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  • Comic performer Leslie Jordan is the special guest for "Dancing Queen," the new show by the Seattle Men's Chorus.

    Comic performer Leslie Jordan is the special guest for "Dancing Queen," the new show by the Seattle Men's Chorus.

CONCERTS
Snohomish County
Evening of Native Culture and Silent Auction: Skykomish Valley Indian Education present virtuoso violinist Swil Kanim, Lummi, flutist Peter Ali, Yaqui Native, along with a silent auction, featuring Native art, themed baskets, gift certificates and more; doors open at 6:15 p.m. March 30, Monroe High School Performing Arts Center, 17001 Tester Road. Refreshments will be served. For more information contact the program's coordinator Mars Miller at 360-804-2554.
Nick Drummond and Tyler Carson: This duo uses guitar, vocals and electric violin to get an audience going; 7:30 p.m. March 30, Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 Fourth St., Snohomish. Tickets are $15. Call 360-568 9412 or go to www.thumbnailtheater.com.
Nanci Griffith: She's somewhere between folk and country but always beautiful to hear, whether Griffith is singing about "Love at the Five and Dime" or raising awareness about land mines; 7:30 p.m. April 5, Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N, Edmonds. Tickets are $30, $35, $40 and $15 for youth and students. Call 425-275-9595 or go to www.ec4arts.org.
"Let There Be Peace": The Everett Chorale sings songs of love, peace and harmony including "Lovesong Waltzes" by Johannes Brahms, 3 p.m. April 7, Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., Everett. Tickets are $16 and $14. Call 425-257-8600 or in person at the box office or go to www.everettchorale.org/.
The Music Hall Community Orchestra: The Spring Concert includes "Air" by Handel, a Mozart Minuet, some Cole Porter Classics, Go West, and the Lord of the Rings. Also, root beer float reception following the concert. The orchestra, which began in 2012, is led by Dan Taylor; 6:30 p.m. April 9 at the Music Hall at Everett Mall 1402 SE Everett Mall Way. Musicians who would like to join the group even if they haven't played in a while are welcome. Call 425-252-6542 for more information.
Jim Page: A modern day Woody Guthrie, Page sings about social-justice, advocating change for nearly 40 years; 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 12, Cafe Zippy, 2811 Wetmore Ave., Everett. For more information call 425-303-0474 or go to www.cafezippy.com/.
"Raise a Ruckus": Featuring Broadway performer, Billie Wildrick, the Snohomish Men's Chorus, Real Men who perform pop and doo-wop, jazz pianist, Eric Verlinde; 2 p.m. April 14, Snohomish High School Performing Arts Center, 1316 Fifth St., Snohomish. Tickets at the door. Adults $20; students/seniors $10; families, $50; Proceeds benefit Patrick Castro Excellence in Vocal Music Scholarship. There will also be a silent auction of photos, sporting events, jewelry, hand-made crafts and more.
"Edmonds Unplugged": An acoustic concert featuring Cas Haley, a highly personal acoustic performer who plays reggae, soul along with a bluesy style vocals and acoustic rhythm guitar. A finalist on "America's Got Talent"; 8 p.m. April 19, Black Box Theatre, 20000 68th Ave. W, Edmonds Community College, Lynnwood. Tickets are $10 for students and $12 for general public. Call 425-640-1448 or go to www.BlackBoxEdCC.org,
Skagit County
"Campbell Road": This group plays traditional music of Ireland and Scotland and will perform 6 to 8 p.m. April 5, Pleasant Ridge Gallery at Rexville, 1929 Rexville Road, Mount Vernon. Free. For information go to pleasantridgegalleryatrexville.com.
Seattle
Seattle Men's Chorus Performs "Dancing Queen: The Music of ABBA": The concert features the disco beat of ABBA and all its glittery trappings, with such 70s' hits as "Waterloo," "Fernando," "Take a Chance on Me" and "Dancing Queen." Special guest is Emmy Award-winning actor and comedian Leslie Jordan; 8 p.m. April 6 and 2 p.m. April 7, McCaw Hall, 321 Mercer St., Seattle. Tickets are $48 to $68. Go to www.SeattleMensChorus.org or call 206-388-1400.

