• FREMONT ABBEY

    Upper Fremont at 43rd
    On the #5 bus line.


    4272 Fremont Ave North
    Seattle, WA 98103


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    JULY, 2014

    7/18 Jesse Sykes

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    An intimate night of music with Jesse Sykes and Phil Wandscher, plus special guest Mike Dumovich

    “Psychedelia as communal creation, psychedelia as mystical quest, psychedelia as a roiling tangle and psychedelia as a euphoric, entranced sprawl are all encompassed in the music of Jesse Sykes and the Sweet Hereafter…There’s nothing neo- about this band’s psychedelia.  -The New York Times

    “alternative country, no…more like alternative universe.. a sprawling psych rock vision…”
    -Spin

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    7/19 – Early Show (Noon-2p)

     

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    Next up in the Abbey’s series of “Early Shows” is a fabulous event for families and the young of heart.   It’s the Ball of Wax CD & Book release party, 11:30am doors open. NOON start

    Lineup: Foghorns / GreenhornBluehorn / Virgin of the Birds / Levi Fuller / Sun Tunnels | Colin J Nelson / Hal Colombo / Colin Ernst

    7/22 Luluc (Sub Pop)

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    Australian acoustic duo Luluc plays a special $5 show here at the Abbey!  Plus local singer/songwriter Sophia Duccini opens the show at 8pm.   All ages, mostly seated.  7:00 doors, 8:00 show.

    TICKETS or at the door

    Luluc Video:

    7/25 – Out to Lunch Concert

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    OK SWEETHEART (12:45), Bradford Loomis (12:00)

    Out to Lunch concert series, Downtown Seattle, 800 5th Ave plaza, Noon-1:30pm (FREE). 

    INFO

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    OK Sweetheart video:

     

     7/29 – One Man Play

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    AUGUST, 2014

    8/5 – NibsFest 500

    Nibs the Cat’s Block Party / NibsFest.  Supported in part by Seattle Dept of Neighborhoods. Storytelling, free snacks, more.  FACEBOOK INFO.  FREE, all ages

    8/7* -  The Moth StorySLAM

    1st Thursdays at the Abbey, 3rd Thursdays at Bloedel Hall St Mark’s

    8/12 – The Round (111)

    Musicians, slam poet Mark Anderson (Spokane Slam), live painter.

    8/19 -  Open (Arts) Mic

    3rd Tuesdays! FREE 7pm signups, 7:30 start.
    Any form of arts/music is possible including live painting or visuals. Hosted by Cooper. Donations welcome.  All ages. PG13 please.

    8/21* – The Moth @ Bloedel Hall

    St. Marks, 1245 10th Ave East on Capitol Hill. (3rd Thursdays)  FREE parking

    {8PM SHOWS @ FREMONT ABBEY ARTS CENTER UNLESS NOTED}
    *Indicates BAR w/ID |  All shows are all ages, partially seated

     

    More upcoming shows:

    9/9 – The Round (112) – musicians, slam poet, live painter
    9/18 – Brenda Xu cd release party, Julia Massey
    9/26 – Courtney Marie Andrews, Vikesh Kapoor
    10/1 – Ballroom Thieves

    11/14 – CATHEDRALS Concert @ St Mark’s

    PAST SHOWS:

    7/10 Sera Cahoone, Mat Brooke

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    Mat Brooke (Grand Archives) opens the show.

    $15 ADVANCE TICKETS or at the door ($18)

    Special solo acoustic concert.  All ages, bar w/ ID, mostly seated.

    Fundraiser event – All bar profits go to support Literacy Source.

     

    “A set of sad, beautiful, guileless, country-folk songs” – MOJO

    “It’s only a matter of time before the rest of the world catches up and realizes she’s one of our country’s best songwriters.” Blurt Magazine

    “Deer Creek Canyon is a work of modest genius that, like falling in love, manages to be simple and richly complex at the same time.” All Music Guide

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    7/11 – The Moth (Bonus)

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    The Moth StorySLAM: World renowned storytelling event & top arts podcast!

    6/25 Bluegrass Concert

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    Abbey Arts presents: The Railsplitters on tour from Colorado {VIDEOS},

    Annie Ford Band

    TICKETS

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    6/26: Rainbow City Band Event

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    6/19* – Joseph (PDX)

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    Abbey Arts presents: Joseph, Penny & Sparrow (Texas), Hallstrom

    *Bar w/ ID (profits all to Literacy Source)

    *SOLD OUT*

     

    6/21-22* @ Fremont Fair

    FREE, Arts Tent for all ages. Saturday (11a-6p) & Sunday (11a-5p) in downtown Fremont.

    Look for the Abbey Arts tent near Theo Chocolate on 35th/Phinney area.  *Beer gardens and live music available around the festival.

    6/11 Stelth Ulvang (The Lumineers)

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    with Nick Jaina (Portland), and Jon Pontrello (The Moondoggies).

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    6/11 Trolls Knoll Park

    Parks & Rec neighborhood meeting about new Troll Park, 6:30pm in the Gallery (1st floor), FREE, all welcome.

     

    6/12 – Danny Schmidt & Antje Duvekot

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    Abbey Arts presents: Danny Schmidt & Antje Duvekot on tour, plus locals I’m With Amy

    TICKETS

     

    6/17 – Open (Arts) Mic

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    3rd Tuesdays unless noted! FREE, 7pm signups, 7:30 start.  Any form of arts/music is possible including live painting or visuals. Hosted by Cooper. Donations welcome.  All ages. PG13 please.

