11th Annual Beat the Blues Barn Dance
The 11th annual Beat the Blues Barn Dance is upon us. So, if you're feeling chilled or looking to liven your senses, join us for a full day of non-stop boot stomping live music (5 acts!), belly-pleasing cuisine and delightful libations, astounding auction and raffle prizes, plus much more.
Daytime activities kick off at 2pm with family festivities and performances by:
RED YARN and his diverse cast of critter friends!
A Texas-born, Oregon-based family performer who weaves folk songs and puppetry into high-energy shows. Touring in support of his fifth album, Red Yarn's Old Barn, Red will encourage audiences to sing, dance, stomp, clap, and celebrate the multicultural musical heritage of the USA. Red has performed 250+ shows per year and toured nationally at Austin City Limits, Pickathon, Northwest String Summit and beyond.
Latest video (perfect for the barn dance!): https://youtu.be/JVQy1QV0YpI
A vibrant, multi-age student marimba group guaranteed to energize every audience member's spirits! Sound Waves continues to inspire young musicians and warm the hearts of all with performances around Sequim and Port Angeles including the Sequim Irrigation Festival, the Dungeness River Festival and the Juan De Fuca Fest.
Welcoming local and touring acts for our evening amusements, 5pm till late, do enjoy:
THE SAM CHASE & THE UNTRADITIONAL
Hailing from San Francisco CA, this juggernaut of a band blends rock n roll with folk music while maintaining the sensibilities and attitudes that come from growing up on a healthy diet of punk rock. Sam is a natural storyteller with a voice that sounds as if it has weathered many an epic tale. With boot stomping music and lyrics that have been immortalized on the tattooed skin of his fans, this band doesnt mess around.
GUS CLARK & THE LEAST OF HIS PROBLEMS
A staple of the Seattle music scene, delivering classic barn-burners, good-time dance tunes, bittersweet heartbreak ballads, and originals guaranteed to wrench hearts and propel listeners to the dance floor. Classic country and Honkytonk at its finest.
CROW QUILL NIGHT OWLS with guest Devin Champlin (mandolin/fiddle/voc)
Shake off your nightmare universe blues and cut a rug with Americas favorite reverse engineered vintage cat technology enthusiasts! A local favorite and national act bringing country blues, pre-war jazz (in the tradition of 1920s) jug band to the stage.
Throughout the event and in true festival spirit we will enjoy an array of local food and drink featuring Alderwood Bistro, Pacific Pantry, and Kokopelli Grill. Our Saloon will be stocked with selections from Harbinger Winery, Fathom and League, Agnew Store and Finn River Farm and Cidery.
Be sure to check out our silent auction and raffle packages that showcase the generosity of our community. This year's contributions are more adventurous, luxurious, and bountiful than ever! You'll want to get your hands on some of these items; favorite packages like The Taste of the Peninsula and Oh Victoria!, and a newly unveiled Farmers Bounty.
A huge shout out to our featured sponsors for the Barn Dance including Sunny Farms, Best Friend Nutrition, Jim's Pharmacy and more.
Built upon a decade of good times and successful fundraising for education, this year's Barn Dance is bigger and better than ever. This is the community event not to miss!
The Big Barn Farm (View)
702 Kitchen-Dick Rd
Sequim, WA 98382
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|