Category Archive • Music

Melarouge and the Phantoms of Soul take the Commons Stage

Melarouge and the John Hansen Trio “Vocal Jazz” – Friday July 11 @ 7:30 Jack Cook and the Phantoms of Soul “Blues” – Saturday June 12  @ 7:30 Melarouge vocal trio joins us for their second Third Place performance this Friday evening.  Backed by the John Hansen Trio, this group combines rich, smooth harmonies with a playful ...

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Holiday Weekend Schedule in the Commons

Are you getting ready to celebrate Independence Day?  So are we, and here are some weekend schedule changes. There will be no music in the Commons on Friday evening.  Enjoy the holiday!   Saturday night at 7:30 pm, we welcome the Groove Messengers, playing a variety of tunes from Jazz to Rhythm & Blues, and almost everything in ...

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Eric Miller and Mark Lewis on Stage this Weekend

Here comes the weekend, and here come the tunes. On Friday evening, we welcome singer-songwriter Eric Miller.  According to Lynette Hensley of Victory Review Acoustic Music Magazine, “Eric’s musical vocabulary in both his writing and performance is deep and wide, and he’s comfortable with his own voice in so many styles. And best of ...

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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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Learn and enjoy in the Commons this week

The last 3 days of April are full of experiences, starting on Monday the 28th at 6 p.m. with Clean Water for All.  Water, water everywhere, and still so much to learn about local and global issues around this threatened resource.  This educational program, focused on ways to save our salmon and guarantee clean drinking ...

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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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