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Wed, 04/29/2009 - 6:23 am
The 2009 Capitol Hill Block Party takes over Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood July 24-25. The Block Party is an annual music festival that draws upon and showcases the best indie and underground rock in the US, with a special focus on its Northwest artists. Launched 12 years ago, the Block Party has evolved into Seattle’s most anticipated outdoor party. With over 40 bands on 3 stages, great food, and plenty of cheap beer, this is by far the best party of the summer.
 
Featuring! SONIC YOUTH, THE JESUS LIZARD, THE GOSSIP, DEERHUNTER, BLACK LIPS, EARTH, THE THERMALS, THE PAINS OF BEING PURE AT HEART, MOONDOGGIES, SPINNERETTE, THE DUTCHESS AND THE DUKE, MIKA MIKO, THE BLAKES, SLEEPY EYES OF DEATH, GIRLS, HEY MARSEILLES, THE MALDIVES, TRUCKASAURAS, AKIMBO, PAST LIVES, FUTURE OF THE LEFT, MICACHU & THE SHAPES, STARFUCKER, FAUX PUNK, NEW FACES, D. BLACK, HOTELS, PICA BEATS, FATAL LUCCIANO, FLEXIONS, THEY LIVE!, AUDICITY, SPACEMAN, BOW+ARROW, SOL, JAPANDROIDS
 
John Richards -KEXP Morning Show Host exclaims, "There is no other local event that truly brings the Seattle music community together (and not just because of the free booze in the VIP area...well not all because of that), the people behind the music, the artists, local media and most importantly the fans.”
 
Partial proceeds from The Block Party benefit two excellent non-profits: Home Alive, which encourages violence prevention, and The Vera Project, a youth run all ages venue and recording studio in Seattle.
 
The Block Party continues to be one of the least expensive festivals in the country.  "EARLY BIRD" tickets - May 1 - May 15:     2 day passes - $40 / single day tickets - $22

Tickets Available at www.ticketswest.com

All Seattle Rudy’s Barber Shops, Select QFC’s, Moe Bar Neumos Seattle, or charge by phone at 1-800-325-SEAT.

Block Party partners include The Stranger, 90.3 KEXP & KEXP.org, and Caffe Vita.  In association with Miller High Life, 107.7 The End, SEIU 775NW, Sealed with a Kiss, The Washington Bus, Mackie, Urban Outfitters, EAW, Jones Soda, and Jack Daniel’s

Thu, 03/08/2012 - 11:03 am

Moon Taxi recently released their new album, Cabaret, to rave reviews from critics and fans alike. Produced by the band’s own Spencer Thomson, guest-produced by Hank Sullivant, mixed by GRAMMY award winning sound engineer Vance Powell (Raconteurs), and recorded at Alex The Great in Nashville, Cabaret weaves the magnetic energy of Moon Taxi’s live show with musical ingenuity and thoughtful lyrics.Check out the video for “Cabaret” here. Acoustic version of “Radio” here.Acoustic video for “Gunflower” here.Moon Taxi U.S. Tour Dates: 3/15/12             Gulf Shores, AL @ The Hangout                       3/16/12             Gulf Shores, AL @ The Hangout                       3/17/12             Gulf Shores, AL @ The Hangout                       3/24/12             Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Bowl (with Perpetual Groove)3/27/12             Greensboro, NC @ The Blind Tiger                    3/31/12             New Orleans, LA @ Maison                   4/5/12 -             Rock Island, IL @ Rock Island Brewing Co.                    4/6/12               St. Louis, MO @ The Gramophone                    4/7/12               Louisville, KY @ Zazoos                       4/12/12             Auburn, AL @ Bourbon Street               4/17/12             Chattanooga, TN @ Track 29 (with Galactic)                   4/18/12             Nashville, TN @ Cannery Ballroom (with Galactic)                       4/19/12             Atlanta, GA @ Variety Playhouse (with Galactic)            4/25/12             Augusta, GA @ Sky City                       4/26/12             Statesboro, GA @ Buffalos Cafe                      4/27/12             Savannah, GA @ Locos                       5/26/12             Lafayette, GA @ Amberland                 6/7/12               Manchester, TN @ Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival     

Tue, 02/02/2016 - 5:15 pm

Legendary rock torchbearers, Gov’t Mule, will once again team up with preeminent progressive rock band moe. to co-headline the Red Rocks Amphitheatre on August 25th, with special guest Blackberry Smoke. Fan club presale available Wednesday, February 3rd at www.mule.net, tickets on sale Friday, February 5th.

