Archive | Ben Gibbard

The Western State Hurricanes at the Tractor. Photo: Laura Duffy

Western State Hurricanes Reunited! Here’s our scrapbook of the night of fun and friends and some of our favorite songs!!!

Show Date: February 8, 2020

I have a long history with The Western State Hurricanes. Even though the Seattle band’s heyday (circa 1998) was just a wee bit before I moved here, the cloud of Western State Hurricanes mystique was woven into my courtship with Seattle. During my own heyday of nights out and making best friends with folks who […]

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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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Only a few days left to support TIG’s indiegogo campaign – we’d love your help!

Almost a month ago, on June 10, 2015, Three Imaginary Girls celebrated our 13th birthday! On that same day, we launched an indiegogo campaign to help usher in the next era of TIG: to raise enough funds to help with a big tech project and to keep the imaginary ship afloat. With the help of […]

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Photo(s) of the day: Ben Gibbard and Damien Jurado at the Showbox

Hopefully you were one of the lucky folks that got to see Ben Gibbard play this weekend in Seattle! There were two shows on his dance card, on Saturday at Washington Hall with Shelby Earl {for an 826 Seattle benefit}, and on Friday at the Showbox with Damien Jurado. We caught the latter (with a […]

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Teen Feed: an imaginary interview with Megan Gibbard

Odds are, if you’re here at Three Imaginary Girls poking around, you’ve heard of Ben Gibbard. And if you’re in the greater Seattle area, you’ve definitely heard about the sold-out show coming up this Wednesday at the Crocodile. (And if you’re like us, you might be acting half your age and figuring out just how […]

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Best news of the day: Ben Gibbard and Jay Farrar to play in Seattle at the Showbox at the Market

{photo by hot avocados photography} Just as we thought this Monday would never end, a piece of news so exciting popped into our inbox to help count down the minutes til quittin’ time: Ben Gibbard and Jay Farrar will play at the Showbox at the Market on January 24th! Our own imaginary victoria flew down […]

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Imaginary roadtrip: San Francisco photoessay edition

Show Date: October 24, 2009

Thanks to a tweet from a fellow I met on the Long Winters messageboard quite some time ago (hello, internets!) I found myself pressed up against the stage of a 750-person capacity club last weekend, camera in hand. It was Saturday night, and Bimbo’s 365 was proudly hosting the San Francisco installment of the six-date […]

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