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Bumbershoot 2010

Labor Day weekend in Seattle means Bumbershoot. A bumbershoot is an umbrella, which is commonly needed in Seattle, though ironically early September is usually quite dry. Bumbershoot in Seattle is also the annual music & arts festival that has been taking place for the last 40 years on the grounds of the Seattle Center. The …  Read More 
Gorge Amphitheatre

Dave Matthews Band at the Gorge Amphitheatre

We posted earlier that Labor Day weekend in Seattle means the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival. Another annual Seattle tradition is a 3-day concert by the Dave Matthews Band at the Gorge Amphitheatre.  Read More 
Experience Music Project

Experience Music Project

Hey, have you ever noticed the Experience Music Project building? It’s not like it stands out or anything; it’s just nestled bashfully in the shadows of the Space Needle (as pictured above).  Read More 

Woodstick 2010 – Seattle Things to Do #74

Distinctively less “hippie” than a similarly named event, Woodstick 2010 promises a thumpin’ day of drumming clinics and workshops, drum solo performances, AND a competition for the World Record of most drummers performing simultaneously (there are 15 events across the US)! On top of all that, they are fundraising for a couple of pretty cool …  Read More 

Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses

Coming in April to Seattle’s Experience Music Project is a special exhibit about Seattle grunge rock luminaries, Nirvana. The exhibit is titled Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses and begins April 16, 2011 and will run for two years.  Read More 
Teen Tix

Teen Tix

This one is for some of our younger readers. If you are 13-18 years old and enjoy the arts, you want to get yourself a Teen Tix pass. The pass is free and gets you access to theatre, dance, music, film and visual art events for just $5.  Read More 
Play! A Video Game Symphony

Play! A Video Game Symphony

Video games are not often associated with the fine arts, but this week’s concerts from the Seattle Symphony will have gamers coming out in droves to hear music from their favorite video games.  Read More 
KEXP Concerts at the Mural 2011

KEXP Concerts at the Mural

Local indie radio station KEXP and Seattle Center are hosting a set of free concerts at the Mural Amphitheater for the next three weekends. Take is some tunes, and enjoy the last of our summer weekends with some of the best from the area’s independent music scene.  Read More