Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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Crossroads Cultural Arts Series: Waterbound
April 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pmFree
Northwest Folklife is excited to share the 7th annual Crossroads Cultural Arts Series, a series of monthly curated, family-friendly cultural arts performances at Crossroads Bellevue!
This Month’s Special Guests: Waterbound
Waterbound is the Celtic/Roots duo of Steve Akerman (mostly mandolins) and Mimi Geibel (mostly autoharps). While seemingly Celtic, it’s without fiddles or pipes; a kaleidoscope of shimmering notes from an evening in Lothlórien or Cair Paravel. There’s also Americana; a musical mixture of bluegrass, folk, swing, Swedish, Canadian and fiddle tunes, with a few vocals thrown in. Sometimes their vertical medleys combine them. The combination is a lovely blend of the most appealing melodies you’ll hope to hear. Music binds them together as they met in a Folklife band and married at an autoharp festival!
◦ When: Saturday, April 20 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM
◦ Where: Crossroads Bellevue Market Stage (15600 NE 8th Street)
◦ Price: No admission, but donations are appreciated and will directly support accessible programs like this for generations to come!
◦ For the full list of 2019 performances, please visit: https://www.nwfolklife.org/programs/crossroads-cultural-arts-series/