KEXP Presents Hood-to-Hood 2012 – Ballard Day

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Celebrate Ballard’s victory in KEXP’s Hood to Hood Challenge on Friday, May 18th. KEXP will Broadcast LIVE from Bergen Place Park from 10am to 6pm and festivities include LIVE music from local bands on our outdoor stage, discounts and drink specials at local businesses, evening showcases featuring KEXP DJs hosting and spinning live and a food drive and a benefit for the Ballard Food Bank.

Kick off Hood to Hood Day with John in the Morning as KEXP and Cascade Bicycle Club present the KEXP Energizer Station from 6 to 9am in the KEXP parking lot, featuring a LIVE Performance from Bryan John Appleby at 7am, a conversation with Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn and more – in celebration of Bike to Work Day.

BERGEN PLACE PARK 10:00am – 6:00pm
with live DJ sets from Cheryl Waters and Kevin Cole

10:00am – Ramona Falls
12:00pm – Deep Sea Diver
2:00pm – My Goodness
4:00pm – The Maldives
5:30pm – Mt. St. Helens Vietnam Band


2012 Hood-to-Hood Ballard Day Map

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Featured Evening Showcases

A Benefit for the Ballard Food Bank 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Live music hosted by KEXP DJ John Richards
River Giant [Acoustic]
Cover: Suggested Donation of $5</>

THE SUNSET 9:00pm – close
Live music hosted by KEXP DJ Shannon
The Redwood Plan
Wow & Flutter
Cover: $8 Public/$6 for KEXP Donors

TRACTOR TAVERN 8:30pm – close
Hosted by DJ El Toro
Lindsay Fuller
The Horde and the Harem
Legendary Oaks
Cover: $10 Public/ $8 for KEXP Donors

CONOR BYRNE 9pm – close
Hosted by Hans
Tiny Messengers
Ghosts I’ve Met
Joy Mills
Cover: $8 Public/$6 KEXP Donors

Hazlewood 8pm – 10pm
Johnny Horn

BalMar – Bike to Work Day After Party! 5pm – 8pm
Wo’ Pop & El Sonido
Darek Mazzone
DJ Rhythma
DJ Chilly

The Sexton 8pm – 10pm
Larry Rose

Hattie’s Hat 8pm – 11pm
Swingin’ Doors
Don Slack

Ballard Food Bank Drive

KEXP will be accepting donations for the Ballard Food Bank at the KEXP Tent located at Bergen Place Place – 5420 22nd Avenue N.W. from 10am – 5pm

Suggested Shelf Stable Food Items:
Formula, Canned Soups, Canned Fruit, Canned Vegetables, Shelf-Stable Milk Products (Soy, Rice Milk), Canned Protein (beans, tuna, peanut butter, chili), Pasta, Cooking Oil, and Pet Food..

Suggested Hygiene Items:
Baby & Adult Diapers, Diaper Wipes, Shampoo, Conditioner, Deodorant, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Toilet Paper, and Razors.

Ballard Businesses Offering Discounts to KEXP Card-Carrying Donors

BalMar Bar and Lounge
5449 Ballard Avenue Northwest
20% discount on any purchase

Ballard Loft
5105 Ballard Ave NW
15% off all food and drink [other promotions not included]

5410 22nd Avenue NW
Seattle, WA 98107
20% off your purchase (excluding grooming, fragrances, Filson)

Buffalo Exchange
2232 NW Market St.
$5 coupon to be used 5/18/12 or on later date for any purchase over $20

Clover Toys
5333 Ballard Ave NW
15% off any purchase

Cupcake Royale
2052 NW Market Street
10% off logo t-shirts and clothing

Flying Squirrel Pizza [at The Sunset]
5433 Ballard Avenue NW
$3 off any pizza throughout the day

Full Tilt Ice Cream
5453 Leary Ave. NW
25% discount off any purchase

Horseshoe Boutique
5344 Ballard Ave NW
15% off all regular priced merchandise

Hattie’s Hat
5231 Ballard Avenue Northwest
Food Specials: $2 Hattie’s Taco! $6 Burgers that Matter
50% off Kids Meals with a purchase of an entree
$7 – “Marji Makers Sour”
$7 – “The Don Slack”

2311 Northwest Market Street
$6 “KEXP’s Ghettoblaster”

5419 Ballard Ave. NW
20% off all full price merchandise

King’s Hardware
5225 Ballard Avenue NW
20% discount off any purchase

Laura Bee Designs
6418 20th Avenue Northwest
$10 off all purchases of $30 or more [one per customer]

La Tienda/Folk Art Gallery
2050 NW Market St.
15% off total purchase [cannot be combined with other discounts or special orders]

Miro Tea
5405 Ballard Avenue NW
20% off any purchase

Monster Art & Clothing
5000 20th Ave. NW
15% discount off any purchase

The Palm Room
5336 Ballard Ave. NW
22% discount off any purchase

2325 Northwest Market Street
Happy Hour drink pricing of $2 off house cocktails all night long

Portalis Wine Shop & Bar
5205 Ballard Avenue NW
$10 off Wine, Spirits and Beer

The RE Store
1440 Northwest 52nd Street
20% discount off any purchase

Romanza Gifts and Home Decor
2206 NW Market Street
20% off regular priced merchandise. [Excludes wine and consignment items which includes most jewelry]

Snoose Junction Pizzeria
2305 NW Market St
Happy Hour menu and pricing all day long

Savour Specialty Foods
2242 NW Market St.
20% discount off all non-alcohol purchases & 10% off alcohol-related purchases

Sonic Boom
2209 Northwest Market Street
5% off regularly priced items

The Sexton
5327 Ballard Ave. NW
Drink special: $6 – “The Cassette Gimlet”

2205 NW Market Street
15% off regularly marked merchandise

5401 Ballard Avenue Northwest
20% off all retail hair products, accessories and fashion jewelry [Excluded: services]

Zayda Buddy’s Pizza
5405 Leary Avenue NW
10% off regular menu items

Other Ballard Neighborhood Events on Friday, May 18th

Bike to Work Day

Seattle Summer Streets

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