CHIMING IN: Shelley Patton (right, holding microphone) presents a giant $1,000 check to the CHIME IN! program, which benefits all music programs in the Chimacum School District.
Patton is a board member of Port Ludlow Performing Arts, a non-profit organization that promotes music education and raises money by staging concerts in Port Ludlow. The presentation was made Sunday, April 23, at a silent auction/fundraiser hosted by Finnriver Farm & Cidery in Port Hadlock.
Pictured from left are CHIME IN! supporters Marci Heemstra, Stella Paterson, Rebecca Turner and Carla Powell, Shelley Patton of PLPA, and Chimacum School Music Director Mitch Brennan.
In March, PLPA hosted a concert at the Bay Club, performed by a group of Port Townsend High School musician/students. The concert, a fundraiser, was well-attended and received ahead of the students’ trip to Southern California, where they had the opportunity to participate in a music clinic, attend a performance of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, visit a college campus, and play in a music festival.
Sunday, August 6th, 2024 2 PM
Black Diamond Junction returns to Port Ludlow for an outdoor concert that is free to anyone and everyone who wishes to come. It’s in the same location as the previous two outdoor concerts – the grassy field next to the Grace Christian Center – and the reason it’s free is because of yet another generous donation from Terri Ross.
Sunday, October 1, 2023 2 PM
A quintet led by three gifted guitar-playing singer-songwriters, each contributing to the writing and 3-part harmonies that define their sound. Their songs appeal to fans of modern folk-rockers, such as John Mayer and Jason Mraz, and their lush harmonies harken back to Sixties and Seventies super-groups such as the Eagles and Simon & Garfunkel.
Buy online using the button or download the order form and mail it to us with your payment.
We do not issue paper tickets, instead you will receive a receipt and your name will be placed on our list. Then you check in at the door.
Six Tickets, one to each performances
Saturday November 11, 2023 7 PM
A Swing-Blues-Boogie Jazz band, born of the wild rose country, Alberta, Canada. They write and perform original compositions influenced by anything that swings, jumps or grooves. Colette commands the upright bass and percussion while singing in her signature honey-dripped tone, and Cardinal’s distinctive and soulful vocals barrel out like a raging bull while his guitar crackles with the swinging energy of jazz-tinged blues.
Sunday, December 10, 2023 2 PM
A 5-person a cappella group based in New York City. Their exciting arrangements transform familiar tunes and showcase the top-notch vocal and beatboxing abilities of all the members. They infuse heart and humor into every performance, and their versatile repertoire includes Top 40, Motown, classical, showtime, original music and more, ensuring that there is something for everyone. They will be sure to entertain us with their very special holiday show.
Saturday, February 10, 2024 7 PM
Good Co plays swing, hot jazz and Electro Swing with varieties of rock, latin and pop and yet is equally at home performing standards. They have been featured performers for the Smithsonian and the Seattle Symphony. They are talented and fun musicians at the forefront of a new style of music. Band leader Carey Rayburn hails from the backwoods of Seabeck, Washington, and made his escape to the big city of Seattle at age 18 to enroll in the music department of the University of Washington. And the rest is history.
Thursday, March 7, 2024 7 PM
Pop/Vocal Jazz group from
Los Angeles that combines
the sounds of the legendary
American crooners and vocal
groups with the fire and
energy of Gypsy Jazz guitarist
Consisting of five world-class musicians who have traveled the globe recording and performing on the world’s biggest stages with music’s most renowned artists, they deliver a high-energy, crowd-pleasing performance filled with some of the best songs ever written.
Their show features material from the Great American Songbook infused with Django’s romantic and virtuosic flavor. Add some intricate vocal harmonies, a dash of Rat-Pack style comedy and you have one of the premier live acts performing in music today.
Saturday, April 27, 2024 7 PM
A talented vocalist and charming entertainer, Will also is an acclaimed recording artist. Born and raised “Kiwi,” he is currently working all over the globe. He has achieved phenomenal success in his home country of New Zealand, as well as Europe. By no means a strictly classical singer, Will is renowned for his engaging performance style, alluring personality and expressive voice across multiple genres. Live performances have included world-renowned venues and festivals such as the Royal Albert Hall in London, the Hampton Court Palace Festival in Thames, and the Ball Military Tattoo in Switzerland.
Port Ludlow Performing Arts
PO Box 65210
Port Ludlow, WA 98365
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Port Ludlow Performing Arts (PLPA) is a not-for-profit community organization with an all-volunteer Board of Directors. It is dedicated to providing quality entertainment for area audiences, as well as offering educational outreach to support the arts in local elementary and secondary schools.
PLPA offers a season of seven concerts/programs each year, held at the South Bay Club in Port Ludlow, WA. Moving into its 31st season (2021-2022), the organization networks with agencies, auditions talent, negotiates contracts . . . all to schedule an exciting repertoire of entertainment for its patrons.