Tag: Seattle

Social Studies head North!

Social Studies ChainlinkSocial Studies continue to make waves with their new LP, Developer, climbing the CMJ charts, garnering iTunes features worldwide,  and starting to appear on year-end lists.

No better time then to make a run up to the North West for a short string of dates! The band starts with a show this Wednesday at San Francisco’s Brick & Mortar presented by Communion SF.  From there it’s on to Portland, Seattle and Olympia, wrapping with a second stop in Portland next Wednesday night.


Social Studies NW Dates

12/5 – Brick & Mortar, SF, CA

12/9 – Mississippi Studios, Portland, OR

12/10 – Chop Suey, Seattle, WA

12/11 – The Northern, Olympia, WA

12/12 – Bunk Bar, Portland, OR

And yeah, I know we say this a lot, but this band is amazing live, so if you’re on this route, drop your plans and get down to the gig! You’ll be kicking yourself if you miss it!


Foxtails Brigade in Portland and Seattle this week!

Laura Weinbach’s beguiling chamber pop ensemble Foxtails Brigade heads up to the Pacific Northwest for a couple of shows this week starting tomorrow in Portland. Plenty of new songs in their setlist to compliment the songs from their April Antenna Farm release, The Bread and the Bait.

Here’s the details:

Wednesday, August 10th
Ash Street Saloon
225 SW Ash Street, Portland, OR
w/ Led To Sea, Fair Weather Watchers and Serena Tideman

Thursday, August 11th
Sunset Tavern
5433 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle, WA
w/ Led To Sea and Serena Tideman

Wednesday, August 17th
Wayside Inn
2217 South Mt. Shasta Bl. Mt. Shasta, CA


Foxtails Brigade put on an undeniable live show, and the Seattle & Portland shows are great lineups altogether. Not to be missed!


Sugar & Gold Tour Video!

Sugar & Gold and Yip Deceiver continue their dates on the West Coast with an all ages show at Seattle’s Vera Project tonight, the Blue Lamp in Sacramento on Saturday, and then the Soda Bar in San Diego on Sunday. Then it’s a couple of weeks off before things pick back up again on March 1st in Asheville, NC. From there, a batch of east coast dates, up to Brooklyn, over to Chicago and Minneapolis, then down to Texas for some gigs at the N35 Conferette and SXSW! The fun has just begun.

Meanwhile, of Montreal videographer and friend of the band Spenser Simrill has created a cool tour video, with some live performance and interview clips to check out. It’s rad. You can see more of Spenser’s work at his site: Townieboy.com

Sugar and Gold: Bodyaches Tour 2011 from Spenser Simrill, Jr. on Vimeo.