Author: Karl Blau


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

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 »


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 »


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

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

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

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 »