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Local Live Music and Happenings Ellensburg and Kittitas County. May 16th- May 23rd

Updated: 2 days ago




Classics and Rock Choir Concert will be held this Saturday night ! Photo courtesy of Make Music Ellensburg.

 

 

Thursday, May 16th 


Artists Social @ Ink, 405 Main Street, Ellensburg   8:30AM- 10AM                                                                                                 Join other visual artists from Kittitas County for an old-fashioned coffee networking event to connect with your peers. Bring your own coffee or beverage or snack or whatever!


Community Exchange @ Gallery One 408 N. Pearl St., Ellensburg.  Join Kittitas County Pride and Trans Rural Lives for an evening filled with community dialogue on gender identity in rural communities. Community conversations that will explore topics of rurality among trans and gender-diverse folks through the experiences of different generations.                        FREE event but please RSVP today. Doors Open @ 5:30PM Program starts @ 6PM.


Poetry reading and workshop with Erica Reid @ The Ink, 405 N. Main Street, Ellensburg. Visiting from Colorado, Erica will read from her new

award-winning book Ghost Man on Second and then

guide participants in a forest-inspired writing

meditation with creative poetry prompts. Free. Sponsored by Ellensburg Community Radio and The Ellensburg Arts Commission. 7PM


Clarinet Studio Recital @ Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music building, Recital Hall. Free/ All Ages 6PM-7PM


Mariachi Ensemble Concert @ Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music building, Dr. Wayne S. Hertz Concert Hall Free/ All Ages 7:30PM


Footloose @ McConnell Auditorium CWU, Ellensburg. $15-$20 Tickets @ https://cwuwildcattickets.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1799 7:30PM                                                                       

(show proof of Footloose ticket at Cornerstone Pie, 307 E 5th street,  for 10% off!)


Thursday Night Live with Ian Jones @ Mike’s tavern, 427 East 1st Street, Cle Elum. No Cover 7PM-9PM

 

Friday, May17th

 

VaughtRock @ The Nodding Donkey Bar, 1518 W. University Way, Ellensburg. 21+ No Cover. 7PM

 

DJ Baldwin: Trance, House, Minimal Techno @ Old Skool’s 308N. Main Street, Ellensburg. All Ages/Entry by Donation. 7PM

 

Micah J. and LatinX night out @ IronHorse Brewery TapRoom, 1621 Vantage Highway, Ellensburg.  All Ages/ No Cover. Food available to purchase By Tacos Califas. 5:30PM-8PM (music starts at 6PM)


Footloose @ McConnell Auditorium CWU, Ellensburg. $15-$20 Tickets @ https://cwuwildcattickets.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1799 7:30PM                                                                       

(show proof of Footloose ticket at Cornerstone Pie, 307 E 5th street,  for 10% off!)


Dinner and Auction to benefit Ida Nason Aronica Elementary School, 2100 North Cora Street, Ellensburg. $10-$20             6PM-8PM


Second Chance Prom @ The Ridge Restaurant & Lounge, 404 N. Pine Street, Ellensburg. Here’s your chance at a Do-Over of your prom!  This is a fundraiser for TusuyPeru (A group of Ellensburguians sharing Peruvian dances and culture throughout the PNW) Tickets include dinner and a drink. Get your tickets here: https://www.ticketsource.us/tusuyperu?fbclid=IwZXh0bgNhZW0CMTAAAR0RvvqDhLV4XpNc-pW9qa24TL1jfugr4mHIc7LNNsWc7vthmcmV4c_fjfI_aem_AXasE78rk193USPOidv7efy1Lvrp2l4Tv2zJJ8ekV5pLFmJmsAQMWVyymP1SBSLj5wb88s97xzeCGXWT4qey-RMZ


Acoustic Night with Dan James @ The Brick Saloon, 100 West Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. 21+  9PM


Karaoke with Kozmo Blue @ Logan’s Bar, 204 W Pennsylvania, Roslyn.  8PM-1AM

 

Saturday, May18th   


Artists Home and Studio Tour, Register @ gallery-one.org/events/studio-tour $5-$20 10AM-4PM


Queen of Spades Gardening Club Plant Sale Fundraiser. Corner 9th and Maple, Ellensburg (Fairgrounds RV lot)          8AM-3PM


