Show Preview: Capitol Hill Block Party: Friday, Day 1 w/ Protomartyr, Acid Tongue & More

Capitol Hill Block Party, the annual music festival that dominates the Capitol Hill neighborhood every summer, starts tomorrow, Friday July 24th. I narrowed down the list of acts playing the first day to seven bands (most of them local), whom I am highlighting as a few of my favorites. And Capitol Hill, with those cool, […]

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Photos: Bumbershoot – Day 2 w/ Bootsy Collins, Golden Gardens, Hobosexual & Gregory Alan Isakov

Bumbershoot had Bootsy Collins on its stage this year! That’s right, Bootsy Collins, bass superstar from Parliament-Funkadelic. Some members of a certain generation in the ’90s might know him best from his appearance on Deee-Lite’s “Groove is in the Heart,” and he’s also had a successful solo career. Two Seattle bands very different from each […]

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Show Previews: Daydream Vacation, Head Like A Kite, Pony Time & Seven Dials @ The Vera Project, Fri. 11/30; Fox and the Law, Hobosexual, Panama Gold & Sundries @ Chop Suey, Sat. 12/1

Daydream Vacation has the headlining spot this Friday, November 30th at the Vera Project. The duo, Asya of Smoosh (Smosh is now known as Chaos Chaos) and David Einmo of Head Like A Kite, debuted their album, Dare Seize the Fire, this year. It’s catchy and great. With Daydream Vacation will be Head Like A […]

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Show Preview: City Arts w/The Maldives, Two Door Cinema Club, Friends & The Grizzled Mighty – Day 4, Sat. 10/20

**TICKET ALERT: Music, Arts, and VIP wristbands are now sold out (single tickets to shows and arts events, and Culture Club passes are still on sale.** Okay, I might be a little unfair here by focusing only on three of the seven venues for City Arts Fest’s final day, Saturday October 20th, but I will […]

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Show Previews: Hobosexual, The Absolute Monarchs & Hopscotch Boys @ the Comet Sat. 9/17; Aruvius Thud @ the Hideout, Sun. 9/18

Well holy hell, the Comet has a splendid lineup for tonight – that’s Saturday September 17th for those who are confused – with Hobosexual, The Absolute Monarchs, Hopscotch Boys and Shit Machine. I urge you to check out this show. It’s only $7 and it will rule. You cannot go wrong – just go and […]

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