July 28, 2014

Best Seattle Shows of the Week [July 28]

After a bit of a snooze, we’re back and energized to serve up some excellent live music options that will help you make the most of this brilliant mid-summer week. As always, we pour over venue calendars, picks from our fellow bloggers and updates from our favorite artists to give you a short-list of can’t miss shows. Be sure to let us know who else we should include in the weeks ahead.

7/29 (Tuesday) Miniature Tigers, The Griswolds, Scarves @ The Vera Project

Catchy synth-pop from loveable, former power pop enthusiasts

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June 2, 2014

Seattle’s Best Concerts of the Week [Week of 6/2]

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Even though we’re still in the early days of June, this first week is already packing a punch when it comes to music to see. Some new and old favorites are gracing us with their presence this week. Our advice? Get some sunshine and see some music!

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May 20, 2014

Pre-Gorge Best Three Concerts of the Week

New week, another chance to see some excellent live music. As always, here are our top picks.

Be sure to check out our calendar for the long view.

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May 12, 2014

The 3 Best Bets of the Week

A new week, a fresh top three.

Let us know who we should be featuring in the future by sending limited characters our way via Twitter and Facebook.

5/13 (Tuesday) Gardens & Villa @ Barboza

Synth-heavy, highly danceable retro pop from Santa Barbara

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May 5, 2014

The Top 3+ Seattle Shows of the Week

And we’re back with best bets of the week. As always, let us know any upcoming show suggestions via Twitter or Facebook. In the meantime, watch the videos below and head to these shows to get your week off to the right start.

5/6 (Tuesday) Lo-Fang, Kate Berlant @ Barboza

R&B infused down-tempo, ambient electronic music

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March 26, 2014

Yep, We’ll Be at El Corazón Tonight [Toadies plus Battleme = We're In!]

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Most nights, there’s nothing like a trip to El Corazón to make you feel old. With the masses that gather for the usual pop punk and/or metal fare, it’s not at all uncommon to find yourself in a sea of amped up teens. Tonight’s lineup will likely make you feel old in a different way. Old because you can’t believe it’s been 20 years since the headliner’s excellent break-out album.

In August 1994, Fort Worth’s the Toadies released Rubberneck and soon thereafter “Possum Kingdom” became a post-(Seattle) grunge staple. Frontman Vaden Todd Lewis brought his acoustic solo act to the Triple Door a few months back and now he’s returned with the full band to play Rubberneck in its entirety.

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March 21, 2014

Saturday’s Best: Experimental Indie Rock Overload at Neumos

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When it comes it comes to pairing interesting sounds with flawless vocal harmonies, you’d be hard pressed to find any bands out there matching what Daniel Rossen has been able to create with Grizzly Bear and Department of Eagles.

As luck would have it, Pattern is Movement, one such band that maintains that tough balance of wildly experimental tendencies with moments of sonic beauty, happens to be in town the same night but on a different bill. Thankfully for those looking to maximizing your adventurous rock intake this Saturday, you’ll only need to go up or down some stairs to catch the other act.

3/22 (Saturday) Daniel Rossen @ Neumos

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March 10, 2014

Seattle’s Best Concerts: Agnes Obel, Iska Dhaaf, John Roderick & more [Week of 3/10]

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Not gonna lie, readers. If there’s one thing that we like less than the torrential rain we’ve been experiencing, it’s springing forward into Daylight Savings time. Who needs more light during the day when we’re craving the dark of a music venue?

Fortunately, there are lots of great concerts to pick from this week.

3/10 (Monday) Electric Six, Yip Deceiver @Neumos

A little crazy, a little vaudeville and a LOT good.

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March 3, 2014

Three Must-See Shows to Kick Off the Third Month

As we’re already beginning to experience the always-welcome prelude to the “embarrassment of riches” that the spring touring season brings, here are top three picks to narrow an increasingly crowded field of great live music options.

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3/5 (Wednesday) Dr. Dog, Saint Rich @ Neptune

Philly’s finest bring their retro-tinged rock to the U-District

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February 25, 2014

Pensively Yours: Thoughtful Rock in Three (Not-So-Quiet) Neighborhoods

Another great week to see some new and old favorites at three very different venues spread across the city.

Here are the shows that top our list. As always, click on through to our calendar to see the full run-down.

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