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Ryan Adams plays a City Arts Fest set at Benaroya Hall on Oct. 21.
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Shabazz Palaces, The Hold Steady Among Acts Added to City Arts Fest, Alongside Previously Announced Acts Like Ryan Adams and Robyn

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Ryan Adams plays a City Arts Fest set at Benaroya Hall on Oct. 21.
The second annual City Arts Fest, the massive three-day music and arts festival taking place at a host of venues around Seattle, has added Shabazz Palaces (Triple Door, Oct. 21), The Hold Steady (The Neptune, Oct. 22), and many other acts to a roster that already includes Ryan Adams (Benaroya Hall, Oct. 21), Robyn (The Paramount, Oct. 20), Reverb columnist John Roderick's band The Long Winters (Showbox, Oct. 20), and dozens of others (full musical lineup after the jump).

Like last year's event, City Arts Fest sells wristbands ($69) that are good for access to every show. Space is limited and can reach capacity (getting into headliners like Cat Power didn't seem to be an issue last year, FYI). Single-show tickets with guaranteed entry are available, too.

In addition to music, there are myriad arts and culture acts at the fest that include the So You Think It's Dance? Show (+ Tell) showcase at the Velocity Dance Center, which includes a post-show panel discussion with burlesque darling Waxie Moon, and a pack of local critics that includes SW's Sandi Kurtz.

Between 70+ bands at SW's Reverb Festival on Oct. 8 and dozens of local and national arts at City Arts Fest, Seattle's Rocktober is in fine form yet again.

Full Musical Lineup:

Ryan Adams** Robyn** Built to Spill** Crystal Castles** Ozomatli** Blackalicious** Freestyle Fellowship** The Hold Steady** The Long Winters** Shabazz Palaces** Richard Cheese & Lounge Against the Machine** Mudhoney** Shelby Lynne** The Fastbacks** Thao and The Get Down Stay Down** The Felice Brothers** Grand Archives** Fences** The Boxer Rebellion** Pogo** Allen Stone** Male Bonding** Mad Rad** Seattle Laser Dome performances with Man Man, The Helio Sequence & School of Rock** Campfire OK** USF** William Elliot Whitmore** Cobirds Unite** Rebecca Gates** Grand Hallway** Theoretics** The Cops** Disco Doom** Seapony** Picoso** Black Whales** Pickwick** Shelby Earl** Noah Gunderson** Thee Emergency** Daydream Vacation** Lemolo** That 1 Guy** Sons of Warren Oates** Joseph Giant** Smokey Brights** Crypts** Lovesick Empire** Unnatural Helpers** Virgin Islands** Hi Life Soundsystem** Birthday Suits** Strong Killings** Tea Cozies** Midday Veil** Witch Gardens** Dyno Jamz** F***ing Eagles** Gabriel Mintz** Whalebones** Nazca Lines** Exohxo** Katie Kate** Don't Talk to the Cops** Blue Cannon** Helluvastate** Cataldo** Yuni in Taxco** Fly Moon Royalty** Blue Sky Black Death** Bryan John Appleby** Daniel G. Harmann & the Trouble Starts** Big Spider's Back** Nightmare Fortress** Kris Orlowski** Elk and Boar** Viper Creek** Capsula** Stag** Rose Window** All Star Tribute to the Replacements** Factory: NW Hip-Hop redesigned featuring live collaborations from 50+ DJs and MCs including Parker Joe, OC Notes, Khingz, Mat Wisner, Thaddeus David, B-Flat, DJ100proof, Hyphen8d, DJ Swervewon, Crispy, BenadriLL (Lakehouse), Mr. Hill, Neema, Havi Blaze, Stay Low, Luck One, Notion, Evergreen One, Sonny Bonoho, Hollis, Katie Kate, Malice Sweet, Mario Sweet, BangBang (SidePony), Ginja Please (Side Pony), Amos Miller, Dice, Jay Battle, Terry Radjaw, Darwin, Rik Rude, 10-4 Roger, Shaprece, Leach, Bean One, Regina Aletto (Sap'n), and more TBA) ** Horde and the Harem**

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