July 11th – Jr Cadillac Classic Rock
This iconic classic rock band is celebrating its 48th year rocking and rolling through the Pacific Northwest with a show packed with jam, classics, old standards and new favorites.
July 18th – Austin Jenckes Country
Duvall’s own singer/songwriter brings his unique style of county music home. Always captivating and inspiring, Austin was just listed in “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know” by Rolling Stone Magazine.
July 25th – Shaggy Sweet Popular Rock
Since 2009, Shaggy Sweet’s eclectic mix of Blues/Rock/R n’ B cover songs and original compositions have been captivating audiences all over the Pacific Northwest. Cover songs spanning multiple decades by Jimi Hendrix, Fleetwood Mac, Stevie Ray Vaughn, The Beatles, John Mayer, and Tom Petty among many other classic rock and current artists are mainstays of the band’s repertoire, and always have audiences on their feet.
August 1st – File Gumbo Swamp Rocking Boogie
File Gumbo plays Swamp Rockin’ Boogie including a full spectrum of Louisiana sounds from Cajun/Zydeco to New Orleans’s R&B, Swamp Rock’n Roll, Blues and Dixieland Jazz. This high-energy band has wowed festival crowds from the Clambake in Coos Bay to Bumbershoot in Seattle. The Seattle Times says File Gumbo “are the guys you’d expect to see jamming around a barrel in a back bayou general store. They’re the real deal.”
August 8th – Nick Drummond Band Upbeat Alt Folk
Formerly with his legendary band The Senate, the Seattle Weekly praises this singer/songwriter as “an absolutely stellar combination of upbeat-alternative folk that’s mesmerizing and radiates talent.”
August 15th – Crow Quill Night Owls Jug Band / Ragtime Jazz.
The Crow Quill Night Owls play an infectious, foot-stomping mix of early blues, jazz, tin pan alley, pop songs, ragtime, jug band, and hillbilly music from the 1920’s and 30’s. In the style of the Memphis Jug Band, they draw from a pool of local artists so come and hear some of the best underground musicians of this style the Seattle area has to offer.
July 29, 2017 – Raise the Stage with
Austin cut his performance teeth on the Duvall stage by playing at Teen SummerStage, and later at SummerStage, and now the singer/songwriter returned in July 2017 to perform his Americana pop style of music to help us get a much needed new stage. Since moving from Duvall to Nashville and competing on NBC’s The Voice in 2013, Austin has been performing and writing songs. Austin’s powerfully soulful voice is unrivaled and his craft as a songwriter continues to evolve as he writes new music for himself and for other artists, including country music star Lee Brice. Austin co-wrote and sings the song “This is My World” for the recent Assassin’s Creed movie trailer and is working on a new album. Go to Austin’s website for more about his music www.austinjenckes.us/ .
More information about the new stage is at http://duvallculture.org/raise-the-stage/
SummerStage summer concert series. Directions to McCormick Park
5/18/16 Speaker Series: Choice Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest with Daniel Winkler
3/30/16 Speaker Series: How, Now, Brown Cow? How to Raise a Milk Cow with Rick Heslinga
Rick is an FFA and 4H member who began doing barn chores and milking cows at the age of three at Cherry Valley Dairy. Since then, young Rick has done it all from raising chickens in the backyard to owning dairy herd Brown Swiss, Jersey, and Holstein cows/heifers and shows dairy cows, pigeons, and ducks. He enjoys selling cheese and butter at the Farmers Market.
11/4/15 Duvall Poetry at the Duvall Library at 7:00 PM, no charge.
Guest reader is Wren Thompson-Wynn, a poet, teacher, and artist who lives in Washington with her poetess-wife and their five amazing kids. Many of Wren’s original paintings are in private collections as well as businesses in Texas and have been included in a gallery show in Dallas. Her small-print art chapbook, Chrysalis, combines her poetry with her art. She is currently working on her Master’s and first full-length manuscript.
2/17/16 Speaker Series: Historical Songs and Stories with Bob Antone
Snoqualmie Valley musician, artist, and woodcarver Bob Antone will delight us with folk songs such as “Stump Rancher” and “Paddle to Seattle” and will be telling tales for all ages from our beloved Snoqualmie Valley and Washington State. Bob will be playing fiddle, guitar, Native American drum, Irish drum, and musical saw! Bob has performed at Duvall’s Heritage Festival and at Seattle’s Northwest Folklife Festival as well as countless art walks, galleries, and places where folk gather.
