5 Best Concerts of the Week [Early August Edition]

Your place probably doesn’t have AC. Might as well venture out and chill out with some (fellow music) fans.

OK, that lead-in was pretty lame. Sorry about that. It’s just too hot in this room to even… <passes out from heat>.. Wait? What? Where were we? Oh, right. As a token of our apologies, here are the best options of the week in our opinion.

8/5 (Tuesday) Parquet Courts, Naomi Punk, Gag @ The Vera Project

Jagged Malkmus-esque “American punk” rock from Brooklyn

8/6 (Wednesday) Echo & The Bunnymen @ The Showbox

Legendary psychedelic-infused post-punk from Liverpool

8/8 (Friday) Arcade Fire @ The Gorge

The forefathers (?) of arena indie rock play one of the most breathtaking venues in the nation

8/9 (Saturday) Summit Block Party: The Pharmacy, Ecstatic Cosmic Union and many more @ 1700 blk Summit

Free sets from Seattle’s own grungey psych enthusiasts the Pharmacy and many, many others

8/10 (Sunday) Broken Bells @ The Moore Theatre

Electronic-infused rock from James Mercer (The Shins) and Brian Burton (Danger Mouse)

Other excellent options include:

8/5 (Tuesday) Hamilton Leithauser, Avid Dancer @ The Triple Door

8/10 (Sunday) Grouplove & Portugal. The Man + Typhoon @ Concerts at Marymoor


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