Tag Archives: Chop Suey

Live at Pizza Fest 2015, Day 2: Mean Jeans, Useless Eaters, Gazebos, and more

Mean Jeans guitarist and vocalist Billy Jeans (Christian Blunda) took the stage for his second set of the night (he also performed in openers Patsy’s Rats). He was joined by Jeans Wilder (Andrew Bassett) on drums, and Jr. Jeans (Richard Messina) on bass. It was late, but the crowd at Chop Suey wasn’t slowing down, andRead more…

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Live Review: The Spits with Wimps and Gazebos at Chop Suey 7/16/15

A full bill of local punk rocked Chop Suey Thursday night in a debaucherous whirlwind of moshing bodies. Presented by Sonic Reducer, KEXP’s Saturday night punk and hardcore show, the evening was sure to exhibit all the gems Brian Foss brings to any event: great music, great people, and great attitudes. An expert curator, FossRead more…

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Live Review: Grand Reopening of Chop Suey with Dead Moon and Girl Trouble 3/13/15

review by Brit Parks and Victoria Holt // photos by Victoria Holt Chop Suey hosted a “soft opening” on Friday, March 6th, but last Friday the real celebration arrived: the grand reopening of Capitol Hill’s local club for dirty, fun punk shows. Tacoma garage rockers Girl Trouble opened Chop Suey’s new stage, cracking a jokeRead more…

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Live Review: Another One Bites The Dust! Chop Suey’s Last Hurrah 1/18/15

As the song goes, the times, they are a-changing. The face of Capitol Hill continues to shift and grow and morph in different ways. And while we aren’t cynics here at KEXP, some of those shifts are very, very sad, the latest of which being the demise of one of our favorite little venues, ChopRead more…

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Live Review: Com Truise w/ Phantoms and Zoolab at Chop Suey 2/25/2014

Com Truise gave Seattle exactly one week with his interstellar new record Wave 1 before his show here Tuesday night. This is producer Seth Haley’s first Seattle stop since Sasquatch! Music Festival in 2012, where he rocked the roof off the dance tent in middle of the day. If Tuesday night’s sold out gig wasRead more…

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Live Review: Waxahatchee w/ Swearin’ and Dead Bars @ Chop Suey 11/27/2013

Up and coming sister bands Waxahatchee and Swearin’ gave us a lovely night this past Wednesday at Capitol Hill’s Chop Suey. It was a short and sweet set that the audience won’t forget any time soon as they swayed and bobbed to the piercing lyrics and layered instruments – loud in the best possible way.

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Scene and Unheard: White Night, Friend and Family, Zachary Cale, Meth Dad and Around The Block Party!

On any given weekend in Seattle, there are a million amazing shows to see – from jazz sets at coffee shops and orchestras at theaters, to a grunge shows in DIY spaces and major touring acts at any of our larger venues. Maybe this weekend you want to try something new; maybe you heard oneRead more…

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Scene and Unheard: Nightmare Fortress, Ruby Pins, Calvin Johnson and more!

On any given weekend in Seattle, there are a million amazing shows to see – from jazz at a coffee shop or theater, to a grunge show at a DIY space, to a major act at any one of our large venues. Maybe this weekend you want to try something new, maybe you heard oneRead more…

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