September 27, 2015
It’s been quite a while since our last ticket giveaway but fear not, the error of our ways have been realized and remedied.
To our loyal readers and randoms alike, we offer you the chance to see one of our favorite bands, The Helio Sequence, for zero down, zero ever.
The Portland duo will headline Do206’s app launch party on Tuesday night at The Croc with Tangerine opening.
Just fire off an email to sealivemusic [at] gmail [dot] com with the subject “Can’t Say No” and you’ll be entered to win two free tickets. Entries will be accepted until 11:59 pm (PDT) on Monday.
The winner will be notified by Tuesday morning.
9/29 (Tuesday) Do206 App Launch Party w/ The Helio Sequence & Tangerine @ The Croc | Doors @ 7pm
June 2, 2015
This week brings to town some of our favorite artists and personalities from yesteryear who have reemerged, reinvented themselves or just plain survived through various iterations. In addition to great shows from bands you’ve quite likely obsessed over for the past decade, this week sees the premier of the Marco Collins documentary, The Glamour & The Squalor. Keep on scrolling for our top picks and videos below. Continue reading
May 11, 2015
Sometimes we struggle to come up with a decent handful of great shows to highlight. This was not one of those weeks. From old favorites like The Cave Singers to relatively recent obsessions like the Other Lives to newly formed collaborations like Unlikely Friends, this week brings a variety of great live music options to town.
As always, keep on scrolling for this week’s recommendations and videos. Head over to our calendar for a look further down the line. Continue reading
March 31, 2015
A new week, another chance to see some exceptional live music. You could also wind up at some pretty lame shows.
Luckily we’re looking out for you.
Here are the five very best in our (virtual, WordPress-hosted) book. Continue reading
March 25, 2015
OK, so it’s Wednesday and we’re just now getting our weekly recs up. Sorry about that.
Long story short, we’re no longer on speaking terms with our snooze alarm.
In good news, we’re happy to report the best of the week is still to come. This week brings some of our favorite new and old, local and beyond musicians to some of Seattle’s best venues.
Without further ado, here are the five best shows to come this week. Continue reading
March 16, 2015
At first glance this week seemed to be sorely lacking in good shows. However, with a little digging, we uncovered some gems for the most discerning of Emerald City music fans. We’re pleased to recommend some pretty intimate shows this week as well, with the largest venue being the Showbox SoDo, so you can get up close and personal with some great artists this week.
And, if it was a competition to see which venue can book the greatest number of recommendable shows for the week, we’d give the trophy to Sunset Tavern, one of our favorite little Ballard venues, as its calendar is looking pretty great this week! Continue reading
March 9, 2015
Emerald City dwellers, rejoice! After a week chock full of great musical options, our recommendations culminate with the Grand Reopening of Chop Suey in Capitol Hill! We can’t wait to find out if the new owners have stayed true to the original vibe of the venue, but based on the debut lineup, we think the Chop Suey will maintain its superbly gritty underground live music reputation.
The show is already sold out, however. But if you can’t finagle a ticket to the Chop Suey Reopening, you can’t go wrong with any of the other shows we recommend this week. Continue reading
February 23, 2015
One of the best things about living in the Emerald City is the fact that on any given night there’s usually music to fit any fancy, and today’s post is further proof. From folksy singer-songwriter tunes, to electro-dance mashups, to local grunge-metal, our recommendations run the gamut this week. Continue reading
February 9, 2015
Valentine’s Day week is upon us, and we suggest a non-traditional celebration for you (and your significant other, if you have one). Skip the expected chocolates and roses and instead opt for a memorable evening taking in some great music with a couple Heinekens. There are plenty of good options this week, whether you want to celebrate with a sweetheart or go solo. Continue reading
January 19, 2015
This is a big week for music in our little corner of the country. Just as we wipe the tears from our eyes from the farewell show at Chop Suey, we’re reminded that Seattle’s music scene is still very much alive and well. This week kicks off with a set from punk’s poet laureate Patti Smith. As if that wasn’t enough musical prowess so early in the week, that show is followed by a (pre-announed but still) surprise club show from Seattle’s claim-to-indie-fame Death Cab for Cutie. After a couple days to recover from all that musical goodness, we wrap the week with a set from Portland’s Loch Lomond opening for another legendary group, The Vaselines.
Does it really get much better than this? Continue reading