Music programming + venue updates include: The Hold Steady & Grand Archives at The Neptune Theatre; Rebecca Gates supporting Ryan Adams at Benaroya Hall; Gill Landry of Old Crow Medicine Show along with Shelby Earl and Gabriel Mintz as support for the Felice Brothers at The Crocodile
Arts programming updates include: Culture Club at Fred: visual art events curated Sierra Stinson; Klara Glosova; Michael Van Horn; Free Sheep Foundation featuring Stranger Genius Award winner DK Pan; Serrah Russell and Amanda Manitach — with Sol Hashemi, Jason Hirata, Justine Ashbee, Gretchen Bennett, Zack Bent, Saskia Delores, Francesca Lohmann, Jess Marie, Jennifer Zwick, Rodrigo Valenzuela; Also at FRED: “Pop Up Market” featuring LxWxH, Marquand Books, Cairo Collective, Iron Curtain Press, and Iacoli and McAllister
City Arts Magazine is please to announce that individual tickets are now on sale for the 2011 Heineken City Arts Fest — to be held in over 20 iconic clubs, halls, and venues, throughout the city. You can find tickets to each of the shows at the following link www.cityartsfest.com/schedule.
City Arts Fest features headline performances from Ryan Adams at Benaroya Hall; Robyn at The Paramount; Built to Spill at The Moore Theatre; and Crystal Castles and Ozomatli with shows at Showbox So Do. Other notable shows include The Long Winters at Showbox Market; Shelby Lynne at The Triple Door; Blackalicious and Freestyle Fellowship at Showbox So Do; Mudhoney and The Fasbacks at Showbox Market; The Felice Brothers at the Crocodile; and “evening with performances” from Man Man, The Helio Sequence, and Seattle School of Rock at Seattle Laser Dome.
Interdisciplinary art showcases, exhibitions and events featuring 30+ local and national artists, include: four Seattle premieres: New York’s Steve Cuiffo (as Lenny Bruce) at the Can Can; Montreal projection artist Daniel Barrow at FRED; Portland’s Erin Leddy (Hand2Mouth Theatre) at Theatre Off Jackson; Seattle artist and recent Stranger Genius award winner Jose Bold (of “Awesome”) also at Theatre Off Jackson. Showcases: Genre Bender, an artist match-making collaborative event at the Can Can; Ecstasy of Influence with poet Heather McHugh at Town Hall; Pie Life storytelling & bakeoff event at FRED; So You Think It’s Dance? Show (+ Tell) at the Velocity Dance Center; and much more.
City Arts Fest is excited to announce new additions and updates to both the music and arts programming schedule. New music highlights include: The Hold Steady with Grand Archives at The Neptune Theatre; Rebecca Gates supporting Ryan Adams; Gill Landry (of Old Crow Medicine Show) along with Shelby Earl and Gabriel Mintz, as support for the Felice Brothers; and Noah Gunderson as support for Shelby Lynne.
New arts highlights include: Culture Club at FRED, a series of visual art events curated by the likes of: Sierra Stinson; Klara Glosova; Michael Van Horn; Free Sheep Foundation featuring Stranger Genius Award winner DK Pan; Serrah Russell and Amanda Manitach — with work from a wide array of local contemporary visual and media artists including Sol Hashemi, Jason Hirata, Justine Ashbee, Gretchen Bennett, Zack Bent, Saskia Delores, Francesca Lohmann, Jess Marie, Jennifer Zwick, Rodrigo Valenzuela. Also at FRED: A “Pop Up Market” featuring local goods and creations from LxWxH, Marquand Books, Cairo Collective, Iron Curtain Press, and Iacoli and McAllister; and more TBA.
Heineken City Arts Festival is produced by City Arts, a multimedia company that produces a free monthly magazine that covers music, arts and urban life in the Puget Sound area as well as events throughout the year. The festival sold 23,000 tickets in its inaugural year, with featured performances from the likes of Belle and Sebastian, She & Him, Cat Power and more. Recent City Arts covers have featured Seattle artists Macklemore, Shabazz Palaces and Head & the Heart. Heineken City Arts Fest aims to provide a different festival experience that embraces the indoor, urban lifestyle synonymous with the 9 month NW rainy season and captures the curatorial aesthetic of the monthly magazine. City Arts Magazine is owned and operated by Encore Media Group, a family-owned, Northwest-based publishing company. More information at www.cityartsonline.com.