The band is gearing up for a busy 2016, headlining the historic New Orleans Jazz Fest, and  Mountain Jam festival this summer. Mule frontman and guitar legend, Warren Haynes, will begin the 2016 leg of his Ashes & Dust World Tour at the end of the month and he will also continue the tradition of leading the acclaimed Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration, and join Phil Lesh for his 76th Birthday Celebration concerts. For full routing and ticket information, visit WarrenHaynes.net.

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 1:28 pm

Lettuce have announced the release of a new EP entitled Mt. Crushmore, out November 11th. PRESS HERE to listen to the soulful lead single “The Love You Left Behind” which they released TODAY and is available across all DSPs. SoundCloud embed code below. The track is a funky take on the classic tune and features the gritty vocals of blues siren, Alecia Chakour. With the same exceptional musicianship and improvisational, rhythmic genius that fans have come to expect, Mt. Crushmore is once again co-produced by Grammy-nominated producer, Joel Hamilton (Elvis Costello, Highly Suspect, Pretty Lights) and is comprised of six previously unreleased tracks from their acclaimed album Crush. PRESS HERE to listen to Crush via New York Times. PRESS HERE to watch Crush: An Intergalactic Funk Odyssey by Lettuce via Billboard.com.

The band is currently in the midst of their Sounds Like A Party headlining tour which will bring them across the country hitting major cities including: BostonDenver,Austin and more, with a very special, two-night EP release show at New York City's PlayStation Theater on November 11th and 12th. A festival favorite, the band concluded a successful summer playing to huge crowds at Lollapalooza, Outside Lands and LOCKN.' Full tour routing below. Tickets are available now viahttp://www.lettucefunk.com/.
 

Mt. Crushmore EP Tracklist:

1. Mt. Crushmore 
2. 116 Street
3. ‘Lude, Pt. 5
4. Elephant Walk 
5. Ransome
6. The Love You Left Behind
7. ‘Lude, Pt. 6

Lettuce Sounds Like a Party Tour dates:
October 13                         Saint Louis, MO @ The Pageant – w/ Geek x VRV

October 14                         Kansas City, MO @ Crossroads KC – w/ Geek x VRV

October 15                         Denver, CO @ The Fillmore Auditorium

October 26                         Baltimore, MD @ Rams Head Live!

October 27                         Charlottesville, VA @ Jefferson Theater – w/ Eliot Lipp

October 28                         Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel – w/ Eliot Lipp

October 29                         Live Oak, FL @ Suwanee Hulaween – w/ Flow Tribe

October 31                         Baton Rouge, LA @ Varsity Theater 

November 2                      San Antonio, TX @ Sam’s Burger Joint

November 3                      Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live – w/ Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires

November 4                      Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey

November 5                      Austin, TX @ Emo’s

November 6                      Tulsa, OK @ Cain’s Ballroom

November 9                      Louisville, KY @ Headliners Music Hall – w/ Michal Menert

November 11                   New York, NY @ PlayStation Theater – w/ Red Baraat

November 12                   New York, NY @ PlayStation Theater – w/ The Floozies

November 26                   San Francisco, CA @ Bill Graham Civic Auditorium – w/ GRiZ, Haywyre, & Brasstracks 

December 1                       Punta Cana, Dominican Republic @ Dominican Holidaze

December 30                    Portland, ME @ State Theatre – w/ Tauk

December 31                    Boston, MA @ House of Blues  – w/ Tauk

January 20                         Miami, FL @ Jam Cruise 15