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Bumbershoot preview: how to get the most out of your Saturday {9/3}

With over ninety-something options vying for your attention from opening gates until the closing bell, making the most out of your day(s) at Bumbershoot definitely takes a little bit of planning. All the normal festival rules apply: pack light, wear layers, don't forget the sunscreen (and remember pace your drinking!)…. but on top of all […]

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Recommended for tonight: Fastbacks mania at the Tractor

Oh man is tonight going to be a good one! Get thee to the Tractor tonight for a very, very special night, as everyone sings “It’s Your Birthday” to two Seattle pop legendaries – Lulu and Kurt of the Fastbacks. The evening starts off promptly at 8:30 with a heavy dose of Seattle royalty- the […]

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New Years Eve at The Paramount+The Blue Moon=Holiday Perfection w/ many Favorite Bands

Show Date: December 31, 2008

I shopped extensively for New Years Eve shows and initially dismissed The Paramount’s offering with headliners The Presidents of The Unites States of America, as I am not a huge fan of their music. The rest of the lineup, which included Kay Kay & His Weathered Underground, The Saturday Knights and Monotonix eventually won me […]

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Live from the Morning Alternative

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Since the fall of the oppressive Teen Dance Ordinance, the underage music scene in Seattle has been thriving. The best example of this is the amazing Vera Project—a wonderful club that has been a great place for kids to see some of their favorite bands in a clean, safe environment with a great sound system. […]

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Love Everybody

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The Presidents of the United States of America have always made really great pop songs, unabashedly immature in lyrical content but surprisingly smart and incredulously catchy. Their latest release, Love Everybody, puts them right back on the map where they left off. Despite a several-year hiatus (in December 1997 the Presidents disbanded), PUSA are again […]

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Dave Dederer of the Presidents of the United States of America

TIG: What is your favorite coffee drink? Pres. Dave D.: My ideal coffee experience is an espresso with one sugarcube downed while standing at the bar of any number of Parisian cafes. Any one of the legendary cafes on the Boulevard St. Germain on the Left Bank would be fine. Le Pichet is my choice […]

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