Posts tagged ‘Best shows of the week’

September 6, 2013

Best Seattle Shows of the Weekend [9/6-9/8]

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Nothing like a wealth of great live music options to cap off a short work week that was preceded by one of the best city festivals in the nation. (Speaking of Bumbershoot, be sure to check out our photo sets to revel in the last great sunny weekend of summer.)

Moving on to the present and close future, we’ve got some excellent old and new favorites to mark the start of the holiday season for music fans that is autumn touring season.

Take a scroll through our picks below and share the post with your friends to let them where they’ll be able to find you this weekend.

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June 25, 2012

The Absolute Best 3 Shows in Seattle This Week [June 25]

As you’ll notice, we kept it lean this week. That being said, every show here has a real chance of ranking up there as one of your favorites of the year! As always, jump over to our calendar for a longer look of recommendations that we update several times a week, sometimes several times a day. Keep your eyes on our homepage for day-of previews.


6/27 (Wednesday) – Ships @ Barboza

“Seattle’s most refined power-pop band”

6/29 (Friday) – Lost Lander @ Columbia City Theater

Intricate pop-infused rock from the guys beyond Menomena and Ramona Falls

6/30 (Saturday) – Tu Fawning @ Sunset Tavern

Our second PDX recommendation of the week brings beautiful, often ambient, occasionally dancey rock to Ballard

June 4, 2012

The Seattle Six: Best Shows of the Week (June 4)

Our top picks this week.


6/4 (Monday) – Reggie Watts @ Neptune

Impressive musical comedy from an extremely talented, once (and future?) Seattleite

6/7 (Thursday) – Viper Creek Club @ Chop Suey

Electro-pop duo from Seattle


6/8 (Friday) – Cataldo @ Sunset Tavern

Highly intelligent, emotional pop rock with a hint of folk from Seattle

6/9 (Saturday) – Horse Feathers @ Barboza

Rustic and often beautiful folk tunes of discomfort and despair from sweet-voiced Portlandians.


6/9 (Saturday) – Rocky Votolato @ Neumos

Delicate, contemplative and often melancholic folk from a Seattle staple

6/10 (Sunday) – Brendan Benson @ The Croc

Top-shelf pop rock from a Michigan-based singer-songwriter with Nashville connections

May 7, 2012

The Best Live Music in Seattle This Week

Our top picks this week.

5/7 (Monday) – Father John Misty @ Neumos

A former Fox finds his swagger and star turn after ditching Seattle for L.A.

5/8 (Tuesday) – Black Keys @ Key Arena


Everyone’s favorite mainstream blues rock duo from Akron, OH


5/9 (Wednesday) – The Drums @ Neumos

Brooklyn-based retro-loving youthful rock

5/9 (Wednesday) – Roaming Herds Of Buffalo @ Barboza


Goofy, fun-loving pop rock from Seattle

5/10 (Thursday) – Beach Fossils @ Neumos

Another excellent reverby young band from Brooklyn

5/11 (Friday) – Allo Darlin @ Vera Project

London-based, fun-loving twee pop group playing the 10th anniversary fête of fun-loving “sparkly indie pop” blog Three Imaginary Girls

5/12 (Saturday) – The Moondoggies @ Tractor

The finest purveyors of Seattle-based Americana

5/13 (Sunday) – Great Lake Swimmers @ Tractor

Quite possibly the finest purveyors of “melodic folk rock” around today

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