Welcome to Backstage @ the Border - Music concerts in Blaine

Saturday, February 9, 2019

The Sweet Goodbyes

The Sweet Goodbyes are a Bellingham, Washington based folk duo.    

Amber Darland and Lisa Harmon have been performing individually throughout the Pacific Northwest for many years. In the spring of 2015, the two Bellingham based singer-songwriters discovered a kindred voice in each other and decided to launch the folk duo, The Sweet Goodbyes. This collaboration has revealed strength beyond the sum of its parts. With intricate melodies, weaving harmonies and lyrics that are both political and deeply personal, The Sweet Goodbyes offer their audiences a chance to witness something rare. Amber Darland and Lisa Harmon wear their hearts on their sleeves and together their voices blend flawlessly. You can't help but feel good when you watch this duo perform live. The Sweet Goodbyes are full of charm and talent - sure to prick the ears and put a shiver up the spine.  




Saturday, April 13, 2019

Jim Sheridan - Singer/Songwriter


Finger style guitarist /singer / songwriter, Jim Sheridan began playing folk music in New York in the late Sixties. After playing with various folk groups through college, Sheridan began playing music for a living and performed for 25 years in the South Florida. After relocating to Sedona, he spent the past five years writing music, and recorded his first album, a guitar instrumental titled, "Sedona Time."(2010) Two of his compositions are being used in the newAOL Web Series, "Little Women Big Cars". Jim recently finished a new album, "Waiting for Avalon." 


Saturday, June 8, 2019

cabin fever NW

~cabin fever NW at its core is Dianne Wood Bochslerand Tara Lynn Caldwell. This time we will have the incomparable Ed Johnson performing with us!! He is our guitarist/ producer/ collaborator/ best friend. We get to do some very yummy 3 part harmonies with him. We are planning to feature gospel and love songs this time . Along with old favorites!