Music & Performances

Each year we play host to some great entertainers and musicians from Seattle and all around the Northwest. Engaging street performers and local buskers will be keeping the streets alive with impromptu music, acts, and dancing throughout the weekend. We will also be showcasing up-and-coming artists and well-established bands on our stage, equipped with great sound systems and plenty of room for dancing.

 

Our 2017 Lineup included

Saturday 

10:00 Tumbuka Marimbe Band

TUMBUKA is a marimba band that plays African music drawn from traditional and contemporary styles. The Shona word “tumbuka” means to flower or burst out.

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11:15 The Neverminds

A Seattle rock cover band providing the ultimate Nirvana experience.

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12:30 Charlie Finn

Charlie Finn is a Seattle singer-songwriter. Her cheerful melodies and undertones of rainy days allows her voice to be the twinkle when stars collide. Her soft alternative sound and whimsical lyrics radiate poetic sincerity. Charlie’s songs reflect her personal journey amidst the unsettled world we experience.

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3:00 Left Turn on Blue

Left Turn on Blue is a 13-piece Seattle-based horn band specializing in classic soul, blues, funk, and swing. This high energy band’s killer horns, powerhouse vocals, and dynamic rhythm section get everyone up on the dance floor!

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4:15 Shiftless Layabout

The Shiftless sound is a blend of rock and funk, grit and polish, brass dynamite and bass thunder. They bring a fresh perspective to the old-school: combining wah-wah funk and bone-tingling brass with a crunchy dose of southern rock.

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5:30 Woodland West

Woodland West was formed in Seattle in early 2014. With influences ranging from Bela Fleck and Alison Krauss to Pink Floyd, the band takes a unique approach to their music by blending bluegrass/Americana with other genres such as psychedelic rock and zydeco. Using non-traditional multi-instrumentation, improvisation, and multiple harmonies, they have carved out a unique sound that challenges traditional bluegrass norms.

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Woodland West

 

 


Sunday 

10:00 Lopii

Lopii is an alternative duo composed of twin sisters Olivia and Katie Lopez. Their dreamlike and sometimes moody music has been compared to such artists as Edie Brickell and Carole King.

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11:45 School of Rock

School of Rock Seattle is where students learn to rock their worlds. A fixture in Seattle that has served crowds of aspiring young rockers since 2008, School of Rock Seattle is all about curating a new generation of music-minded students who get to balance education with all the fun and awesomeness of a great jam session.

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12:30 The Brodcast

The Brodcast is a four-piece band formed in West Seattle. With a sound rooted in contemporary hip-hop, catchy melodies, and meaningful lyrics, The Brodcast invites each audience on a journey through the inner world to find and retrieve what lights us up and holds us together.

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1:45 High FreQ

High freQ is a band that can best be described as experimental alternative. With an ethereal mind-bending progressive stile, Largely influenced by classic bands such as Pink Floyd, Black Sabbath , Rocky Ericson and The Thirteenth Floor Elevators, and Genesis with Peter Gabriel.

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3:00 Brotha' Groove

Brotha’ Groove is an eight-piece funk/jazz-fusion band that delivers its bump’n groove originals to audiences everywhere, such as those at Hempfest 2016, Taste of Edmonds, and Redmond Derby Days. When you hear Brotha’ Groove play, you will feel an energy like a wave of hot-fire under your feet. The result: you will not be able to withstand the temptation to sing and dance.

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4:15 Cristos & Co.

Cristos & Co utilizes contemporary instrumental music with Euro-Mediterranean influences bordering on Jazz Fusion.

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Special Performances By:

Roosevelt High School Drum Line

The Roosevelt High School Drum Line’s 18 members are from the school’s award winning jazz, symphonic and marching bands. This studen-run ensemble is comprised of musicians ages 14-18. They perform at community events in the greater Seattle area, as well as in Portland, OR and Westminster, BC.

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