Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

MUSIC

The Pilchuck Boyz: These self-described “Comedic reggae masterminds throw down hilarious rawksteddy for a special Fools night,” 7 p.m. April 1 at SnoTown Brewery, 511 2nd St., Snohomish. Admission is free, all ages. More at facebook.com/pilchuckboyz.

Lakou Mizik: Haitian roots music, 7:30 p.m. April 2, Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets are $30-$45. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-lakou.

Karl Blau: The Anacortes singer-songwriter will be backed by a full band when he performs at 8 p.m. April 2 at Black Lab Gallery, 1805 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Shoecraft will open. Tickets are $15. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-karl-blau.

Spring Fling: The Everett Philharmonic Orchestra’s annual fundraiser, set for 5:30 p.m. April 3 at the Angel of the Winds Hansen Conference Center, 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett. Music director Paul-Elliott Cobbs and the orchestra will perform popular American music. Tickets are $75. More at www.everettphil.org.

Scott Cook: A roots balladeer from Alberta who has toured the world over the past 13 years, writing songs along the way. 4 p.m. April 3 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-Scott-Cook.

Wally and the Beavers: This seven-piece band that plays songs from the 1950s through the ’80s is scheduled to perform at 2 p.m. April 3 at the Marysville Opera House, 1225 Third St., Marysville. Tickets are $15. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-wally.

Sway Wild: The San Juan Island indie folk-rock duo of Mandy Fer and Dave McGraw will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 6 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets are $25. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-sway.

Stacy Jones Band: The blues band is slated to perform 7 p.m. April 7 at Looking Glass Coffee, 801 1st St., Suite 201, Snohomish. Free. For more, go to www.lookingglasscoffee.com.

Ranky Tanky: This Carolina quintet performs a mix of spirituals and gutbucket blues, with large doses of jazz, gospel, funk, and R&B. Hear them at 7:30 p.m. April 8 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $19-$54. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

Orleans and Firefall: The 1970s pop-rockers are set to perform 8 p.m. April 8 at the Orca Ballroom at Tulalip Resort Casino. Tickets are $35-$45. More at www.tulalipresortcasino.com/Entertainment/OrcaBallroom.

Laurel Canyon Legacy: This band celebrates the music that came out of Los Angeles’ Laurel Canyon scene in the 1960s and ’70s. They’ll perform at 7:30 p.m. April 9 at Tim Noah Theater in Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-Laurel.

Classical Uncorked | Life Giving Hope: A program of sacred music headlined by soprano Danielle Reutter-Harrah and baroque violinist Tekla Cunningham. 3 p.m. April 9 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets are $30. More at wicaonline.org/events-calendar-view/2020/11/15/classical-uncorked-life-giving-hope.

Black Stax: This performance group honors Black art and culture by “stacking” all forms of Black music and art. 7:30 p.m. April 9 at Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. Tickets are $13-$28. More at npacf.org/blackstax.

Liverpool Legends: They’re a Beatles tribute act whose members are said to have been hand-picked by George Harrison’s sister. 7:30 p.m. April 9 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $40-$45. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Sultans of String: This quartet offers a blend of Celtic reels, flamenco, Arabic, Cuban and South Asian rhythms. Noon April 9 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $10. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

Cascade Chamber Orchestra: An evening of chamber music starting at 7:30 p.m. April 9 at Maple Park Lutheran Church, 17620 60th Ave. W., Lynnwood. Tickets are $15. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-CAS.

Mercy Me: The popular contemporary Christian band brings its Inhale (Exhale) Tour to Everett, 7 p.m. April 9 at Angel of the Winds Arena. Tickets are $29-$49.50. More at www.angelofthewindsarena.com/events/detail/mercy-me-the-inhale-exhale-tour.

Tribute to Billie Holiday: This show celebrating Lady Day will be performed by Felicia Loud, and is set for 2 p.m. April 10 at Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. Tickets are $13-$28. More at npacf.org/billieholiday.

