Music Section

Sponsored Post Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Cove on Saturday night, May 3

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at the Cove on Saturday night, May 3

A ‘Cinco de Mayo’ party will be held at the Normandy Park Cove on Saturday, May 3, from 7 p.m. — 11:30 p.m., with music by “Uncle Ernie.” Advance Tickets are $25, or $30 at the... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Season Finale will be April 26

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Season Finale will be April 26

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s Season Final concert will be on Saturday, April 26 at the Highline Performing Arts Center in Burien. The concert will begin with Shostakovich’s Festive Overture,... [Read more]

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is Tuesday night, April 1!

REMINDER: 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ is Tuesday night, April 1!

The 2nd annual ‘Burien UFO Festival’ will be held Tuesday night, April 1 (aka April Fool’s Day), starting at 7 p.m., so you’d best finish up your homemade UFO, and get your Man/Woman in Black – or Alien – costume ready!

Welcome spring at the ‘B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk’ on Thursday, April 3

Welcome spring at the ‘B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk’ on Thursday, April 3

Welcome spring to Burien at the next ‘B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk’ in downtown Burien on Thursday night, April 3. “Come down to B-Town and enjoy live art and music, for free!”... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Gear Driver returns to rock Elmer’s Pub on Saturday March 22

Gear Driver returns to rock Elmer’s Pub on Saturday March 22

Local band Gear Driver will be returning to Elmer’s Pub on Saturday March 22, from 9 p.m. to close, playing all your favorite songs cranked up to eleven! “Actual music played by people for... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Why are we sometimes so blind?’

LETTER: ‘Why are we sometimes so blind?’

[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Why are we sometimes so blind? Last night I... [Read more]

SilverSounds’ ‘Those Were the Days’ Spring Concert will be March 30

SilverSounds’ ‘Those Were the Days’ Spring Concert will be March 30

SilverSounds’ Spring Concert “Those Were the Days” will be held on Sunday, March 30 at the Highline Performing Arts Center. SilverSounds Northwest remembers the music of its youth with... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Music for the Soul’ will be March 15

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s ‘Music for the Soul’ will be March 15

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s third concert of the season, “Music for the Soul,” will be held on Saturday, March 15, and will present Anton Bruckner’s monumental Symphony No. 8 in C minor, followed... [Read more]

Saturday could be last chance to attend jazz festival in historic Masonic castle

Saturday could be last chance to attend jazz festival in historic Masonic castle

This Saturday (March 8), YOU can enjoy a great party and share in making a little history at the perfect setting for a classic jazz festival – the historic Landmark Event Center in Des Moines. It will... [Read more]

Local Jazz Vocalist to perform at Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday

Local Jazz Vocalist to perform at Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday

Local Vocalist Kerry Wallingford and her trio will perform jazz standards at the Poverty Bay Wine Festival this Sunday, March 2. Wallingford regularly takes the stage at Seattle jazz clubs, including... [Read more]

B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk returning to downtown Burien Thursday, March 6

B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk returning to downtown Burien Thursday, March 6

The B-Town Beat Art & Music Walk will be returning to downtown Burien on Thursday night, March 6, from 6 – 9 p.m. This will be the first B-Town Beat of 2014. “Come down to B-Town and enjoy... [Read more]

Highline Community Symphonic Band’s ‘Festival of the Bands’ is March 3

Highline Community Symphonic Band’s ‘Festival of the Bands’ is March 3

The Highline Community Symphonic Band will be hosting its annual “Festival of the Bands” concert on Monday, March 3, with two local area high schools: The Kennedy Catholic Symphonic Band and... [Read more]

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

’15-Token Friday’ to kick off Poverty Bay Wine Festival on Friday, Feb. 28

The Poverty Bay Wine Festival is back for its 10th year in Des Moines, and opening night – Friday, Feb. 28 – is ’15-Token Friday’! Your ticket that night will be good for 15 tasting tokens —five more than on Saturday and Sunday…

Bittner Flute Awarded to Arts & Academics Academy Senior Kia Hang

Bittner Flute Awarded to Arts & Academics Academy Senior Kia Hang

Des Moines Rotarian Steve Swank, right, presented the Bittner Flute to Kia Hang, a senior at Arts and Academics Academy, on Wednesday. The sterling silver Bittner Flute is awarded annually to an exceptional... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Classic Jazz Festival will be Saturday, March 8

