Tag Archives: Live Music

THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—DeChelle Monet, Winter Mokojumbies, Ugly Sweater Party, and more!

by Emerald Staff 

Friday, Dec. 21st:

Marshall Family Band / Genre Free

“Genre Free—Members of Marshall Family Band and *The Mortgage Lifters come together to fight genre-fication. Johnny Calcagno- mandolin, guitar; Tony Mates- bass, guitar; Robert Hinrix- guitar, mandolin, bass; Roy Marshall- fiddle, guitar; Chrissie Marshall- accordion; Gus Marshall- guitar

“Marshall Family Band, featuring Candy Goldman—Mother, father and son playing piano, accordion, fiddle and guitar, are a loose-knit acoustic trio performing original melodies, drifting chord progressions and occasionally supporting 3 part harmony. A contemporary perspective on country, blues and old-time with a hint of gospel.”

*The Mortgage Lifters are also playing Saturday night, 12/22, at Perihelion Brewery on Beacon Hill!

Time: 8 PM
Where: Columbia City Theater (Bourbon Bar) — 4916 Rainier Ave S.
Cost: No Cover (tips encouraged)

Tags: Live Music

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THIS WEEKEND IN SOUTH SEATTLE—Black & Tan Hall-i-day Celebration, Native Gift Fair & Art Market, Total Experience Gospel Choir, and more!

by Emerald Staff 

Friday, Dec. 14th:

December Native Gift Fair and Art Market

“Come Join us for our annual Native Gift Fair and Art Market. Plenty of gifts and beautiful artwork for all your holiday shopping needs. Free for shoppers. We hope to see you here!” This event runs all weekend, Fri–Sun!

Time: 10 AM–5 PM
Where: Duwamish Longhouse & Cultural Center — 4705 W. Marginal Wy SW
Cost: Free to attend

Tags: Native Art, Artisan Vendors

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Local Musicians Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons To Record Live Album in South End

by Gus Marshall

Acoustic old-time roots blues duo Ben Hunter and Joe Seamons will be performing two concerts this Saturday at The Rainier Valley Cultural Center. The performances will be recorded and produced into their fourth full length album entitled The Antidote.

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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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Danny Denial Premieres ‘Crises’ Music Video

by Jacob Uitti

Seattle-based artist and musician Danny Denial recorded his 2018 album, Dead Like Me, in Enterprise, Alabama, at the end of 2017. Denial, who identifies as a person of color and queer, remembers taking a break from the rigors of making music, stepping outside the studio and seeing a man hanging a confederate flag directly across the street.

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