2022.1.24

Burns Night

Join w&ea. for a night of singing and drinking as we celebrate the poetry of the great Scottish poet Robert Burns. Your ticket gets you entry into the event, plus pint of delicious craft beer from Earnest Brew Works. We will share a collection of songs with words by the Ploughman Poet, plus have singing along to some traditional drinking songs.

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Emily Oehrtman / Giles Simmer / Brad Pierson / Mike Crandall

2021.9.26

Oktoberfest

Join us for a night of singing and beer! whateverandeveramen. will present their unique spin on a traditional Oktoberfest, featuring a cappella German tunes, drinking songs, and Oktoberfest traditions.

Your $15 ticket gets you entry into the event, plus a ticket for a pint of beer from Earnest Brew Works.

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Emily Oehrtman / Giles Simmer / Brad Pierson / Al Williams

2021.12.19 + 12.20

Carols & Ales

Join w&ea. for our Carols and Ales event at the new Earnest Brew Works in Downtown Toledo.

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Emily Oehrtman / Katie Kuhlman / Mandy Matthews / Brad Pierson / Mike Crandall

2020.1.27

Robert Burns Night at Earnest Brew Works

Our first Robert Burns Night at Earnest Brew Works. Join us for an evening celebrating the poetry of the Scottish Bard! Your $15 ticket gets you a pint from the firkin, or an 8oz pour of "Fat Bastard" a delicious Wee Heavy.

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Katrina Van Maanen / Giles Simmer / Brad pierson / Mike Crandall

2020.1.26

Burns Supper at Registry Bisto

Join Registry & whateverandeveramen. in celebrating Robert Burns in an evening of music, poetry, and a thoughtfully curated menu inspired by traditional Scottish fare. We are very excited to partner with Chef Erika Rapp for this special one-night-only menu and event.

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Katrina Van Maanen / Giles Simmer / Brad Pierson / Mike Crandall

2020.1.19

7th Annual Burns Supper

Our 7th Annual Burns Supper in Seattle's Capitol Hill is sure to be an amazing evening! James Beard award winner Chef John Sundstrom will create a unique one-night only menu, which is highlighted by his take on the Haggis - a traditional Scots dish. We will Toast the Haggis in the traditional style - and raise a glass of Scotch!

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Ginger Ellingson / Kyra Rengstorf / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Tim Blok / Deryl Harter / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson / Brad Pierson

2020.1.16

Robert Burns Night at Big Time Brewery

whateverandeveramen. presents an evening of music and beer! We will sing the poetry of Robert Burns, and celebrate the life and works of the Scottish Bard. Your ticket gets you entry into the event, plus a pint of beer by Big Time Brewery. In addition to our Burns songs, we will encourage you to sing-a-long as we lead you through some traditional drinking songs.

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Ginger Ellingson / Kyra Rengstorf / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Tim Blok / Deryl Harter /Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson / Brad Pierson

2019.12.22

Carols and Ales at Lovelady Brewing

Join us for our 3rd Annual Carols and Ales event at Lovelady Brewing. We will be singing a collection of classic Christmas carols and pairing them with traditional drinking songs. We will encourage a lot of sing-a-longs as we raise a pint (or many) and celebrate the season!

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Athena Mertes / Megan Franke / Brad Pierson / Carnell "Golden Pipes" Johnson

2019.12.15

3rd Annual Carols and Ales at Earnest Brew Works

Join us for an evening of traditional Christmas carols as we ring in the holiday season with the fine folks at Earnest Brew Works for our 3rd Annual Carols and Ales. We will also sing traditional drinking songs, inviting our guests to raise a glass and sing-a-long. Your $15 ticket includes a pint from the firkin at Earnest.

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Emily Oehrtman / Giles Simmer / Brad Pierson / Mike Crandall

2019.1.27

Burns Night at Black Cloister Brewing

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2019.1.20

6th Annual Burns Supper at Lark

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2019.1.16

Burns Night at Naked City Brewery

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2018.6.17

Songs of Fatherhood: A Father's Day Concert

Join us for an afternoon celebrating Dads on this special Father's Day concert. Music includes "A Father" by Sylvania, OH composer Kevin Foster - who will also sing and play piano for the event. The central piece of the concert is "Songs of Fatherhood" - a song cycle by David V. Montoya which we premiered in Seattle in 2014.

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2018.12.23

Carols & Ales at Lovelady Brewing

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2018.12.17

Carols & Ales at Earnest Brew Works

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2018.1.21

Burns Night at Black Cloister Brewing Company

Join us for an evening of craft beer and music! whateverandeveramen. and Black Cloister Brewing Company are excited to partner together to bring you our 2nd annual Robert Burns at the Cloister - a unique event featuring songs and delicious brews.

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Katrina Van Maanen / Helen Hass / Brad Pierson / Mike Crandall

2018.1.14

5th Annual Robert Burns Supper at Lark

Our 5th Annual Burns Supper at Capitol Hill's Lark restaurant is sure to be an amazing evening! James Beard award winner, Chef John Sundstrom, will create a unique one-night only menu, which is highlighted by his take on the Harris - a traditional Scots dish. We will Toast the Haggis in the traditional style - and raise a glass of Scotch! We will once again share our brew from Naked City Brewing, included along with wine in the price of the dinner.

