Seattle musician Ayron Jones Opens for B.B. King
Monday (3/3, 7:30 p.m.) — Like the very best rock ’n’ rollers, emerging Seattle musician Ayron Jones seems just slightly unhinged when he performs his own blend of blues and grunge. Witness Jones live at The Moore Theater when he opens for blues legend B.B. King.
Seattle Jewish Film Festival Opens at AMC
(3/1 to 3/9, times vary) — The Seattle Jewish Film Festival, which opens at AMC Pacific Place with the coming-of-age dramatic comedy, The Zig Zag Kid, celebrates Jewish and Israeli history, culture, humor and pathos.
Must Get Literary
AWP’s Bodacious Bookfair Opens to the Public
Saturday (3/1, 8:30 a.m.) — Downtown is crawling with word nerds this week, thanks to The Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) conference. Doors will open to the public on Saturday for the Bookfair, an epic event boasting more than 650 publishing houses, literary journals and acres of irresistible reads.
Head to Bellevue for the Wintergrass Bluegrass Festival
(2/27 to 3/2, times vary) — The perfect antidote to a dark and rainy mood, the Wintergrass Bluegrass Festival in Bellevue is a celebration of string bands from all over. This year’s lineup includes The Milk Carton Kids, The Lil’ Smokies and The Barn Door Slammers.
Local Celebs to Perform at Seattle Dances!
Saturday (3/1, 5:30 p.m.) — Taking cues from the TV dance-stravaganza Dancing with the Stars, Seattle Dances! is a festive dinner, auction and celebrity dance competition featuring eight Seattle celebs performing choreographed dance numbers. Seattle magazine lifestyle editor, Ali Brownrigg, is one of this year’s judges.