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May is ‘Music4Life Month’!

May is ‘Music4Life Month’!

May is “Music4Life Month” say County Executives Dow Constantine and Dave Somers, as well as the mayors and city councils of several cities in King and Snohomish Counties. Music4Life™ (www.Music4Life.org)... [Read more]

Big Picture Senior’s ‘Low Tide Music Festival’ coming to Des Moines June 2

Big Picture Senior’s ‘Low Tide Music Festival’ coming to Des Moines June 2

Poster by Anna Moore As his Senior Project, Big Picture High School student Alex Heindel is producing the ‘Low Tide Music Festival,’ an all ages, FREE music festival in the Des Moines Beach... [Read more]

Burien’s own Travis Thompson will perform at Bumbershoot this year

Burien’s own Travis Thompson will perform at Bumbershoot this year

Burien’s own Travis Thompson – who recently opened for and performed with Macklemore – will perform at the 48th annual Bumbershoot festival in Seattle in September. The festival will take place... [Read more]

Local student art will be showcased in first B-Town Beat this Friday, May 4

Local student art will be showcased in first B-Town Beat this Friday, May 4

Celebrate the start of the 2018 B-Town Beat season by experiencing the visual and performing arts of our own talented Burien students this Friday, May 4. This free and open Music & Art Walk will take... [Read more]

Local Cure tribute band ‘The Lovecats’ will rock Burien UFO Fest April 5

Local Cure tribute band ‘The Lovecats’ will rock Burien UFO Fest April 5

Local Cure tribute band ‘The Lovecats’ will be headlining the Burien UFO Festival Block Party on Thursday, April 5, starting at 8:30 p.m. This will be an all-ages, FREE concert in the heart... [Read more]

SilverSounds Northwest will celebrate ‘Time of Your Life’ through song April 15

SilverSounds Northwest will celebrate ‘Time of Your Life’ through song April 15

SilverSounds Northwest will put their best foot forward to celebrate ‘The Time of Your Life’ at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. This mixed... [Read more]

Music4Life receives WMEA’s ‘Friend of Music Award’

Music4Life receives WMEA’s ‘Friend of Music Award’

Music4Life™ has received the coveted “Friend of Music Award” from the Washington Music Educators Association (WMEA). The award was presented upon nomination by the the WMEA’s Sno-King Region... [Read more]

Ladies Musical Club of Seattle will perform at Merrill Gardens on March 4

Ladies Musical Club of Seattle will perform at Merrill Gardens on March 4

On Sunday, March 4 at 3 p.m., the Ladies Musical Club of Seattle (LMC) initiates a collaboration with the City of Burien with a program of Music of Spain and South America at Burien’s Merrill Gardens.... [Read more]

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What it was like singing live at Benaroya Hall!

CASSIDY’S COLUMN: What it was like singing live at Benaroya Hall!

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cass Huff is a special needs student at Mt. Rainier High School. In 2016, she was named “Citizen of the Year” by the City of Burien. By Cass Huff Hey B-Town Readers! I’m... [Read more]

‘Swing into Spring’ at fundraiser swing dance for Highline’s Jazz Band Feb. 10

‘Swing into Spring’ at fundraiser swing dance for Highline’s Jazz Band Feb. 10

An all-ages Swing Dance to benefit the Highline Band Program will be held at Highline High’s Cafeteria on Saturday, Feb. 10, from 7 – 10 p.m. Tickets are a steal at $12. Get tickets from a band... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentines Concert will be Friday, Feb. 9

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Valentines Concert will be Friday, Feb. 9

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Valentines Concert’ will be held on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien.   This concert will... [Read more]

Music4Life delivers 1,665 musical instruments to Highline Public Schools

Music4Life delivers 1,665 musical instruments to Highline Public Schools

Organizers at Music4Life report that during the first quarter of 2017-18 (Sept. 1 – Nov. 30), they delivered 1,665 ready-to-play musical instruments – having a fair market value of $28,237* – to... [Read more]

