Muse Fest: The Power of Women’s Voices

A Special Music Festival During the West Seattle Art Walk on April 13!

Make plans now to attend a special event, free of charge: Muse Fest: The Power of Women’s Voices will be part of the next Second Thursday Art Walk on April 13! This musical extravaganza is presented by The Art of Music and local musician Sue Quigley and will feature musicians performing at 10 businesses within the Admiral District, Alaska Junction, and Morgan Junction. 

These free admission performances will run concurrently from 6:00 to 7:45pm, with one 15-minute break midpoint, at some of your favorite participating Art Walk businesses. We have descriptions for each musician in the post below to help you in planning where to visit. Spend all evening at your favorite venue, or try to visit as many as you can! Many of the venues are food and drink establishments offering “Art Walk Specials,” so ask your server for the deal to make your evening complete.

Download the Muse Fest Flyer as a Save the Date, and stay tuned for more details as the event approaches!

Thank you to the following Supporting Sponsors:

Admiral Neighborhood Association


Beth G Homes

Contact: 206-462-4444;

Morgan Community Association


Thank you to Our Patron:

Darby Winery

This Year’s Performers


Kim Archer @ Darby Winery

4308 SW Alaska St

Genre: Soulful Rock

Kim Archer is a life-long artist who draws, entertains, and holds crowds with her honest, soulful delivery. Whether she’s playing a premier venue with her award-winning band, or an intimate solo show, she never disappoints!  With guitar in hand, she commands the stage whether playing her own original songs or conjuring up a whole new vibe on a diverse set of your favorite covers. 

Kim Archer

jean mann @ verity credit union

4505 California Ave SW

Website  | Bandcamp

Genre: Lyric-driven alt-folk with an Americana twist 

Experiencing jean mann’s intimate, personable musical performance is akin to sitting around the kitchen table, catching up on the news of the soul.

With eight CD’s in her catalogue, jean has toured regionally and nationally since 2000 and Europe since 2014. A genre-hopping, barefoot contemporary singer-songwriter, she sprinkles her concerts with tenor and acoustic guitars, baritone ukulele and harmonica. All to accompany a warm, texture-laden vocal style. 

jean mann

K Square @ Windermere Real Estate | West Metro

4526 California Ave SW

Genre: Rock

Kim Virant and Kathy Moore combine their unique histories and love of rock for a new project – K Square!

K Square

Cami Voss @ Great American Diner & Bar

4752 California Ave SW

Genre: retro country

Cami Voss (aka Cami MacDonald, Thistle Pistol, Rhonda Vous, or Cliff Claxton) is a piano player/singer/songwriter in West Seattle, WA.  From childhood, Cami has enjoyed listening to good ol’ iconic country music artists like Hank Williams, Lefty Frizzell, Bob Wills, and Patsy Cline. Over the years she has played in rock and blues bands, country and gospel groups, jazz and
swing ensembles, and has a B.A. in Classical piano performance. As the owner of West Side Music Academy, she’s still thriving on sharing her musical experience and style with students of all ages every day.  These days Cami is happily back to her roots, playing lots of old-timey country stuff with The Loose Heels and other musicians about town, and a little bit of harmonious, whimsical pop with Mannequin BBQ. 

Website | Youtube

Cami Voss

Sheryl Wiser @ John L. Scott Real Estate West Seattle

4445 California Ave SW

Genre: Americana

Sheryl Wiser has crafted a soulful and uniquely )compelling style of music combining elements of Americana, roots, blues, jazz, folk, and rock. With her signature red Parker Fly guitar, she displays a dynamic range of percussive guitar work, coupled with a voice that embodies soul, depth, and passion. The Seattle Times calls her “a gifted singer and songwriter, who writes emotional, rhythmically stirring songs and delivers them with passion.”

Sheryl Wiser
Photo Credit: Pinehurst Photography


Carly Ann Calbero @ West Seattle Grounds

2141 California Ave SW

Genre: Folk Rock

Carly Ann Calbero built her sound on Brandi Carlile, Pike Place Market, and the immersive music scene of the Pacific Northwest. Her powerhouse vocals and dynamic playing led to a spot in a national ad campaign for M&M’s, a final spot in Rolling Stone Magazine’s Street-To-Stage competition, and a headlining spot as the winner of NWMF’s Emerging Artist program. She is currently writing new music and regularly touring the West Coast.

