Monday, July 25
I think we are all still recovering from the Block Party today.
Tuesday, July 26
*Fences @ Sonic Boom Records (Ballard) (FREE) (info)
Fresh off an amazing performance at the Capitol Hill Block Party, Christopher Mansfield (aka Fences) plays a much smaller stage at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard. Come check out one of KEXP’s favorite artists, and one of the most genuine (and talented) musicians in Seattle.
Wednesday, July 27
*The Coathangers, Crypts, Stickers, Wamu @ Comet Tavern (info)
Ancient Warlocks, White Orange (PDX), Brokaw @ Sunset Tavern (info)
Kick ass rock show with some brutally loud locals. Heavy man, heavy...
Thursday, July 28
Slowwave, Radiation City, and The Wild Ones @ Columbia City Theater (info)
Friday, July 29
*Viper Creek Club, No Fi Soul Rebellion, SPORTS, Glitterbang @ Comet Tavern (info)
*Mark Pickerel And His Praying Hands, Lucky Lawrence And The Souvenirs, Spoonshine Duo @ Sunset Tavern (info)
*Ty Segall, Audacity, Idle Times @ Crocodile (info)
Brandi Carlile @ Woodland Park Zoo (info)
Soft Hills, Jared Mees & the Grown Children, Neighbors @ Columbia City Theater (info)
Saturday, July 30
*The Divorce, Viper Creek Club, Birds and Batteries @ Crocodile (info)
*David Mayfield Parade @ The Mix (info)
*Soundgarden, Queens of the Stone Age, Mastodon, Meat Puppets @ Gorge Amphitheatre (info)
What else is there to say really? Soundgarden at the Gorge. This is the bands first tour in over 13 years so it’s a pretty big deal here in the Northwest.
Bryan John Appleby (CD Release Show), Good Luck Number, and Gabriel Mintz @ Columbia City Theater (info)
Sunday, July 31
*Iceage, Cult of Youth, Grave Babies, King Dude @ Crocodile (info)
*Queens of the Stone Age, Le Butcherettes @ Showbox at the Market (info)
If you see only one show this week, make it this one. Even if you’re not a big Queens of the Stone Age fan, Le Butcherettes are a band not to be missed. Mexican Underground Girl Punk Rock. They will destroy the Showbox, literally. Not for the timid.