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EVENTS

Very special guests!

Fri, July 12 Gator Boy’s Juke Joint

This just in: We’ll be kicking off Juke Joint with Jean Bertrand (Pine Leaf Boys) and Amy Scher performing an acoustic Cajun set whilst trading off accordion, fiddle and guitar 7:30-8:30pm. Then the Gator Boy will spin tunes til 10pm. 6:30pm Cajun 2-step dance lesson, all for $15! Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE, Seattle). RSVP the FB event and help spread the good word! Delight in music, community, and unbounded merriment every 1st and 3rd Friday with your DJ, the Gator Boy, and (generally) 2nd Fridays live music. Great dancers, super friendly people, a fully-stocked bar and Mike, your stellar bartender.

3rd Friday Dance

Fri, July 19 Gator Boy’s Juke Joint

Come revel and dance with lovely partners in joyful community to an extraordinary variety of soulful, groovy sounds with the Gator Boy at Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE, Seattle). 6:30pm dance lesson (TBA), 7:30-10pm dance, $15. About the lesson: TBA. Delight in music, community, and unbounded merriment every 1st and 3rd Friday with your DJ, the Gator Boy, and (generally) 2nd Fridays live music. Great dancers, super friendly people, a fully-stocked bar and Mike, your stellar bartender.

Best Little Fest

July 19-21 | Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival

Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival is a superbly curated event which regularly introduces the best emerging artists to Washington State and this year features Galactic, Eric Gales, The Record Company, Colin James, Nikki Hill, and Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers (Dwayne just played onstage as a special guest with the Rolling Stones at Jazz Fest!) and more in beautiful Winthrop, WA. Dip in the cool Methow River as you enjoy great music and the gorgeous mountain vibe. Tix & info.

Live from Louisiana!

Fri, July 26 | Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble

Get your tickets today! Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble are on their way back to Seattle, come get you some Louisiana love! Aurora Borealis (16708 Aurora Ave N, Shoreline, WA 98133), Tix $25 adv (on sale now!) / / $30 door. Showtime 8pm / Zydeco Dance Lesson 7pm / Doors 6:30pm. Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble are a tour de force in rhythm and grooves, serving smooth as silk vocals and harmonies with joyfully uplifting energy. Their shows are always memorable, always fun, and you can count on them delivering 100% and then some. This is down home Zydeco, direct from Louisiana — with roots in French, African American, and Afro-Caribbean styles — interpreted through Curley’s family for generations and influenced by his contemporary sensibility. Blues, R&B, and modern beats merge past and present to create an environment that welcomes everyone to the party, and beckons eager bodies to the dance floor. Thank you to Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival for sponsoring this show!