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24/7 Streaming the music of Anacortes artist Geneviève Castrée (b.1981 – d. 2016)

By Karl Blau | July 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

Listen to our 24/7 stream of Geneviève Castrée through Shipwreck Day The incredible Anacortes artist Geneviève Castrée: she will be remembered through her powerful music, poetry and drawings. Listening to the streaming Anacortes Music Channel this week you will hear exclusively the music she wrote and performed and was a part of – 24/7 all… Read more »

Sky All Around – live in studio – the neXt Show

By Dug | July 7, 2016 | 0 Comments

The Hoe & the Harrow: LIVESTREAM! Thursday 28th 7pm

By Dug | April 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

The neXt Show, presents live performances, selections from their new CD and interviews with DJ Todd. There will be prizes for lucky listeners, as well as opportunities to call in or email questions to the Hoe & the Harrow. The band will be playing live @ Guemes Is. Community hall: 530pm, Saturday, the 28th, with… Read more »

Banjo Eddie & One Too Many, Crazy Like a Fox, Sky All Around, The Mosstones @ Guemes

By Dug | April 14, 2016 | 0 Comments

4-16-2016 Guemes Is Community Center 5:00pm-11:00pm Banjo Eddie & One Too Many Crazy Like a Fox Sky All Around The Mosstones


By Karl Blau | April 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

We – the folks involved with the Anacortes Music Project of which Show Chime is a part of – are in hot pursuit of information that only you may be able to provide us. We’re working on building an all-inclusive website that will illustrate the diversity and help tell the story of music of Anacortes,… Read more »

Anacortes Music Channel Makes Way For The Business

By Karl Blau | November 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

BIG CHANGES AFOOT! 216 Commercial Avenue – The place of Anacortes Music Channel, formerly that of Anchor Arts Space, is changing and in its place will be The Business that has been the SW corner of 4th and Commercial(and will still be there until the end of December 2015)!  Though bittersweet of course, we couldn’t… Read more »


By Karl Blau | July 29, 2015 | 0 Comments

Attention Anacortes Recording Artists: click here to fill out the form which will allow us to play your tracks on Anacortes Music Channel’s independent, online radio station – and will allow listeners to purchase your music! (Also you will have to bring a physical copy on tape or CD to 216 Commercial Ave if we… Read more »

The Business and Magic City Presents – aka What The Heck Fest, Unknown Series, etc.

By Karl Blau | June 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Known by many names, yet mostly known for being AWESOME, this 2015 “Shipwreck Day” Music Festival on the 3rd weekend in July is happening at Anacortes Music Channel and Causland Park – July 17th and 18th. Buy your tickets here – – consider getting the tickets soon, this is SURE to sell out.  Here… Read more »

5 Local Flavors of Music – Fundraiser for Anacortes Music Channel at Heart of Anacortes!

By Karl Blau | June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

We are trying to confuse you as much as possible around here, but when you figure this out, you will be astounded by your amazing brain. Event: 5 Local Flavors of Music Where:   Heart of Anacortes – 1014 4th St. When:  Saturday June 20th,  5 pm – 9 pmDoor: $10 donation to raise funds for… Read more »


By Karl Blau | April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s hard to believe we’ve already been hosting shows here for 2 1/2 months!   Looking back over all of the amazing acts  from shows here is pretty fun: Pearl Tottenham Karl Blau John Eric Delourme Ever Ending Kicks Compass Girl The Drink Up, Honey Greg & Peter Ormsby Stephen Roxborough The Hoe & The Harrow… Read more »

MOON RAW Sessions Ringing True

By Karl Blau | March 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

FROM THE DESK OF KARL BLAU, Anacortes Music Channel supervisor Monday nights at 7pm, Anacortes Music Channel has already hosted 5 weeks consecutively of MOON RAW sessions.  People have been filtering in somewhat randomly with varying instrument experience and preferences and the music has been just extraordinary.  Tonight a couple different people brought effects stations… Read more »

Emma Cooper Impromptu Show and Art Installation

By Karl Blau | March 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

THIS is gonna be a swell show.   Following the “regular” Friday evening session of Drum Octogon which starts at 7pm, we’ll swoon to the tunes of Emma Cooper! Also, this Friday the 6th of March we’ll be unveiling some fresh photography, film photography and photo collages like these from CalliAnne Blau: And here is CalliAnne… Read more »

Evening Drop In Sessions at The Channel

By Karl Blau | February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Beginning Monday, March 2nd –  Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday – 216 Commercial Avenue hosts active music making sessions designed to broaden music horizons through musical experiences.   All EVENING SESSIONS start at 7pm, are open to the general public for listening, and have a $3 – 10 sliding scale door fee (based on what… Read more »

Dan Rue Tunes Our Piano

By Karl Blau | February 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

This video shares a window into the amazing skills of the Anacortes piano tuner Dan Rue.  He tuned the AMC piano (donated by Michael Vitale) this past Friday 13th, 2015, before an amazing performance of Mozart, alphorn, love poetry , and ambient guitar. Video features cameo appearance by Ben Starner who will be performing at… Read more »

Interview ~ Karl Blau

By Karl Blau | February 4, 2015 | 1 Comment

Interview ~ Karl Blau, founder of Anacortes Music Channel talks briefly about Anacortes music scene and AMC.

Poster for February Anacortes Music Channel Shows

By Karl Blau | January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments

Friday Shows In February Help Announce New Venue/Classroom in Anacortes For More Than Music

By Karl Blau | January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Musicians and artists in Anacortes have banded together to host events, classes, workshops and seminars in a beautiful space downtown A-town at 216 Commercial Ave. – formerly Anchor Art Space now known as Anacortes Music Channel.  Classes and drop-in evening sessions begin Monday, March 2nd, sign-up for classes ranging from recording engineering and songwriting to… Read more »

AMC – More Than Music

By Karl Blau | January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Karl Blau is a man with a vision – this time his plan is in the form of an art project called Anacortes Music Channel.  The project creates uses for this beautiful, tall-ceiling space combining the surrounding community with music and art happenings.   Get people together of all ages – that’s in bold letters on… Read more »