Big news!! Sorry -- cancelled. No music this week. Hank and Cathie with Yannis Lopsidis on drums will play Greek music at Kafe Neo in Edmonds Sunday August 18 only from 6pm til 9pm, at 21108 Hwy 99 in Edmonds. I-5 North to 220th exit, go west Hwy 99, and north a few blocks. Kafe Neo is on the left. Food is wholesome classic Greek and very reasonably priced. There's no cover and all ages welcome. Call 425-672-3476 for reservations. See for more information. Hank and Yanni continue at Kafe Neo every Sunday in Edmonds and Wednesday in Mill Creek.

Dance news:

Every 4th Sunday Open Session led by the Rhythm Rollers (Cathie, Laurie Andres, and WB Reid) 6 to 9pm at Couth Buzzard Books, 8310 Greenwod Ave N. FREE and open to all musicians. Drinks and snacks available. Info: or

Saturday August 17 Creekside plays the Tacoma Contra Dance with caller Christi Bothwell (TN). Daring and delightful, Creekside taps a rich stream of original tunes, top-level musicianship, and danceable fun! 8 to 11pm, in lovely Wells Hall, which has good cross ventilation for a breezy evening. New dancer lesson at 7:30pm. See for more info -- dance is fragrance free. Creekside is Frank Blade on banjos and mandolin, Cynthia Marie Dillard on piano, and Cathie on fiddle.

Friday August 23 Zollo (Anita Anderson, Nova Karina Devonie and Cathie Whitesides) play original and traditional tunes with a hint of E. Europe, jazz, rockabilly at the Emerald City City Contra Dance with expert and vivacious Suzanne Girardot calling for some real dancing excitement!. Dance from 7:30 to 10pm. with a free new dancer lesson at 7:00. See for more info -- no scented products please.

Saturday Sept. 7 the Fixations (Cathie, Laurie Andres, and Sandy Bradley on guitar) play the Pt. Angeles Contra Dance. Stay tuned.

Thursday Sept. 12 Creekside plays the Lake City Contra Dance.

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