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Live Music in Ellensburg and Kittitas County - 11/2/23-11/9/23

Updated: Nov 6, 2023

Swing Dance with the Ellensburg Big Band Friday November 3rd

Thursday, November 2nd

The Ellensburg Blusers will play at the Oddfellows Grand RE-Opening @ 307 N. Pine Street, Ellensburg 4PM-6:30PM

Friday, November 3rd (First Friday Downtown Ellensburg 5PM-7PM)

Ribbon cutting @ The Ellensburg Postcard Mural (corner of 4th and Pine) 5PM-5:30PM

Norman Baker and the Backroads (original vocals, guitar, bass, pedal steel, mandolin, banjo, drums and more) @ The Pearl Back Bar, 402 N. Pearl Street, Ellensburg. 21+ No Cover 6PM

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Kylie Bain @ Dark Moon Craft Beer and Wine, 319 N. Pearl Street, Ellensburg. No Cover.

Killdeer String Band @ The Mule Cocktail Bar, 119 E. 4th Street, Ellensburg. No Cover, 21+ 7PM-9PM

Rusty Cage (Classic Outlaw Country) @ The Gard Vintners 311 N. Pearl Street. No Cover, All Ages (arrive early to get a table) 6PM-9PM

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Cody Bartels and Logen Kent (acoustic duo) @ The Nodding Donkey Bar, 1518 West University Way, Ellensburg 21+


Birdie Fenn Cent (acoustic guitar, emotive vocals, original music) @ Iron Horse Brewery Tap Room, 1621 Van All ages, no cover. 6PM-8PM

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Ellensburg Swing Band Big Swing Dance @ Ellensburg United Methodist Church, 210 N. Ruby Street., Ellensburg/ Free or by donation. (Donations go toward high school music scholarships) All Ages. Dance class with Jan Jaffee @ 6:30PM

Music 7PM-9:30PM

Comedy Night Featuring Andrew Sleighter @ Ellensburg Brewery, 206 N. Main Street, Ellensburg. SOLD OUT

Shea-Kim Duo (violin/piano recital) @ Jerilyn S. McIntyre Concert Hall CWU Ellensburg. 7PM-8PM

"Touch". This program explores the distinctive colors and emotions of great 19th and 20th Century composers through some of their most celebrated works.

Jay Woolsey, Violin Recital @ CWU music building recital hall 6PM

Karaoke with DJ Forrest Gump @ The Brick Saloon 110 West Pennsylvania Ave., Roslyn. 9PM

Saturday, November 4th

Joel Lee, Cello Recital @ CWU music building recital hall 12PM

Community Contra Dance @ Hal Holmes Center, 209 N. Ruby Street, Ellensburg. Free, All ages 7:30-10:30PM

All dances are taught, so even if you don’t have a clue what it is, come give it a try. There is live music, and all are welcome: singles, couples, children, beginners, whoever. The dance is free thanks to the Ellensburg Public Library.

Fiesta Latina 2023 @ Kittitas Valley Event Center A fundraiser for APOYO. There will be food, music, and dancing. More info @

Chukar Pluckars @ Punch Projects 10630 North Thorp Highway, Thorp. Music and art all come together here. Free All Ages

Gallery open 12-4PM Music on the indoor stage 2PM-4PM

Nick Mardon Trio ( Seattle Blues/Rock/ Power Trio)@ The Brick Saloon 100 West Pennsylvania Ave. Roslyn, 9PM

Sunday, November 5th

Viola Day Noon Performance @ CWU McIntyre Music Building, Recital Hall. 12PM

Viola Day Final Recital @ CWU McIntyre Music Building, Recital Hall. 5PM

Drum Circle @ Old Skool’s 308 N. Main Street, Ellensburg. Free, All Ages, no experience needed, percussion instruments available. 6:15-7PM

Open Mic @ Old Skool’s 308 N. Main Street, Ellensburg. (Held weekly at the venue) 7PM

Monday, November 6th

Open Mic Night W/ Riley @ Iron Horse Brewery Tap Room, 1621 Vantage Highway. Free/All Ages 7PM-9PM

Tuesday, November 7th

John Michel and Nikolas Caoile, Faculty Recital @ Jerilyn S. McIntyre Concert Hall, CWU Ellensburg. 7PM

Valley Voices Community Chorus @Ellensburg Presbyterian Church 6:30PM-8PM

The Valleys Voices Community Choir welcomes new members!

Wednesday, November 8th

Chamber Orchestra with Guest Artist Daniel Dona @ Jerilyn S. McIntyre Concert Hall CWU Ellensburg. 7PM

Thursday, November 9th

Plant Food//David Coppin Lanegan//House of Ash @ Old Skool’s, All Ages, Entry by donation. 7PM

Riley and Nicole (damn fine music) @ Julip 429 N Main Street Ellensburg

Nicole Prigge-Taylor and Riley John -Lafayette Schmit cover your favorite songs and put their own mellow spin on them. 21+/No cover 6PM-8PM

Saxophone Studio Recital @ CWU McIntyre Music Building, Recital Hall. 7PM

Prohibition Party @ Basecamp Bites and Books 110 West Pennsylvania Ave. Roslyn $35 includes first drink and bites.

509-619-3821 for info 6PM-9PM

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