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Seattle, Tacoma and Port Orchard. Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi offers American Classics and Sushi at great prices. We feature a Large Selection of Micro Brews on Tap, Bottle Beers & Cocktails. Full Food Menu is Available in the Bar. Free Wireless Internet Access throughout.

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Lunch is Back! Enjoy your favorite Sushi for Lunch. Our Full Lunch Menu is back with all your favorites.

Sunday-Thursday, Cafe & Sushi open 11:30am to 9pm (Sushi til 8:30).

Friday & Saturday, Cafe & Sushi open 11:30am to 10pm (Sushi til 9:30).

Upcoming Music Shows at the Bike – Just Scroll on down

Some’tet

Friday, December 14th, 8:30pm
Some’tet
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-ages ’til 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!

In April 2013, guitarist/composer Michael Whitmore began a weekly residency at the Snapdragon Café on Vashon Island. Over the next few years this little ‘Sunday night jam’ became a full-blown ensemble … the whole jazz, post-jazz, neo-bossa, torch songs from mars, kit and caboodle. Since then, they’ve been gigging around the Puget Sound area, playing in venues such as The Sorrento, Musicquarium/Triple Door, the Parliament Tavern and the Vermillion. In July 2017, Some’tet was one of only four bands selected for the annual EarShot Second Century Jazz Festival.

Michael Whitmore — nylon string guitar
Christine Goering — vocals
Barry Cooper — trumpet/flugelhorn,
Kevin Nortness — tenor saxophone,
Patrick Christie — upright bass
Dylan Savage – drums/percussion

Some’tet. The music is both composed and improvised. The overall sound can be mellow, almost west coast cool, but with moments of intense invention. Add a dollop of American primitivism, clusters of neo-bossanova rhythms, the occasional art song, savory free jazz, a torch song, some very soulful vocals and there you have it — Some’tet.

They’re first EP “Steps” was released in2017. Later this winter, the band will be heading back into the studio to record a full-length release. Stay tuned.

Comedy Night!

Friday, December 21, 8:00 pm
Live Comedy
Headliner: Vashon’s own Pearce Cobarr
Host: The Very Funny Jim Farrell
With: Richard Moore, Cara Rosellini, Per Lars Blomgren, Steffon Moody & Mik Kuhlman
The Red Bicycle Bistro and Bar
All-ages till l 11:00 pm, 21+ after that (but parents, please think twice; Pearce Cobarr is headlining)
$10 cover. Tickets sold at the door only.

IT’S COMEDY NIGHT AT THE BIKE!!!

Join us Friday, December 21st, 8:00 pm, at The Red Bicycle Bistro and Bar for an all-star lineup of Vashon’s most celebrated comics home for the holidays.  The event is hosted by the always-exceptional, clever and ever ornery-eyed Jim Ferrell. Jim will kick off the show and shepherd us through what is sure to be an uproarious, rollicking night.  Expect to unwrap brand new material from local humorists and comedians including Mik Kuhlman, Per Lars Blomgren, Steffon Moody, Cara Rosellini and Richard Moore. These seasoned stand-up and performance art veterans have entertained audiences with their humor and enormous talent in New York, LA, Portland, Seattle and of course right here on Vashon Island.

We welcome back “Vashon’s comic luminary” Pearce Cobarr to headline the show. An award-winning comedy writer and entertainer, Pearce’s observational humor and hilarious storytelling have become must-see performances on Vashon and beyond. Pearce most recently served as a judge for the famed Seattle International Comedy Competition finals. Rumor has it excellent notes were taken and tonight’s show is certain to become an instant Vashon yuletide classic. From outlandish physical humor to old school stand-up, with this line-up, you’re in for an indelible night of laughs.

Cover charge is $10, and the show starts at 8:00 pm, but show up early cause just like Santa’s lap, this place will be packed but hopefully not as wet!

The evening’s acts will include some adult content, so please use your best judgment if bringing children — unless they’re not your own, then, meh beats answering the door with a half empty bottle of tequila and an old VHS tape labeled, “For Daddy Only” to convince other people never to leave their kids with you on a Friday night again. Seriously, you sat through your hundredth Nutcracker, your youngest brought home a lovely macaroni and Douglas Fir cone wreath from some wilderness school and no way in hell are you still doing family Christmas letters when you can simply post one Merry, Merry with too many #hashtags from your cat on Instagram. It’s your turn and your season of great tidings and joy. This comedy show is the perfect holiday gift to your adult, fun loving, for god’s sake, get-a-babysitter, self.

See you there!

The JD Hobson Band

Friday, January 4th, 8:30pm
The JD Hobson Band
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-ages ’til 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!

Welcome to the Outlaw Blues! Welcome to the JD Hobson Band!

When Outlaw Country and Americana meet the Delta Blues you get a whole new genre. JD Hobson takes his Virginia Appalachian blues roots and combines it with Seattle’s Americana and rock scene, and a sound is created that has gotten people standing up to take notice.

