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TIG presents: Winter Holiday Spectacular with Telekinesis,The Kindness Kind, Hey Marseilles, M. Bison, Indie-Rock Santa and more

It's Ho Ho Holiday time and that means it's time for the joyous Three Imaginary Girls Holiday Party!

Join us for the TIG Winter Holiday Spectacular at Chop Suey on Saturday, December 27th. The night will be packed with fun big enough to help you forget about any holiday drama and celebrate all those December holidays (including but not limited to imaginary Liz's birthday).

This year the Winter Holiday Spectacular will feature performances from six of our favorite Seattle bands:

You can also have a keepsake of the spectacularly good times for your mantel! Indie Rock Santa John Roderick (of The Long Winters) will have his lap available so you can pose with him to have your picture taken by the lovely and talented Laura Musselman for free. Also on tap, we'll have the legendary Jim Anderson (from the Crocodile) manning the soundboard for the night.

The best part of the evening is that all proceeds will benefit Soild Ground, an organization that builds community to end poverty. Each year they give 33,000 families each year the services, resources and support they need to overcome homelessness, hunger and despair. They also mobilize people to create public and private policies that are responsive to the needs of low-income people.

It's our end of the year blow-out so there will be no-holds-barred on what the evening will have in store.

Come mistle-toe one on with us!

{Special thanks to the evening's sponsors: Easy Street Records and Seattle Show Posters}

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More about the bands:

The Kindness Kind
Updating electronic pop with intricate hooks and Cure-inspired vocals that make us emphatically smile, dance and sing along.

Hey Marseilles
Hey Marseilles create lush soundscapes that mash folky indie pop with your favorite orchestra instruments (including cello, trumpet, and accordion to name a few).

M. Bison
This quartet's songs mix of showtuney Ben Folds Five keyboards with singalong vocals (that every once in a while have a distinct Squeeze feel) and poppy guitar jabs.

Star Lake Drownings
Formerly known as Stella by Starlight, SLD infuses shoegazer into our favorite parts of the Rentals and early Belly.

The Femurs
It makes sense that we'd spend the holidays with the first band that Dana and Liz ever interviewed together. We love Rob Femur and his Ramones-infused indie-folk that brings to mind both early Violent Femmes with Beach Boys harmonies.

The Mangles
We are so excited to celebrate the night with The Mangles. They will start the night off with a fun bang as they cover The Bangles and perhaps even sneak Liz's favorite theme song into the mix.

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