33 years and still finding more tunes to play.
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Where We’ll Be
Northwest Folklife Festival – May 25-28
Sorry folks, we will NOT be performing at the NW Folklife Festival.
Seattle Center, Mural Amphitheatre
Hiram Chittenden Locks aka the Ballard Locks
Sunday, July 8. 2:00-3:00
3015 NW 54th St, Seattle 98107
Deception Pass State Park – part of Folk & Traditional Arts Program
Saturday, July 28. 7:00-8:00
North end of Whidbey Island.
Saturday, Sept 29. Time TBD. Early afternoon
Seattle Center, Fisher Pavilion
Umpteenth Annual John Philip Sousa Birthday Bash
Sometime near November 6. So far undetermined.
Kenyon Hall, 7904 35th Ave SW, West Seattle 98126
reservations recommended 206-937-3613 http://www.kenyonhall.org
Highlights from our Glorious Past
Klondike Gold Rush – 1997
Pike Place Market – 2007
Good Shepherd Center – 2007
Alaska Yukon Pacific Exposition – 2009
Volunteer Park Conservatory – 2012
Celebrating Historic Buildings, Parks, Trains and Airplanes
Admiralty Head Lighthouse Centennial – 2003
The Empire Builder Train 75th year – 2004
Leschi Park Centennial – 2009
Grand Reopening of King Street Station – 2013
Kinnear Park Re-Dedication – 2014. Seattle’s 3rd oldest park established 1887.
90th Anniversary of the First Flight Around the World – 2013. Accomplished in 1924 with open cockpit airplanes.
Peace Arch State Park in Blaine, WA – 2015, 2017. Terrific setting for playing O Canada AND Stars & Stripes Forever.
Deception Pass State Park – 2016. Another gorgeous spot in Washington.
Thrilling Performance Experiences
Ballard 17th of May Parade, Norwegian Constitution Day. “Appearing on a flat bed truck near you!”
ALL IN ONE DAY! Playing for King Harald and Queen Sofia of Norway AND then being the first band to play in Key Arena. – 1995
Seattle Scottish Highland Games – 2000, 2002, 2016. Military tattoo, playing with world champion Simon Fraser University Pipe Band.
Playing for the Ambassador of Canada at the Northwest Folklife Festival – 2007
Stanwood, WA Community Fair – 1996, our friend Reverend Chumleigh shot himself out of a cannon during The Stars & Stripes.
The Sousa Band in King Street Station
Photo by John Lok – Seattle Times