BIMA announces the return of the wildly popular Within/Earshot Jazz Festival, a partnership with the legendary Earshot Jazz.

Within/Earshot Jazz Festival

Bainbridge Island Museum of Art is excited to announce the return of the wildly popular Within/Earshot Jazz Festival, a partnership with the legendary Earshot Jazz. This festival will be a powerful immersion for music lovers of all ages and experiences into America's most unique musical art form.

  • Club-style concerts and live auditorium performances from some of the most respected names in jazz
  • A History of Jazz lecture series covering a different topic each week
  • A month-long exhibition in the Orientation Gallery
  • Special events and pop-up concerts

The Lineup Concerts:

Sun, Oct 7, 7:30pm | Gail Pettis Quartet

$25 member | $30 non-member

Classic jazz vocal combo

Sun, Oct 14, 7:30pm | Tom Collier Quartet

$25 member | $30 non-member

Featuring Bill Anschell, Dan Dean, Steve Korn

Sat, Oct 20, 7:30pm | McTuff feat. Skerik

$25 member | $30 non-member

A powerful and jaw-dropping funk and jazz sound like you've never heard

Sun, Oct 21, 3:00 PM | Jenny Maybee & Ray Larsen


Bloedel Reserve Creative Residents in concert

Sat, Oct 27, 7:30pm | Wayne Horvitz & Guests

$25 member | $30 non-member

Snowghost Trio (Geoff Harper, bass; Eric Eagle, drums) followed by These Hills of Glory (Horvitz’s composition for String Quartet and Improvising Soloist)

Fri, Nov 2, 7:30pm | ¡WEPA!

$12 member | $15 non-member

Latin jazz featuring Ian Jones (saxophone), Jaymes Dunlap (bass), Joseph Rice (piano), and Malo Castro (congas)

Film, Lectures, Exhibitions, & Special Events

Oct 3-25, Daily 10am-6pm | Jazz Combo Exhibition

A limited-time exhibition featuring work by Mike Biskup and classic jazz record art!

Thurs, Oct 4, 11, 18 and 25, 7pm | Jazz with Jim Lectures

$10 member | $12 non-member

Immerse yourself in the world of jazz with a lecture featuring a different topic each week:

  • Oct 4 - Notable Big Bands
  • Oct 11 - Notable Voices
  • Oct 18 - Notable Instrumentalists and Composers
  • Oct 25 - Jazz Is Fusion

Sat, Oct 27, 11:30am-1:30pm | Celebrate Dia de los Muertos with Malo Combo


This lively jazz threesome led by Malo Castro provides a beautiful backdrop to BIMA’s community celebration honoring Dia de los Muertos.

Thurs, Nov 1, 7pm | In Her Hands

$10 member | $12 non-member

A rough cut showing of a new jazz documentary with appearance by director Kay Ray.

Off-site Events

Fri, Oct 5, 6-8pm | First Friday Festival Preview


Sizzling Latin jazz session as part of First Friday, hosted by Realogics Sotheby’s at 240 Winslow Way East.

Sept 7-Nov 1 | Jazz Greats of Washington State: Paintings by Cory Bennett Anderson


Jazz-inspired visual art show at Jeffrey Moose Gallery at 181 Winslow Way.

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