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December 2018

George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic

December 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Neptune Theatre, 1303 NE 45th St,
Seattle,Washington98105
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$45

From Seatle Theatre Group: Recording both as Parliament and Funkadelic, George Clinton revolutionized R&B during the ’70s, twisting soul music into funk by adding influences from several late-’60s acid heroes: Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, and Sly Stone. The Parliament/Funkadelic machine ruled black music during the ’70s, capturing over 40 R&B hit singles (including three number ones) and recording three platinum albums. Born in Kannapolis, NC, on July 22, 1941, Clinton became interested in doo wop while living in New Jersey during the early ’50s. . Basing his group on Frankie Lymon & the Teenagers, Clinton formed The Parliaments in 1955, rehearsing in the back room of a Plainfield barbershop where he straightened hair. The Parliaments released only two singles during the next ten years, but frequent trips to Detroit during the mid-’60s – where Clinton began working as a songwriter and producer – eventually paid off their investment. The Parliaments finally had a hit with the 1967 single “(I Wanna) Testify” for the Detroit-based Revilot Records, but the label ran into trouble and Clinton refused to record any new material. Instead of waiting for a settlement, Clinton decided to record the same band under a new name: Funkadelic. Founded in…

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Knut Bell at The Little Red Hen

December 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Little Red Hen, 7115 Woodlawn Ave NE
Seattle,Washington98115
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$5

From The Facebook Page: The Little Red Hen welcomes Knut Bell and The Blue Collars to the stage Serving Dinner 5-10pm Live Music & Dancing starts at 9 pm Dance all night! Check out www.littleredhen.com, www.knutbell.com for more information.

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John Legend – A Legendary Christmas

December 18, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Washington Music Theater, 800 Occidental Ave S
Seattle,Washington98134
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From Event Facebook Page: All floor (orchestra) sections sit on floor level and do not cascade up. All riser (terrace) sections have riser seating that cascades up to the top of the riser. Please adhere to posted ticket limits. There is an eight (8) ticket limit for all presales and public on sale. This event has no refunds or exchanges. There is no re-entry into the venue. All ages need a ticket to enter the venue. Buy Tickets

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April 2019

Prince from Minneapolis Exhibition and Opening Party at MoPOP

April 5, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sky Church at MoPOP, 325 5th Avenue North
Seattle,WA98109United States
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Dearly Beloved, if you are a Prince fan, this one is for you. The iconic musician, who died in 2016, will be the feature at MoPOP's newest exhibit, Prince From Minneapolis, opening on April 6, 2019. The exhibition will kick off with a MoPOP members preview day on April 5th followed that evening with the Prince From Minneapolis Opening Party.  Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images   With nearly 50 artifacts, including photos, artwork, a Prince guitar, and outfits from the Purple Rain Tour and film, guests will experience Prince at key moments in his career, from his early days to the Purple Rain tour to the multifaceted career that made him one of the most celebrated musicians of our time. From his early days on, Prince worked with local photographers who helped him carefully hone his legendary image and identity. Four of those photographers will have their work showcased: Robert Whitman's images a young Prince at the locally famous “music wall” of Schmitt Music in downtown Minneapolis, Allen Beaulieu’s pictures of on stage and off from the early days of the musician, Nancy Bundt’s official Purple Rain concert shots, and Terry Gydesen’s stunning pictures in the studio and on the 1993 world tour. Guests can also…

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May 2019

A Night at the Boathouse Benefiting Seattle Symphony

May 31, 2019 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Chihuly Boathouse, 509 NE Northlake Way
Seattle,98105United States
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One could hardly ask for a more chic, romantic summer party. A Night at the Boathouse offers northwest cuisine, hosted bars, and live music in the eclectic intimacy of the Chihuly Boathouse, overlooking Lake Union. The night's performances feature Thunderpussy, Brent Amaker and The Rodeo, and DJ Supa Sam. Proceeds support Seattle Symphony's education and community programs, making live symphonic music accessible to everyone. This event is 21 and over, and fewer than 200 tickets are available. Reserve online. Speaking of tickets...subscriptions to the 2019/20 Seattle Symphony Season are on sale now. This will be the inaugural season of the new Musical Director, Thomas Dausgaard. Read more about the upcoming season on the official website.