9/26/15 Heritage Festival Saturday, from 11-4
9/12/15 – Duvall Art &Wine Walk
July 8 – Clinton Fearon & Boogie Brown Band – roots reggae Jamaican born and Seattle based, Clinton Fearon is reggae royalty backed up by world class musicians. With chiseled music and poetic lyrics, he opens reggae to a wider audience who simply love his beautiful songs. Clinton plays at all the major Seattle venues and tours extensively in Europe. What a way to start the summer! www.clintonfearon.com
July 15 -Vaudeville Etiquette This at-folk rock group is making a splash on Seattle’s local music scene with their signature blend of Americana roots rock, the dynamic Seattle quintet fills timeless melodies with modern lyrics, heady harmonies, and a wailing pedal steel bringing contemporary energy to traditional folk music. www.vaudevilleetiquette.com
July 22 -Austin Jenckes & Friends Duvall’s own singer/songwriter Austin Jenckes is back with some musical friends for a night of storytelling with his songs about life, love, and growing up in the valley. With the voice of an honest soul, Austin spills his heart out in every word he sings. His unmistakable skills as a singer and guitarist complement his Americana style of songwriting to create music that entertains and inspires. Since moving to Nashville in 2012, the soulful singer showed the world what locals have loved for years when he was selected for Team Blake on season five of “The Voice” making it into the top-10 finalists. www.austinjenckes.us
July 29 -Cloverdayle Since the birth of Cloverdayle in 2008, Chad & Rachel have had a relentless determination to bring their brand of country music to the masses. Cloverdayle is known for their energy-fueled live shows as the husband-wife team’s chemistry pops. cloverdayle.com
August 5 -The Senate The Senate’s catchy compositions, tight arrangements, and unorthodox instrumental techniques push the boundaries of acoustic instrumentation. They have sold out The Triple Door and opened for Everclear, and Vicci Martinez. Band members are once again reuniting for a summer tour. The Senate wowed the SummerStage crowd last year!
August 12 – Lee Oskar & Friends
The legendary harp player is an early creator of the Latin and soul fusion sound. As an original band member, for over 20 years Lee wrote, recorded, and performed with the band that brought us “Low Rider”, “Slipping Into Darkness”, and “The Cisco Kid”. Lee’s innovative style playing harmonica as a lead instrument is instantly recognizable. Lee surrounds himself with top level musicians from the Seattle area and their shows are always a delight. Lee has regularly composed, produced, conducted, and performed with other artists and his music has been used for dozens of films and television shows.www.leeoskarmusic.com
July 9 – Manigua Band www.maniguaband.com
July 16 – DoctorfunK www.doctorfunk.com
A new soul music that echoes the legendary passion of the “Bay Area Sound”. The sophisticated horn arrangements, powerful vocals and well greased rhythm section delivers the deepest of grooves and smoothest of ballads. DoctorfunK plays original songs and covers all the oldies you want to hear.
July 23 – Jessica Lynne August 5- SummerStage will host Jessica Lynne at Duvall Police Department’s National Night Out on Tuesday, August 5th in McCormick Park from 6-9pm. Music is from 7:00-8:30pm. www.jessica-lynne.com
Jessica’s exuberant brand of country music won’t be contained with an appealing blend of acoustic guitar, electric bass drums and fiddle. In 2013 Jessica landed the top spot as the Washington State Winner for the Texaco Country Showdown, the largest country music talent search in the United States.
July 30 – The Senate on Facebook
The Senate’s catchy compositions, tight arrangements and percussive playing style push the boundaries of traditional acoustic instrumentation. Their songs range from simple and introspective to driving and chaotic, with lyrics about love, war, and drinking in space.
August 6 – Massy Ferguson www.massyfergusonband.com
August 13 – Ayron Jones and the Way playing Rock Blues Guitar
Ayron Jones’ style is classic 1970’s rock blues infused with Seattle grunge. His gutsy, soulful voice and on-stage acrobatics, along with masterful electric bass and explosive drums will keep the crowd transfixed. www.ajandtheway.com
July 10 – James King and the Southsiders
July 17 – Austin Jenckes celebrating Duvall’s Centennial www.austinjenckes.us
July 24 – Chance McKinney playing country http://www.chancemckinney.com
July 31 – Massy Ferguson http://www.massyfergusonband.com/
August 7 – Adrian Xavier http://www.adrianxavier.com
August 14 – DoctorfunK www.doctorfunk.com
2012 Past Performances
June 2nd- Casper Babypants at Duvall Days www.babypantsmusic.com
Casper Babypants played a special kid’s performance for Duvall Days 2012 at Depot Park. Casper Babypants is the side career of Chris Ballew. He is also lead singer of the punk/alt rock band The President of the United States of America, whose songs are known for their catchy and clever lyrics! His performance was a real treat all ages! Photo by Sonya Gerhard
February 13th- Jim Malcolm www.jimmalcolm.com
Jim Malcolm is the ultimate Scots troubadour. Travelling the world with his guitar, harmonicas, and engaging wit, he sings the traditional songs of Scotland and his own masterfully crafted songs in a style which is modern and accessible, yet utterly authentic. This was Jim’s second visit to Duvall and his concerts are always highly entertaining, peppered with funny stories and observations, in the great tradition of Scottish artists through the ages.
