Archive for April, 2013

April 30, 2013

Best Seattle Shows to Kick Off a New Month

SLM Best of Early May

Lot’s of great live options to whet your appetite for summer, summery music and much more.

5/1 (Wednesday) Bleached, Ex Cops, Week of Wonders at Chop Suey

Smart, female-fronted jangle pop from LA garage punks

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April 19, 2013

Best of the Weekend: KEXP’s Hood to Hood, Record Store Day + More


With a nightmarish week nearly behind us, here are a few live music options to make the most of your weekend. In addition to the usual fee-upfront venue shows, we recommend spending time checking out KEXP’s Hood to Hood celebration and seeing some great bands at Silver Platters for Record Store Day. Take a look at your options below, watch some videos and get out there to enjoy some great music.

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April 10, 2013

Summer Snapshot: Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee, Sir Paul and More

Mark your calendars! Just this morning, Sub Pop announced Silver Jubilee, a huge “25th anniversary public display of affection,” will take place July 13, 2013 in Georgetown.


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April 9, 2013

Top 3 Seattle Shows of the Week

While they aren’t the three biggest names in town this week, that title would go to Ghostface Killah, Fitz & Tantrums and Spiritualized, we recommend the following lesser known picks for our loyal SLM readers.

4/9 (Tuesday) Phosphorescent, Strand of Oaks @ Neumos

Thoughtfully-penned, country-tinged rock from Alabama by way of Brooklyn

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April 2, 2013

Announcing: Capitol Hill Block Party 2013 Lineup!

There’s nothing like sunshine and festival announcements to get this city thinking about that season that starts sometime after Independence Day: Seattle Summer! While we don’t quite have the sun yet this morning, we’re happy to report we do have some news on one of Seattle’s best in-city festivals. Capitol Hill Block Party will take place this year from July 26-28.

Headliners include The Flaming Lips, Girl Talk, Frightened Rabbit, Pickwick and more. Take a look at the poster below for the just announced partial lineup. More to come!

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April 1, 2013

Seattle’s Best Concerts – No Joke! [Week of 4/1]

There have been lots of April Fool’s pranks swirling around the interwebs today, but fear not, dear readers. We wouldn’t lead you astray! The following folks are actually scheduled to play in our fair city this week, all joking aside. April is off with a bang!

4/2 (Tuesday) San Cisco @ Neumos
A fresh-faced foursome out of Fremantle, Australia, with catchy his-hers indie-pop melodies.

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