Americana / Folk

Seattle, WA

Americana / Folk

'Bandita out now! Discover the stories behind the music.

Summer at SAM
1:00 pm13:00

Summer at SAM

  • Olympic Sculpture Park


Celebrate one last time and help us wrap-up an amazing Summer at SAM season. Join for a day filled with music, art making, and yoga for all ages, and learn more about the First People of the Northwest's tradition of welcoming the late-summer return of the salmon.

The Crocodile, Seattle WA
10:00 pm22:00

The Crocodile, Seattle WA

10:00AM – 25 Musicians… 10:00PM – 5 Bands.

The Crocodile (2118 2nd Ave, Belltown)
Saturday, February 7, 2015
A Benefit for The Creative Advantage
Doors open at 9pm, show starts promptly at 10pm
$10 advance / $15 at door (21+)

The Rock Lottery is simple, but effective. Twenty-five hand-picked musicians meet at 10:00AM at the evening's performance venue. These volunteers are organized into five bands through a lottery-based chance selection. The five groups are released to practice at different locations. The musicians have twelve hours to agree upon a band name and create three to five songs (with a one cover song limit). The bands then return to the venue and perform what they have cr...eated in front of a waiting audience.

The twenty-five musicians included in this experiment are carefully selected in an attempt to represent a wide variety of musical styles. This event will bring together many facets of the music community that may seem incompatible, as well as musicians whose interests may conflict. The challenge for these participants is to go beyond their personal and musical differences and work together to create a unified group project that still contains the personal styles of each of its members.

Confirmed participants include:
Erin Austin, OK Sweetheart
Adra Boo, Fly Moon Royalty
Lace Cadence, The Flavr Blue
Kate Finn, Katie Kate
Robert Gomez, Ormonde
Nikolay Grachev, Juliana & PAVA
Gretta Harley, These Streets, We Are Golden
Andrew Joslyn, Passenger String Quartet
Stormi King, Skates!, Jen Wood
Greg Kramer, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Kore Ionz
Whitney Lyman, Pollens, Seattle Rock Orchestra
Josh McClung, PICO BLVD
Arran McInnis, LESBIAN, Fungal Abyss
Terri Moeller, The Walkabouts, Transmissionary Six
Tomo Nakayama, Grand Hallway
Alexandra Niedzialkowski, Cumulus
John Ramberg, The Tripwires, The Model Rockets
Lydia Ramsey, St Paul de Vence, Legs
Matthew Reid-Schwartz, Kinski
Kelton Sears, Kithkin
Adrian Van Batenburg, Gems, Ganges River Band
Anna Vo, Anna Vo, HREINN
Selena Whitaker-Paquiet, NighTraiN, Chocolate Fruit
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SAM Lights
5:30 pm17:30

SAM Lights

  • Olympic Sculpture Park

This winter SAM plans to brighten your season with new programs connecting art, the environment, and the winter season for all ages. On December 18, experience the sculpture park as you never have before—walk the path lit with the glow of hundreds of lights and luminarias. Make art, listen to music, sip a hot drink, grab a sweet bite, and take in the sights. Free and open to the public.\