Vortex Productions will present “Beyond the Sea,” an
evening of live jazz/swing, dancing and cocktails, Saturday,
May 7 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Hoffman Center for the
Arts in Manzanita. The event will be a benefit the first
Manzanita Music Festival, which will be held July 23-24 at
three local venues.
Performing that evening will be Kate Morrison of Kate and
the Crocodiles, Gavin Bondy of Pink Martini and Kate and
the Crocodiles, plus Michael Correy, of Michael’s Music in
Cannon Beach, Chris Freesman, Peter Hinsbeeck, and Josh
Tickets are $20 each or $35 per couple, and are available
by contacting [email protected].
Sound and staging will be provided by Full Spectrum
Media. A cash bar and hors d’oeuvres will be available.
The Manzanita Music Festival will be an annual celebration
that presents a multi genre — Americana, Folk, Pop,
Reggae, Bluegrass — collection of local, regional, and
The festival will take place Saturday, Jul. 23 and Sunday
Jul. 24. It will kick off at the beach immediately after the
26th Annual Manzanita Beach Walk and Run. The second
venue will be at the corner of 3rd and Laneda Ave. The
main stage will be set up at the Hoffman Gardens next to
the library. Local and regional craft brews, plus wine, and
food will be available at the various venues.
“The Manzanita Music Festival is partnering with the
Hoffman Center for the Arts and the North County
Recreation District. These partners promote the
educational, recreational, social, and physical well being of
residents of Tillamook County,” said festival co-organizer
Beth Carter-Boyer. “Proceeds from the event will support
other like-minded organizations in the community.”