Archive | Marymoor Park

FlightotCon_banana_1

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 […]

Continue Reading
sp20wolfparade

Sub Pop 20: Wolf Parade

Show Date: July 13, 2008

Sunday night marked my first time seeing Canadian indie rock band Wolf Parade live in concert. I’m not totally familiar with the band’s music, but I’ve always harbored a strange fascination with the band’s name. I mean, really… a wolf parade… a parade of wolves? That just sounds like so much fun! I’m more familiar […]

Continue Reading
sp20noage

Sub Pop 20: No Age

Show Date: July 13, 2008

All day Saturday, two other Portland based photographers I was hanging out with kept telling me about how much the loved No Age. Stories, stories, stories! From tales of late night carpools home from shows to talk of house parties, I heard it all. Naturally, all this chatter left me really excited to see the […]

Continue Reading
sp20foals

Sub Pop 20: Foals

Show Date: July 13, 2008

“The weekend has been great! I haven’t seen a single shitty band yet!” I told drummer of Foals Jack Bevon backstage nearby the Marymoor Mansion early Saturday afternoon. “Oh,” he said contemplatively with an apologetic laugh. “Wait until you see us tomorrow.” This kind of humorous self deprecation exponentially increased my infatuation with the collective […]

Continue Reading
sp20logo_1

Sub Pop 20

Show Date: July 13, 2008

Whew. Sub Pop knows how to throw a good party! In addition to festivities around town, we got two full days amidst the trees at Marymoor Park, chock-full of roster bands alternating from "This Stage" and "That Stage" in rapid-fire succession. There were the legends and the newbies (some of which, no doubt, will be […]

Continue Reading