neighborhood songwriter showcase

every third friday @6pm

Stones Throw Brewery, Bellingham WA

Once a month, we host an event at Stones Throw Brewery where we feature three to four local songwriters, each sharing their unique stories through music. Enjoy handcrafted tunes and a selection of local beer, wine, cider, and ginger ale. Whether you're a music enthusiast, a lover of lyrics, or simply looking for a great night out, come support a rotating roster of local artists and non-profits. Cheers to the magic of music and the connections it fosters!

The third Friday of every month at 6 pm! Free! Family and dog friendly! 

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November artists

Simon Llewelyn Evans

Simon Llewelyn Evans is an Australian singer-songwriter who has also recorded and performed under the band name "draw mountains There". Simon recently moved to Bellingham and is finding new inspiration in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. He is currently touring to his newly released album, Something Real. 

Keith Carpenter & Lynne Givler

Keith and Lynne write and perform as a duo and with their band Bridge. Keith’s album Simple Truth is a great mix of Americana with stories an imagery of the landscape, natural resources, and how we relate to each other and world.

Michael Medler

Michael Medler is the bass player with the High Mountain String Band. Michael spent and misspent his youth playing bass in jazz and punk bands and is now developing new skills and writing carefully crafted songs.

Ivy Ficarra

Ivy Ficarra is a singer songwriter inspired by tones of the past and present, currently living in Bellingham, WA. She has a powerful voice and wonderful touch on the guitar. She writes songs of love and loss through the warmth of an old soul. 

Commitment to community

As a part of our dedication to the community that sustains us, we donate half of the proceeds from each event to various local non-profits on a rotating basis. Your attendance not only empowers these gifted artists but also supports important causes, infusing every note and chord with a deeper sense of purpose. Through shared commitment, we can create a meaningful impact and foster unity within our community.

This month's non-profit

The Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association (NSEA) is a community-based, non-profit organization focused on reversing the trend of declining salmon runs in Whatcom County.  NSEA enhances river, creek, and riparian habitat while educating people of all ages to provide Pacific salmon & Steelhead the best chance at survival.

Meet your hosts

Andy Bunn

Andy is a songwriter and guitarist who writes character focused songs. Find his stuff at bandcamp. He also plays with the High Mountain String Band

Colleen Freeman

Colleen is a fiddler, singer, and songwriter/composer with traditional American and Celtic roots. Find her stuff at bandcamp solo and with Marie, the Band and The Wandering Seas. She teaches fiddle too!

Elian Carbone

Elian is a songwriter, dancer, and multi-instrumentalist with Syrian, Mexican and Italian roots. He has a wonderful album with songs co-written or inspired by small children. He is the co-coordinator of the Puget Sound Guitar Workshop.

Find us!

The Stones Throw Brewery is one of the finest places in Bellingham. As a neighborhood taproom that puts the community first with a commitment to the arts, music, and the environment. Whether you are a local or a visitor, come down and say howdy to your neighbors.