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Now, Now. May 19, 2019. Neumos. Photo by: Imaginary David

2019 {in Photos}: Crying at the Rock Show

I never go to a show to get weepy. I want to rock out and enjoy the visceral experience of performance. I want to be part of an audience, sharing a mood. I want to better understand songs I’ve listened to dozens of times. But sometimes, involuntarily, crying just happens. I never break down to […]

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Paul Collins Beat!, Seattle legends F-Holes, Rod Moody's The Fuzz & Garbo's Daughter this Sat {7/9} at the Funhouse

This upcoming Saturday night at The Funhouse {7/9} will be a four-stacked band-nanza of different types of punk or buzz-pop bands. Though they span a few different sub-genres and generational influences, all these groups have one thing in common: FUN. They all play their riffs like they’re tickling your the soles of your feet with […]

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Don't Miss Shows Thru The Weekend! Eighteen Individual Eyes, Can You Imagine?, The Tripwires, and Bat Country

My ass is sore from SIFF, damn it! I need to get up and move around a bit! And not just between theaters either. Hmm, maybe I’ll go see a show or two this weekend. You know, live music! Cold whiskey in hand and a bunch of ragamuffins caterwauling on the bandstand action. It’s been […]

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Steel Tigers of Death! 2 Shows: a benefit for Japanese Red Cross (4/22) & w/punk legends OFF! (4/24)

[Video:] This week, Seattle’s Steel Tigers of Death! are playing two very noteworthy shows, both official album release parties: one is a band-stacked-for-a-great-cause Funhouse extravaganza, and the other a Neumos-hosted history-making punk rock event! This Friday, April 22 at The Funhouse is a Benefit for Japanese Red Cross, where SToD! live-premiere songs from their new Precious […]

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NighTrain will bust your you-know-what on Friday {11/19}

[video:] Hello. Two of my favorite Seattle bands are sharing a bill at the Funhouse on Friday the 19th. NighTrain brings the filth with soul, funk, rock & roll and feminism. You’ll be ready to start a fire or a riot grrrl band after watching them play. Seriously. Pony Time is awesome. Stacy Peck is […]

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Partman Parthorse / Mash Hall at the Funhouse tonight {6/11}

June 11th 9pm The first 15 people to buy tapes at this show will get a free split 7 inch with side A featuring Partman Parthorse- “Hardcore Fucking” and Side B, SPURM- “Making Love.” Just think you get the best of both worlds for free with Emerald City Dummies, PMPH’s new release. Kicking off the […]

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World Extreme Pencil Fighting Championship… now with music

[video:] This Thursday, May 20 Seattle fans of music mixing it up with extreme sports should head to The Funhouse to see the next round of World Championship Extreme Pencil Fighting! This time, the band Lesbian will be playing live music as well as compete in this battle to the lead! According to WCEPF emcee-ringleader […]

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Now that everybody can read, Bloodhag calls it a day this Friday at the Funhouse

Now that literacy rates have gone through the roof (proof: Obama got elected, health care passed, a new issue of The Baffler is on the stands), book-loving hardcore-playing science fiction dungeon masters Bloodhag are calling it quitola. Just as boldly they lived, these secret masters of fandom are leaving their career playing both punk dung-holes […]

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Recommended show: The Cute Lepers album release at the Funhouse this Friday {1/29}

{Photo credit: dan10things from the TIG Flickr Photo Pool} The Cute Lepers are the sonic equivalent of a Payday bar. They satisfy many cravings in a tasty, self-contained unit. They are a little punk, a little pop, a little 70’s, a little 80’s and a LOT of energy. Cleverly non-de-plumed Steve E. Nix and company […]

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