Preview: Seattle Rock OrchestraPosted by Nikki Benson
THE SEATTLE ROCK ORCHESTRA PRESENTS FUNERAL: A TRIBUTE TO THE ARCADE FIRE
November 17th at 8pm at the Fremont Abbey
Seattle, WA – On Tuesday November 17th, 2009 the Seattle Rock Orchestra will perform The Arcade Fire’s iconic album Funeral in it’s entirety, featuring 50 piece orchestra, backing band and guest vocalists including Matt Bishop (Hey Marseilles), Ian Bell (Black Swedes), Jima (The Purrs), Alessandra Rose (The Kindness Kind), Matt Shaw (With Friends Like These), Jasen Samford & Danny Oleson (Exohxo) & Shenandoah Davis. Exohxo opens with a set of fully orchestrated indie-pop tunes.
Since December of 2008 the Seattle Rock Orchestra has accompanied local artists Jeremy Enigk, Jesse Sykes, Damien Jurado, Rosie Thomas, and bands Black Swedes and Grand Hallway. Comprised of some of Seattle’s best professional & amateur classical and pop musicians, SRO collaborates with bands and artists to produce one-of-a-kind symphonic shows. SRO is directed by bassist and orchestrator Scott Teske.