SAVE THE DATE: Highline Classic Jazz Festival will be Saturday, March 8

Here’s a great New Year’s Resolution – plan ahead to attend Puget Sound’s premier classic jazz festival on Saturday, March 8! Burien Arts Association’s 6th Annual Highline Classic Jazz Festival... [Read more]

Burien Musician Ryan Burns to perform at pop-up museum Thursday night

Burien Musician Ryan Burns to perform at pop-up museum Thursday night

The Highline Historical Society is hosting Burien musician Ryan Burns this Thursday, Dec. 19, starting at 6:30 p.m. at its pop-up museum, located at 216 SW 153rd Street. Burns will be accompanied by Chris... [Read more]

Caspar Babypants to play at Burien Library this Sunday, Dec. 15

Caspar Babypants to play at Burien Library this Sunday, Dec. 15

Caspar Babypants, featuring Chris Ballew of the Presidents of the United States of America, will perform for FREE at the Burien Library at 2 p.m. this Sunday, Dec. 15. “Please call ahead for capacity... [Read more]

Legendary Seattle band Mudhoney to play Full Tilt Ice Cream Wed. night

Legendary Seattle band Mudhoney to play Full Tilt Ice Cream Wed. night

From our sister site The White Center Blog comes this news – legendary Seattle band Mudhoney will be playing a FREE show at their location on 16th Ave SW this Wednesday night, Dec. 11. Read the full... [Read more]

Historic, local Bosendorfer Piano will be featured at B-Town Beat Thursday

Historic, local Bosendorfer Piano will be featured at B-Town Beat Thursday

Photo of the historic 1953 Bosendorfer Piano courtesy Robbie Howell. John and Teresa White have loaned out their historic 1953 Bosendorfer (pictured above) – a rare piano rooted in Burien – to the... [Read more]

Boeing Employees Choir’s Music4Life Concert is this Friday night, Dec. 6

Boeing Employees Choir’s Music4Life Concert is this Friday night, Dec. 6

The Boeing Employees Choir will be featured at a special holiday concert this Friday evening, Dec. 6 in Burien. The free public event is a benefit for the Highline Music4Life™ program and is sponsored... [Read more]

End ‘Black Friday’ by rocking out with The Approximations at Mick Kelly’s

End ‘Black Friday’ by rocking out with The Approximations at Mick Kelly’s

The Approximations, a local rock band, will be celebrating their 10th anniversary with a special gig this Friday night, Nov. 29, at Mick Kelly’s in Burien. “We are excited to mark our first... [Read more]

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s opening concert will be this Friday, Oct. 25

Northwest Symphony Orchestra’s opening concert will be this Friday, Oct. 25

Northwest Symphony Orchestra will be performing its the first concert of the 2013-2014 season this Friday, Oct. 25 at 7:30pm at the Highline Performing Arts Center. In honor of the centennial of Benjamin... [Read more]

REMINDER: The B-Town Beat Music & Artwalk is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: The B-Town Beat Music & Artwalk is TONIGHT!

REMINDER: The B-Town Beat Music & Artwalk is TONIGHT – Thursday, Oct. 3 – and they’ll be welcoming seven newly-opened businesses to Burien (in addition to the 23 venues already participating!). “This... [Read more]

From Bartender/Rocker to Broker/ Rocker, Mike Molner joins Prudential NW

From Bartender/Rocker to Broker/ Rocker, Mike Molner joins Prudential NW

by Scott Schaefer You may recall Mike Molner as one of the more popular Bartenders at the Tin Room Bar in Olde Burien. Or perhaps you’re a fan of his trippy, psychedelic rock band Trip Like Animals,... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Enjoy ‘Summer Music Nites’ at Luso Food & Wine TONIGHT!

Enjoy ‘Summer Music Nites’ at Luso Food & Wine TONIGHT!

Relax and tap your toes or just let the music inspire you to sing along to “SUMMER MUSIC NITES” with Mike Romero TONIGHT – Thursday, Sept. 12 from 7 – 9 p.m. at Luso Food And Wine in White... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Saturday Night’s Arts-A-Glow Celebration!

PHOTOS: Scenes From Saturday Night’s Arts-A-Glow Celebration!

After a week of tumultuous weather leading up to Saturday’s big event, it was anyone’s guess what conditions would greet attendees as they made their way to Burien’s Dottie Harper Park. The... [Read more]