The Earshot Festival is wrapping up this weekend with some great show and tons of more stuff happening in Seattle.

Triple Door, 7pm & 9:30pm
Billy Childs Sextet

Two-time Grammy-winning pianist Billy Childs is a West Coast musical treasure, a “sleeper” whose six-piece jazz chamber group best demonstrates his vast talents as a composer.

Chapel Performance Space, 7:30pm
Ita Bittova

The versatile vocalist/violinist’s “personal folk music” blooms in a fertile delta of Eastern European, classical, and rock traditions.
$15 general / $13 discount

Kirkland Performance Center, 8:00pm ** SJS Recommended
Gene Bertoncini

Gene Bertoncini is one of the most eloquent and versatile masters of the unaccompanied acoustic jazz guitar. His command of the instrument is intimate and powerful. He weaves soft, seductive jazz arrangements that cherish the melodies and harmonies of great songs.
$29 adult, $15 youth BUY ONLINE AT KPCENTER.ORG

Tula’s Restaurant, 8:30pm
Aaron Goldberg Trio **SJS Recommended

The Brooklyn-based pianist, a Thelonious Monk Competition winner who toured with Joshua Redman and Wynton Marsalis, leads a sophisticated trio that boasts a stellar, rhythm section: bassist Reuben Rogers and drummer Eric Harland.
$18 general / $16 discount CALL 206-443-4221 FOR RESERVATIONS

Other Friday Night Events:

Bake’s Place: Katy Bourne Trio
Egan’s Ballard Jam House: Jason Parker Quartet (7:00pm)
Serafina: Javier Anderson (bossa nova guitar)
Triple Door Musicquarium: James Baumgart Trio (free)
Jazz Alley: The David Grisman Quintet

And make your calendars for Saturday Night at Bake’s Place: Gary Hobbs Trio

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