Archive | The Tractor Tavern

Recommended show + free tickets: Nada Surf at the Tractor {2/2}

Just when we thought the new track from Nada Surf, "When I Was Young" {off the stars are indifferent to astronomy, which is officially out tomorrow on Barsuk} couldn't get any better, we stumbled across this gem of a video. While it's definitely a stripped-down version that doesn't have the same big, building, wall-of-sound vibe […]

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Dave Alvin is headlining a benefit for the amazing Susie Tennant at the Tractor {tonight!}

{Dave Alvin, Christy McWilson, Kasey Anderson, and Andrew McKeag are playing a benefit for Susie Tennant on Tuesday, October 11, at the Tractor Tavern.} Susie Tennant is an incredible lady, having helped the Seattle music community in a gazillion different ways: from promoting Sub Pop artists with the verve and creativity of the artists and […]

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Take-your-pick Thursday: Sallie Ford at the Tractor, Doe Bay announcement at Columbia City Theater

You can get with this, or you can get with that — but whatever you pick, you’ve got a heck of a time ahead of you this Thursday. First off, you can get your hangtime on out at the Tractor, where Sallie Ford and the Sound Outside, Pancake Breakfast, and Joshua Morrison will be taking […]

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Jessica Lea Mayfield and Nathaniel Rateliff: a sold-out one-two punch show that just about charmed our pants right off.

As is the case most every week in Seattle, our nights are filled with options upon options for amazing music to take in — open mic nights, big theater shows, dirty little clubs, and everything in-between. Fresh off the Fleet Foxes / Cave Singers show Monday night, we found ourselves pressed to the front of […]

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Win two tickets to Jessica Lea Mayfield and Nathaniel Rateliff at the Tractor {5/3}

{{{UPDATE}}} We’ve got another pair of tickets to give away today for tomorrow night’s show! Details have been updated below. Rex Manning Day is almost upon us! Jessica Lea Mayfield and Nathaniel Rateliff are coming to the Tractor next Tuesday night (that’s May 3rd, for anyone who’s checking for a Fleet Foxes conflict), and believe […]

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Recommended show + free tickets: Goldfinch at the Tractor {3/20}

Two things that are making Friday very extra Friday-y: A., This image is causing a full-frontal poster-gorgeousness coma. B., Goldfinch is playing the Tractor on Sunday night! Be excited. Be very, very excited for both of these things. (Especially since we have a pair of tickets to give away to the show.) But before we […]

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THIS WILL BE THE BEST SHOW EVER: Jessica Lea Mayfield and Nathaniel Rateliff at the Tractor {5/3}

Upon opening the imaginary inbox to read the Tractor’s calendar email yesterday afternoon, I almost had an accident. Right there at the desk. Because two of 2010’s heavy-rotation best-of-list abounding artists — for me, at least — are coming together for one show, on a tiny stage in Ballard, and it’s my humble opinion that […]

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