“Hobson’s brand of bluesy Americana is steeped in rich outlaw tradition.” (Seattle Weekly Reverb Magazine)

Somewhere out there on the road between Seattle, Austin, and Memphis is a man on the run. Whether from the law, or just his own personal demons, it’s hard to say, but he runs as though the boogie man himself was on his heels, or as Robert Johnson put it in his famous song, “there is a Hell Hound on My Trail.” Maybe every man has felt a little like this in his life, and JD Hobson expresses this feeling in what he calls the Outlaw Blues.

JD Hobson was born and raised in Seattle, yet his father comes from the Appalachian blues country of Virginia. The music that drifted up from a juke joint named the Dewdrop Inn in Martinsville Virginia made a permanent impression on JD’s father when he was a child. The seed was planted in JD as he grew up listening to his father’s music on the radio.

Studying under greats like John Jackson, David Honeyboy Edwards, and John Cephis at Centrum in Port Townsend helped JD hone his craft. The end result is that JD has an exceptional feel for most roots music. His ability to grasp every nuance down to the minutest inflection has become his hallmark.

“This music is about reaching down deep and coming up with something authentic and timeless. The trials, sadness, and triumphs of people here in America continue on today only dressed in different clothes. Times have changed, but we inherit the blues.” – JD

In JD Hobson’s music some will say they swear they hear the rootsy goodness of Bob Dylan and the Band. Others will say they feel the bluesy rockin’ groove of the Black Keys. Still others will say it reminds them of the roadhouse vibe of Howlin’ Wolf with a little Willie Dixon in the rhythm section. What’s unanimous is that the music is infectious. Enough groove to move your feet and enough passion to move your soul.

JD played for years as a solo artist. Multiple guitars in multiple tunings with a stomp box to hold down the foot tapping beat. From sweet slide, to intricate finger picking, he proved his skill and versatility in the trenches. His efforts didn’t go unnoticed. JD was nominated for best solo/duo blues act by the Washington blues society’s “Best of the Blues awards.” He also was South Sound Blues Association’s Back to Beale Street Competition solo/duo winner in both 2010 and 2011, and represented them in Memphis at the International Blues Challenge.

The JD Hobson Band is the natural evolution of JD’s solo career, and his fans have responded by selling out a number of shows locally in the Seattle area including the famous Tractor Tavern.

The JD Hobson Band is composed of four members: Dan Infecto on bass, who toured for years with the infamous Bob Wayne as one of his “Outlaw Carnies,” often opening for Hank Williams III. Then there is Mike Peterson on drums, and Ron Weinstein (Suffering F*ckheads, Crack Sabbath), who packs a genuine Hammond B3 organ with Leslie speaker to every show. The sound of the organ and its rotating speaker adds a mesmerizing depth to every song.

A wounded soul with a gentle heart and a fire in his belly, JD is a visionary on a mission to create American roots music with his stamp on it. “This music is something I need as much as want to play. It has saved my sanity time after time. Hopefully I can move people, while having fun at the same time.” –JD

DJ’s nationally and internationally stood up and took note in 2013 when JD Hobson’s “Where the Sun Don’t Shine” hit #8 on the Freeform American Roots Chart, and #26 on the Roots Music Report chart in addition to hitting #3 on KEXP’s Blues chart.

This is an all-ages free event until 11pm, then it will be 21+ after that.

St. Ophelia

Friday, January 25th, 8:30pm
St. Ophelia
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-ages ’til 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!

Saint Ophelia brings an Alt-Folk Rock sound to the stage with original songs that run the gamut from rocking to spacious. Vocalist Rebekah Kuzma and singer-songwriter Joseph Panzetta front a stellar band that includes Dan Tyack on pedal steel, Michael Marcus on bass, and Wesley Peterson on drums.

Delilah Pearl & The Mantarays

Friday, March 1st, 8:30pm
Delilah Pearl & The Mantarays
The Red Bicycle Bistro & Sushi
All-ages ’til 11pm, 21+ after that
Free cover!

Put on your dancing shoes, your skinny ties, those sartorial dark-rimmed glasses and lets swango again like we did last night.

Delilah Pearl and the Mantarays crafts a signature sound and a style all their own. Throw in a bit of 1940’s hepcat jazz, a heap of modern soul and R&B, a smoky torch ballad and there you have the simmer, Delilah Pearl reinventing the classic diva with shades of Peggy Lee, Ella Fitzgerald, Nina Simone and “Lady Day”.

The Mantarays, always dressed to the nines — stylish threads togged to the bricks, reat pleat with a drape shape! — deliver the goods freshened by year’s of gigging in all sort of genres from jazz to rock to soul to bossa nova to the avant garde. DPM — making hay, making waves, making whoopee since 2012.