Friday, September 22, 2017

Tag Archives: Tractor Tavern

Culture Dose: Summer’s Coming!
A preview of upcoming concerts, fests + awesome happenings.  If we squint past the dizzying haze of gray, we finally see summer approaching, and we are so stinkin’ ready to welcome it with wide-open, sun-deprived arms. You too? Before we even get there, though, there’s an intriguing lineup of events that has our curiosity piqued. Pull out your iCalendar; it’s time to get plotting. (more…)
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Culture Dose: October Events
From do-good Halloween happenings to fashion-inspired fetes. As the month rolls along, here are some October events we thought you might want to keep on your radar. (more…)
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Culture Dose: All the World’s a Stage
Upcoming not-to-be-missed concerts and plays. In this manic season when the weather can’t seem to make up its mind, we’re here to help you make up your mind about one important thing: How to explore Seattle’s thriving arts scene. If you ask us, it seems like the perfect month to hunker down indoors and book the calendar silly with inspired and inspiring onstage happenings. (more…)
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Culture Dose: Toubab Krewe
Malian rhythms and surf-rock meet Appalachian folk sounds at the Tractor this Saturday Toubab Krewe hails from Asheville, North Carolina, yet the group has traveled far (Guinea, Ivory Coast, Mali) to truly find its sound. The quintet counts African greats like Ali Farka Toure, Orchestra Baobab and Salif Keita among its many influences. The musicians admit they cannot easily be fit under one genre; the group’s been described (more…)
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Music Madness: Daniel Kirkpatrick and the Bayonets
Indie vintage band Daniel Kirkpatrick and the Bayonets take down the Tractor Tavern. Self described as Tom Petty meets Elvis Costello; doesn’t that tickle your curiosity? After several years of rehearsing and couch hopping, and spending some time in the legendary Seattle recording house Robert Lang Studios, (which has recorded the likes of Nirvana and Death Cab for Cutie) (more…)
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Culture Dose: Q&A With Musician Ben Sollee
This weekend, a Kentucky-bred talent & his cello electrify the Tractor Tavern stage Fans adore cellist, singer-songwriter and composer Ben Sollee for his genre-bending, storytelling, Appalachia-loving ways. He’s shared the stage with, among other musical greats, Bela Fleck and My Morning Jacket, he’s a political activist, and he can often be (more…)
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Culture Dose: Q&A with Langhorne Slim
Happy to be in perpetual motion, the talented rocker pauses in the Pacific NW this Friday at Tractor Tavern. We all have memories of a concert that forever raises the bar. For me: My first time seeing Langhorne Slim perform, back east in Arlington, Virginia. Raw emotion and palpable energy reverberated within the narrow, brick walls of (more…)
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Concert Watch: Dick Dale At The Tractor Tavern
Warm up with some classic surf guitar from the master himself. The Act: If you’ve seen “Pulp Fiction,” then you know Dick Dale — his “Misirlou” played over the opening credits, and the classic ditty became synonymous with the film. The man pioneered surf rock music in the 1950s, simply by playing a standard right-handed guitar with his left hand and creating strange, never-before-heard sounds. (more…)
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