The Mad Hatter & crew come together for a naughty rendition of Alice in Wonderland
Seattle’s favorite burlesque masterminds Lily Verlaine and Jasper McCann have joined forces once again for their 10th annual production of Through the Looking Glass, a re-imagination of the classic Alice in Wonderland tale, where all your favorite characters from Alice and the Mad Hatter to Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dumb come together to deliver a performance you won’t want to miss.
NYC folk-pop act Yoke Lore is joining FRENSHIP on the road and they have a stop in Seattle on May 6th for a show at The Crocodile. We had the opportunity to talk with multi-instrumentalist, dancer, and visual artist Adrian Galvin of Yoke Lore this week. Tickets are available here.
WaMu Theater will be transformed for a night of sushi and wrestling on April 28th as three champion sumo wrestlers come to town. An event unlike any other in Seattle, locals will revel in this 1500-year-old Japanese sport as they enjoy sushi and Japanese beverages.
A favorite musician returns to Fremont Abbey this weekend.
Oh happy day(s)! Langhorne Slim has come back our way. Not only is Sean Scolnick one of the most passionate musicians you might ever get the privilege of seeing onstage; he also happens to be one of the kindest souls around. Last week we enjoyed some lovely phone catch-up, and here’s what the easy-going singer-songwriter had to say.
Singer/songwriter and teenage prodigy Grace VanderWaal is performing a sold out show at Neumos on Friday, February 23rd. In 2016, at the age of 12, she won the 11th season of NBC’s America’s Got Talent singing her original songs.
Our music calendar is quickly filling up, so we thought we’d share a few highlights before it overflows. In other news brightening our month … on Friday the 26th, Pickathon unveils the lineup for its 20th festival this summer (August 2-5). Stay tuned!
A treasured Washington talents shifts gears to get back on track.
This past September, local artist Noah Gundersen released his third studio album, a 13-track compilation called “White Noise.” Commenting on this huge departure from some of his earlier work, EARMILK noted that, “Noah Gundersen has traded in his traditional acoustic crooning for something a little louder and edgier.” Entertainment Weekly observed, “Moving away from the confessional, singer-songwriter fare that made up his first two LPs, he began treading in more ambiguous, metaphorical waters.”
Anyone who saw the opening act for Jack Johnson and The Avett Brothers at The Gorge this summer likely walked away with an unexpected new music crush. The Stranger has called John Craigie “…the lovechild of John Prine and Mitch Hedberg with a vagabond troubadour edge,” and any concert goer who’s experienced him live can attest to the fact that the guy is talented, charming and just plain funny. If you’re wise, you’ll catch him at The Triple Door on Tuesday, December 5 (or in other PNW locales throughout December).
Columbia Records indie-pop artist Phoebe Ryan kicked off her North American headline tour on October 31st in Philadelphia, which includes a stop in Seattle this Saturday, November 11th. The show is at Barboza at 7pm. Buy tickets here.