Bike to Market Day @ Ellensburg Farmer’s Market 9AM-1PM


Hues of Hope Color Run 5KRun. This 5k is a Color Run which means participants will have the option to walk or run through stations of color that individually represent Lupus Awareness, AANHPI Heritage Month, Women's Health Awareness, Mental Health Awareness, and Military Appreciation Month. $5 Register @ https://cwuwildcattickets.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=2440 Check in at 9AM SURC East Patio CWU. 9AM-12PM


Cars and Coffee, Dru Brew parking lot, 1015 East 2nd Street, Cle Elum. Free/All Ages 10AM-12PM


Community Clean Up Day @ Silver Fir Snoqualmie Summit. 9:30AM-11AM         https://summitatsnoqualmie.com/events/clean-up-day


Classics and Rock: Choir Concert and Silent Auction, (an event by Make Music Ellensburg) @ Ellensburg United Methodist Church, 210 N Ruby Street. Free/Donations Accepted 6:30PM

 The 40-voice Valley Voices Community Choir leads the way with a mix of choral classics + rock songs accompanied by a full rock band. Special guests include: author Pearl A. Griffin, the Fiddle Project with Jenny Humphrey, & more. A silent auction (including items, experiences, food, & musical instruments) will support this donation-based organization's continued efforts to offer community-building, high-quality music-making opportunities in our valley.


Spiced Rye Band @ Wheel Line Ciders Tasting Room, 15730 Upper Badger Pocket Road, Ellensburg. Open 3PM-7PM Music 4PM-6PM  


Footloose @ McConnell Auditorium CWU, Ellensburg. $15-$20 Tickets @ https://cwuwildcattickets.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1799 7:30PM 

(show proof of Footloose ticket at Cornerstone Pie, 307 E 5th street,  for 10% off!)


Jared Graham @ Bruce’s Place Patio, 600 N. Main Street, Ellensburg. No Cover/ 21+ 6PM-9PM


Excetera @ Valo Tasting Room/ Olive & Pine, 109 Main Street, Kittitas. All Ages/ No Cover 4PM-6PM


Chords and Keys @ Punch Projects, 10630 Thorp Highway, Thorp. Art exhibit Fatal Abstraction continues. Arrive early for a seat.  Free/ All Ages 12PM-4PM. Music from 2PM-4PM

 

Sunday, May 19th


Horn Studio Recital, @ Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music building, Recital Hall. Free/ All Ages 12PM



Footloose @ McConnell Auditorium CWU, Ellensburg. $15-$20 Tickets @ https://cwuwildcattickets.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=1799 2PM                                                                                        

  (show proof of Footloose ticket at Cornerstone Pie, 307 E 5th street,  for 10% off!)

 

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

 


Tuesday, May 21st


Concert Band Concert @ Dr. Wayne S. Hertz Concert Hall, CWU Free/ All Ages 7PM


Valley Voices Community Choir @ Ellensburg Presbyterian Church, 1307 East 3rd Ave., Ellensburg. Go to www.ellensburgmusic.com/classes for more info. 6:30PM-8PM

 

Wednesday, May 22nd


Peter Janson, “Just Putting It Out There Tour” @ Old Skool’s 308, N. Main Street Ellensburg.  Janson comes all the way from Boston to perform solo Jazz guitar.  All Ages/ Entry by donation. Check him out here: https://peterjanson.com      7PM-9:30PM


Jazz Combo Concert 1 Free/ All Ages @ Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music building, Recital Hall.  6PM

Jazz Combo Concert 2 Free/ All Ages @ Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music building, Recital Hall.  8PM


Wildcat Wednesdays @ The Mule Cocktail Bar, 119 E. 4th Ave., Ellensburg. Happy Hour all night with your current student/faculty Central Washington University ID or if you wear your Wildcat gear!


Paint and Pints @ Dru Bru Snoqualmie Pass, 10 Pass Life Way $40 (includes all supplies and a pint). Sign up here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSewr_cf5AccfipfxoQiFZSz70D7eQibKmE-ecGVpfYiPtjrvg/viewform         6PM-8PM

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

 

Thursday, May 23rd

Percussion Ensemble Concert @ Jerilyn S. McIntyre Music building, Dr. Wayne S. Hertz Concert Hall Free/ All Ages 7PM

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