top of page
  • donnabeesonrn

Live Music and Happenings This Week in Kittitas County - 12/14 -12/21

Updated: Dec 15, 2023

Look for the Carolers from Valley Voices and Make Music Ellensburg around town on Sunday and Tuesday this week!


Thursday, December 14th


The EHS Band will perform a concert @ Morgan Performing Arts Center, 400 East 1st Ave., Ellensburg. 7PM


Thursday Night Live with Rusty Cage (Outlaw Country) @ Mike’s Tavern , 427 East 1st Street, Cle Elum 21+ 7PM

Prime Rib Dinner and Music by Mel Peterson @ W. C. Roadhouse Grill, 101 W. Umptanum Rd. 6PM-8PM

Reservations highly recommended:

Community Song Circle @ Grace Episcopal Church, 1629 N. B. St, Ellensburg

Come Sing (no experience necessary)! We're singing peace & joy into the world in this Music that Makes Community event. Lift your heart and find connection through these simple songs, sung in community.

Join facilitators Sue Wilson and Coleen Renee for a fun, inspiring & healing community experience for all ages and abilities.

All are Welcome!

Bring drums if you have them.Donations for our Food Banks are welcome.  6PM


Friday, December 15th

Ellensburg High School Jazz Band Presents Jazzmas @ The High School, 1203 East Capital Ave. , Ellensburg. 7:30 PM 

Polar Express with The Ellensburg Dance Ensemble @ The Morgan Performing Arts Center, 400 East 1st Ave., Ellensburg

A brand new holiday performance that is sure to become a favorite for the whole family. Our cast of 60 dancers from ages 3 to 65 bring this favorite story to the stage at the Morgan Performing Arts Center in Ellensburg this December!

You won’t want to miss this show that highlights fresh and unique choreography from Ellensburg Dance Ensemble’s Artistic Director, Gillian Redman. With dance styles ranging from ballet to tap to tumbling, the Ellensburg Dance Ensemble brings our 20 years of outstanding dance performances to the stage again. Online ticket sales will close on Thursday December 14th at 9pm. Tickets will be available to purchase at the door using cash, credit card, or Venmo. $18.50 Adults/ $15.50 Students and Seniors

Shows are Friday December 15 (7PM) and Saturday December 16 (2PM and 7PM).


VaughtRock  ( Jeremiah Vaught on guitar playing Rock and Country) @ The Nodding Donkey, 1518 W University Way, Ellensburg 21+ 7PM


Kama Presents a Night of Music, Poetry and Circus Festivities. (Headlight Children//Kinecy Zephyr//David Coppin Lanegan//Dominique Vijarro//Twinspin Circus!)  @ Old Skool’s, 308 N. Main Street, Ellensburg.  All Ages, Entry by donation. 6PM


Dan Whitney @ Whipsaw Brewing, 704  N. Wenas St. Ellensburg. Free/ All Ages 5PM-7PM

Royal City Revival (Royal City Revivals are a local band with some heavy hitters that you won't want to miss! Slag Callahan, Ryan Stewart, and then also Darian, Greg, and Garrett from the band Rusty Cage.)@ GARD Vintner,  311 N. Pearl Street, Ellensburg.  No Cover, All Ages, get there early to grab a table!  6PM-9PM

Live Music with Mikey @ Logan’s 204 West Pennsylvania Roslyn, 7PM


Karaoke with DJ Forest Gump @ The Brick Saloon, 100 West Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. 21+  9PM

Saturday, December 16th


Billie Mac and The Late for Supper Band (Americana, Folk, Blues)  @ Punch Projects, 1030 North Thorp Highway, Thorp. All Ages/ Free.  Come Early to get a seat indoors. There are snacks and beverages available for purchase and the gift show will be happening. Open 12-4PM Music 2PM-4PM


Gard Ellensburg Holiday Open house @ Gard Vintners, 311 N. Pearl Street, Ellensburg.  12PM-9PM 


Dos Dudes and Al Rinaldo Group @ Cle Elum Eagles, 220 N. Pennsylvania, Cle Elum.  Open to the public.  7:30PM-10:30PM


Karaoke with DJ Forest Gump and the Brick’s Winter Ball @ The Brick Saloon, 100 West Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. 21+  9PM


Karaoke with Jeff Wood @ The Nodding Donkey,1518 W University Way, Ellensburg 21+ 7PM


Jams with Justin @ Logan’s, 204 West Pennsylvania, Roslyn 6PM-9PM


The Polar Express will be performed at 2PM and 7PM today. (See description Friday Dec. 15th)

Sunday, December 17th


Be on the lookout for the carolers  of Make Music Ellensburg and The Valley Voices  roaming the streets today!


Open Mic Night @ Old Skool’s, 308 N. Main Street, Ellensburg.  All Ages, Entry by donation. Open Mic Night is a weekly event hosted by Old Skool's on Main Street in Historic Downtown Ellensburg. 7PM

Tuesday, December 19th


Be on the lookout for the carolers  of Make Music Ellensburg and The Valley Voices  roaming the streets today!

Wednesday, December 20th


Karaoke with Kevin Blue @ Logan’s, 204 West Pennsylvania, Roslyn 8PM-12AM


Holiday Night Market  Walk around downtown Ellensburg and check out local vendors at various locations!

The Gard @ 311 N. Pearl Street, Ellensburg. 5PM-8PM

The Ridge Encore @ 404 N. Pine Street, Ellensburg. 5PM-8PM

Thursday, December 21st


Ugly Christmas Sweater Party and Thursday Night Live with Jam W/ Justin @ Mike’s Tavern, 427 East 1st Street, Cle Elum 21+ 7PM


Solstice Bonfire and Pint Night @ Iron Horse Brewery Tap Room, 1621 Vantage Highway, Ellensburg. Free/All Ages


Plan Ahead for Geoffrey Castle’s Celtic Christmas on Friday, December 22nd

The Christmas in Washington™ Concert Series is back in 2023, bringing the magic of Christmas to the heart of Washington this December.  This eight-concert series features Geoffrey Castle's annual Celtic Christmas Celebration. Now in its 16th year, Castle’s Annual Celtic Christmas has solidified its place as a beloved holiday tradition throughout the Northwest.

For Information and Ticket Purchases, please visit ChristmasInWashington.comor call the Christmas in Washington Information Line at (509) 881-8811

The show will be at The Morgan Performing Arts Center 7PM-9PM


99 views0 comments


bottom of page