Port Townsend Jazz Workshop participant vocalist Lilliana Villines sings at the Key City Playhouse, with faculty member Rene Marie on hand.

Advisory: Jazz & Blues Club Changes

For jazz and blues lovers, Centrum’s “Jazz in the Clubs” and “Blues in the Clubs” make this week and next some of the most enriching weeks of the year.  Our generous partners at the Port Townsend and Jefferson County Leader have published programs for all of Centrum’s summer festivals. Please note that due to a

Fiddle Tunes

2014 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes

Photos from the 2014 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes

We’d like to take a moment to say thank you to all of the participants, faculty, volunteers, and audience members who made the 2014 Festival of American Fiddle Tunes a week to remember. Thanks as well to Roz Powell, who spent the week taking photos of the gathering. We’ve included a gallery of her 2014


Friday night on the Mainstage at the 2102 Port Townsend Jazz Festival included a duo trombone performance by Wycliffe Gordon and Jiggs Whigham.

Tonight’s Jazz Clubs SOLD OUT

Jazz lovers - please note that Centrum’s Thursday night Jazz in the Clubs is SOLD OUT.   There will be no wristbands for sale at Club venues on Thursday Night.  Club wristbands remain for sale for Friday and Saturday nights, with exponentially more venues on those nights in which to enjoy the music.   Thank you!



Writers’ Conference Public Readings and Lectures

During the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, a rich and diverse gathering of prose writers and poets read from their work.  Readings are held at the Joseph F. Wheeler Theater.  All readings are FREE to the Public!   Come one, come all!

Voice Works

Voice Works 2014

Photos from 2014 Voice Works at Centrum

The 2014 Voice Works gathering was simply inspiring. We were deeply impressed by the level of fearlessness and artistry that the participants and faculty brought to Fort Worden. We can’t wait to do it again next year! Roz Powell  took some terrific photos of all of you during the week, so grab a cup of coffee, and take

Young Artists


DANCE This! August 3-9

Centrum and Seattle Theatre Group present DANCE This! Camp for high school students coming soon August 3-9, 2014, at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, WA.  You can still sign up by registering  here. (Grades 9-12) DANCE This! brings together technique, performance, and choreography, using the art of dance to learn about the world through