Tickets to individual shows will be available starting August 24th.
Music line-up includes Ryan Adams** Robyn** Built to Spill** Crystal Castles** Ozomatli** Blackalicious** Freestyle Fellowship** The Hold Steady** The Long Winters** Richard Cheese & Lounge Against the Machine** Mudhoney** Shelby Lynne** The Fastbacks** Thao and The Get Down Stay Down** The Felice Brothers** Fences** The Boxer Rebellion** Pogo** Allen Stone** Male Bonding** Seattle Laser Dome performances with Man Man, The Helio Sequence & School of Rock** Grand Archives** Campfire OK** USF** William Elliot Whitmore** Cobirds Unite** Rebecca Gates** Grand Hallway** Theoretics** The Cops** Disco Doom** Seapony** Picoso** Black Whales** Pickwick** Shelby Earl** Noah Gunderson** Thee Emergency** Daydream Vacation** Lemolo** That 1 Guy** Sons of Warren Oates** Joseph Giant** Smokey Brights** Crypts** Lovesick Empire** Unnatural Helpers** Virgin Islands** Hi Life Soundsystem** Birthday Suits** Strong Killings** Tea Cozies** Midday Veil** Witch Gardens** Dyno Jamz** F***ing Eagles** Gabriel Mintz** Whalebones** Nazca Lines** Exohxo** Don’t Talk to the Cops** Blue Cannon** Cataldo** Yuni in Taxco** Fly Moon Royalty** Blue Sky Black Death** Bryan John Appleby** Daniel G. Harmann & the Trouble Starts** Big Spider’s Back** Nightmare Fortress** Kris Orlowski** Elk and Boar** Viper Creek** Capsula** Stag** All Star Tribute to the Replacements** Factory: NW Hip-Hop redesigned** Horde and the Harem** and more TBA.
Performing arts line-up includes four solo Seattle premieres: NYC’s Steve Cuiffo is Lenny Bruce** Montreal projection artist Daniel Barrow performs Every Time I See Your Picture I Cry** Portland’s Erin Leddy of Hand2Mouth Theatre performs My Mind Is Like An Open Meadow** Seattle’s Jose Bold (John Osebold of “Awesome”) performs Seateeth**
Also – Genre Bender w/ Karen Finneyfrock, Rainbow Fletcher, Evan Flory Barnes, Joanna Lepore, Mark Haim, Wes Hurley, Amy O’Neal, Mike Pham and more** Ecstasy of Influence w/ Heather McHugh, Kary Wayson, Kate Lebo and Erika Wilder, Jennifer Borges Foster, with music by The Half Brothers (of “Awesome”) & live painting by Chrom-A-Matic** Thriller Dance Class with Waxie Moon, Inga Ingenue and Lou Henry Hoover** So You Think It’s Dance? Show (+ Tell) with Jessica Jobaris, The Cherdonna & Lou Show, Douglas Ridings, and Malie Martinez** Pie Life storytelling and bakeoff event with Kate Lebo, KUOW’s Jeannie Yandel, Shauna James Ahern, Sara Dickerman, David Schmader, Tilson**Culture Club visual art exhibitions and events curated by: Free Sheep Foundation** Amanda Manitach and Serrah Russell** Klara Glosova and Sierra Stinson** Michael Van Horn** Pop Up Market featuring local creations from LxWxH, Marquand Books, Cairo Collective, Iron Curtain Press, and Iacoli and McAllister **Celebrity Karaoke** Red Light Nights** City? Arts? Festival?: A Creative Conversation by Arts Leadership Lab of Seattle** Washington Film Works Event and Happy Hour** Sol Hashemi** Jason Hirata** Justine Ashbee** Gretchen Bennett** Zack Bent** Saskia Delores** Francesca Lohmann** Jess Marie** Jennifer Zwick** Rodrigo Valenzuela** and more TBA.
Participating venues include Benaroya Hall** The Paramount Theatre** The Moore Theatre** Showbox Market** Showbox Sodo** Neumos** The Neptune** The Crocodile** Triple Door** SIFF Cinema** The Comet** Chop Suey** Northwest Film Forum** Velocity Dance Center** Theatre Off Jackson** FRED** The Can Can** Rendezvous** Seattle Laser Dome** Town Hall
CITY ARTS FEST!50+ UNFORGETTABLE EVENTS.20+ ICONIC VENUES.1 AMAZING CITY.Get tickets at www.cityartsfest.com
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