As we emerge from The Big Dark (thank goodness), we have our eye on several bright happenings that are bringing about happiness.
Here are our top picks for shows this spring from indie pop to rock to funk. All 15 shows are about $30 before fees except Rüfüs Du Sol ($42) at the business event center (aka WaMu) and Betty Who at Neptune Theatre ($59). Enjoy!
A balmy Sunday evening was perhaps the perfect time for the island-themed ‘Treehouse World Tour’ featuring Sofi Tukker, Kah-Lo, and LP Giobbi to The Showbox. By 7:30 pm on Sunday, May 20th, twenty-and-thirty-somethings were winding their way into the venue, with neon bands and cool kicks, ready to bring the house down.
GRAMMY nominated producer ZHU has been headlining his ‘Neon City’ tour this spring beginning with Coachella two weeks ago and playing to a sold out Seattle crowd last night. Touring with fellow Mind of a Genius act Gallant, the vibe at the show was the perfect mix of chill, dance party, and energy. The instrumentals were absolute fire set to a unique feature-length film and captivating light show. The futuristic Neon City stages adds another dimension to the sonic and visual production.
The dream of the 90’s is alive at Showbox at the Market.
“Do you remember the 90’s?” Fred Armisen asks Carrie Brownstein on an episode of “Portlandia,” a hit show that premiered on the Independent Film Channel (IFC) in January. “People were talking about getting piercings and getting tribal tattoos.
After years on the road touring, writing and filming, our favorite local hip-hop duo is back on the scene.
With their new album Cinemetropolis, Blue Scholars are kicking-off their first headlining tour in Seattle at the Showbox on September 17th, and fans have a greater interest in this album not only because of the time passed between their last release, but because many have personally paid for this one to be created.