Carly Ann Calbero
Photo Credit: Caedmon Calbero

Megan Krantz Project @ Otter on the Rocks

4210 SW Admiral Way

Genre: Folk/Pop/Acoustic

Megan Krantz is a songwriter, singer, guitarist, and a Seattle original. She blends a smooth, silky vocal style into her guitar playing and continues to wow audiences with authentic realism. 

Spotify | YouTube

Meagan Krantz

SAPPHIRE CITY @ Soprano’s Antico Pizza & Pasta Restaurant

 2348 California Ave SW

Genre: Alt-pop/RnB

SAPPHIRE CITY is producer/multi-instrumentalist Theresa Ambat and singer-songwriter Rosario Araceli. This Seattle-based alternative pop/RnB duo began as two friends writing music remotely during the pandemic and are now set to release their first EP sometime in 2023.  SAPPHIRE CITY has only just made their stage debut but is already making huge waves in the local scene, having performed with artists such as Seiichi and Rocky Sandoval. The two lifelong musicians have found freedom in taking large departures, both sonically and lyrically, from their usual works. As Rosario pushes the boundaries of her songwriting to unapologetically provocative lyricism and Ariana Grande-esque vocal layering, Theresa ventures into larger-than-life pop production, lush with ear-catching instruments and glittering embellishments to house her RnB reminiscent chords. In this process, SAPPHIRE CITY has sharpened their craft with sleek aesthetics while refusing to compromise the vulnerability that drew them to music in the first place.




Genre: Folk/Soul/Singer-songwriter

Caitlin Patterson is a singer-songwriter based in Seattle Washington. Her music represents different seasons of her life, and the lessons learned throughout. She often draws from nature in her writing, and her music incorporates spiritual themes. Caitlin’s music is folksy, soulful, and acoustic. Her writing is melodic and reflective. She is influenced by artists such as Brandi Carlile and Rachel Price of the soul band “Lake Street Dive”. Caitlin is also a music teacher.

Apple Music | Spotify

Caitlin Patterson


Sue Quigley @ Beveridge Place Pub

6413 California Ave SW

Genre: Edgy alt-folk/singer-songwriter

Raised in the nuclear plains of Eastern Washington, Sue stole her sister’s guitar (abandoned for boys) at 13 and started writing songs about getting out of town and living another life. After graduating from college, fighting forest fires all over the west, and getting some heartbreak in, she settled in Seattle and started doing some open mics. It was finally after seeing mutual friend Brandi Carlile play that she got the guts up to put a band together and make an EP. Then a full-length CD  “Perfect Chaos”. The single “Paper Tiger” from that cd was Runner Up for Song of the Year ( She was one of the Top 15 finalists in Carla DeSantis’ (Rockergrl) “Discoveries” Contest and has played the Viper Room in Hollywood,  showcased twice at SXSW in Austin, TX, and solo-toured the West Coast and Ireland. She has performed locally in her beloved Seattle at the Hard Rock, ConorByrne, Tractor Tavern, Crocodile Cafe, Showbox, and for 6,000 Seattle Storm fans as halftime entertainment.

Sue Quigley

Katrina Kope @ Zeeks Pizza

6459 California Ave SW

Genre: Downtempo Electronic 

With her different projects spanning many genres, from electronica, funk, reggae, trip-hop, R&B, or vocal improvisation; Katrina might tell you that her roots reside deep in jazz and blues. She found her mentors while studying at Cornish and gigging around the town. She’s graced some of the largest stages in the NorthWest, has eight albums under her belt and has garnered massive respect among peers for her voice and approach to improvisation and songwriting. She certainly has no fear of exploring new genres and material but seems to always find a home back with her piano and voice. Even if it’s just for a moment to breathe between her other projects.  Some of Katrina’s performances and compositions can be heard in: Purr Gato, ELYXR, The Blood Moon Orchestra, Good Co, Levels of Movement, Marmalade and of course, as Katrina Kope solo using Ableton, synths, and vocal effects.  Check out her latest single “Above and Beyond” – here on Bandcamp.

Related Links:

Website | Facebook | Instagram | Youtube | Twitter | Soundcloud

Katrina Kope

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