The Oyster Crackers at KALA


February 16, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


1017 Marine Drive , Astoria, Oregon, 97103

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KALA presents North Coast quartet, The Oyster Crackers, on Friday, Feb 16 at 7:00pm. Tickets are $20. Available online at, and at the door. Doors open at 7:00pm.

The Oyster Crackers joyful harmonies and thoughtful folk songs will fill you with gladness and hope for a better world. Rita Smith, Christl Mack and Bette Lu Krause have been making music together since 2018 and Phyllis Taylor and her mello cello joined the group in 2021, when they recorded their first album, a collection of original songs called Home Grown Pearls. They have also recorded a collection called Home Planet.

The three singers accompany the music on guitar, fiddle and mandolin and offer a wide variety of original songs, covers and instrumental pieces. The band plays house concerts and small listening venues around the area, mostly near their homes on the Long Beach Peninsula.

KALA Performance Space is located at 1017 Marine Dr. in Astoria. KALA is an intimate concert venue seating 50, with beverage bar. For more info call: 503.338.4878