What are your top 10 favorite records of 2012? E-mail your list to Easy Street Records and they will donate $5 to the Vera Project for each list they receive. Plus, they will round up the overall top 25 lists and post them on their website at the end of the year. The Vera Project is Seattle’s own all-ages volunteer-fueled music and arts venue. By engaging participants at all levels of music production and community organizing, Vera strives to fulfill its mission to foster a participatory creative culture through popular music concerts, arts programs, experimental learning, and volunteer opportunities for all ages.
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Just in time for the onset of the summer, Seattle record stores are gearing up for the latest season of in-store live music performances, featuring local and global talent. All shows are all-ages and free of charge to the public unless otherwise specified. Silver Platters in Queen Anne will be hosting an in-store with William Fitzsimmons on Wednesday, May 11. Hometown blues-rock duo My Goodness will be playing at the West Seattle Easy Street on May 13 with a $5 cover. The Apache Relay is performing on May 14 at the Queen Anne Silver Platters. The Sonic Boom in Ballard will host Seattle’s Virgin Islands on May 14 and the Globes on May 18. Del tha Funkee Homosapien will be rocking the house at the Capitol Hill Sonic Boom on May 21, as will local band Grand Hallway on June 12. Catch Portland’s Viva Voce on June 22 at the Queen Anne Easy Street and Seattle’s most explosive hip-hop unit Shabazz Palaces on June 28! Mark your calendars and check out the links above for in-store performance times and details.
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D. Black will perform tomorrow, November 3, at Easy Street Records Queen Anne. You can receive a free D.Black t-shirt at the show with the purchase of his new album, Ali’Yah. This is a great event to see and hear some hip hop in a family environment.