Blues

Oct 21: John Miller & Michael Roach Country Blues Performance

Country Blues masters Michael Roach and John Miller will perform a one-night-only concert on Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 7:30pm in the Wheeler Theater at Fort Worden. Don’t miss this opportunity to take in the live sounds of this unique American heritage! Michael Roach & John Miller 10/21/17: Wheeler Theater, 7:30pm $23 general admission –

Fiddle Tunes

July 8: Fiddle Tunes Finale

Centrum’s 2017 Fiddle Tunes Festival wraps up this weekend with a rousing Fiddle Tunes Finale, with artists and traditions from around the world. Saturday, July 8, 1:30pm McCurdy Pavilion Reserved Seating $30, $25 and $16 Featuring: Klezmer: Michael Alpert, Jake Shulman-Ment, Pete Rushefsky Louisiana: Doug Kershaw Ireland: James Carty, John Carty, Maggie Carty Rhiannon Giddens and

Jazz

Listen to Justin Kauflin’s 2017 Jazz Port Townsend Set

Pianist Justin Kauflin made his Jazz Port Townsend debut at the 43rd annual festival the last week of July.  He performed in a trio concert with bassist Doug Weiss and drummer Kendrick Scott at McCurdy Pavilion at Fort Worden and also served on the faculty of the week-long jazz workshop before the weekend of public

Writing

Enjoy Free Readings at 2017 Port Townsend Writers’ Conference

During the Port Townsend Writers’ Conference, a rich and diverse gathering of prose writers and poets read from their work. Unless otherwise noted, all readings take place at the Joseph F. Wheeler Theater at Fort Worden State Park. All readings are free, and open to the public. Sunday, July 16, 7:15pm Alexandra Teague Monday, July 17, 7pm Erin Belieu;

Voice Works

July 1: Voice Works Vintage Vocals Concert

The intimate Wheeler Theater is home to a rich celebration of Vintage Vocals on Saturday night, from Roots, to Jazz, and R&B, and beyond. The Vintage Vocals show presents 6 pairs of artists from Denmark, Canada, the American South, and the Pacific Northwest. Saturday’s performance is the final public concert for 2017’s Voice Works gathering. Saturday, July

Residencies

John Hillmer Open Studio Aug 25-6

Centrum Artist in Residence John Hillmer’s award-winning art and design work gets around. His large acrylic stage murals have made appearances with artists such as Ray Charles, Keb’ Mo’, Taj Mahal, and Maya Angelou. Meet Hilmer and view his works on Friday, August 25, 2017 from 3-6 p.m. and on Sunday, August 26, 2017 from

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