Bumbershoot: Friday, September 2 – Day 1 w/Iska Dhaaf, Bob Moses, Kygo, Zeds Dead & More

Oh hey, Bumbershoot starts this Friday! Art, film, comedians, writers, and oh yeah, music take places of honor throughout the Seattle Center grounds’ annual festival. I’ve picked a few acts to highlight for each day; day one includes local and international treats from electronic music to pop. Also, I’m pretty sure this is the first […]

Preview: Capitol Hill Block Party – Day 1, Fri. 7/22

Capitol Hill Block Party starts its annual takeover of Capitol Hill on Friday, July 22nd. Before I get into day one’s highlights, I need to point out that STRKFR will do a DJ set at Neumos on Thursday evening to kick off the festivities. The following days, five stages will have numerous acts, displaying many […]

Show Preview: Sasquatch Day 4 – Monday, 5/30, w/Thunderpussy, Jamie xx & More

Highlights for Sasquatch’s final day finds Sufjan Stevens sandwiched between three Seattle bands and two electronic artists, making for a very nice mix of music. If you have spent the weekend at the festival, and have any thought of going home early, DON’T – for starters, you’ll miss the sweltering Thunderpussy. You don’t want to […]

Sasquatch: Day One with Mary Lambert, Kithkin, Die Antwoord, Kongos, Eugene Mirman, Phantogram & More

Sasquatch 2014, Day One Show Review & Photos by Abby Williamson Mary Lambert This was my fifth year covering the Sasquatch Music Festival, and I guess I could say that it started out like any other year, just a few hours earlier. This year the premier Pacific Northwest music mecca downsized to Friday through Sunday, […]