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Tag: Little Bill and the Blue Notes

July
13th

Critic’s Picks: Shakespeare in Des Moines, Tacoma Blues Vespers, Cambridge choir at St. John’s Olympia and Second City Chamber Music in Lakewood

Shakespeare in Des Moines Beach Park

The Seattle Shakespeare Company performs “Twelfth Night” in the meadow at Des Moines Beach Park tonight as part of its annual free Shakespeare in the Park. (Other performances through July include Volunteer Park, Luther Burbank Park and the Seattle Center.) 7 p.m. tonight. Free. Des Moines Beach Park, 22030 Cliff Ave. S., Des Moines. seattleshakespeare.org

Little Bill at Blues Vespers

This month’s Blues Vespers at Immanuel Presbyterian Church features 55-year Tacoma legend Little Bill and The Blue Notes. The Vespers mixes blues music with poetry, prayer and a brief message. 5 p.m. July

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Dec.
8th

Little Bill plays at Immanuel Presbyterian’s Christmas Blues Vespers this Sunday in Tacoma

This Sunday’s Blues Vespers at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, features local blues legend Little Bill and the Blue Notes. Usually a trio, the band will expand to include Brian Kent and Scotty Harris on saxophone, Tony Grasso on trumpet and Buck England on B-3 organ to do big band arrangements of Christmas carols.

Blues Vespers combines music, a brief talk and prayer. This Sunday audience members are also encouraged to bring a new unwrapped toy for charity.

5 p.m. Dec. 11. Free, donation suggested. Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 909 N. J St., Tacoma. 253-627-8371, www.ipctacoma.org