The 43rd Annual Fremont Fair rocks out with a new tradition
What goes perfectly with zany floats, kooky characters on stilts and enthusiastic bikers cycling around town in the nude? Why, live music, of course! This weekend marks the inaugural year of the newest Fremont Fair tradition: The Solstice Concerts.
The co-founder of Barsuk Records reflects on two decades of Northwest music.
Barsuk Records is one of the Seattle music scene’s most enduring institutions. Unofficially founded in 1998, the label helped pave the way for the city’s ‘post-grunge’ movement, and introduced a new generation of music fans to bands like Death Cab for Cutie, Ra Ra Riot, Rilo Kiley, The Long Winters, and Nada Surf. In honor of the label’s 15th anniversary, a four-night, five-concert series featuring some of Barsuk’s most notable alumni will kick off tonight at