Arts and Entertainment

Three nights of shows at Finaghty anniversary party, Feb. 7-9

To The Glorious Lonely will play as part of the Finapalooza lineup, Feb. 7 to 9. - Courtesy photo
To The Glorious Lonely will play as part of the Finapalooza lineup, Feb. 7 to 9.
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Every year, in celebration of their anniversary, Finaghty's Irish Pub in Snoqualmie hosts a special music event: Finapalooza.

This year's event includes three nights of live music.

Tickets are available at the pub and online at Brown Paper Tickets ( However, they go fast. Cost is $5 for Thursday night, $12 for Friday and $18 for Saturday. Three-day passes are also available.

The Thursday, Feb. 7, lineup includes Rane Stone at 9 p.m. Stone is a west-coast based singer & songwriter. He's currently the front man for the local Seattle rock band Klover Jane and mastermind behind Seattle metal band Years of War.

At 10:45 p.m., it's The Bomb Squad. Covering everything from Nine Inch Nails, to Queens of the Stone Age, to Rob Zombie and Britney Spears, this power foursome has a long history on the cover band scene both locally and up and down the West Coast.

On Friday, Feb. 8, music begins at 8:30 p.m. with Fox and The Law, a Seattle-based blues, garage and rock band with a no-BS, no-frills philosophy

At 10 p.m., The Fabulous Johnsons take the stage. Led by former 'Bad Company' bassist Lynn Sorenson, the Johnsons will unleash their own brand of classic rock from Zeppelin to Nirvana.

At 11:45 p.m., Randy Hansen plays. The music of Jimi Hendrix lives on in Hansen’s tribute, who celebrates the guitar hero's legacy, recreating the stage presence and skill of the legendary axeman.

On Saturday, Feb. 9, Keith Scott gets things started at 5:30 p.m. This veteran Chicago-based bluesman returns to kick off our Saturday show travels straight from the Midwest just for Finaghty's party.

At 7 p.m., The Voodoos perform their unique, energetic brand of rock. From Ireland by way of Duvall, this four-piece band consists of Mark Daly (vocals), Nick Greatrex (guitars,

vocals), Mick Bogan (bass), and Fionn Hennessy (drums, vocals).

At 8:30 p.m., Ben Union plays. Thus rock band began with a jam session at Seattle’s Union Station and has since become a group to be reckoned with.

At 10:30 p.m., the show continues with To The Glorious Lonely. Formed by ‘LOADED’ bassist Jeff Rouse in 2008, the all-star band just finished their first record featuring Shawn Zellar on drums, Valley resident and Everclear alum Davey French on guitar and Gary Westlake on bass.

At midnight, The Hipsters, a Northwest cover band, play their " solid ground pounding, hip grinding, ass shaking rock and roll." Featuring Jess Hamilton (lead vocals), Jason Starkey (bass, vocals), Tod Hobart (drums, vocals) and Craig  Cessna (guitar, vocals) they perform solid dance rock that you know and love.


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