Featured Music at the 2013 Fall Mount Rainier Wine Festival
Collaborative Works Jazz - Time: 2 - 4 pm
Collaborative Works Jazz has been performing throughout the Puget Sound area for the past 15 years. They are an instrumental jazz trio comprised of guitarist is Frank Seeberger, bassist Doug Barnett and led by drummer Mike Stafford. Join us and experience their jazz compositions spanning from memorable standards, lost gems, contemporary works and their creative approach to the many decades of popular music.
The Side Project - Time: 4 - 6 pm
Relax. Tap your toes. Dance. Fall in love. With enchanting originals and covers, blending pop, folk and contemporary tunes inspired by artists like Sarah McLachlan and Jason Mraz, The Side Project feeds the soul with uplifting harmonies throughout. Playing across the Northwest, including Willows Lodge, Bake's Place, and the NW Folklife Festival, you will easily connect to their passion and commitment to great music. Their rendition of "I Wanna Dance with Somebody" has been featured nationally and internationally on the hit shows "Dancing with the Stars" and "So You Think You Can Dance."
Shaggy Sweet - Time: 6 - 8 pm
Ben James and Aaron Hiebert met as hired musicians for the popular Seattle band The Side Project in 2009 and formed their own band Shaggy Sweet with drummer Jason Edwards and bassist Josiah Bogle shortly after. Since then, they've maintained a full music schedule playing 3-5 shows a week at venues such as Tulalip Casino and The Edgewater Hotel. The combination of Ben's compelling, soulful vocals and Aaron's inspired, skillful guitar work create a sound that's sure to please regardless of age or musical preference. These guys have a passion for blues so expect to hear covers of songs from artists such as Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Eric Clapton as well as various other popular artists. Their first album "Hell's Door" (Ben James featuring Shaggy Sweet band) has recently been released on iTunes and contains 6 original songs. The duo will perform acoustic guitar during the festival. Come experience the sweet, sweet sound of Shaggy Sweet!