Photos: Capitol Hill Block Party – Day 1 w/the Kills, Wye Oak, Big Wild & More

The Kills were in Seattle! The Kills were in Seattle! This was so awesome it had to be stated twice. They were one of the bands photographer Simon Krane snapped some shots of while he attended the Capitol Hill Block Party. The Capitol Hill Block Party, if you didn’t know, is one of Seattle’s best […]

What to Expect this Year: Capitol Hill Block Party 2015

The Pike/Pine corridor may be rapidly shape-shifting, but in the spirit of this acclaimed locale, Capitol Hill remains a target of revelry. So why not throw tribute to an evolving neighborhood at the CHBP? The partial line-up just got dropped with bands who cultivated owner/producer Jason Lajeunnesse‚Äôs grassroots beginning. You know you love Built to […]

Photos: Capitol Hill Block Party – Day 3, Part 2 w/Ricky & Mark, Gibraltar, Haunted Horses & the War on Drugs

I finished my last day at Capitol Hill Block Party catching three local bands, and a bit of the War on Drugs‘ soundcheck. You read that right: the War on Drugs’ soundcheck. That band was running at least 45 minutes behind schedule (I don’t know when the time schedule got thrown off, might have had […]

Photos: Capitol Hill Block Party – Day 3, Part 1 w/Kithkin

The always-stunning Kithkin was let loose on Capitol Hill Block Party‘s Vera Stage. Easily one of Seattle’s very best bands (I won’t rank the great bands; that would just be icky), Kithkin has created its own magical, ethereal and absolutely whomping sound and way. All hail Kithkin. Kithkin – photos by Dagmar More Photos of […]

Photos: Capitol Hill Block Party – Day 2, Part 2 w/Fox and the Law & Pillar Point

I rounded out my Capitol Hill Block Party experience on its second day with shows by two of my favorite Seattle bands, Fox and the Law and Pillar Point. Fox and the Law was on Neumos’ stage, and put on a sweatily great show for the packed venue. The group heads to the United Kingdom […]