Archive | Marymoor Park

Win two tickets to The National at Marymoor {9/11}

Sprawling lawns, stellar sound, The National, and you. And your plus one. And Okkervil River. And for free. Sound good? Great! Because that’s what’s in store for you this Saturday up at Marymoor Park if you’re our lucky winner! We’ve got not one, but two bright-and-shiny tickets to give away to one lucky fan. Maybe […]

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Photo essay: No Depression Festival at Marymoor Park

Seven bands, nine hours, sixty-eight degrees, three rounds of busking, and a good helping of some straight-out wonderfulness: it all adds up to this year’s No Depression Festival up at the lush, lovely Marymoor park in Redmond. With stellar sets from bands like The Swell Season, the Cave Singers, Alejandro Escovedo, and Sera Cahoone — […]

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Win two tickets to the 2010 No Depression Festival at Marymoor {8/21}

Check it out! We’re giving away two tickets to this year’s No Depression festival! On August 21st, the grounds of Marymoor Park (Redmond, WA) will be graced with not just one or two, but seven swoonworthy acts to fit the taste of every alt.americana, alt.country, and modern-folk indie-roots enthusiast within driving distance. Performers like Lucinda […]

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The Flaming Lips light up Marymoor Park

Show Date: August 21, 2009

The Flaming Lips are a piece of the beginning of a very long musical story for me. Country girl moves to city, meets guy in Tripping Daisy shirt, gets musical education and learns some hard lessons about life. That Tripping Daisy guy brought over the Soft Bulletin record, and my life really was never the […]

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Recommended show: The Flaming Lips at Marymoor Park this Friday, August 21st

I would be really really upset if I lived my whole fabulous life and never took the opportunity to see The Flaming Lips. From those early psychadelic garage-rock days to the immaculately produced and executed work of the last few years, they are a constant wonderment to me. Not only are their albums some of […]

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Death Cab for Cutie in the Park

Show Date: July 19, 2009

The recent Death Cab for Cutie show at Marymoor was, in one word, amazing. Combine the gorgeous summertime drive to Redmond, the grassy knolls, the impeccable soundsystem, and the energy of these spectacular bands — and you’ve got a one-of-a-kind warm-weather blissy magic night that concert postcards are made out of. Traffic kept uber-photogress Laura […]

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No Depression Festival

Show Date: July 11, 2009

No Depression Festival – Short Version: It was hot. We ate barbecue. I drank a lot of beer and cider. Most of us had dirty, bare feet. Zee Avi is adorable. Jeff Fielder is totally amazing. Jessica Lea Mayfield is a lo-fi version of Jesse Sykes. Everyone loved Justin Townes Earle. No one much liked […]

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Win tix to the No Depression Festival

No Depression has long been the place to get the inside scoop on the best Americana, roots and alt-country folks to watch – and we’re pleased as punch that they’ve put all that know how into a full on festival of fabulous artists. The first ever No Depression Festival is set for Saturday, July 11th […]

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Sub Pop 20: Flight of the Conchords

Show Date: July 12, 2008

When the humble and talented boys from Wellington, New Zealand took the stage on Saturday night at Marymoor Park, the excitement and anticipation of the crowd was palpable. 9:20pm had finally come, and Jemaine and Bret were cozying into their seats with acoustic guitars in hand, ready to "make love to our ears." And they […]

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