For the past 12 years, nestled away in a “land of enchantment” known as Horning’s Hideout, thousands of fans have flocked to the largest String Festival in the NW – Northwest String Summit. (For more info, visit: Join the fun at NECTAR LOUNGE on Saturday, July 6th for the NORTHWEST STRING SUMMIT SEATTLE LAUNCH PARTY and premiere screening of NWSS [...]

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OUTSTANDING LINE-UP planned for KEXP & Seattle Center Concerts at the Mural KEXP & Seattle Center Concerts at the Mural returns in August with four nights of live concerts featuring some of the region’s best indie music, along with some noted national artists, free-of-charge, starting at 5:30 p.m., Fridays, Aug. 2 – 23, at Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center. Now in [...]

Look what’s coming up at our pals’ Dusty Strings this season! Contact 206-634-1662 for more information or go to    Dusty Strings Neighborhood SING! Every Wednesday from 12 noon – 1pm Red Room Led by Kate Power & Steve Einhorn No instrument or experience needed. Come as you are. This is a safe setting for song lovers, shy and [...]

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Check out all these bluegrass / folk / acoustic shows coming up at Nectar Lounge (412 N 36th St Seattle, WA). INCLUDING their FIRST EVER OPEN ACOUSTIC JAM SESSION!!   6/12 PATIO PICKIN’ TIME - a summertime acoustic jam. Bring acoustic instruments. Happy Hour 7-9. Jam out on the patio. Or just share in the groove. NO COVER   6/13 Arthur Lee [...]

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Join us on Tuesday, August 6 at 7:10pm Mariners vs. Blue Jays Join the Seattle Mariners for the first Northwest Folklife Night at Safeco Field! Special discounted group seating has been reserved and is available for you to purchase online. This will be a great night with friends both new and old–and hopefully a new tradition for Folklife! To order 20 or more [...]

Mark your calendars for the 3rd Saturday of every month (through October), when we’ll be partnering with the Crossroads Mall in Bellevue to put on dances for all ages and abilities! Read more here and RSVP at our Facebook event page. Once a month Folklife comes to the Crossroads Mall in Bellevue to host an open evening of music, dance, and merriment! [...]

You are invited to the greatest show of talent in the Northwest! Be part of the 42nd Northwest Folklife Festival this May 24-27 in Seattle Center. Enjoy and participate in your traditions! And experience other cultures by listening to their music, trying out their dances, and hearing their stories. And it’s all FREE. The 42nd Festival features a special focus [...]

A Glimpse of China – Chinese Culture and Arts Festival features Art, Culture, Music and Dance    Seattle Center Festál presents A Glimpse of China – Chinese Culture and Arts Festival, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, May 18, in Seattle Center Armory. Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of China through live performances, visual arts, hands-on [...]

Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration Features Youth Drill Teams, Taiko Drumming and Massive Monkees Seattle Center Festál presents Asian-Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration, 11:45 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, May 5, in Seattle Center Armory.  Explore and experience the cultural roots of the Asian and Pacific Islanders  through live music, visual arts and hands-on activities. The festival launches Asian-Pacific Islander [...]

One of Seattle’s most beloved traditions, the Seattle Cherry Blossom Festival never fails to delight. And with highlights this year that include mathematical oddities, a record-breaking battle between an abacus and a super computer, and an underwater singer, this year sounds like it will be something special! See the full release below for more details. Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese [...]

Are you wondering what happened to the Bastille Day Festival? Well, it’s gotten bigger and better, and is now the Seattle French Fest, celebrating all things Francophone. Read on! Oui à la Francophonie! Seattle Center Festál: Seattle French Fest Seattle Center Festál presents Seattle French Fest:  A Celebration of French-Speaking Cultures, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday, March 24, in [...]

Seattle Center Festál presents Irish Week Festival, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., March 16 and 10 a.m. – 6 p.m, March 17, in Seattle Center Armory. Explore and experience the cultural roots and contemporary influences of Ireland through live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a lively marketplace. Irish tunes, step dancing and the Irish jig keep the [...]

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