Seattle Office of Film + Music


Seattle Artists Performing at This Year’s Capitol Hill Block Party
July 16, 2012, 3:25 pm
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CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY 
One of the premier music festivals in the country returns to the Pike/Pine corridor this weekend, featuring performances from national acts as diverse as Major Lazer, Diplo, Grimes, Cloud Nothings, and more. What makes the festival special for many Seattleites, however, is the local talent on display – more than 50 acts performing at this year’s festival hail from the Emerald City.

The 3-day event happens this weekend, from Friday, July 20, to Sunday, July 22. For more information on all the local artists performing, visit the links below.

FRIDAY, 7/20
Deadkill (Neumos, 4:15 PM)
Kung Foo Grip (Vera Stage, 5:00 PM)
Alicia Amiri (Cha Cha Stage, 5:45 PM)
SPAC3MAN (Vera Stage, 6:00 PM)
Black Breath (Neumos, 6:30 PM)
Vox Mod (Cha Cha Stage, 6:45 PM)
Fly Moon Royalty (Vera Stage, 7:00 PM)
Colonies (Barboza, 7:30 PM)
Blood Red Dancers (Cha Cha Stage, 7:45 PM)
Crypts (Vera Stage, 7:45 PM)
Nouela (Barboza, 8:15 PM)
Allen Stone (Main Stage, 9:15 PM)
Eighteen Individual Eyes (Barboza, 9:30 PM)
Keyboard Kid (Vera Stage, 9:30 PM)
Constant Lovers (Cha Cha Stage, 9:45 PM)
Fresh Espresso (Neumos, 10:15 PM)
Blue Sky Black Death (Vera Stage, 10:45 PM)
Nacho Picasso (Vera Stage, 10:45 PM)
Nordic Soul (Neumos, 11:30 PM)

SATURDAY, 7/21
Stephanie (Vera Stage, 2:00 PM)
Nightmare Fortress (Neumos, 2:00 PM)
Absolute Monarchs (Main Stage, 2:15 PM, Barboza, 5:30 PM)
Pollens (Neumos, 3:00 PM)
Lemolo (Barboza, 3:30 PM, Vera Stage, 8:30 PM)
Silly Goose (Cha Cha Stage, 3:45 PM)
Brent Amaker and the Rodeo (Neumos, 4:00 PM)
Beat Connection (Main Stage, 4:45 PM)
Hot Bodies in Motion (Vera Stage, 5:00 PM)
Slow Dance (Cha Cha Stage, 5:45 PM)
Tom Eddy (Vera Stage, 6:00 PM)
Pony Time (Cha Cha Stage, 6:45 PM)
Night Beats (Vera Stage, 7:15 PM)
Sandrider (Barboza, 7:30 PM)
Spaceneedles (Cha Cha Stage, 7:45 PM)
Western Haunts (Barboza, 9:00 PM)
Helms Alee (Cha Cha Stage, 9:45 PM)

SUNDAY, 7/22
Caspar Babypants (Neumos, 10:30 AM)
Freighms (Vera Stage, 2:00 PM)
FEET (Vera Stage, 3:00 PM)
Gold Leaves (Barboza, 3:30 PM, Vera Stage, 6:00 PM)
Kithkin (Vera Stage, 4:00 PM)
Crime Wave (Cha Cha Stage, 3:45 PM)
Mass Games (Cha Cha Stage, 4:45 PM)
Kris Orlowski (Vera Stage, 5:00 PM)
Haunted Horses (Cha Cha Stage, 5:45 PM)
Murmurs (Cha Cha Stage, 6:45 PM)
Skarp (Cha Cha Stage, 7:45 PM)
Dude York (Vera Stage, 8:20 PM)
Grand Archives (Barboza, 8:30 PM)
RA Scion (Barboza, 9:45 PM)
Don’t Talk to the Cops (Neumos, 12:25 AM)



FILMMAKERS: DON’T MISS THE TOTALLY STACKED VIDEO CONTEST
June 19, 2012, 8:35 am
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CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY 
Local filmmakers and amateur directors are invited to submit a video between 30 seconds and 2 minutes in length, incorporating the idea of Seattle Culture (bonus points for any use of the Space Needle), to the Totally Stacked! Video Contest. Entries may include all types of videos, but must be submitted by July 2 to be considered. The contest is organized by The Stranger, Capitol Hill Block Party, and SIFF – and participants will be eligible for a number of prizes, including SIFF passes, Capitol Hill Block Party tickets, and more.



CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY PROMO VIDEO RELEASED
December 9, 2011, 1:40 pm
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CHBP
Seattle’s beloved Capitol Hill Block Party will predictably return the summer of 2012. The organizers of the music festival recently posted the 2012 promotional video. Visually representing the festival in all its glory, the promo clearly illustrates the medley of musicians who perform. The dynamic video features footage from previous concerts, with artist’s genres ranging from techno to folk to rock and roll. The 3-day festival will occupy the Pike/Pine corridor of Capitol Hill in July of next year, with a lineup soon to be announced.

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FREE FENCES SHOW TONIGHT AT SONIC BOOM
July 26, 2011, 10:54 am
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SSG Music
Monday was a day of rest and recovery after the exhilarating mayhem of the Capitol Hill Block Party (CHBP), but the Seattle music scene never wants to take too long of a hiatus from its faithful listeners.  No rest for the weary–local band and CHBP main stage performers Fences take the spotlight again at the Ballard Sonic Boom RecordsTo keep your ears sharp with local sound, show up before 6pm this evening and soak up some melancholic pop melodies in a more intimate setting.

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SPIN SPOTLIGHTS 6 NORTHWEST BANDS YOU NEED TO KNOW

SPIN
Gearing up for this weekend’s Capitol Hill Block Party (CHBP), SPIN has hand picked 6 Northwest bands playing the three-day festival that music-lovers should keep their eyes and ears on. Of the 70 plus bands playing the CHBP, the majority call Seattle their home. Some favorites pointed out by SPIN include the garage-influenced duo My Goodness, electronic wunderkinds Beat Connection, and the rollicking acoustic trio Ravenna Woods.

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SEATTLE TIMES PICKS TOP 11 ACTS AT CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY
July 21, 2011, 9:22 am
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The Seattle Times
In case you didn’t know (at this point, we find that unlikely), the 15th annual Capitol Hill Block Party kicks off tomorrow. A weekend of music, sun, and parties galore, The Seattle Times‘ Andrew Matson presents his top picks for the anticipated festival. In addition to visiting bands like Battles, Handsome Furs and Best Coast, Matson highlights some under-the-radar Northwest artists like dance pop act Craft Spells, atmospheric rock outfit Witch Gardens, and playful punk group TacocaT.

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Q13 FOX NEWS PREVIEWS CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY WITH SSG MUSIC
July 20, 2011, 9:32 am
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Q13 FOX NEWS PREVIEWS CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY …, posted with vodpod

Capitol Hill Block Party takes place July 22-24 in (you guessed it) the Capitol Hill neighborhood between Broadway and 12th Avenue East. Once a small one-day affair, the event has expanded into a three-day extravaganza of local and national acts that draws crowds from all over the country. Q13 Fox News spoke to SSG Music editor in chief Nikki Benson about the history of the festival, her website, and what acts to catch at this year’s Capitol Hill Block Party.

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