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Country Western [clear filter]
Friday, May 25
 

2:00pm PDT

The Fentons
Alt./Roots Country

Performers
TF

The Fentons

The Fentons are a Seattle band who play rockin' roots country inspired by the Flying Burrito Bros., Neil Young, Hank Williams Sr., early Eagles and The Everly Bros. Featuring longtime local musicians, The Fentons bring a bunch of fun, a little twang, a ton of harmonies, and a whole... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 2:00pm - 2:35pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage: Sponsored by Western WA Toyota Dealers 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

5:40pm PDT

After Breakfast Boys
Swing & Bluegrass Comb

Performers
AB

After Breakfast Boys

The After Breakfast Boys originally met at the American Banjo Camp several years ago. We enjoyed playing together so much that we decided to form a band. Although our musical interests are pretty broad, we decided to focus on western swing and particularly interesting bluegrass tunes... Read More →


Friday May 25, 2018 5:40pm - 6:10pm PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:45pm PDT

HYWAYS
Psychedelic County Space Rock

Performers
H

HYWAYS

New Seattle project led by singer songwriter Mike Giacolino featuring members of Rose Windows, Sera Cahoone and Son Volt. HYWAYS deputy album seamlessly mixes country and psychedelia with folk and acid rock


Friday May 25, 2018 6:45pm - 7:15pm PDT
Fountain Lawn Stage: Sponsored by Western WA Toyota Dealers 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109
 
Sunday, May 27
 

11:00am PDT

Rockin' HW
Celebrating the Cowboy West

Performers
RH

Rockin' HW

Alan Halvorson spent many years as a horse wrangler, trail ride leader, camp cook and campfire entertainer on the slopes of Mount Rainier. Then many years as the partner of master cowboy poet Michael Whitaker. They won many awards on the Cowboy Poet and Gathering circuit. Ramon Selby... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 11:00am - 11:30am PDT
Fisher Green Stage: Sponsored by KBCS 91.3FM 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

11:00am PDT

Cowgirl's Dream
Western Swing with Accordion

Performers
CD

Cowgirl's Dream

Cowgirl’s Dream is the dream of singer/bass guitarist Kristi Nebel. The band specializes in western swing interspersed with the Americana songs of her husband, Steve Nebel, with a little bit of diversity in that you can’t really have an accordion in a band without a polka now... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 11:00am - 11:50am PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

11:50am PDT

Country 2 Step
With Robert Seana and Karlen Huff

Performers
C2

Country 2 Step

Bob & Karlen teach a variety of partner dances in the Snoqualmie Valley area easrt of Seattle.Past performances and demos include the 2018 Garfield HS Winter Waltz at Benaroya Hall & 2017 Duvall Days.


Sunday May 27, 2018 11:50am - 12:00pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

12:00pm PDT

Three Chords and the Truth
Honky Tonk Dance Band

Performers
TC

Three Chords and the Truth

Three Chords Honky Tonk Dance Band is not just a diverse group of skilled professional tradesmen, (we are pals too), and restless enough to play fine couple-style dance music from the American popular Country&Western music tradition until the last lonely cow-person heads for the barn... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 12:00pm - 12:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

2:00pm PDT

Beginning Western Swing Guitar
With Patrice Webb

Performers
BW

Beginning Western Swing Guitar

Patrice Webb is a singer songwriter who resides in Sandpoint Idaho. Patrice’s songs tell of the lives of those who’s stories make up the vibrant tapestry known as “Americana”. These are songs that are sung in a voice full of poignancy and humor and are described as “snapshots... Read More →


Sunday May 27, 2018 2:00pm - 2:50pm PDT
Armory Loft 4- Music Workshops 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109