OM PRESENTS THE BEST LOCAL PERFORMERS & GREAT MUSICAL TALENT FROM AROUND THE NORTHWEST
DUE TO LIMITED SPACE, RESERVATIONS are always RECOMMENDED! 360-221-7131
FRIDAY April 20th, 7pm
TRIO NOUVEAU QUARTET $10
Trio Nouveau Quartet, Whidbey Island’s swing ensemble invites you to celebrate spring and Earth Day through your favorite tunes from the Great American Songbook, in the intimate setting of our Cabaret Room.
Keith Bowers and Gary Way lead on jazz guitar and piano, with bassist Kristi O’Donnell and drummer Scott Small driving the rhythm section.
Experience harmonic interplay, creative solos and uplifting melodies while enjoying our award winning wines, savory appetizers and chocolates, divine.
SATURDAY April 21st, 7pm
JOSH & BRAD
Brad Thomas (of Skinny Tie Jazz) on keyboards and Josh Collins (of Bop Brothers and others) on guitar, will merge their talented and creative forces for an evening of unstandard jazz standards (with perhaps a few other odd and ends thrown in).
This duo converse musically as the moment moves them, so be prepared to experience some exciting, entertaining and unexpected music!
FRIDAY April 27th, 7 pm
CRANBERRY BOG $10
Join us in the Ott & Murphy Cabaret room to hear the Cranberry Bog Bluegrass Band for some toe-tappin’ fun and the plaintive sound of bluegrass, Americana music and a few surprises that will knock your socks off in three-part harmonies, duets & solos.
All the favorite bluegrass instruments are there for this (mostly) Whidbey Island bluegrass band: Ken Merrell brings that high lonesome sound with his guitar and vocals; Debbie Zick provides rhythm and lead breaks with her mandolin; country boy Dave Holley weighs in on his five-string banjo and Dobro; and South Whidbey musical legend Alex Bonesteel makes his fiddle sing. Southern girl Linda Rae Dobbs hails from Fidalgo Island and crosses the bridge every week to play bass with the band and sing vocals.
SATURDAY April 28th, 7pm
Jim Lightner of the Shifty Sailors and Betty Lightner of Island Dance, make up the Harbor Lights Duo. They present a variety of banjo and guitar music from Roaring Twenties favorites to original songs – numbers from James Taylor, Jimmy Buffet, The Beatles, Garth Brooks, and some favorite old standards from the 40’s and 50’s.
FRIDAY May 4th, 7pm
GREG BECK QUARTET $7
Greg started playing guitar in his early teens and went on to study music and theory at the Cornish School of Music, Seattle, WA. In the music community he is known as a well rounded, experienced player. His passion for music was fired by such diverse influences as jazz/funk guitarist Howard Roberts, grooves by Freddie King and Ray Charles, jazz masters Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell and a long list leading to varied contemporary artists. As a member of the Viceroys, Greg was inducted into the Northwest Hall of Fame. On Whidbey Island, Greg is a member of the swing jazz ensemble, Trio Nouveau and lead guitarist for the Latin Band, Bahia.
Greg is accompanied by Scott Small on drums, Gary Way on piano,
and Richard Hughes on Bass.
SATURDAY May 5th, 7pm
AMIGOS NOBLES $10
This dynamic trio plays flamenco with a contemporary twist. Enjoy an evening filled with the excitement that defines flamenco by a group whose music is tightly complex and compelling. They have a unique chemistry that connects everything; the sound, the lights, the energy and atmosphere. DAZZLING!
Jerry Wirkkala is a masterful guitarist who’s been fusing nuevo flamenco, blues & jazz in performances around the Seattle area for a number of years. Richard Ferguson has been a rock player for many years, but after attending a Gipsy Kings concert, he purchased a classical guitar and began learning the Euro-Nuevo Flamenco songs. Angelo Ortiz is a well-known, gifted percussionist, named Best Instrumentalist by the Washington Blues Society in 2016. Angelo has had multiple previous nominations for best percussionist and has appeared on the cover of Big City Rhythm and Blues Magazine, a nationally published music trade magazine.
FRIDAY MAY 11th, 7pm
Soulful, Bluesy “Eclectric” Rock- Jim Marcotte brings elements of multiple musical genres to delight your mind.
After a lifetime of music since the tender age of 12, Jim has played an array of venues with several different bands and on his own in the 1980’s and 1990’s in the Southern California area.
Jim moved from L.A. to Seattle in 2010 where he has found a whole new world of musical experiences, venues and artists to play with.
Along with his extensive and diverse original songs, Jim plays a multitude of covers ranging from classic and current rock, pop, soul and blues artists.