demonstrate this ancient technique at the store, 125 W. First St.

For more details, see wwww.cabledfiber.com.

• Rock and blues covers as well as original songs by the group 4D are on view Saturday at Keg & I in Chimacum.

There is indoor seating for vaccinated guests as well as the patio for those 21 and older; music flows from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1291 Chimacum Road.

• Soulshakers, a venerable blues band, burst into the New Moon Craft Tavern, 130 S. Lincoln St., Port Angeles, on Saturday night.

Music and dancing will continue from approximately 8:00 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

• The expert advice group featuring Dawn Martin will play Motown, classic soul and rock ‘n’ roll this Sunday at Sequim Elks Lodge, 143 Port Williams Road, Sequim.

It’s dance music, Martin promises, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. As is usually the case with Sunday dances, there will be an entrance fee.

• Jack Dwyersinger of blues, country, bluegrass and swing, arrives this Sunday at the Rook lounge at Manresa Castle.

He will bring his voice, guitar, banjo and mandolin for a 6-8pm concert at the Castle, 651 Cleveland St., Port Townsend.

• Flamenco dancer Savannah Fuentes and guitarist-singer Diego Amador Jr will perform their new show, “Eterno, El Flamenco Vive”, at Eaglemount Winery’s Palindrome this Monday evening.

This performance, part of Fuentes and Amador’s Western States Tour, will begin at 8 p.m. at 1893 S. Jacob Miller Road, Port Townsend. Tickets are discounted.

Information is available at https://eaglemountwinery.com/events/.


Jefferson County Senior Reporter Diane Urbani de la Paz can be reached at 360-417-3509 or [email protected]

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