Artichoke Music, 2007 SE Powell Blvd., is hosting live music shows at 50 percent capacity until further notice. Advance tickets and reserved seating advised.
• Saturday, August 21, 8 pm, Jack Williams In Concert – Williams’ memorable and energetic solo concerts have been applauded from Newport, Kerrville, Philadelphia and other folk festivals to music halls and house concerts.
Williams is an uncommonly unique guitarist and a writer of vivid songs with a strong sense of place inspired by his southern roots. In his 61-year career in jazz, classical, folk and R&B, he has accompanied Peter Yarrow, Tom Paxton, Harry Nilsson, Mickey Newbury, but he is best doing his own songs from an incredible repertoire of 11 fine albums. Tickets at tinyurl.com/jackwilliamsA. See JackWilliamsMusic.com for a preview.
Before his show on the same day, Williams hosts a master class workshop at 2 pm called The Music You Hear In Your Head which he describes as “…exploring the music and making it happen on your instrument immediately.” The class is $40.
• Thursday-Sunday, August 26-29, Artichoke’s Summer’s End Festival celebrates their reopening with live music from Mary Flower & the BBQ Boys, Arietta Ward, Terry Robb, Kim Fields & the Perfect Gentlemen, Tom May, Darkswoon, True North and more. Details at ArtichokeMusic.org.