Get Shameless with Lissie at the Crocodile
Who: The first time I saw Lissie perform was at Bumbershoot this summer and I was instructed to deck out of Alt-J just a skoch early so as NOT to miss the throaty blonde cover Kid Cudi’s Pursuit of Happiness. Lissie did not disappoint, engaging the crowd with that fierce glass gargling voice and I’m sure I’m not the first to say her live set would give Stevie Nicks a run for her money. Elisabeth “Lissie” (more…)
Grab your food and liquor for some old school love at the Showbox.
Who: Born and raised in Chicago, IL Wasalu Muhammad, better known as Lupe Fiasco, always struggled with the tug of war he associated with the Food and Liquor marts close to home; the food symbolizing his inner peace with family and friends, and the liquor… well he’s tried to control the liquor. Lupe Fiasco is an artist through and through, never relying on anyone’s opinion to deter his (more…)
Free Concert Giveaway Series: Empire of the Sun is Alive at the Paramount Wednesday October 23rd
Who: After headlining several festivals this summer, Australian duo Empire of the Sun are finally embarking on a North American tour to celebrate the release of their first album in 5 years, Ice on the Dune. When Luke Steele and Nick Littlemore, the electronic powerhouse men of the sun released their first (more…)
Free Concert Giveaway Series: The Paper Kites Take Down the Tractor Tavern Tuesday October 22nd
Who: I seem to fall for anything Australian, but after listening to Bloom on repeat and reviewing their blunt autobiography via Facebook: “Hello we’re The Paper Kites. We play songs” I appreciate the sincerity of The Paper Kites and love their new album States, recently released in the US. Bandmates Sam Bentley, Christina Lacy, Dave Powys, Sam Rasmussen and Josh Bentley all played in separate bands before Christina and Sam were invited to perform at a festival and pulled the others along with them; the conversation to (more…)
Labor Day for some is the concluding three day weekend to soak up those last summer rays, but for those of us who stick around Seattle rain or shine it’s finally time for the largest music and arts festival in the nation. Or maybe anywhere. The 43rd annual Bumbershoot Festival is nearly here, and if you’re sticking around the city it’s a must experience event for Seattleites of all ages. Over 100,000 people flock to the Seattle Center every year to enjoy the best in comedy, film, theater, and of course every (more…)
Come check out the best of the Northwest this weekend on the Hill.
The Capitol Hill Block party showcases 100+ of the best local artists around the NW, National artists, and DJs on six stages over three days every summer in Seattle’s musically stimulated South Capitol Hill. CHBP has a way of cherry picking an array of local artists before they make it big, like Allen Stone (more…)
Check out the line up of FREE live performances this Summer around the Sound. (more…)