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North Cascades Highway opened Thursday

With the swing of the gates, the seasonal stretch of North Cascades Highway/State Route 20 opened at 9 a.m. Thursday for the 2019 season.

Music

  • Buffet @ BikespotFri. Apr 19, 2019 6:00 pmRock with Buffet at Bikespot this Friday, April 19th at 6:00 pm! John Van Deusen, Braydn Krueger, Nick Rennis and Dick Turner are celebrating the release of their new album - yes, VINYL! - with a show that will blow the roof off. Hope you can ride on down to the 200 block for this rippin' recor...
  • Fidalgo Swing @ RockfishWed. Apr 24, 2019 6:00 pmJoin us for some great gypsy jazz inspired tunes performed by local favorites, Fidalgo Swing. Guitarist and host, Allen Lewis, leads the band 6PM every 4th Wednesday and kicks off our very own Djangofest right here at the Rockfish.
  • A’Town Big Band Swing Dance & ConcertSat. Apr 27, 2019 7:00 pmThe A’Town Big Band presents an evening of jazz at the Anacortes Senior Activity Center. Dance to your favorites, or sit back and enjoy the music. This free concert is open to all ages and is sponsored by the Manieri Jazz Endowment and the Anacortes Public Library Foundation.  Saturda...
  • Chris Eger Band @ Anacortes Brewery TaproomSat. Apr 27, 2019 7:30 pmVery few musicians are said to be extraordinary examples of excellence in any one genre of music. Even fewer can be described as exceptional across multiple. When considering Chris Eger fits into the latter category as both a guitarist AND vocalist, it is no doubt an especially rare gift. Fron...

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