Street Dances are every other Wednesday—June 14 through September 6— from 6 to 8 PM at the Bayview Cash Store, 5603 Bayview Road. Rain or shine! Beer, wine, and soft drinks are available for purchase and picnic dinners are welcome.

June 12 – Wax Lips kicks off the 2024 Bayview Corner Summer Street Dance series. Blending a fusion of classic rock, punk rock, blues, psychedelic rock and more, they put on a show that will be sure to get you moving and grooving! Expect a wide range of upbeat original music as well as covers of The Beatles, Tom Petty, Fleetwood Mac, and other popular artists. Members of the band live all over Washington State, but all are South Whidbye High School alumni: Brady Willis, lead vocals & rhythm guitar; Asher Thorn, lead guitar; Nick Simmons, drums; Jacob Breedan, bass; and Isaac Ramos, keyboard & vocals.

June 26 – ROSSaCONN is an eclectic mix of danceable instrumental originals, blending funk, African, reggae rock and life influences. Stephan Ross on bass, Eric Nightsong Conn on guitar, and Rachman Ross on drums keep it upbeat and fun.  

July 10 – The Nick Mardon Trio is a blues-rock power trio from Seattle, led by Nick Mardon on guitar and vocals, Adin Pennington on bass and vocals, and Andy Emery on drums. Their music blends the sounds of 60s and 70s blues-rock power trios with the Seattle sound of the 1990s.

July 24 – Rubatano Marimba offers heart-warming and dance-inducing Zimbabwean style marimba. Tanya Boyd, Paul Hayes, Kerry Holland, Dana Moffett, Micah Petrich, Leslie Breeden, Diana Chamrad, Dyanne Harshman, Warner Scheyer and Tillie Scruton will be joined by special guest musicians from Zimbabwe.

August 7 – Western Heroes have been providing original dance music to the Whidbey Island community for 14 years. From polka to punk, their diverse collection of songs are played with one goal in mind: to get people up and moving. Michael and David Licastro provide vocals and guitar, Lorraine Newland on bass and vocals, David Maloney on drums, and Larry Neubauer on keyboard and vocals.

August 21 – PETE is the quintessential Whidbey Island garage band, performing rock & blues dance music and American groove music. The band is comprised of Goosefoot’s own Fredde Butterworth on drums, Dave Draper and Tom Hoeflich on guitar, Marc Strader on bass, with special guests David Licastro on guitar and Danny Ward on sax.

September 4 – Doctor Savage is brewing up the funkiest concoction. Featuring the talents of some of the Pacific Northwest’s finest musicians, including Joanna Cook on vocals, Keegan Harshman on bass, Eric Vanderbilt Matthews on keyboard/sax, and more. This band is sure to get your toes tappin’, booty shakin’, and keep the party going!