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July 31 Concert Preview: Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival

July 31 Concert Preview: Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival

Come with your dancing shoes and enjoy a raucous night of Blues dance music like you’ve never heard before.  The Fort’s on-campus caterer, Bon Appetit, will serve up a major gumbo & jambalaya dinner prior to the show out on the Littlefield Green next to the pavilion starting at 6:00 p.m., so come early and make


Advisory: Blues in the Clubs

For Blues lovers, Centrum’s “Blues in the Clubs” make this week one of the most enriching weeks of the year.  Our generous partners at the Port Townsend and Jefferson County Leader have published programs for this week’s festival, with complete details. Centrum’s website will always be the most up-to-date information and reference for Club details.


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

A guitar combo of students at the Jazz Port Townsend workshop performs at noon outside the Commons at Fort Worden State Park. They were led by faculty member Bruce Forman.

Free Fridays at The Fort – Noon Concerts!

Join us every Friday this summer for our legendary Free Fridays at the Fort concert series at The Commons at Fort Worden State Park!  For complete rosters and details, including our two free 11:00 a.m. family concerts this summer, click here!


View Centrum’s 2014 Summer Ticket Guide

Welcome to Centrum’s 41st summer season! In partnership with Fort Worden State Park, we serve as a gathering place for creative artists and learners of all ages seeking extraordinary cultural enrichment. Our mission is to foster creative experiences that change lives. From exploring the roots of the blues or jazz, to the traditions of American fiddle music or our award-winning


Summer at Centrum: Your Ticket to Adventure

Get ready for an incredible summer of performances at Fort Worden State Park in Port Townsend, WA. Week after week, artists from around the nation flock to Washington’s Victorian Seaport and Arts community for concerts, dances, readings, and workshops. Tickets to Centrum’s performances go on sale to donors April 15, 2014. (Become a member today!) Sales