Category Archive • Dance

Celebrating the LFP Rotary Club

We have some great community partners, and in the last year, the Lake Forest Park Rotary really stepped up to support our programs. This Saturday evening, we honor Rotary’s great work, and invite you to the party. The amazing Microsoft Jumpin’ Jive Orchestra will make the evening swing. And the icing on the cake? Rotary is ...

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Weekend Music

Weekend Music

Scott Cossu “Jazz Pianist” – Friday June 12 @ 7:30 Smilin’ Scandinavians “Polka” – Saturday June 13  @ 7:30 Affectionately referring to his music as Heavy Mental or Cosmic National Geographic, Scott is one of the grandfathers of the New Age scene, and he was labeled a “jazz luminary of the future”, by Billboard Magazine.  Much of ...

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Commons Legacies

In the course of a year, Third Place Commons hosts over 900 events.  Many of those are musical, and most of the performers on our stage are local.  In 2013, generous funding from 4Culture enabled us to produce a series we called the Commons Legacies Project.  We featured musical families, talented folks, every one of ...

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Dine and Dance

Dine and Dance

Market Street Dixieland Jass Band – Friday, May 16th @ 7:30 Sophisticated Swing Big Band – Saturday, May 17th @ 7:30   The Market Street Dixieland Jass Band represents New Orleans style jazz, Ragtime, Stomps and Blues at its best. This aggregation of fine players features music from the 1900’s through the 1930’s, played in the irresistible dixieland style. From ...

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A Blue Weekend

A Blue Weekend

A BLUE WEEKEND Pickled Okra – Friday May 9 @ 7:30 – “Bluegrass/Americana” Left Turn on Blue – Saturday May 10 @ 7:30 – “Blues/Swing”   We have a blue filled weekend in store for you. From bluegrass and americana to blues and swing, we’ve got a little something for everybody on this blue weekend.   Friday evening music, May 9 @ 7:30 will be ...

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What are you doing Saturday?

Happy May everyone!  We’re kicking off the month with a lively Saturday in Third Place Commons.  Hope you can join us. The first Saturday of the month is our Art-In.   Come make art at this free, drop-in creative time for drawing and painting artists – bring your friends and/or make new ones! There’s no instructor, just ...

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Weekend Music in the Commons

Weekend Music in the Commons

  We’ve got a couple of superb bands in store for you this weekend. Celebrate Mardi Gras any day of the year (or in this case, Friday April 25th) with File Gumbo and their Zydeco Soul and Swamp Rockin’ Boogie.     And on Saturday April 26th, the 17 piece dance band, The Kings of Swing will take the stage in their ...

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Coming to a Commons Near You!

The weekend is right around the corner, and we have got some fun music in store.  On Friday, April 18, get ready to boogie woogie with the Two Scoops Combo.  The Seattle Times describes Eric “Two Scoops” Moore as, “Jerry Lee Lewis meets Randy Newman. This guy can not only play, his original lyrics are ...

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Never to early to plan for the weekend!

Shake off the income tax blues this coming weekend with some lively music in the Commons!  On Friday, April 12, we welcome the International Folk Voice Band.  Come enjoy folk dance music, including waltz, shottish, polka, line dances and mixers. Then on Saturday, April 13th,  plan to dance to your swing favorites from the 30s, 40s ...

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Weekend Music in the Commons

Weekend Music in the Commons

  How about a little blues on your Friday night?  Mark Whitman and his Band will be in the Commons on April 4 to help you start the weekend.  On Saturday the 5th, Miss Rose and Her Rhythm Percolators will transport  you back to the jazz age with the trio’s signature romance, playful humor, and irresistible ...

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