It is hard to compare two experiences, especially when age limits cause problems. In past ‘Across the Pond’ columns I have mentioned some noticeable differences in audiences, atmospheres and festivals in Europe. Hopefully, now that I am abroad and almost of total-access age I will be able to do what I have done in London for the past year. In my mind, space is not the final frontier; instead it is the always changing, always evolving music scene in the United States that needs to be mapped out and explored.
Let me start by saying that this will be the final abroad edition of Across…
The summer festival season has not only begun in the UK but in all of…
The Yellow Lounge recently opened in London, bringing a new spin on classical music to the city.
Like coffee shops in Seattle, a surplus of pubs all over London work hard to…
Yard Life began as a final project for a student’s final University project. Yard Life collected donations from attendees in the form of money for MS Research and from musicians in the form of free performances. However as it was the first year of this festival something was bound to go wrong.
SSG writer Bertie Magit’s brief overview on music in London
Scratch Acid was formed in the early 1980s and after a few band member changes and a couple decades will be coming to Seattle on December 17 to play at Neumos. Oxbow, a hard-edged alternative experimental rock band, will be playing in support of Scratch Acid.
The Vera Project is hosting something very special and unique on December 15. This all ages event is not The Vera Project’ normal concert. Instead, funny guys Edrease Peshtaz and Jesse Villacis will be discussing with an audience all things pop along with some special guests!
Love Inks is a minimalist pop band from Texas who are playing at The Vera Project on December 12. This is an all ages show so no excuses!