CLASSICAL
Snohomish County
Westminster Presbyterian Church Concert Series: 6 p.m. April 14, at the church, 2531 Hoyt Ave., Everett; 425-252-3757; free, but a free will offering will be collected; all ages welcome; Halden Toy at the pipe organ: At 18, he has performed for a national audience on NPR and played the Mormon Tabernacle organ and the Fritts organ at Pacific Lutheran University;
Seattle
Seattle Symphony: Benaroya Hall's Taper auditorium, 200 University St., Seattle; 206-215-4747; www.seattlesymphony.org.
Symphony Untuxed: "Scheherazade": Andrey Boreyko, conductor; Seattle Symphony. Liadov: The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35. Symphony Untuxed concerts start earlier and have a shorter concert format with no intermission; 7 p.m. March 29. Tickets start at $17.
Rimsky-Korsakov's "Scheherazade": Andrey Boreyko, conductor; Maxim Rysanov, viola; Seattle Symphony Chorale; Seattle Symphony. Liadov: The Enchanted Lake, Op. 62; Giya Kancheli: "Styx"; Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade, Op. 35; 8 p.m. March 30. Tickets start at $19.
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra: The Tommy Dorsey Orchestra performs the music that made Dorsey and Frank Sinatra stars: program to be announced from the stage. Performance does not include the Seattle Symphony; 7:30 p.m. April 4, 8 p.m. April 5, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. April 6 and 2 p.m. April 7. Tickets start at $19.
Early Music Guild International Series: A mix of music performers from around the globe. Performances begin at 8 p.m. at Town Hall, 1119 Eighth Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $40, $35 for seniors, $25 for side sections and $15 for students and patrons under 25. For additional information and ticket orders go to www.earlymusicguild.org or call 206-325-7066.
Benjamin Bagby: Beowulf: April 6. Bagby accompanies himself on an Anglo-Saxon harp and delivers the tale in Old English.
The Return of Smoke & Blisters: Baroque Northwest brings virtuosic chamber music with a bit of pyrotechnics as musicians play music from 18th Century hot spots by composers J. S. Bach, J-M Leclair, Quantz, Blavet and Giuseppe Vaccari; 7:30 p.m. April 13, Trinity Parish Church, 609 Eighth Ave., Seattle. Call 206/920-3822 to order tickets. Please visit our website at www.baroquenorthwest.com.
The Tudor Choir: "Music for the Sistine Chapel," featuring Allegri's "Miserere"; 7:30 p.m. April 27, Blessed Sacrament Church, 5041 Ninth Ave. NE, Seattle. Tickets are $30 general, $20 student and senior. Go to www.brownpapertickets.com or call 206-323-9415.
Billboard
Marysville Strawberry Band: Play from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at Totem Middle School, 1605 Seventh St., Marysville. For more information, contact Nathan Sackman at marysvillecitybands@gmail.com or Julile Tapusoa at 425-334-1791.
Northwest Scottish Fiddlers: Meetings at 1 p.m. second Sundays, in Edmonds and Mukilteo; open to teens and adults; $25 annual membership fee; 425-670-9084; www.nwscottishfiddlers.org.
The Sound Singers: 1 p.m. practices, Edmonds Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave.; new members welcome; 425-774-5555; www.soundsingersofedmonds.org.
Snohomish County Windjammers men's barbershop chorus: 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Christ The King Lutheran Church, 1305 Pine Ave., Snohomish; open to ages 16 and older; 425-259-2383; email nfkeck@yahoo.com.
Threshold choir: Women who sing in small groups at the bedsides of the seriously ill and dying. Rehearsals are 4 to 5:30 p.m. first and third Wednesdays in Stanwood. Call Darlene at 907-441-1411.
"Voices Northwest": Women's chorus meets 7 p.m. Mondays, First Baptist Church of Monroe; 17922 149th St. SE, Monroe; open to women 16 and older; email membership@voicesnorthwest.org; 425-741-9123.
Washington Old Time Fiddlers Association: Celtic jam, 5 p.m.; new group for beginning fiddlers, mandolinists and guitarists, 6 p.m.; workshop, 6:30 p.m; circle jam, 7:30 p.m. April 5 and 19. Snacks throughout the evening; bring snacks to share if you wish. Acoustic musicians of all ages and listeners are welcome; free; Sisco Heights Community Club, 13527 99th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-691-5907, email noelula@aol.com.
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