Blippi the Musical: The YouTube star hits the stage for a show for kids ages 2-7, 6 p.m. April 16 at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. Tickets are $27.50-$47.50. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-blippi.

Cantabile Chamber Choir: “In the Company of Sondheim” is a choral tribute to the theater music of Stephen Sondheim. It’s set for 3 p.m. April 16 at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 5115 100th St. NE, Marysville. Tickets are $18-$22. For more, go to tinyurl.com/EDH-sondheim.

”In the Arms of Love”: Music and poetry by Judith Adams and Andre Feriante, 7:30 p.m. April 20 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts. Tickets are $20-$35. For more, go to tinyurl.com/EDH-WCA-arms.

Kentucky Rain Band’s Elvis Challenge: Amateur and professional impersonators alike will compete for cash prizes. 7:30 p.m. April 22 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $22-$25. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Spirit of Music: KingDow, Sarey Savy, Emanuel Brown and Anthony Arlene will perform. DJ Pheloneous will be spinning. 8 p.m. April 23 at the Black Lab Gallery, 1805 Hewitt Ave., Everett. More at blacklabgalleryeverett.com/events1.

Derina Harvey Band: Celtic rock by way of Canada. 7:30 p.m. April 22 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $19-$44. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-derina.

Hair Nation: The hair rock party band will recreate the mid-1980s experience. 8 p.m. April 23 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $22-$25. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Pearl Django: The Northwest jazz favorites will perform 7:30 p.m. April 23 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.

Mariachi Reyna de Los Angeles: This is the first all-female mariachi in the United States. 7:30 p.m. April 28 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $19-$54. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

Ace Frehley: The co-founder of KISS and its original lead guitarist is coming to Everett. Local band Colossal Boss also will play. 7 p.m. April 29 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $65-$72. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Rufus Wainwright: The critically acclaimed singer-songwriter is scheduled to perform at 7:30 April 29 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $44-$79. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

Marc Cohn: The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter is slated to perform at 7 p.m. April 30 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $28-$45. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Everett Philharmonic: The program will include “Fanfare for the Common Man” and “Appalachian Spring” by Aaron Copland; “A Winter’s Passed,” by Wayne Barlow, featuring Laurie Swanson on oboe; and Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 (Pastorale). 3 p.m. May 1, Everett Civic Auditorium, 2415 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $10-$25. For more, go to tinyurl.com/EDH-EvPhil.

The Lonely Hearts Club: Beatles music. 4 p.m. May 1 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.

Cascade Symphony Orchestra: They’ll offer a program of music titled “The Mysterious Russian Soul,” 7:30 p.m. May 2 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $22-$27. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone: The current incarnation of the British Invasion band, fronted by its original lead singer. 8 p.m. May 6 at Tulalip Casino’s Orca Ballroom. Tickets are $50-$60. Must be 21 or older. More at www.tulalipresortcasino.com/Entertainment/OrcaBallroom.

Mysterious Ways: A Seattle-based U2 tribute act. 7:30 p.m. May 7 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $22-$25. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Jacob Jonas The Company: Modern dance inspired by the formation and pattern of waves. 7:30 p.m. May 7 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $29-$54. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

Justin Moore with Granger Smith: The “Country On It” tour with guests Earl Fiddles Jr. and Heath Sanders comes to Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, 7:30 May 12. Tickets start at $29.95. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-justinm.

Stevie Ray Visited: A Stevie Ray Vaughn tribute by guitarist Roby Duron, along with Bell Bottom Blues, an Eric Clapton tribute act. 7:30 p.m. May 13, Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $30-$35. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

For King & Country: The Christian pop duo is set to perform 7 p.m. May 14 at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. Tickets start at $20. More at www.angelofthewindsarena.com/events/detail/for-king-country.

The Special Consensus: A bluegrass band that has achieved a contemporary sound. 7:30 p.m. May 14 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St., Snohomish. Tickets are $25. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival: Headlining the Everett festival are American hip-hop trio Digable Planets; Portland songwriter Haley Heynderickx; Austin blues group Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears; Seattle-based indie band Deep Sea Diver; and Issaquah-born indie pop project SYML. May 19-21, downtown Everett. Tickets are $99 for three days of music; single-day passes also are available. For more, go to www.thefishermansvillage.com.