South Sound Choruses ‘ChristmasSounds’ to ring in Holidays Dec. 9 & 10

South Sound Choruses ‘ChristmasSounds’ to ring in Holidays Dec. 9 & 10

On Saturday, Dec. 9 & Sunday, Dec. 10, the entire Northwest Associated Arts family will present their annual Christmas program at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. This annual holiday... [Read more]

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

VIDEO: Burien’s own Travis Thompson performs on Jimmy Fallon Wed. night

On Wednesday night, Nov. 15, Burien’s own Travis Thompson – rocking a hoodie with ‘AMBAUM’ on it – performed live on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon with some other performer named... [Read more]

‘Normal is overrated’; Burien’s Cassidy Huff to perform at Benaroya Hall Nov. 10

‘Normal is overrated’; Burien’s Cassidy Huff to perform at Benaroya Hall Nov. 10

A great story about inspirational local icon Cassidy Huff – B-Town Blog columnist and Burien ‘Citizen of the Year’ who has gone through 41 surgeries – was posted on the Seattle Children’s... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Family Concert’ will be Oct. 27 & 29

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Family Concert’ will be Oct. 27 & 29

NORTHWEST SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Anthony Spain, Music Director “Family Concert”- The West Coast premiere of visuals to accompany performance of “Pictures at an Exhibition” by Modest Mussorgsky Friday,... [Read more]

Music4Life reports major year-end growth for helping kids get instruments

Music4Life reports major year-end growth for helping kids get instruments

Music4Life™ (www.Music4Life.org), the local non-profit that provides ready-to-play musical instruments for use by public school students in need – including in Highline Public Schools – reports that... [Read more]

Matthew Smith will perform at John Knox Presbyterian Church Sunday, Nov. 5

Matthew Smith will perform at John Knox Presbyterian Church Sunday, Nov. 5

Matthew Smith is a Nashville-based singer-songwriter who writes brand new music to centuries-old hymn texts, and he’ll be performing at John Knox Presbyterian Church on Sunday, Nov. 5. Smith is... [Read more]

Burien Film Festival seeking small businesses to host pianos

Burien Film Festival seeking small businesses to host pianos

The Burien Film Festival is donating pianos to Burien small business, and organizers are seeking one small business in each of the 18 Burien neighborhoods to host a working piano…

REMINDER: The 9th annual Burien Jazz Walk is Saturday!

REMINDER: The 9th annual Burien Jazz Walk is Saturday!

REMINDER: The Burien Arts Association’s 9th Annual Burien Jazz Walk (formerly known as the Highline Classic Jazz Festival) is this Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, from 3 – 11 p.m.! The Festival returns... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Local Piano Technician prepares Pianos for Saturday’s Burien Jazz Walk

Local Piano Technician prepares Pianos for Saturday’s Burien Jazz Walk

This weekend we will once again treated to an evening of Jazz with the Burien Jazz walk this Saturday, Sept. 23, and two of the venues – St Elizabeth’s Church and Classic Eats – have pianos tuned... [Read more]

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

Get early Burien Jazz Walk entrance at this Thursday’s Farmers Market

No waiting – get your Jazz Walk entrance early by dropping by the Burien Farmers Market this Thursday, Sept. 21. Come to the Discover Burien booth and see Grace or Laura to buy your early bird tickets. The... [Read more]

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

Cassidy Huff will perform at fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall Fri., Nov. 10

B-Town Blog Columnist – and Burien’s “Citizen of the Year” for 2016 – Cassidy Huff will be performing a fundraiser concert at Benaroya Hall on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, starting at 8... [Read more]

Entertainment lineup announced for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot on Sunday, Oct. 1

Entertainment lineup announced for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot on Sunday, Oct. 1

The main stage entertainment lineup for the 2017 Burien Brat Trot – coming Sunday, Oct. 1 – has been announced: Los Flacos performs a blend of the spiciest traditional sounds of Mexico, South America,... [Read more]