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Live Music in Ellensburg and Kittitas County This Week 6/20/24-6/26/24

Updated: Jun 24

Local Live Music and Happenings Ellensburg and Kittitas County.  June 20th -June 26th



Thursday June 20th

Ladies Night Out Roslyn “Here Comes the Sun” Live music, photo booth, trucker hat bar, discounts, promotions, raffle, free showing of Legally Blonde at the Roslyn theatre at 8PM Be sure to pick up your passport at the kiosk in the Roslyn Yard. Each business you go to gives you a sticker.  15 stickers enters you in a drawing for prizes. 3PM-8PM


Norman Baker and The Backroads @ Mike’s Tavern, 427 East 1st street, Cle Elum. 21+ No Cover.  7PM


Friday, June 21st


Make Music Day 2024. Make Music Ellensburg Recital @ The Ink, 405 N. Main St. Ellensburg.  Free/Open to the public.  Celebrate the international Make Music Day with us! We'll be showcasing around 80 students of all ages in a casual, open-house recital at the Ink. Pop your head in to watch our students & teachers in action. 4PM-8PM


Curtis Moore @ Gard Vintners, 311 N. Pearl Street, Ellensburg. No Cover/ All Ages Arrive early to get a table. 6PM-9PM.


Vaught Rock@ The Nodding Donkey Bar, 1518 W. University Way, Ellensburg.  21+  No Cover. 7PM-10PM


Hard as Folk @ Cornerstone Pie Garden Stage,  307 East 5th Ave., Ellensburg . All Ages/ No Cover. Seating opens at 6PM. Music 7PM-9:30PM


Kickoff Party for Teanaway Trailfest @ Roslyn Theatre.  Beer Garden and Free Adventure Film Fest.  5PM-9PM


The Bel Reds @ The Brick Saloon, 100 West Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. 21+  9PM


Karaoke with Kozmo Blue @ Logan’s Bar, 204 W Pennsylvania, Roslyn 8PM-12AM


Saturday, June 22nd


Dachshunds and Friends on Parade downtown Ellensburg. N. Pine St. Ellensburg. Pancake breakfast, pet parade, costume contest, races and more.  The fundraiser benefits Josie’s Misfit Ranch. Preregister @  or at the event. 8AM-1PM


Music at the Market, Ellensburg. (Part of Make Music Day festivities!)  Local musicians will share the stage in front of the Ellensburg Postcard Mural. Corner 4th and Pine.  


Make Music Ellensburg Strum-Along. Bring your instrument! @ the new Make Music Ellensburg building on 2nd Street, across from the skate park & behind the FISH food bank. This is part of our grand re-opening weekend, Make Music Day, & Gustfest festivals! Free/ 2PM


Cornhole Tournament to Benefit Kittitas County First Responders @ Kittitas County Fairgrounds Western Village. Free Entry/ $50 to enter tournament. Games for the kids/ food trucks/ beer/ silent auction. Live Music by Dan James and Vaught Rock. 12PM-6PM


Teanaway Trailfest @ DruBru  1015 E. 2nd St. Cle Elum Activities to include: - Volunteer Trail Work - Bike Rides - Group Hike - Bike Demos - Live Music - Brewery Tours - Face Painting by Allison - Silent Auction – Raffle  Free, more info at; 9AM-9PM


Stomp and Shout: The Untold History of Northwest Rock and Roll. With Peter Blecha. @Hal Holmes Community Center.  209 N. Ruby Street. Ellensburg. Brought to you by The Ellensburg Public Library, Humanities Washington, and Gustfest. 4:30PM-6:30PM


David Owens Band @ The Yard Outback, Kittitas Café, 301 N. Main St. Kittitas. All Ages/ Free Entry.  Burgers and drinks by the café, tacos by Tacos Califas.   Doors open at 5PM. Music 6PM-8PM



Plant Food and Friends @ Old Skool’s, 308 N. Main St., E llensburg.  Performances by Plant Food (featuring Elian Calderon)//David Coppin Lanegan// Nathaniel Arango! All ages! Entry by donation! 6:45PM


Quiet Cadence Petting Zoo @ Iron Horse Brewery, 1621 Vantage Highway, Ellensburg. Activities and animals for the little ones. Adult beverages available for the older folks. This is a fundraiser for an organization that helps frontline workers. 2PM-4PM


Nash Band @ The Nodding Donkey Bar, 1518 W. University Way, Ellensburg.  21+  No Cover. 7PM-10PM


Billy Mac @ Wheel Line Cider, 15730 Upper Badger Pocket Road Ellensburg.  All Ages/ No Cover. Tasting room open  3PM-7PM. Music 4PM-6PM.


Randy Weeks and The Silent Treatment ( 60's-70's era country rock, rhythm and blues, and swampy rock n roll.) @ Punch Projects, 10630 N. Thorp Highway, Thorp.  Exhibition  “Pop Cyclicle : rayguns & remnants from a place that likely never existed”  by Ron Evans is featured in the gallery.  12PM—4PM  Music 2PM-4PM.


Altered 90’s @ The Brick Saloon, 100 West Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. 21+  9PM


Sunday, June 23rd


Gustfest, Ellensburg Music Preservation Project Celebration @ Umptanum Hall, Kittitas Valley Event Center. Featuring The BoneFide Band With Krist Novaselic and Mark Pickerel. Also in the lineup are; Hard as Folk, Star Anna, Sam Albright and Friends, Dan James, Billy Mac-Late for Supper, Birdie Fenn Cent, The Roberts.  Free/ All Ages 1PM-6PM


Gustfest After Party @ Iron Horse Brewery, 1621 Vantage Highway, Ellensburg. All Ages/ No Cover. 7PM-9PM


Open Mic Night @ Old Skool’s, 308 N. Main Street, Ellensburg. All Ages, Entry by donation. 7PM

Monday, June 24th

Ellensburg Swing Dance Project @ Hal Holmes Community Center, 209 Ruby Street, Ellensburg. Free swing dance lessons followed by a social dance (recorded music) Lesson starts promptly at 7PM Dance from 8-9:20PM.


Tuesday, June 25th


Feeling Crafty? @ KCRCO, 211 West 3rd Ellensburg. All Ages/ Materials provided/ Free 4:30-6PM


Wednesday, June 26th

Paint your Partner Challenge/Watercolor Portraits, @ Nuwave Gallery, 115 West 3rd Ave., Ellensburg.  Fundraiser for KEEN. $40/couple 6PM-8PM


Karaoke with Kozmo Blue @ Logan’s Bar, 204 W Pennsylvania, Roslyn 8PM-12AM




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