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Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Brad Pierson / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

2018.1.10

3rd Annual Robert Burns Night and Scotch Ale Release

We are excited to return for our 3rd Anual Burns Night at Naked City! Join us for the yearly release of Scotch Wha Hae, a delicious scotch ale brewed originally in 2016 for our first Burns Night at the brewery. We will celebrate the Ploughman Poet with a collection of his songs - and encourage you to sing along with our traditional drinking songs.

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Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Brad Pierson / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

2017.12.18

Carols and Ales at Lovelady Brewing

Join us for our first event in the Las Vegas Valley! We will be singing a collection of classic Christmas carols and pairing them with traditional drinking songs. We will encourage a lot of sing-a-longs as we raise a pint (or many) and celebrate the season.

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Lauren Fraser / Megan Franke / Brad Pierson / Carnell "Golden Pipes" Johnson

2017.12.11

Carols & Ales at Earnest Brew Works

Join us for an evening of traditional Christmas Carols as we ring in the holiday season with the fine folks at Earnest Brew Works. We will also sing traditional drinking songs, inviting our guests to raise a glass and sing-a-long. Your $15 ticket includes a pint from one of two firkins - rumors of peppermint and more! We will also be partnering with Pizza Cat to bring you an amazing creation for the event.

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Katrina Van Maanen / Molly Bock / Brad Pierson / Mike Crandall

2017.1.29

Burns Night at Black Cloister Brewing Company

Our first Robert Burns event in Toledo - a night celebrating the Scottish Bard paired with traditional drinking songs and amazing craft beer.

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Katrina Van Maanen / Helen Haas / Brad Pierson / Matthew Fleisher

2017.1.15

4th Annual Burns Supper at Lark

Join us for our 4th Annual Burns Supper at Lark. Featuring a one night only menu by Chef John Sundstrom, the night includes delicious food, beautiful music, and plenty to drink. Be ready to raise a glass and sing along.

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Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Brad Pierson / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

2017.1.11

Burns Night at Naked City Brewery

Our 2nd annual evening celebrating Robert Burns and sharing drinking songs at Naked City.

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Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson / Brad Pierson

2016.6.18

Juneteenth Block Party + Jaume Plensa Exhibit at the Toledo Museum of Art

We will be performing at the Toledo Museum of Art during their block party and Juneteenth celebration. Our musical selections are inspired by the work of artist Jaume Plensa whose sculptures will be on display at the event. We will move between the various installations throughout the evening, performing in several locations. Monroe St., in front of the museum, will be shut down to make room for the food trucks - and the whole evening will be filled with entertainment from various groups.

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Rebekah Kroesing / Giles Simmer / Laura Reaper / Meridian Prall / Noah Horn / Brad Pierson / Matthew Abernathy / Glenn Miller

2016.1.17

3rd Annual Burns Supper at Lark

Join us for our 3rd Annual Burns Supper at Lark restaurant, in collaboration with James Beard Award winning Chef John Sundstrom. The vent will feature a special one night only menu - a delicious modern take on a traditional Burns Supper meal. We willl raise a glass of Scotch as we toast the Haggis - and settings of Burns poetry will be sung between courses. We wrap up the night with a bit of audience participation and some rowdy drinking songs.

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Ginger Ellingson / Ellen Pepin / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson

2016.1.15

Burns Night at Vashon Allied Arts

Celebrate Robert Burns birthday with drinking songs and beer! w&ea. is teaming with Vashon Allied Arts to present a night to celebrate the Scottish Bard!

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Ginger Ellingson / Ellen Pepin / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson / Brad Pierson

2016.1.13

Burns Night at Naked City Brewing

Join us for an evening celebrating the poetry of Robert Burns. We will also raise a glass and raise our voices with the singing of traditional drinking songs. Ticket include a free beer.

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Ginger Ellingson / Ellen Pepin / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Block / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson / Brad Pierson

2015.3.5

pop. project. - Gabriel Kahane Premiere

We are thrilled that we have the opportunity to present the world premiere of "Kick the Can" - a new choral piece written by singer/songwriter Gabriel Kahane.

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Ellenelle Gilliam / Jacqueline Lang / Jessica Saunders / Emily Guthe / Tyler Hast / Joe Maubach /Nick Miguel / Curtis Fischer-Oelschlager / Brad Pierson

2015.10.25

Toledo Soup

Toledo SOUP is a crowd sourced micro-granting organization. We were selected to present our proposal for Song and Drink: Communal Singing in Toledo. Though we did not receive the grant, we had a wonderful time sharing a couple of traditional drinking songs with the audience.

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Katrina Van Maanen / Giles Simmer / J.J. Pearse / Brad Pierson / Constantine Novotny

2015.1.18

2nd Annual Burns Supper at Lark

Together with Chef John Sundstrom, w&ea. presented a night of poetry of Robert Burns. Enjoy song, poetry, food and drink in an intimate evening celebrating the Ploughman Poet.

