Laura Veirs & The Hall of Flames headlined on Saturday at The Croc. It was very apparent from the level of audience participation and their warm reception, that Laura has a loyal following in Seattle.
Led to Sea, fronted by Alex Guy, played for an enthusiastic audience while opening for Laura Veirs at The Crocodile on Saturday. Later that evening, Alex backed Laura on viola and keyboards. Led to Sea’s second album, into the darkening sky, is out now.
Sister cities – Reykjavik and Seattle – came together at the Croc on Friday for an evening of music. Nathan Wade, Petur Ben, Jason Dodson, Lay Low, Rachael Flotard, Rusty Willoughby, Sindri Mar Sigfusson, John John Roderick and Mugison played four sets with everyone back on stage for the encore.
Ingrid Michaelson, flanked by Bess Rogers and Allie Moss, played to a packed crowd at the Showbox Sodo last week. Coincidently, Ingrid’s beau, Greg Lawell, will be in town next Sunday as the headliner at KMTT’s CD release party at EMP.
Kevin May and Mick Lynch of the Guggenheim Grotto opened for Ingrid Michaelson at the Showbox SoDo on Thursday for a nearly sold-out crowd. The Irish band’s third CD, The Universe is Laughing, is out now – get it here.