Past Concerts and Events

Jazz Lecture Series :: 05/19/22 – 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Steven Dolmatz examines the growth of country blues in America 1900-1940 from the songster tradition in New Orleans and East Texas, to its development as Delta and Piedmont blues, culminating in its urbanization in Chicago. Learn about the history of the country blues and its distinctive guitar players and styles as demonstrated by Dolmatz on […]

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Second Sunday Jazz: Kate Olson Quartet :: 05/08/22 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Kate Olson is an improvising saxophonist and music educator based in Seattle, WA. She can be heard performing locally in Seattle and Bellingham as well as internationally. She has appeared on stage with pop music icons Elvis Costello, Brandi Carlisle, and Sir Mix-A-Lot. In 2016 her band KO Ensemble was nominated as best NW Alternative […]

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Second Sunday Jazz – Nuages :: 04/10/22 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Nuages is a performance ensemble specializing in gypsy jazz á la Django Reinhardt. The quintet performs mostly original arrangements of jazz Manouche standards, and also a diverse repertoire which draws on musical traditions from all over the world.

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Second Sunday Jazz: The Scott Lindenmuth Quartet :: 03/13/22 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Scott Lindenmuth Quartet LIVE at Buxton’s in Anacortes. Free and all welcome.

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Second Sunday Jazz: Skagit Swings at Buxton’s Anacortes :: 02/13/22 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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A’Town Jingle Jazz Concert :: 12/17/21 – 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The A’Town Big Band presents Jingle Jazz, a festive holiday concert featuring Christmas favorites with a jazz twist.  Friday, December 17 from 7-9 p.m. at Buxtons (formerly Kennelly Keys). Check them out at https://www.facebook.com/ATownJazzBand

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Can’t get enough A’Town? Bonus A’Town Concert December 11 :: 12/11/21 – 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Can’t get enough?  The A’Town Big Band will be performing with the Skagit Community Band on Saturday, December 11 in La Conner. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Maple Hall, 104 Commercial Street, La Conner and will feature traditional holiday favorites from around the world, with a few surprises along the way.  The A’Town […]

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Women of Jazz: Live Zoom Presentation by Brent Jensen :: 10/21/21 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Join us for a live ZOOM presentation on Women Instrumentalists of Jazz, featuring such talented musicians as Lil Hardin, Mary Lou Williams, Vi Redd, and more. Zoom meeting ID: 849 6930 1019 click here to join the presentation on October 21st at 2 p.m.

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Second Sunday Jazz at the Heart of Anacortes :: 09/12/21 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free and All Welcome! In 2001, alto saxophonist Brent Jensen released “The Sound of a Dry Martini: Remembering Paul Desmond.” Resonating immediately with radio stations and their audiences, the album has been a consistent presence on the airwaves and has been streamed thousands of times a week since that technology was first conceived. Some twenty […]

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Second Sunday Jazz at the Arts Festival Jazz Stage :: 08/08/21 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

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