Brubeck Brothers Quartet: Chris and Dan Brubeck, sons of jazz immortal Dave Brubeck, curate a multimedia show. 7:30 p.m. May 20 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are $19-$49. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-brubeck.

Diamond Rio: The popular country band is set to perform 8 p.m. May 20 at the Tulalip Resort Casino. Tickets are $55-$65. For more, go to www.tulalipresortcasino.com/Entertainment/OrcaBallroom.

The Shirtless Violinist: He’s Matthew Olshefski, a classical violinist in Seattle who went viral on YouTube because he’s a master violinist who also looks good with his shirt off. 7:30 p.m. May 21 at Northshore Performing Arts Center, 18125 92nd Ave. NE, Bothell. Tickets are $18-$33. More at npacf.org/shirtless.

Damon Buxton: This guitarist draws on musical traditions of fingerstyle, classical, new age and jazz. 7:30 p.m. May 21 at Tim Noah Thumbnail Theater, 1211 4th St., Snohomish. Tickets are $20. More at www.thumbnailtheater.org.

Croce Sings Croce: A.J. Croce sings songs by his father, Jim Croce, 7:30 p.m. May 21 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $35-$40. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Summer Meltdown: Tickets to the 2022 event are on sale now at tinyurl.com/EDH-meltdown. The music festival is set for July 28-31 at Sky Meadows Park, 18601 Sky Meadows Lane, Snohomish

Chateau Ste. Michelle Summer Concert Series: Shows set for June that are not yet sold out include She & Him, June 17; and John Fogerty, June 18. Shows set for July that are not yet sold out include Trombone Shorty (July 2); Jason Mraz (July 9-10); The Black Crowes (July 19); Michael Franti & Spearhead (July 22); David Gray (July 25); and The Revivalists (July 30). For ticket info, go to www.wineryconcerts.com.

STAGE

THEATER

Village Theatre: Everett Performing Arts Center, 2710 Wetmore Ave., www.villagetheatre.org/everett. The 2022 season includes: “The Book Club Play” (April 8-May 1), “You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown” (May 27-June 19) and “Mamma Mia” (July 15-Aug. 7). Single tickets for each show are on sale. Go to the website for prices.

”Mama Won’t Fly”: A determined daughter must get her equally willful mother across the country for her brother’s wedding. But there’s a catch: Mama won’t fly. Road-trip comedic chaos ensues. April 8-May 1 at the Phoenix Theatre, 9673 Firdale Ave., Edmonds. Tickets go on sale March 8. More at www.tptedmonds.org/season14shows.html.

“Every Brilliant Thing”: Whidbey Island Center for the Arts’ s first one-man production. It starts with a list of everything that is brilliant about the world, everything worth living for, and incorporates the audience into the fabric of the night. Starring Billy Tierney and the audience. In collaboration with Healing Circles. April 7-23 at WICA, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets start at $25. More at www.wicaonline.org/events-calendar-view/2021/10/8/every-brilliant-thing.

COMEDY

Nurlan Saburov: Stand-up comedy, performed in Russian, 8 p.m. April 10 at Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 Fourth Ave. N., Edmonds. Tickets are listed at $85-$145. More at www.edmondscenterforthearts.org.

Brad Williams: The high-energy comedian is slated to do an adults-only show at 7:30 p.m. April 13 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $18-$25. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Kermet Apio with Tommy Ryman: Apio won the 2009 Great American Comedy Festival and has performed in 47 states and three Canadian provinces. Ryman was a semifinalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” They are set to perform 8 p.m. April 15 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20-$35. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

The Dope Show: Comedians perform a sober set, take a short intermission to spark up, then get back on stage to perform while high. Adults only. 7:30 p.m. April 20 the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $20-$35. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

Joe “Mr. D” Dombrowski: This Seattle stand-up comedian’s set is inspired by his life as an elementary school teaser. 18 years and older. 8 p.m. May 6 at the Historic Everett Theatre, 2911 Colby Ave., Everett. Tickets are $22-$30. More at www.yourhistoriceveretttheatre.org.

