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A Little Night Music in November

ALNM LogoThird Place Commons is going to be swinging in November with A Little Night Music scheduled to delight dancers and music lovers. Please join your friends and neighbors for one or more of these great live performances! Thank you to 4Culture and Merlone Geier for providing funding for these events.

Friday, November 6, 7:30pm
Centerpiece Jazz Band  – Jazz
Comprised of professional musicians and teachers at the non-profit Music Center of the Northwest together with some of the best Music Center students. Made up of six horns and rhythm section, this band performs an exciting mix of contemporary jazz, blues, Latin and fusion!

Saturday, November 7, 7:30pm
Mark Dufresne – Blues
Mark Dufresne is one of the most sought after Blues talents in the Northwest. The Washington Blues Society has awarded him for best vocalist, songwriter and harmonica more than any other artist.

Saturday, November 14, 7:30pm
Kings of Swing – Big Band

Dressed in their tuxedos, with white dinner jackets the Kings of Swing add an air of 1940s elegance and style to every performance.

Friday, November 20, 7:30pm
Blackberry Bushes Stringband – Americana & Bluegrass
Drawing from the deep roots of American traditional music to create a playful and resonant sound with twang and sophistication, Blackberry Bushes Stringband pairs traditional genius with innovative instincts.

Saturday, November 21, 7:30pm
Cascadia Big Band – Big Band

A 17 piece jazz band playing tunes from the post-swing era. Featuring the music of Stan Kenton, Count Basie, Thad Jones, Kenney Clarke and others.

Friday, November 27, 7:30pm
Two Scoops Combo – Boggie Woogie
A unique blend of rollicking boogie-woogie humor and heart-felt blues.

Saturday, November 28, 7:30pm
Jacob Zimmerman Quartet – Jazz
Classic bebop jazz from the 40s and 50s.

Please join us in thanking 4Culture for providing funding that helped bring this music series to Third Place Commons.

For more information, as well as details for other fantastic events at the commons, visit the Third Place Commons website at or call 206.366.3302  We’d like to extend our thanks to 4Culture, Merlone Geier and our ongoing community music sponsors for making these events possible. If you or organization would like more information on sponsoring music or other events at the Commons please contact Lorie Hoffman at [email protected]


Third Place Commons is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to enrich and foster real community in real space at the Commons.