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Capitol Hill Block Party 2009 {Friday}

Show Date: July 24, 2009

Block party started off mellow enough with the sultry blues of The Dutchess and The Duke kicking off Friday on the main stage at 4 pm with “Reservoir Park,” the gravel between Jesse Lortz and Kimberly Morrison’s deep vocal harmonies foreshadowing the fine layer of grit that would coat my skin by the end of […]

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Recommended Show: Capitol Hill Block Party 2009

Considering the window of weather for outdoor antics is pitifully small in Seattle, it seems we have learned to really pack the few months of sunshine with good times, great oldies and a bunch of great new bands as well. 12 years ago Capitol Hill Block Party began and next week you can take part […]

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Capitol Hill Block Party 2008: Mika Miko

Show Date: July 25, 2008

Mika Miko are a five-piece, all girl, neo-riot grrrl band from LA who bring to mind bands like Bikini Kill and Bratmobile. The setup is two singers (one, Jenna Thornhill also plays saxophone), a guitarist, bassist and drummer. They are not the most musically inclined band — but then, that stopped mattering the moment Nevermind […]

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