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City Arts Fest: Ghostland Observatory @ Showbox SoDo 10/19

On Friday, October 19, I went down to the Showbox SoDo for what promised to be the biggest show I’d see at City Arts Fest: Ghostland Observatory. Technically, this was my second time seeing them, as I was at their performance at the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party. But that time, I was so farRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

It may have turned for the worse outside, but there’s still plenty to see inside. City Arts Fest dominates most of the schedule with an amazing week of music ahead in almost every venue in town. It’s a busy week with a ton of great choices for everyone. On Monday night Beth Orton sets theRead more...

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2012 Heineken City Arts Fest Announces Initial Lineup!

The initial lineup for the 2012 Heineken City Arts Fest has been announced, and it’s packed with a diverse range of acts that will be sure to fill up the numerous venues taking part in this year’s activities. Alongside the already announced headlining show from David Byrne and St. Vincent, the festival will host performancesRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

We’ve got another great week of shows in Seattle, with a ton of variety. This is a city where you can see a good show just about every night of the week, and this one is no exception. Starting on Monday night, we’ve got some great Northwest connections back in town with former Fleet FoxRead more...

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Listen to Capitol Hill Block Party sets on KEXP

While KEXP was broadcasting from the Caffe Vita Bean Room during the Capitol Hill Block Party this past weekend, there were four other stages of live bands performing throughout the day and night, with bands like Explosions in the Sky, Battles, Ghostland Observatory, Thurston Moore, My Goodness, and many others. If you were listening thisRead more...

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2011: Friday

I took a fairly mellow approach to the first day of the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party. With the rainy and cool gloom of the past couple weeks finally dispelled, it was a good day to wander about with a friend, enjoy the sunshine, and casually catch a few songs at the various stages. AndRead more...

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KEXP’s 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party Preview!

Though the weather doesn’t want to admit it, it’s that time of year again -- for long, beer-soaked summer nights and sweaty, over-capacity music festivals. If you’re living in Seattle, there’s no question which of these you’re most excited for this year: the 2011 Capitol Hill Block Party boasts one of the fest’s best lineupsRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

The big story this week, of course, is the Capitol Hill Block Party, which runs Friday through Sunday and takes over a big chunk of the neighborhood. TV on the Radio, Explosions in the Sky, Ghostland Observatory, The Head And The Heart, Best Coast, Thurston Moore, Ra Ra Riot, and Les Savy Fav are someRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, May 9 THE KILLS with Cold Cave, The Entrance Band @ Showbox at the Market After a stint as the lead vocalist for Jack White’s The Dead Weather, Allison Mosshart has once again teamed up with her Kills cohort Jamie Hince. In April, the duo release Blood Pressures, their fourth full-length album and firstRead more...

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Live Review: Ghostland Observatory @ Showbox SoDo 11/12

There was a frenzy of activity on the sidewalk in front of the Showbox SoDo on Friday night. Both the line for will call and the line to get in were long and slow-moving, and there was an interesting mix of fans, young and old, pysched-out and straight-looking, all milling around outside, smoking their lastRead more...

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