565 Broadway Tacoma, WA, 98402
Saturday, April 17, 2021
All ages welcome
All dayAll ages welcome
Happy Birthday, Elks Temple!
It's our first celebration but we're actually two years old (you can guess at what happened to birthday #1), so we're making up for lost time! Join us in celebrating this beautiful building in this cool town with plenty of fun people - and plenty of fun, period.
Passport Discovery Hunt throughout the propery.For hotel guests only.
Food & drink specials in every bar
Garden TourTour indoor and outdoor gardens with McMenamins Gardener Danielle Palmer and end with a cocktail in the edible garden. Tickets and details.
Drag Brunch with Poison Waters Poison Waters is not just a personality, she is an experience - a bawdy, smart, laugh-so-hard-you'll-cry experience - the perfect accompaniment to birthday brunch. Get more info on brunch and tickets.
Live MusicJay Mabin Trio * Jazz * 6-9pm; doors at 5pm * All agesJudd Wasserman and Loose Cannons * 9:30-midnight * All ages
Seating is limited and first come, first served.
For all events, please keep your mask on, except while eating or drinking.
Jay Mabin- harmonica extraordinaire. A veteran of the Northwest music scene for over 50 years, Jay has earned himself a reputation as a true, musical legend. Born in Chicago, one might say that the Rhythm & Blues scene of the time might have had a significant influence on him; the likes of Little Walter and Junior Wells, although that would only scratch the surface. Upon moving to the greater Seattle area in the 1960's, Jay was exposed to everything from jazz to rock, with everything in between. His ability to seamlessly weave together the sum of all his influences into one cohesive and original voice is something that rarely comes about during one's lifetime.
The harmonica itself is seemingly simplistic; a connection to a sort of childhood nostalgia. When played by a master such as Jay, it becomes an instrument capable of an extremely wide, emotional palette. He can have you laughing with a familiar and whimsical quote with one song or pull the heartstrings with a gorgeous ballad the next, all while expressing his own, unique self.
Joined by Mason Hargrove on guitar and Osama Afifi on bass, the Jay Mabin Trio has worked together in various incarnations for the past 20 years. The kinetic interaction between them helps to take the listener on a musical road-trip through the Great American Songbook; stopping off for a pit-stop with Miles Davis and the Beatles, then continuing down an uncharted, sonic highway that somehow seems familiar, yet still adventurous. This group effortlessly builds a musical soundtrack comprised of bluesy ballads, swinging standards, and heartfelt grooves for all of those willing to travel with them.
Judd Is a solo artist, and band leader of Loose Cannons (with Martin Strand on bass, and Kyle Doran on drums). Judd has spent the last twenty-plus years playing and teaching music in the Pacific Northwest. Since 2007, Judd has called Seattle home. Judd has been involved in a lot of projects with musicians over the years. Currently, he is focused on his solo career, and Loose Cannons. Some of the recent stuff Judd has done: self-released an album called “For You.,” collaborated and sang multiple harmony vocal parts of every song on the new Great American Trainwreck self-released album, and is currently working on singles at Revival Music Labs, cowriting with Trevor Ridge. Judd has recorded music for film (Kurt Cobain About A Son), and opened for national touring acts in the Pacific Northwest. Judd is the founding musician of Gigs4U. Judd has played multiple charity events (Musicares) with some of the best rock musicians in Seattle. Judd has played in funk bands with incredible players, and can put on a solo three hour show. He can play multiple instruments. He does it all. Judd is proud to have taught and continues to teach some of Seattle’s brightest and up-and-coming musicians. Judd is a founding faculty member at Academy of Music and Dance, Ballard. Judd has taught video game companies (VALVE), Bellevue College, and many others.
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