Third day of Bumbershoot 2013 seems like a zappy apex and a totally chill epilogue; the outstanding extra-musical affairs continue around the big musical bomps, but in the meantime some changes have occurred since the schedule was first posted (please note!): Saturday updates: Seattle Arts & Lectures presents The Lunchbox Podcast Live: Literary Pleasures and […]
If you missed last week’s reading at Elliott Bay Bookstore, fret not — while you won’t get any verbal prose tonight, you can still join the party for Kurt B. Reighley’s new book, United States of Americana: Backyard Chickens, Burlesque Beauties, and Handmade Bitters: A Field Guide to the New American Roots Movement. He’ll be […]
Upset. The word of the our 2008 Best Northwest Releases of 2008 Readers’ Poll is upset. With the Fleet Foxes winning readers and critical polls alike, who would’ve thought they wouldn’t get top honors in our humble little Northwest poll? But they didn’t — they placed a distant second to New Faces, another debut record […]
Seen busking on the streets of Seattle for money and sporting a 'do that could make even the hardest rockabilly dame go weak in the knees, Mark Pickerel is a man of many talents. A drummer, songwriter, guitar player and record store owner, Pickerel has moved from behind the set to center stage with his […]
Happy (almost) Record Store Day! (It's April 19th, in case you hadn't heard.) To celebrate, Easy Street Records is hosting a great free all-ages show at the Queen Anne location. Music starts at 5PM with special guest star Anna, followed by Mark Pickerel, and then the incomparable Jesse Sykes & The Sweet Hereafter anchoring the […]
Mark is busking in front of Easy Street and it's SO COOL! He just came from his in studio @ KEXP and is playing songs from the new record Cody's Dream. If you aren't in the neighborhood, be sure to check him out at The Tractor this Saturday!
This is a pretty exciting week in releases! First off, Mark Pickerel releases his new record Cody's Dream, with each and every track working together to weave a story that will stick with you long after the last note falls silent. Mark will be celebrating the release with his band The Praying Hands, The Fucking […]
Tonight's stellar lineup at the Showbox has assembled for a very sad yet very worthy cause — a benefit for Talia Reyna, a local woman with a very dangerous form of brain cancer and a very crappy insurance company not willing to buck up and pay for her chemo. I hate hearing stories like this […]