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The site of the first Annual Ferry Street
Block Party on 14th St. in Astoria between
Commercial St. and Marine Drive. The
party runs from 2-8 p.m. on Friday, July 19.
Dinah Urell photos
LEFT: Local guitarist David Crabtree and sax/flute player Ray Coffey will open for te Alec Hutson
Band. MIDDLE: Myshkin Warbler will sing South American jazz and West African blues at KALA
Thursday, July 20. RIGHT: Alec Hutson’s folk-soul-pop ensemble performs at KALA July 25.
Jazz and blues singer, folk-soul-pop
ensemble set to perform at KALA
ASTORIA – A South American jazz
and West African blues singer-songwriter
and folk-soul-pop ensemble are coming to
KALA. Myshkin Warbler will perform at
8 p.m. Saturday, July 20, and the Alec Hut-
son Band will play at 8 p.m. Thursday, July
Doors open at 7:30 p.m. for both con-
certs. Tickets are $10 at the door for Mysh-
kin Warber and $15 for the Alec Hutson
Band. Tickets for Alec Hutson Band can
be purchased in advance at libertyastoria.
showare.com/ Both shows are for those 16
years and older.
Warbler has played in Astoria at the
Tenor Guitar Gatherings, KALA and most
recently with her wife Jenny Q. and vocal-
ist Dinah Urell at the 2019 Pride Gayla. She
has invited long-time friend Sailor Banks to
open the show and perform her original elec-
tronic music. Warbler is also a guitarist and
plans to experiment at the upcoming show.
Local musicians David Crabtree and Ray
Coffey will open on guitar and sax/flute for
the Alec Hutson Band.
Hutson is a Boston-based singer, song-
writer and multi-instrumentalist. He is on
West Coast tour with his band this summer
after a solo European Tour in 2018.
The folk-soul-pop ensemble vibes and
grooves with an emphasis on songwriting
With drums, bass, guitar and trumpet,
it’s the horn connection that brings them to
Trumpeter Devina Boughton is the niece
of Astorian and trumpeter Mark Berney,
who last year played to a sold-out house at
KALA. Boughton, a graduate of Boston’s
Berklee College of Music, made a surprise
performance and wowed everyone with her
Summer Academy students present projects at CCC July 24
ASTORIA — High school students in
Clatsop Community College’s Upward
Bound Summer Academy will present
group-projects at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday,
July 24, at Patriot Hall, 1651 Lexington
Ave. Students will give a live performance
at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
The students will present projects on a
local digital scavenger hunt, ecology, solar
energy and improv.
Students from Astoria, Warrenton and
Seaside high schools have worked together
throughout the past six weeks to create
projects focused on local history and tech-
nology, ecology, improv acting and alterna-
The summer academy is part of a TRiO
pre-college program funded by the U.S.
Department of Education. The program pro-
vides advising, tutoring, mentoring, cultural
academic instruction to promote success
in higher education.
For more information, contact TRiO
director Jon Graves at jgraves@clatsopcc.
edu or at 503-325-2898.
Photo courtesy Julie Kovatch
Students in the eHistory group doing researching
at the Clatsop County Historical Society.
kicks off July 19
ASTORIA – The first annual Ferry
Street Friday Block Party kicks off at
2 p.m. and goes until 8 p.m. Friday, July
19, on 14th St. between Commercial St.
and Marine Drive.
The Block Party is a family-friendly
event that will feature live music and a
Activities for children include a take-
home art project using recycled items,
face painting and lawn games made for
the street. Adults can also enjoy a wine
and beer garden.
A variety of local DJs and bands
will perform including The Garbage
Man (DJ) at 2 p.m.; Rhythm Method at
3 p.m.; Joey Altruda (DJ) at 4 p.m.; Hol-
iday Friends at 5 p.m.; Serious River
Song Catalogue at 6 p.m. and Midas
Diggs & Friends at 7 p.m. Albatross &
Co. will host an after party at 8 p.m. with
a set from The Woolen Men.
Ferry Street Society businesses will
host pop-up events that feature local
makers, artists and farmers at each shop.
Hosts include: Chariot, Doe + Arrow, 4
Seasons Clothing, Street 14 Cafe, Lode-
star Goods, Gimre’s Shoes, Purple Cow
Toys and Creations Studio & Gallery.
The Block Party is presented by Coast
For more information, visit Ferry
Street Society’s Facebook: facebook.