Jazz & Oysters

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Jazz & Oysters

Join us for the 33rd anniversary of Jazz & Oysters.This year, in addition to listening to great music and enjoying a plethora of delicious food and beverages, you’ll have the opportunity to watch the boats around a working port. Our event will be held at the Port of Peninsula in Nahcotta, WA. where fresh harvested oysters and other shellfish are brought in daily. From here, the view of the bay and the Willapa Hills is spectacular.

Saturday • August 18 • 12:00pm -7:00pm
Port of Peninsula at Nahcotta
$25 • $12 ages 6-18  • Free under 6

An outdoor concert for Jazz enthusiasts. Great food! Kid friendly! Bring chairs or a blanket and enjoy.

In addition to lively music, listeners can purchase and enjoy famed Willapa Bay oysters, grilled sausages, and a selection of side plates.

Wine, beer, and other beverages will also be available..

Food and beverages will be available for purchase.Please no outside food or beverages.

Dogs permitted on leash only.

Concert Schedule:

Gates Open

Ilwaco High School Jazz Band

R.J. Marx Quartet

Eugenie Jones

45th Street Brass

Tickets; $25, $12 Ages 6-18, Free – Under 6.

Taylor Shellfish Farms
Port of Peninsula


Ilwaco High School Jazz Band

Start the day with great jazz played by the very talented jazz band from Ilwaco High.

They are awesome!


R.J. Marx Quartet

The North Coast’s very own quartet features a world-class front-line of saxophone and guitar and explores some of the most challenging and rarely-performed compositions of the major jazz composers from the ’40s through the ’70s, as well as an array of traditional favorites. R.J. Marx/Saxophone, John Orr/Guitar, Joe Church/Bass, Dave Gager/Drums.

Eugenie Jones

An American jazz vocalist and songwriter reminiscent in style and sophistication of iconic jazz vocalists of the past. She delights her audiences with both classic jazz standards as well as blues melodies..

45th Street Brass

To wrap up a day of great music, 45th Street Brass brings strong influence in jazz and New Orleans Music in their own style of funk-soul brass that will put a smile on your face and a strut in your step! Carter Yasutake on trumpet, Dave Marriott on trombone, Jason Cressey on trombone, Peter Daniel on saxophones, Nelson Bell on sousaphone, Ehssan Karimi on drums, and Annie Jantzer singing up front. 45th St Brass is an eclectic music ensemble with a passion for making music that feels extremely sophisticated and avant-garde, yet very catchy and appealing.

August 18 2018


Date: August 18, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost: $25.00


Nahcotta Boat Basin, Ocean Park, WA

3311 275th Street
Ocean Park, Washington 98640

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  • SATURDAY • AUG 18, 2018
  • 12:00 pm Ilwaco High School Jazz Band
  • 1:00 pm R.J. Marx Quartet
  • 3:00 pm Eugenie Jones
  • 5:00 pm 45th Street Brass

Tickets now on sale
At Brown Paper Tickets, online use Buy Tickets button above or by phone 1-(800) 838-3006


Diana Thompson