SummerStage Past Performances
July 11th- Manigua www.maniguaband.com
Latin Fusion music with roots from Latin America and Spain on a subtle rock foundation. A unique blend of danceable, powerful, yet melodic music with a trademark sound of energetic percussive beats, encasing 3 part harmonies, powerful sax lines and piercing guitar leads.
July 18th- DoctorfunK www.doctorfunk.com
A new soul music that echoes the legendary passion of the “Bay Area Sound”. The sophisticated horn arrangements, powerful vocals, and well greased rhythm section delivers the deepest of grooves and smoothest of ballads. DoctorfunK plays original songs and covers all the oldies you want to hear.
July 25th- The Dusty 45′s www.dusty45s.com
Over the years, Seattle’s Dusty 45s have has devoured styles ranging from twang country, jump blues, surf, and pure rock & roll, mixed-in elements from influences such as Dixieland and Jazz, and now serve-it-up as a sizzling sound all their own. With two wailing electric guitars, a slappin’ upright bass and some guaranteed knock-down drumming, they take it to 11 with a blazing trumpet.
August 1st- Amy Clawson & Coltrane
Amy is an energetic entertainer with a show that varies from traditional country to rockin’ original songs and gospel. Her full-bodied voice is filled with sincerity and energy that is felt in her live performance. www.amyclawson.com
August 8th- Kris Orlowski with special guest Andrew Joslyn
“Kris Orlowski mixes a blend of acoustic rock intertwined with a sonic mix of catchy riffs, memorable melodies and heartfelt lyrics.” – Jeff Talbot, WWU Program Coordinator, Concert Series. www.krisorlowski.com
“The violinist is mesmerizing as he plays away with all the sound and fury of a regular rock star.” -Seattle Weekly on Andrew Joslyn www.joslynstrings.com
August 15th- Left Hand Smoke http://lefthandsmoke.wordpress.com/
Left Hand Smoke brews up a blend of neo-soul and rock that is steeped in tradition, yet entirely original and fresh.
July 6th-Terry Evans Band www.terryevansmusic.com
Terry Evans is one of the most dynamic soul and blues singers performing today. He creates a deep connection with his audience as writer and performer.
Sponsored by Cherry Valley Veterinary
July 13th-TAARKA www.taarka.com
Photo: Anne Staveley Backwoods fiddle tunes, Gypsy-jazz, bluegrass…this group embraces such a vast array of musical styles that everyone is sure to feel a connection to the music of Taarka. With energy and passion behind all their numbers, they will move you to dance and, possibly, move you to tears with their storytelling songs.
July 20th-Cloverdayle www.cloverdayle.com
Cloverdayle is a performing and songwriting country duo from Oregon. These consummate country artists write, play, and sing country music that will please country fans and convert all others!
July 27th-Handful of Luvin’ www.handfulofluvin.com
Perennial favorites of Duvall SummerStage audiences, we are so happy to welcome Handful Of Luvin’ back to the park this summer! Their energetic blend of folk and rock gets the crowd moving every time.
Sponsored by True Value
August 3rd-Adrian Xavier www.adrianxavier.com
Adrian Xavier has been playing and headlining events for over a decade, with a special blend of dynamic and original reggae tunes. Xavier’s music crosses social and cultural barriers. Infusions of folk, soul, and jazz combine to give the listener insight into this singer/songwriter’s life as a traveler and an evening of eclectic musical delights.
August 10th-Lee Oskar & Friends www.leeoskarmusic.com
Lee Oskar is a modern day consummate harmonica virtuoso. Performing for over 40 years, his musical versatility encompasses blues/jazz, funk, Latin and rock. Lee Oskar continues building his life long legacy of artistic styling and musical innovation. Don’t miss this opportunity to see a legend in concert!
Sponsored by Coldwell Banker Bain and Lee Oskar Harmonicas
August 17th- Left Hand Smoke http://lefthandsmoke.wordpress.com/
Please join us in welcoming Left Hand Smoke back to Duvall for this special, just added, Bonus SummerStage show!
Left Hand Smoke brews up a blend of neo-soul and rock that is steeped in tradition, yet entirely original and fresh.
Handful of Luvin’
Bernadette Bascom with special guests Darrius Willrich and Sanjaya Malakar
Roger Fisher Band and Friends
Laura Love Band
Becki Sue and Her Big Rockin’ Daddies
Michael Powers Band
Left Hand Smoke
Colin Ross Band
Adrian Xavier Band
Handful of Luvin’
Hot Club Sandwich