Category Archives: Music

THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Rainier Beach Cultural Community Dinner, Free Mt. Baker Meaningful Movie, NAAM Holiday Market, and more!

by Emerald Staff 

Friday, Dec. 7th:

Dress for Success Holiday Sale

“The most exciting new or slightly used clothing clearance is back downtown ready for the holiday season! By snapping yourself up a fantastic bargain, you will also be helping to support and empower women. Our sale commences both days with replenished stock. Most items are between $5-$15 – with slightly more expensive items for sale in our High End Designer Boutique. Grab that perfect holiday outfit for a FRACTION of the cost at a store.” This event takes place on Thurs, Dec. 6 too! 

Time: 10 AM–5 PM
Where: Dress for Success Seattle — 1118 5th Ave.
Cost: Free to attend

Tags: Clothing, Sale, Charity

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—DoNormaal, Meklit, G’ma Project, Craft Markets, and more!

by Emerald Staff 

Friday, Nov. 30th:

KEXP presents: Meklit

Meklit with special guest Diana Gameros—“Meklit is an Ethio-American vocalist, singer-songwriter and composer, making music that sways between cultures and continents. Known for her electric stage presence, innovative take on Ethio-Jazz, and her fiery live shows, Meklit has rocked stages from Addis Ababa (where she is a household name) to San Francisco (her beloved home-base), to NYC, London, Montreal, Nairobi, Rome, Zurich, Cairo, and many more.” 21+
Check out our recent interview with Meklit
Time: 8:30 PM / 8 PM Doors
Where: Columbia City Theater— 4916 Rainier Ave. S.
Cost: $17

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Songwriter Meklit Hadero reconnects with Seattle at the Columbia City Theater Nov. 30

by Jacob Uitti

San Francisco-based singer, Meklit Hadero, considers Seattle a second home — or a third home, or maybe a fourth. For the soulful, jazzy singer-songwriter, who was born in Ethiopia and raised in the United States, the Emerald City is a place where she can reconnect with family and with a part of the world in which she lived for more than a year. And Hadero will do just that on Nov. 30 at the Columbia City Theater, when she graces the stage to perform songs from her immaculate and expansive catalogue. To preview the gig, we caught up with the songwriter to ask her about her beginnings as an artist, how she honed her writing style and what she looks to, when the world can seem too much.

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International Musicians Marina Albero and Nat Hulskamp Bring Authentic Traditions To Columbia City

by Gus Marshall

On a cozy Sunday evening in November, The Columbia City Theater hosted a bill of beautiful world music. The Pangea Concert, presented by Giordano Productions, showcased two wonderful acts of world-class talent and taste.

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Call Her Ganda, Shop Seattle Gems on Beacon Hill, Khu.eex at Columbia City Theater, and more!

by Emerald Staff 

Friday, Nov. 23rd:

ElectroFusion: Evie B + Devin Bews

“ElectroFusion: Evie B + Devin Bews From 8-9:30pm, Evie B paints an audioportrait depicting musical input from her most recent USA tour. Featuring artists and collaborations from Memphis, Nashville, Atlanta, and New Orleans, Evie B brings the musical story to life through the saxophone, voice, keyboard, and Nashville-made INSTRUMENT-1 by Artiphon in a live mix. From 9:45 to 11:00pm, musical mastermind Devin Bews fuses a nearly infinite melodic soundscape with rhythmic delivery; experience transportation through the electrosphere, right in the grooving pocket.” 21+
Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater Bourbon Bar— 4916 Rainier Ave. S.
Cost: FREE

Tags: Live Music, Music Venue

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Eat With Muslims, MeToo Healers Circle, Rainier Beach Cultural Community Dinner Series, and more!

by Emerald Staff 

Friday, Nov. 16th:

Friday Night Po’Boy Pop Up

“Every Friday, we will have Po’Boys for sale from 6-10pm. These Po’ Boys are some of the best you will ever try – New Orleans style and fresh. We will have Catfish, Shrimp, and Oyster Po’ Boys!!

“Catfish w/ homemade garlic fries: $10
Shrimp w/ homemade garlic fries: $12
Oyster w/ homemade garlic fries: $14

“There will be live music by a local vocalist that is gracious to share his gift with us. Where else can you get a fresh Po’ Boy and live music in Seattle? Nowhere. So come join us and order a Po’ Boy and a Sangria while listening to an amazing vocalist.
Time: 6–9:30 PM
Where: Estelita’s Library — 2533 16th Ave S.
Cost: Free to attend

Tags: Restaurant, Social Justice, Po’Boys, Library

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