Edmonds Center for the Arts announces 11th season

Al Stewart, Blind Boys of Alabama, Rosanne Cash, Paula Poundstone, Michael Feinstein and more
Aug 02, 2017
Courtesy of: Bria Skonberg Canadian singer, trumpeter and songwriter Bria Skonberg kicks off Edmonds Center for the Arts 2017-18 season Oct. 5.

The Edmonds Center for the Arts (ECA) has announced the lineup for its 11th season, running Oct. 5 through May 2018. Full season subscriptions, eight-plus and five-plus show packs and single tickets are available now.

Among those performing will be Al Stewart, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Rosanne Cash, Paula Poundstone and Michael Feinstein

“Creating the lineup of each ECA season is an adventure in itself,” Executive Director Joe McIalwain said. “We bring a combination of award-winning contemporary artists to our intimate stage, as well as an exciting mix of music, dance, film and comedy for our audience to discover. Whatever the event, we strive to create an atmosphere at ECA that makes you feel comfortable, appreciated and engaged, as if the venue is an extension of your own living room.”

Tickets can be purchased through the ECA box Office at 425-275-9595 or online at www.ec4arts.org.

Edmonds Center for the Arts offers 30 percent discounts and benefits on full season subscriptions, as well as a 20 percent discount on 8-plus and a 15 percent discount on 5+ show packs.

In addition to the main stage season, ECA offers Saturday matinees for community members of all ages. This year’s line-up includes Chicago Children’s Theatre’s sensory-friendly performance Red Kite, Brown Box; a New Orleans-style jazz concert with Jazzy Ash & The Leaping Lizards; Petra and the Wolf, a Texas-based adaptation of the classic fairytale; and an interactive dance performance for young audiences inspired by the game Tetris.

There are also film screenings of “Fiddler on the Roof “ and “Mary Poppins,” as well as a free “Golden Era Sing-Along” designed to engage patrons with memory loss. Tickets to matinees are $10. Families who qualify for free or reduced-price meal programs through the school district, and low-income seniors, are eligible for $2 Arts for Everyone tickets.

ECA’s Film Cabaret Series also continues this season.

These screenings of classic, contemporary and cult films meant to experienced on the big screen. Each film is preceded by a cabaret-style happy hour on the ECA stage, spotlighting local musicians. The series kicks off with “The Birds” on Oct. 27 and continues with “O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” “Buena Vista Social Club” and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”

Tickets are $15 for the film and cabaret, $10 for the film only.

For more information, visit www.ec4arts.org or call the ECA Box Office at 425-275-9595.

 

Edmonds Center for the Arts’ 2017-2018 season

All shows begin at 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, Oct. 5: Bria Skonberg, $19-$49

Friday, Oct.20: PIAF! The Show, $24-$59

Saturday, Oct. 28: Las Migas, $19-$44

Thursday, Nov. 2: Shemekia Copeland and Matt Andersen, $19-$54

Friday, Nov. 10: Al Stewart with the Empty Pockets, $29-$64

Wednesday, Nov. 15: Seattle International Comedy Competition, $15-$39

Thursday, Nov. 30: Storm Large’s Holiday Ordeal, $24-$59

Thursday, Dec. 21: The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show featuring Preservation Hall Legacy Horns, $34-$69

Thursday, Jan. 11: Lil Buck and Jon Boogz, Love Heals All Wounds, $24-$49

Wednesday, Jan. 24: International Guitar Night, $19-$44

Thursday, Jan. 25: Rosanne Cash Duo, $34-$69

Thursday, Feb. 8: HAPA featuring Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole, $24-$59

Thursday, Feb.15: Cantus, $19-$49

Saturday, Feb. 24: Michael Feinstein, $59-$94

Thursday, March 8: Harlem Quartet and Aldo López-Gavilán, $19-$49

Saturday, March 10: Paula Poundstone, $19-$54

Saturday, March 17: Dervish, $19-$44

Thursday, March 29: The Quebe Sisters, $15-$39

Friday, April 27: Las Cafeteras, $15-$39

Thursday, May 11: Mystical Arts of Tibet, $15-$44

Saturday, May 19: New York Voices: 30th Anniversary Celebration, $19-$54

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