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Willie Thomas Memorial Concert
Sunday, September 22nd

We would like to invite you to our memorial concert celebrating the life and spirit of jazz great Willie Thomas on September 22 at 6:30pm.

After his long career as a performer and educator, Willie Thomas resided on Orcas Island from 1998 until his passing in February of this year. He remained very active during these last twenty years and continued friendships with musicians in Seattle and on Orcas.

The concert, hosted by the Oliver Groenewald NewNet will be reminiscent of the concert performed with Willie at the Orcas Center stage in 2014 and will as well feature performances from Brad Allison, Jay Thomas, Dan Marcus, Travis Ranney, Nathaniel Paul Schleimer, Michael Glynn, John Hansen, Adam Kessler, Kelley Johnsen, Gail Pettis, Charlie Porter as well as islanders Martin Lund, Gene Nery, Susan Osborn, Steve Alboucq, Melody Funk, Randy Jezersky,  and Brian Moss.

The doors are open, admission is free, donations are welcomed!

Help us keep a count of attendees by registering for your free tickets below: