Helsing Junction Sleepver

Summer 2010 might just be the summer of K Recs. Last month, they launched the Zip-Pak, a digital-only singles club featuring never-before-released, remixed, and one-offs from label-signed artists and visiting bands. This month, the Olympia-based label hosts the Sixth Annual Helsing Junction Sleepover, a music festival of sorts held on an organic farm in rural southern Thurston County. That natural and sustainable setting is reason enough to attend, but the K Recs lineup this year is in a league of its own. Tender Forever, Japanther, Electric Sunset, Kimya Dawson, and the Hive Dwellers--that's the newest band led by label founder Calvin Johnson--are all slated to perform. Plus, there's camping, picnicking, swimming, and underground films. Oh, and here's the kicker: a three-day pass is only 30 bucks. With LAKE, Christmas, Polka Dot Dot Dot, Danny Kelly, Angelo Spencer, Arrington de Dionyso, Joey Casio, Razz M Tazz, Gary May. PAIGE RICHMOND

Fri., Aug. 20, 5 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 21, 11 a.m.; Sun., Aug. 22, 10 a.m., 2010

 
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