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2014 Northwest Family Life Benefit Fundraiser

Mon, Oct 20, 2014

Friday-Sunday doors open at 5:30PM.
Monday-Thursday doors at 6:00PM.
First sets begin at 7:30 PM, and second sets (when applicable) begin at 9:30 PM (doors: 9:15 PM).

All purchases are nonrefundable/nonexchangeable.

$15.00 Includes a $4.00 Service fee

In the event the show is canceled or rescheduled, the $4.00 service fee is nonrefundable.

Tickets may be purchased on-line or by phone.
Night of show seating typically available.

Come enjoy a great night of music while helping us end Domestic violence! We know the importance of self-care and nourishing the soul. We can think of nothing better than enjoying delicious food and great local jazz music with YOU, while recognizing Domestic Violence Awareness Month! Northwest Family Life and the Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley are hosting two bands and a fundraiser bringing awareness to Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Two performances during the evening - Naomi Wachira and Tara Ward. Doors open at 6:00pm, program starts at 6:30pm and runs until approximately 9:00pm. Cover charge is $15.

artist info

“Art is born from tension. And this tension is something that Seattle folk singer and songwriter Naomi Wachira feels every day as an African living in America. It’s the tension of any artist torn between two worlds, and the only way to overcome this is to create something that overcomes the divide. That’s why Naomi’s songs are so hopeful; they point toward a better future for all of us…”

Read more of Naomi Wachira’s bio, go to Naomi Wachira

“Singing and songwriting since the age of five, Tara meandered into a vocal performance degree at Western Washington University in Bellingham, Washington where she hid in practice rooms for long hours and scribbled songs into irresistible notebooks that mostly never left the pages. It was during college that she practiced classical singing, forayed into jazz, sang pop songs accompanied by her guitar or piano, and wrote her first recordable songs. Her first solo album “Credo” was recorded a year after graduation and led to the formation of the band Late Tuesday with fellow collaborators Dana Little, Caitlin Evanson (currently touring with Taylor Swift) and Jocelyn Feil…”

Read more of Tara Ward’s bio, go to Tara Ward