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The Round 83: Damien Jurado, Jonathan Russell and friends

Show Date: April 10, 2012

I'm almost not quite sure how to begin recounting last night's show at the Fremont Abbey {Round #83, with Damien Jurado, The Head and the Heart's Jonathan Russell, and members of Pretty Broken things, two painters, and a poet} in a way that conveys it with proper justice. So far as layperson's terms go, it […]

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Benefits for BENT this Friday and Saturday! {12/2 & 12/3}

It all starts with one thing: words. Your favorite songwriters are all, well, writers in some way, shape, or form: whether they pick up pens and pencils, scribble furiously in notebooks, tap away at keyboards or typewriters, borrow phrases that they repurpose, or speak into a tape recorder — they're wordsmiths. All (well, most) of […]

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Bad videos of great artists: Sean Nelson, Kaylee Cole and Goldfinch

[video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W2a96rhKix8] Here at TIG, we firmly believe that good content trumps mediocre video quality. Hopefully you do too. Because that’s Sean Nelson above, doing his acapella rendition of “Brown Sugar” at BARE last month, a night at the Fremont Abbey full of nothing but some of our favorite local artists and their booming vocal […]

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Recommended show: BARE at Fremont Abbey {Friday, January 21}

The first two weeks of 2011 have set the bar pretty high for shows: Lovesick Empire killing the stage at a real-life $5 cover night at Neumos, Damien Jurado selling out Columbia City Theater, and back-to-back nights with The Head and the Heart (an impromptu night at Porterhouse in West Seattle last Thursday, and Friday’s […]

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Win tickets to see Darren Hanlon and Rose Melberg in Seattle on Friday, November 13th!

{photo from Darren’s press kit} It is my pleasure to announce that Australia’s unbelievably talented and charming pinball champion/songsmith Darren Hanlon will be joining us in our fair city on Friday, November 13th at the Fremont Abbey! You may have caught Darren when he opened up for the Magnetic Fields on the i tour in […]

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Round 52, Fremont Abbey Arts Center: Hey Marseilles is my new favorite band.

I’ve spend the better part of the last half-hour trying to find words for the mindblowing goodness that went down at the Fremont Abbey Arts Center last night, and my keyboard is failing me. So here’s the straight business: Hey Marseilles is my new favorite band. Sallie Ford is my new favorite awkwardly gorgeous young […]

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See Tiny Vipers at the Fremont Abbey on Saturday

Chelsea blogged about a then-forthcoming Tiny Vipers record called Life on Earth not too long ago, which was just released less than two weeks ago on Sub Pop to critical acclaim. After touring the east coast, Jesi Fortino brings her Tiny Vipers alias, voice and guitar to the Fremont Abbey Arts Center for her CD release show Saturday night. […]

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