Edmonds Arts Festival announces entertainment acts

Free live entertainment is a big part of the annual Edmonds Arts Festival, and this year is no different. The festival has selected nine bands to perform at the Main Stage during the Festival, which takes place from August 27-29 at the Frances Anderson Center on Main Street.

If you’re looking to take a break from perusing art or do some dancing, these nine acts will get you on your feet. Below is the entertainment schedule:

Friday, Aug. 27

  • 12:30 – 2 p.m.: Clave Gringa (Cuban jazz)
  • 2:30 – 4 p.m.: Reggie Garrett and the Snake Oil Peddlers (urban acoustic
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Student killed after taking car she mistook for Uber was victim of ‘heinous’ acts, prosecutor says

A college student suffered “heinous, cruel and malicious acts” as she was kidnapped and murdered two years ago by a man she mistook for her Uber driver, a South Carolina prosecutor told jurors Tuesday.

The woman, Samantha Josephson, was out with her friends, just months short of graduating from the University of South Carolina, before she was killed on March 29, 2019, authorities said.

Authorities said Josephson, 21, a native of Robbinsville, New Jersey, was in Columbia’s Five Points entertainment district when she got into Nathaniel Rowland’s black Chevrolet Impala, believing it was her ride home.

Fifth Circuit Solicitor Byron

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