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Local director Ryan Worsley’s debut documentary chronicles the people, culture, and eventual

Local director Ryan Worsley’s debut documentary chronicles the people, culture, and eventual demise of the legendary punk venue The Funhouse, which closed in 2012. (With… Continue reading

Worsley
Sam Boshnack Quintet Presents The Nellie Bly Project Friday, May 9

Sam Boshnack Quintet Presents The Nellie Bly Project Friday, May 9

Sam Boshnack Quintet Presents
The Nellie Bly ProjectFriday, May 9As Einstein once said, “Energy, rightly applied, can accomplish anything.”If that statement gave you pause, you’d be… Continue reading

Sam Boshnack Quintet Presents The Nellie Bly Project Friday, May 9
David Dondero Sunday, May 4 Singer/songwriter David Dondero was born in Duluth,

David Dondero Sunday, May 4 Singer/songwriter David Dondero was born in Duluth,

David DonderoSunday, May 4Singer/songwriter David Dondero was born in Duluth, Minn., just like Bob Dylan. In a recent e-mail to Seattle Weekly, Dondero writes that… Continue reading

David Dondero Sunday, May 4 Singer/songwriter David Dondero was born in Duluth,
Happy Earth Day, Reverbland! We here at SW HQ are brimming with

Happy Earth Day, Reverbland! We here at SW HQ are brimming with

Happy Earth Day, Reverbland! We here at SW HQ are brimming with joy that the sun is (or was just) out and spring is finally… Continue reading

Happy Earth Day, Reverbland! We here at SW HQ are brimming with
New York–based guitarist Alex Holden is telling me about his former group,

New York–based guitarist Alex Holden is telling me about his former group,

New York–based guitarist Alex Holden is telling me about his former group, Big Numbers. “Not many people are familiar with it,” he says. “It’s a… Continue reading

New York–based guitarist Alex Holden is telling me about his former group,
Arriving two hours early (or more) didn't guarantee you a top spot in line at Sonic Boom on Record Store Day. One patron camped out at midnight the night before. Photos by Morgen Schuler

Seemingly endless line around the block at Sonic Boom. Photo by Morgen

Seemingly endless line around the block at Sonic Boom. Photo by Morgen SchulerSaturday’s soggy skies and clinging cloud cover were no match for the hundreds… Continue reading

Arriving two hours early (or more) didn't guarantee you a top spot in line at Sonic Boom on Record Store Day. One patron camped out at midnight the night before. Photos by Morgen Schuler
Earlier this morning, Capitol Hill Block Party organizers announced that Odesza, Beat

Earlier this morning, Capitol Hill Block Party organizers announced that Odesza, Beat

Earlier this morning, Capitol Hill Block Party organizers announced that Odesza, Beat Connection, Sol and others will headline the 2014 summer fest. Other headliners include:… Continue reading

Earlier this morning, Capitol Hill Block Party organizers announced that Odesza, Beat
Above: The Minus 5.Below: the sweet set.

The Minus 5, Scott the Hoople in the Dungeon of HorrorWhen he’s

The Minus 5, Scott the Hoople in the Dungeon of HorrorWhen he’s not touring with Peter Buck, penning songs about America’s pastime with The Baseball… Continue reading

Above: The Minus 5.Below: the sweet set.
Gifted Gab, Girl Rap (out now, self-released, 1giftofgab.bandcamp.com/album/girl-rap)For all of Seattle hip-hop’s

Gifted Gab, Girl Rap (out now, self-released, 1giftofgab.bandcamp.com/album/girl-rap)For all of Seattle hip-hop’s

Gifted Gab,Girl Rap (out now, self-released, 1giftofgab.bandcamp.com/album/girl-rap)For all of Seattle hip-hop’s perceived positivity, the one thing this album really drives home is our city’s incredibly… Continue reading

Gifted Gab, Girl Rap (out now, self-released, 1giftofgab.bandcamp.com/album/girl-rap)For all of Seattle hip-hop’s
Lydia Loveless Friday, April 4 If June Carter played in a rock

Lydia Loveless Friday, April 4 If June Carter played in a rock

Lydia LovelessFriday, April 4If June Carter played in a rock band, there’s a good chance she’d sound like alt-country singer/songwriter Lydia Loveless, whose whiskey-soaked songs… Continue reading

Lydia Loveless Friday, April 4 If June Carter played in a rock
Sasquatch 4th of July: Not happening.

The folks over at Live Nation just released a statement announcing that

The folks over at Live Nation just released a statement announcing that the second weekend of the Sasquatch! Music Festival, slated to be held at… Continue reading

Sasquatch 4th of July: Not happening.
Golub (right) looks on as the band pores over a poster.

In most cases, one could safely assume a storage unit packed wall-to-wall

In most cases, one could safely assume a storage unit packed wall-to-wall with stuff to be a good setting for an episode of Storage Wars.… Continue reading

Golub (right) looks on as the band pores over a poster.
Hurley and Jevdjevic in Bulgaria.

During the nearly four-year siege of Sarajevo, 1992–95, Gino Jevdjevic, a Bosnian

During the nearly four-year siege of Sarajevo, 1992–95, Gino Jevdjevic, a Bosnian pop star with a law degree, decided to direct a play: Hair. He… Continue reading

Hurley and Jevdjevic in Bulgaria.
The gathering plaza at the Beacon Food Forest.

In an unassuming corner of Beacon Hill, a seven-acre parcel of land

In an unassuming corner of Beacon Hill, a seven-acre parcel of land owned by Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) is under siege. It’s occupied by compost,… Continue reading

The gathering plaza at the Beacon Food Forest.

Until he passed away on January 27, Pete Seeger was a tireless

Until he passed away on January 27, Pete Seeger was a tireless advocate for civil and environmental justice. Alt-folk singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco knows this firsthand.… Continue reading

Until he passed away on January 27, Pete Seeger was a tireless

Until he passed away on January 27, Pete Seeger was a tireless

Untilhe passed away on January 27, Pete Seeger was a tireless advocate for civil and environmental justice. Alt-folk singer/songwriter Ani DiFranco knows this firsthand.In a… Continue reading

Until he passed away on January 27, Pete Seeger was a tireless
Yes, Albertsson is tight with ABBA.

If you’ve ever set foot in the Teatro ZinZanni tent, one word

If you’ve ever set foot in the Teatro ZinZanni tent, one word comes to mind: sumptuous. Velvet upholstery, heavy drapes, and dark woodwork accent the… Continue reading

Yes, Albertsson is tight with ABBA.
In 1985, the Chicago Bears recorded a rap track for laughs—and charity—called

In 1985, the Chicago Bears recorded a rap track for laughs—and charity—called

In 1985, the Chicago Bears recorded a rap track for laughs—and charity—called “The Super Bowl Shuffle.” Last week, an ensemble of musicians and comedians (and… Continue reading

In 1985, the Chicago Bears recorded a rap track for laughs—and charity—called
Brent Amaker and the Rodeo play Neumos on the 16th. Photo by Nick Markel.

As we all settle in to the new year, Brent Amaker and

As we all settle in to the new year, Brent Amaker and his cosmic band of cowboys, The Rodeo, remind us that life is nothing… Continue reading

Brent Amaker and the Rodeo play Neumos on the 16th. Photo by Nick Markel.
In an effort to promote shelter pet adoption and raise awareness of

In an effort to promote shelter pet adoption and raise awareness of

In an effort to promote shelter pet adoption and raise awareness of the thousands of dogs and cats that are euthanized in shelters everyday, Moby… Continue reading

In an effort to promote shelter pet adoption and raise awareness of