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Music nights at Luna

Café Luna will be the scene of two free concerts this weekend.

At 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, Track 19 will play swing, jazz and blues. Band members include Vashon music veterans Rick Doussett, Bob Kueker and Eddy J.

At 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, Damon Buxton, a fingerstyle solo guitarist and composer who works in the style of Windham Hill artists, will hold a concert.

The Bike hosts a night with Publish the Quest

Publish the Quest, a band that has a horde of Vashon fans, will play a show at 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 26, at Red Bicycle Bistro. The show is for all ages until 11 p.m., and 21 and older after that. There is a cover charge of $8.

The band recently recorded a song to benefit music education in Cape Verde. The song, “Sodade,” which features Cape Verdean vocalist Laise Sanches, will be released in Portugal this month. Publish the Quest has also been invited to perform in Zimbabwe in April at the Harare International Festival of the Arts, a program that includes theater, dance, music, circus, street performance, spoken word and visual arts.

Audition for ‘Rocky’

Drama Dock will hold more auditions for its upcoming July production of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, at Ober Park’s performance space. Performers should prepare a song and be prepared to dance. The script is available for perusal at the library. Questions? Contact Elizabeth Ripley at eripley13000@hotmail.com or 463-6388. Auditions are for those 18 and older only.

Lelavision does a new family show

Vashon Allied Arts’ Family Series will host Lelavision, a duo comprised of Islanders Ela Lamblin and Leah Mann, at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb 27, at Blue Heron Art Center. Organizers say the event will be a high-energy performance filled with physical agility, musical prowess and a hearty sense of humor.

The performance will involve new elements, including drum suits made of tuned metal bowls, musical crutches and whatever else they can fit into the space for the 50-minute, family-friendly event. Tickets — $7 for VAA members, seniors and all children, $10 general — are available at Blue Heron, Heron’s Nest, Books by the Way and www.brownpapertickets.com.

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