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Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 2018 Lineup Announcement

The Timber! Outdoor Music Festival lineup announcement is here! GOOD MORNING INDEED. So you like to go camping with your buds? Why not tack on some star gazing, paddle boarding, nature painting, kayaking, and oh yea, A TON OF KILLER MUSIC PERFORMANCES. It all happens at the gorgeous Tolt-McDonald Park in Carnation, WA. Timber! is one of […]

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Imaginary Interview: Thao Nguyen of Thao and the Get Down Stay Down

Thao Nguyen is known for brutally frank emotional dissections in her lyrics. Combined with her casual, personal stage presence and a disarming hint of twang in her speech, the overall effect is one of unguarded and unselfconscious openness. But when you talk to Thao one-on-one, you quickly realize that every aspect of her music is […]

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Bumbershoot 2013 wrap-up: the return of the 3-day music marathon

Bob Mould appears to have rocked his own face off in my crappy iPhone photo. Hi guys. Hi there. Remember how, for the last, like, 5 years, I've been all "OH I AM SO OLD I DON'T KNOW HOW YOU GUYS DO THREE DAYS OF BUMBERSHOOT"? Yes. Well. This year, I convinced myself that I […]

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Is it the weekend yet? Bumbershoot 2013 is almost here!

THEESatisfaction, Bumbershoot 2012 With the excitement of Bumbershoot's approach comes that sad-trombone realization that summer is coming to a close (seriously you guys, LABOR DAY ALREADY?) and in this year's case, a particularly mighty and sunny Seattle summer at that. But really, what better way to spend it than a breezy weekend down at Seattle […]

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Bumbershoot 2013 music picks: my dream list for Saturday!

Now that I've covered everything else I'm looking forward to this weekend at Bumbershoot, it's time to get into the music. Please note: I say "Dream" list, because it's entirely possible I might not make it to see every single one depending on how much of an old lady I feel like I am after […]

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City Arts Fest 2011: really, how can you not?

Bands. Art. Comedy. Community. These are just a few of the things you can expect from the upcoming City Arts Festival, taking place at various venues throughout the city from Thursday, October 20th through Saturday, October 22nd. They've done a damn fine job of showcasing a ton of local artists as well as featuring some […]

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Indie cellists take on Chop Suey tonight with Thao and the Get Down Stay Down

Former high school music nerds, this show is for you. Portland Cello Project brings their collective strings to indie clubs and creates a sound unlike any other in your indie-music going experience.  PCP’s pop-oriented repetoire includes ABBA’s Dancing Queen,  Bon Jovi’s Wanted Dead or Alive, Slayer’s Raining Blood, and A Ha’s Take on Me.  And your high school […]

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Free tickets alert: Thao with the Get Down Stay Down, Sleepy Eyes of Death

Another day, another free ticket giveaway… this time, for two different shows — both at Chop Suey, both 21+, both awesomeness.  Friday, May 1: Sleepy Eyes of Death (with Constant Lovers and Weekend) Enter to win {email tig at threeimaginarygirls.com with the subject line: SleepyEyes} Saturday, May 2: Thao with the Get Down Stay Down […]

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Bumbershoot 2008: Day 1

Show Date: August 30, 2008

Bumbershoot is a musical extravaganza, spanning the three-day Labor Day weekend with more bands, arts, and elephant ears than anyone can possibly capture. We had a posse of imaginary writers (ChrisB, Chris Estey, imaginary elle, imaginary dana, and Cory), and photographers (Chona, Kyle, Nathan, and Andrew) all over Seattle Center, trying to capture the frenzy […]

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