Archive | Jessica Lea Mayfield


Bumbershoot preview: Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! {9/4}

{This is part two of a three-part preview of this year’s not-to-be-missed acts at Bumbershoot by Imaginary Victoria — bounce back to see part one here!} Flatstock {all weekend, Fisher Pavillion} We told you all about it in our Saturday preview: Flatstock is not to be missed. Check it. As you peruse around the middle […]

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Jessica Lea Mayfield and Nathaniel Rateliff: a sold-out one-two punch show that just about charmed our pants right off.

As is the case most every week in Seattle, our nights are filled with options upon options for amazing music to take in — open mic nights, big theater shows, dirty little clubs, and everything in-between. Fresh off the Fleet Foxes / Cave Singers show Monday night, we found ourselves pressed to the front of […]

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Win two tickets to Jessica Lea Mayfield and Nathaniel Rateliff at the Tractor {5/3}

{{{UPDATE}}} We’ve got another pair of tickets to give away today for tomorrow night’s show! Details have been updated below. Rex Manning Day is almost upon us! Jessica Lea Mayfield and Nathaniel Rateliff are coming to the Tractor next Tuesday night (that’s May 3rd, for anyone who’s checking for a Fleet Foxes conflict), and believe […]

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THIS WILL BE THE BEST SHOW EVER: Jessica Lea Mayfield and Nathaniel Rateliff at the Tractor {5/3}

Upon opening the imaginary inbox to read the Tractor’s calendar email yesterday afternoon, I almost had an accident. Right there at the desk. Because two of 2010’s heavy-rotation best-of-list abounding artists — for me, at least — are coming together for one show, on a tiny stage in Ballard, and it’s my humble opinion that […]

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Imaginary Victoria's best of 2010, part one: seventeen new releases that knocked the stripes right off my kneesocks.

I know, I know. Writing best of 2010 lists is so three-weeks-ago. But with such a good year in music having just passed, it would be remiss of me to not to let the imaginary-sphere know about a few of my favorite close-of-the-start-of-the-oughts things. I’ve never been a big subscriber to “this is better than […]

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No Depression Festival

Show Date: July 11, 2009

No Depression Festival – Short Version: It was hot. We ate barbecue. I drank a lot of beer and cider. Most of us had dirty, bare feet. Zee Avi is adorable. Jeff Fielder is totally amazing. Jessica Lea Mayfield is a lo-fi version of Jesse Sykes. Everyone loved Justin Townes Earle. No one much liked […]

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Starbucks releases Valentine's Day comp details (super secret?)

Okay, not only is the track list insane, but I'm a sucker for a sweet graphic: How gorgeous is that? Seriously. And check this out, straight from Starbucks: Everyone loves a love song. We approached some of our favorite artists and asked them to cover a tune that's touched their hearts. The result is Sweetheart, […]

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