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June 2019

Sound Performance at Gary Hill Studio Benefiting CoCA

June 9, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Gary Hill Studio, 80 Vine St. #101
Seattle,98121United States
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Seattle-based artist Gary Hill has been a busy man already this year, with installations popping up internationally. He's back in town for the moment, however, and hosting a special sound performance with special guest Magdalucca at his downtown studio, Saturday, June 8 from 6-8pm. The event is sponsored by Elysian Brewing (with complimentary adult beverages) and proceeds benefit the Center on Contemporary Art. Attendance is capped at fifty, so those interested should not hesitate to scoop up their tickets. Get more details on the official page on CoCA's website.

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February 2020

Time For Three with the Seattle Symphony

February 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street
Seattle,WA98101United States
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From Seattle Symphony: Time For Three joins the Seattle Symphony for an unforgettable evening of music. Defying convention and boundaries, Time For Three stands at the busy intersection of Americana, modern pop and classical music. To experience Time For Three (TF3) live is to hear the various eras, styles and traditions of Western music fold in on themselves and emerge anew. Bonded by an uncommon blend of their instruments fused together with their voices, Charles Yang (violin, vocals), Nicolas “Nick” Kendall (violin, vocals) and Ranaan Meyer (double bass, vocals) have found a unique voice of expression to share with the world. Get Tickets https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBC23vB5YcA&feature=youtu.be

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Terry Riley At Beneroya Hall

February 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street
Seattle,WA98101United States
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From Seattle Symphony: American composer/pianist/vocalist Terry Riley brings his unique compositions to Benaroya Hall for one night only, drawing on his decades-long work in minimalist music and his studies of jazz and Indian classical music. Riley originally launched what is now known as the minimalist movement with his classic piece In C, composed in 1964. This seminal work had an enormous impact on the course of western music. He has also been a student of Indian classical music since 1970 when he became a disciple of the great Kirana master, Pandit Pran Nath. Riley is a prolific composer, having written in virtually every form including solo piano, string quartet, chamber opera, concerto, choral works and more. His concerto for electric violin was premiered at Carnegie Hall in 2012  and a new concerto for organ and orchestra premiered at Walt Disney Hall in 2014. His discography includes 60 recordings on labels such as Columbia Masterworks, Wergo and Nonesuch, and he is a recipient of 2 NEA grants, a Guggenheim fellowship and a Fromm Foundation grant for music composition. He also holds honorary doctorates from Chapman University and Cal Arts. Over Riley's long career, he has worked with Zakir Hussein, Chet Baker, Krishna Bhatt, John Zorn, Leonard Slatkin and…

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Brandi Carlile with the Seattle Symphony: Right Now Is At The Speed Of Light

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Benaroya Hall, 200 University Street
Seattle,WA98101United States
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From Seattle Symphony: Performances of Brandi Carlile with the Seattle Symphony: Right Now Is At The Speed of Light, originally scheduled for December 13, 14 and 15, 2019 have been rescheduled to February 21, 22 and 23, 2020. PLUS: special guest The Secret Sisters Three-time Grammy®-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile returns for three highly-anticipated concerts with her hometown Seattle Symphony. The shows will include many fan favorites as well as new material. Brandi is currently in the midst of a landmark year following the release of her Grammy®-winning album, By The Way, I Forgive You. Her 2010 performances with the Seattle Symphony were recorded and released by Columbia Records as an album titled Live At Benaroya Hall With The Seattle Symphony and featured a set list of original material including “The Story” and “Turpentine" as well as her rendition of classics "Hallelujah" and "The Sound of Silence." Note: all tickets include a $1 fee for Brandi Carlile's Looking Out Foundation and a $5 facility fee for the preservation of Benaroya Hall. Get Tickets

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