The line-up for KEXP & Seattle Center Present Concerts at the Mural is now complete. The series offers live music on four evenings, featuring a curated line-up of noted indie musicians from our region, along with some noted national artists, free-of-charge, starting at 5:30pm, Fridays, Aug. 7 – 28, in Mural Amphitheatre at Seattle Center.
Rock Night launches the series on Aug. 7. KEXP favorites Other Lives headlines, with The Shivas playing support and Tangerine opening.
Natasha Kmeto returns this year to headline Decibel Festival Night on Aug. 14, with Manatee Commune supporting and Shaprece opening. Fountain of Light, produced in collaboration with Decibel Festival, will follow the concert at 9pm at International Fountain. Natasha Kmeto DJs under her moniker DJ Gigs, joined by Nordic Soul and visuals supplied by Baryonyx.
SassyBlack joins an outstanding line-up for Donor Appreciation Night, Friday, Aug. 21. The concert starts at 5:15pm with the Pianos in the Park contest winner, followed by SassyBlack. The Coup headlines, with Pillar Point playing support. SassyBlack (Catherine Harris-White) is a singer, songwriter and producer from Seattle, touring in support of her third solo release, Personal Sunlight. Her band THEESatisfaction signed to Sub Pop in 2011 and have release two albums, awE naturalE and EarthEE.
Swingin’ Roadhouse concludes the series on Aug. 28, with Ha Ha Tonka headlining, Country Lips supporting and Evening Bell opening.
Seating for Concerts at the Mural is on a first-come basis. Folding chairs and blankets are allowed. Large coolers/ice chests, umbrellas, pets, video, and audio recorders are not allowed. There will be a beer garden on site serving beer from Redhook Brewery, wine from Columbia Winery and a special Seattle drink with Our/Vodka for people 21 years of age and older with a valid ID. Fresh foods will also be available on-site. In addition, Seattle Center Armory food merchants will be open for food and drink.
Support for KEXP & Seattle Center Concerts at the Mural is provided by Coca-Cola, Alaska Airlines, T-Mobile, Vulcan, Inc., a Paul G. Allen Company, Do206, Jazz and Envy Apples, WAVE G, Hotel Max, Molly Moon’s Homemade Ice Cream, Clif, The Seattle Public Library, and the City of Seattle.
The 2015 concert series is subject to change. For concert updates and information, visit KEXP or Seattle Center. For information on Fountain of Light, visit: Seattle Center Festival of Light and www.facebook.com/events/1453306651.
Check out this clip from KEXP from last year’s Pianos in the Park: Ben Watt with Bernard Butler.