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Leann Conley-Holcom / Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson / Brad Pierson

2015.1.17

Burns Night at Vashon Allied Arts

Celebrate Robert Burns birthday with drinking songs and beer! w&ea. is teaming with Vashon Allied Arts to present a night to celebrate the Scottish Bard! In addition to the music of Burns, we will also present some traditional drinking songs.

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Leann Conley-Holcom / Ellen Pepin / Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Jenni Campbell / Deryl Harter / Tim Blok / Luke Stromberg / Andy Larson / Brad Pierson

2014.2.7

Songs of Fatherhood - World Premiere

w&ea. is excited to announce the world premiere of "Songs of Fatherhood.
This set of pieces represents a collaboration between Southern California based composer David V. Montoya and poet William Wallis. The five songs in the set trace the relationship between a father and son over the course of their lives.

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Denna Good-Mojab / Hannah Kimball / Lucy Horton / Rebecca Herivel / Victora Solenberger / Alex Kronz Kaether / Amanda Huntleigh / Brenda Moh / Emily Leopold / Maren Haynes / Richelle Scanlan / Ryan Ellis / Stephen Bent / Tim Blok / Eric Mullen / Jacob Finkle / James Wilcox / Philip Arbaugh / Brad Pierson / Deyl Harter / Geoffrey Boers

2014.1.27

Burns Supper at Lark

Together with Chef John Sundstrom, w&ea. present a night of the poetry of Robert Burns. Enjoy song, poetry, food and drink in an intimate evening celebrating the Ploughman Poet.

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Ginger Ellingson / Madeline Bersamina / Julianna Emanski / Jenni Campbell / Kathea Yarnell / Tim Blok / Deryl Harter / Isaiah Lin / Luke Stromberg

2014.1.25

Burns Night at Vashon Allied Arts

Celebrate Robert Burns birthday with drinking songs and beer! w&ea. is teaming with Vashon Allied Arts to present a night to celebrate the Scottish Bard. Delicious craft beer will be provided by Vashon Island's Cliff's Beer.

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Ginger Ellingson / Madeline Bersamina / Julianna Emanski / Jenni Campbell / Kathea Yarnell / Tim Blok / Deryl Harter / Isaiah Lin

2013.9.21

#TwitterCommission

w&ea. presented a variety of works based on, or inspired by, Twitter and tweets. The concert featured seven pieces that we received via our #TwitterCommission submission process, including 5 World Premieres.

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Madeline Bersamina / Richelle Scanlan / Julianna Emanski / Krya Rengstorf /Jenni Campbell / Sari Breznau / Tim Blok / Deryl Harter / Luke Stromberg / Zachary Howard / Isaiah Lin / Philip Arbaugh

2013.3.30

Sprout 9

w&ea. returned as the winners of Sprout 8. Our presentation included a summary of our song and drink event, as well as performances of old and new music. Presenters at Sprout 9 included some of Seattle's brightest filmmakers. Dinner for the event was created by Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi, the husband and wife team behind Joule and Revel.

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Ginger Ellingson / Deryl Harter / Brad Pierson / Daniel Berndt

2013.3.1

song and drink: communal singing in Seattle

w&ea. hosted a night of drinking songs at The Old Pequiliar in Ballard. A packed bar shared their voices as we reaised our glass and sang traditional pub music. The event also featured performances of "Ein Bier" by Ludocius Episcopius (1520-1595) and "Purple-Stained Mouth" by Joshua Shank.

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Ginger Ellingson / Lucy Horton / Kathea Yarnell / Richelle Scanlan / Deryl Harter / Andrew Fisher / Luke Stromberg / Daniel Berndt / Brad Pierson

2012.9.16

Rockwood @ Occidental Park

Eight singers performed the first movement of "Hungry Ghosts" by local composer Nat Evans as part of "Rockwood," a site specific installation by local artist Zack Bent.

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Yelena Bagdasarova / Ginger Ellingson / Elliot Kraber / Eric Neuville / Brad Pierson / Lisa Prina / Richelle Scanlan / Greg Starr

2012.7.14

Promotional Recording Session

"Cosi nel mio parlar voglio esser aspro" - Luca Marenzio

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Ginger Ellingson / Kathea Yarnell / Sola Yun / Nina Alden / Brian Winnie / Deryl Harter / Miah Cawley / Michael Kibbe

2012.11.3

Sprout 8

w&ea. presented our project to the crowd at Sprout 8 and we were voted to receive a $1200 grant to put on our song & drink event. Dinner for Sprout 8 was created by Chef John Sundstrom of Lark.

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Ginger Ellingson / Brad Pierson / Deryl Harter / Luke Stromberg / Andrew Fisher

2012.10.27

UW Recital Performance

"Wachet Auf, ruft uns die Stimme" - Hugo Distler

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Maria Mannisto / Brian Winne / Ginger Ellingson / Elliot Kraber / Rachel Kim / Andrew Fisher / Kathea Yarnell / Will Skaff / Sylvia Baba / Isaiah Lin / Susan Sonnemaker / Michael Kibbe