Thursday nights, the J invites you to enjoy free live music in the piano lounge from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. The Firehall Cafe at the J offers their full menu of food and beverages until 9:00 PM. Curated by local musician Victor Pruner, the Live at the Piano Lounge series is designed to bring a variety of local musicians to engage the community.
FEBRUARY 15: PAUL KLEIN
Paul Klein has been playing solo piano and in dance bands in the Bellingham area since 1976. He is currently leader and co-founder of The Atlantics, now in their 37th year. The Atlantics play clubs, private parties, benefits and accompany the Kulshan Chorus. Paul has traveled with the Chorus as the piano accompanist on tours to Romania, Costa Rica and Croatia.
Klein has held down the piano chair every Tuesday at Boundary Bay Brewery for the past 16 years, where he sings and plays solo in the tap room. Paul plays and sings Blues, Rhythm and Blues, Jazz and also plays classical, rags, and Boogie-Woogie. He is also a choir director for Men’s Chorus at 1st Congregational Church in Bellingham and has a teaching studio in Bellingham.