Press release from the Everett Public Library:

EVERETT, JULY 8 – The summer music scene comes to Everett Public Library with an array of captivating performances featuring Café Impromptu, Gretchen Yanover, and Mariachi Mi Tierra. Each event promises to bring unique sounds and vibrant energy to music lovers in the community.

Café Impromptu – Swing Jazz Concert with Special Guest Lisa Liu
Saturday, July 20, 2024, 1-3 p.m.
Main Library Auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave.

Café Impromptu, a talented women’s acoustic ensemble, is set to bring the enchanting sounds of French café music, chanson, and Bossa Nova to life. This summer, they will be joined by special guest Lisa Liu, a guitarist known for her global performances and captivating style. Join us for an afternoon of delightful melodies and swinging jazz that will transport you to the charming streets of Paris. For all ages.

 

Gretchen Yanover – Electric Cello Concert

Saturday, August 3, 2024, 1-2 p.m.
Main Library Auditorium, 2702 Hoyt Ave.

Gretchen Yanover, a distinguished electric cellist, performs throughout the Pacific Northwest as a soloist and has been a member of Northwest Sinfonietta orchestra since 1998. Her electric cello performances are known for their emotional depth and innovative style. Through her work on the Northwest Sinfonietta’s DEI task force, she is making meaningful changes in classical music culture and creating connections in the community. For all ages.

 

Mariachi Mi Tierra Concert 

Tuesday, August 20, 2024, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Evergreen Branch, 9512 Evergreen Way

Celebrate the end of summer with the vibrant and soulful sounds of Mariachi Mi Tierra. This energetic quintet brings the rich tradition of Mexican folk music to life with a dynamic blend of brass and string instruments, coupled with distinctive vocal harmonies. Their performance promises to be an exhilarating experience that will not only move your heart but also get you moving to the rhythm! For all ages.

Don’t miss these extraordinary performances that celebrate Everett’s diverse musical traditions and exceptional talent. These concerts are free and open to the public. Call 425-257-8000 or visit www.epls.org/events for more information about these or other library programs.

 

The Everett Public Library was founded in 1894 by the Everett Woman’s Book Club. The historic Main Library was built in 1934 by architect Carl Gould, and the Evergreen Branch opened in 1985. The library’s two branches serve the residents of the City of Everett and nearby locales, circulating over 600,000 items per year and hosting hundreds of programs for children and adults. We connect the community to resources and services that inform, educate, and entertain. For more information about the Everett Public Library, visit www.epls.org.

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