Category Archives: Live Music

Ball of Wax 32: 6/8 at Conor Byrne, and Online Now!

Ball of Wax Volume 32 CD Release show Saturday, June 8th, 8:30pm Conor Byrne Pub The Foghorns / Black Swedes / Levi Fuller & the Library / Pampa / GreenhornBluehorn / Robert Deeble $7 / includes free copy of Ball … Continue reading

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Supercrow – Captain EP

Supercrow – Captain EP (2013, self-released) Allow me to introduce to you Supercrow, a band fresh out of Portland, Oregon. I am about to dive into their new recording with you, but first, for you tl;dr types I should mention … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax at Northwest Folklife Festival

It’s spring in Seattle, and time once again for the annual orgy of free music and culture known far and wide as Northwest Folklife Festival! Ball of Wax is very proud to continue our association with the fine folks at … Continue reading

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New Records Coming from Corespondents and Gems!

So far this year has been a slow one for me, musically speaking; I haven’t really heard much that’s grabbed me and gotten me excited. Something tells me that’s all about to change, though, as two of my favorite groups … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax Volume 31: Covers!

Ball of Wax Volume 31 (Covers!) Columbia City Theater Saturday, March 9, 8pm $8 advance / $10 doors (includes a free copy of Ball of Wax 31 CD) Performances by Alicia Amiri, Norman Baker, Robb Benson, Emiko Blalock, Jeremy Burk, … Continue reading

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Celebrating Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music This Friday

A Tribute to Harry Smith’s Anthology of American Folk Music Hosted by Greg Vandy With performances by: Baby Gramps / The Horde and the Harem / The Sumner Brothers / Led to Sea / The Washover Fans / Annie Ford Band … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 30: November 24th at Conor Byrne

Ball of Wax Volume 30 Release Show w/ Scriptures, Levi Fuller & the Library, La Luz, Proud Wonderful Me, Sam Russell Saturday, November 24 [facebook event page] Conor Byrne Pub, 5140 Ballard Ave. NW 9pm / $7 / free copy … Continue reading

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The Smiths and The Cure to Provide Health Care Coverage: Lino Fernandez Fundraiser November 1 at Sunset Tavern

While one really doesn’t need a reason to celebrate Robert Smith and Morrissey, the sheer insanity of existence in Seattle Washington in 2012 has allowed a perfect cause. Lino Fernandez, a friend to quite a few in this town as … Continue reading

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Ball of Wax 29 Release Show Tonight at the Comet! Listen Here Now.

Tonight’s show at the Comet Tavern should be loads of fun (and many many thanks go to the Comet for saving our butts after the untimely implosion of the Rogue & Peasant). Come on down for guitarless sets – many … Continue reading

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Snowman Plan Release Minerals Saturday

It’s been far too long since you’ve heard the cerebrally strange sounds of Snowman Plan on a volume of Ball of Wax (go all the way back to the instrumental Volume 8 and dig “Your Toad Roots”), but then, they’ve … Continue reading

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