DANCE

Celtic Illusion: Irish dance and magic stage show created, choreographed and starring Anthony Street of Lord of the Dance, 8 p.m. April 7 at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett. Tickets are $49-$69. More at www.angelofthewindsarena.com/events/detail/celtic-illusion.

VISUAL ARTS

Kathleen Tuura: The artist’s watercolors will be exhibited in April at the Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace.

Arts of Snohomish: Featured artists for April are Elena Boucheva, jewelry, and Annika Elizabeth, acrylics and watercolors. The gallery, 1024 First St., Suite 104, Snohomish, is open from noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.

Rob Schouten Gallery: Featured in April is new work by many of the gallery’s artists. An opening reception is set for 5-7 p.m. April 2. 101 Anthes Ave., Langley. More at www.robschoutengallery.com.

Art Talks: Arts lecturer Rebecca Albiani will discuss the photography of Diane Arbus. 11 a.m. April 13 at Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, 565 Camano Ave., Langley. Tickets are $20. More at tinyurl.com/EDH-arbus.

Gallery North: The featured show for April is “Range of Light: Landscapes from Near and Far,” by oil painter Ben Groff, together with ceramic animal sculptures by Cyndi Brown. The exhibit runs April 1-30. The gallery, 410 Main St., Edmonds, is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

“Sampson After Treatment,” 1965, oil on canvas by Maria Frank Abrams, can be seen at Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds. (Collection of the Abrams family)

Cascadia Art Museum: Showing through July 10 are two exhibitions: “A Luminous Journey: The Art of Maria Frank Abrams,” more than 40 original works in a variety of mediums by Seattle artist Abrams (1924-2013). Also showing is “Twilight Interlude: The Art of Sherrill Van Cott.” Van Cott (1913-1942) was a legendary figure in Northwest art who used tempera and watercolor on mulberry paper to produce moody visual poems of the Northwest landscape and the human figure. Morris Graves was Van Cott’s lover and mentor before the latter’s death from heart failure brought on by scarlet fever in his childhood. Ongoing through November is “The Art of Howard Duell,” featuring the work of a leading mid-century Northwest sculptor and painter who lived in Edmonds. The museum, 190 Sunset Ave. S., Edmonds, is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. More at www.cascadiaartmuseum.org.

Schack Art Center: “Story Tellers: Two Friends, Two Cultures,” featuring the work of David A. Boxley and Chris Hopkins, shows through June 4. Alaskan native Boxley is considered to be the finest First Nations Tsimshian artist of his generation. Hopkins is a narrative painter who formerly worked as a Hollywood illustrator and now creates art that celebrates American perseverance. Boxley and Hopkins say they strive to produce authentic versions of the their cultures. The art center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett, is open daily except Sunday. More at www.schack.org.

Museum of Northwest Art: “A Precarious Edge,” featuring the environmentally themed work of Meg Holgate and Steve Klein, runs through May 15. “Migrant Youth/Chicana Perspectives: Living in Multiple Spaces,” featuring photos and writing by migrant youth, runs Feb. 26 through May 15. The museum, 121 S. First St., La Conner, is open daily. More at www.monamuseum.org.

Matzke Fine Art and Design: The gallery, 2345 Blanche Way, Camano Island, presents “Creative Paradigm,” an exhibit by Women Painters of Washington, which was founded in 1930 to promote the work of professional women artists. The show runs through April 10. The gallery is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, and weekdays by appointment. For more, call 360-387-2759.

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Gallery

“Sampson After Treatment,” 1965, oil on canvas by Maria Frank Abrams, can be seen at Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds. (Collection of the Abrams family)

“Sampson After Treatment,” 1965, oil on canvas by Maria Frank Abrams, can be seen at Cascadia Art Museum in Edmonds. (Collection of the Abrams family)