    6/10* – The Round (109): The Horde & The Harem

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    Abbey Arts presents: Round 109 with The Horde & The Harem, Alice In The River, & Yet, plus slam poet Sara Brickman and live painter Emilee Morehouse.
    2nd Tuesdays. 7pm doors, 8pm show, all ages, mostly seated, PG13.
*Bar w/ ID (profits to Literacy Source!)

    5/29 Amy Blaschke & Friends

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    Abbey Arts presents: Tomo Nakayama (of Grand Hallway), Amy Blaschke, and Kevin Large (Widower) opens at 8:00

    ADVANCE TICKETS or just $10 at the door. 7:00 doors, 8:00 show. All ages, mostly seated.

     

    5/30 OSO Benefit

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    BellaMaine, Silver Torches, Form Of

    Northwest bands come together for a night to benefit the victims of the Oso landslide at the Fremont Abbey on May 30th. Performances by BellaMaine, Silver Torches, and Form Of. 100% of proceeds and ticket sales go directly to the Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation. More information for how these proceeds are used at http://www.cascadevalley.org/foundation/

     TICKETS $13 ADVANCE, $15 DOOR

     5/20 Women (em)Powered

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    Benefit event

    5/27 Open (arts) Mic

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    FREE

    5/13 – THE ROUND (108)

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    Abbey Arts presents:  Naomi Wachira, Jason Dodson (The Maldives), Dean Johnson, slam poet, live painter. 2nd Tuesdays.

    TICKETS  or at the door |  FACEBOOK

     

    5/17 Mom Prom

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    Benefit event. TICKETS / INFO

     

    5/1 The Moth

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    The Moth StorySLAM: World renowned storytelling event & top arts podcast!  7pm doors, 8pm show, all ages, bar w/ ID, some non-reserved seating available.

    ADVANCE TICKETS:  No tickets via Brown Paper or Abbey. Tickets usually go onsale through The Moth email system about 1 week before the show but we can’t guarantee when. Sign up on their Seattle email list to get notifications (they sell out fast, sometimes within the hour).  Note: Premium tickets let you get in early and skip the big line but do not guarantee a seat if you’re not there at 6:45.

    WAITING LIST: About 20-50 spots are available at the door ($8 cash only) and we have a convenient waiting list system for you.  Here’s how it works: Simply line up when you can (lines often start by around 5:30/6pm but we recommend sitting at Uneeda Burger or Pecado Bueno to watch the line) and then the waiting list goes up outside on the door promptly at 6:30pm.  Once you sign up, feel free to grab dinner across the street and check back in at 8pm as actual entry will be based on space available at 8pm only, so you have to be outside the Abbey at 8pm as we read down the list until full.

    Signup on the Abbey email newsletter to find out other ways to get into The Moth such as the hard to get Volunteer spots!

    Hilliards Drysoda

    We serve local Hilliards beer & Washington wine from Wilridge Winery. You’re welcome to bring in dinner while you wait for the show to start but we ask that you not eat during the event due to the quiet nature of storytelling (and no smelly food like Paseo please). The Moth is 1st Thursdays @ the Abbey every month, see calendar for Holiday schedule.

     

    5/2 Bombadil, Lone Madrone

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    ADVANCE TICKETS

     

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    5/3 CATHEDRALS VIII

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    Our 5th BARE concert will be held at St Mark’s Cathedral, featuring an entirely a’capella evening with:

    Courtney Marie Andrews, Shenandoah Davis, Pollens, Pepper Proud, Erin Austin (OK SWEETHEART), Daniel Blue (Motopony), Lotte Kestner, Hannalee & friends, Kye Alfred Hillig, Bradford Loomis, Greg Paul & Holly Merrill, Sophia Duccini & friends, plus Special Secret Guest

    @ St Mark’s Cathedral on Capitol Hill

    ADVANCE TICKETS only $12

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    5/8 Solid Ground Party

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    Voices of Community.  FREE!

    Come celebrate! 40 years of Fremont Public Association & Solid Ground! 

    INFO

    5/10 Vintage Wedding Fair

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    Noon-4pm.  Event Website.  (11am private VIP viewing time)

     

    3/28-29 ABBEY GROWN

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    ADVANCE TICKETS or at the door

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    {Modern Contemporary Dance – Live Music – Visual Arts – Film}

    ABBEYGROWN: a locally sourced dance & music performance featuring music by PEPPER PROUD, JULIA MASSEY & THE FIVE FINGER DISCOUNT; dance choreographed by VICTORIA MCCONNELL, CABIN FEVER, KIMBERLY HOLLOWAY; visual arts by CHARLOTTE & JOSH RODENBERG. + debut of new dance film by Victoria McConnell & Brad Curran.  FACEBOOK RSVP

    ADVANCE TICKETS or at the door

    Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29, 2014
    8pm shows, 7pm doors open ($15)
    All ages, seating available, BAR w/ ID.

    + Friday afternoon matinee field trip for kids (FREE, email arts(at)fremontabbey.org to RSVP)

    Complimentary tickets available for low income families, nonprofit workers, and veterans via our ArtsConnect program.

    Event made possible in part by Seattle Office of Arts & Culture & Fremont Chamber of Commerce.

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    3/27 Boundless Benefit

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    3/22 LINDA PERHACS

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    *TICKETS AT THE DOOR TONIGHT, OPENS 7PM*
    Album release tour, Asthmatic Kitty Records

    with Jim Camacho

    “Linda Perhacs’ Parallelogram is the stuff of legend. Released quietly in 1970, the LP remained for years that rare example of a recording career consisting of a lone, largely forgotten, masterpiece of an album. Rediscovered, re-released and recognized years later, it inspired a new generation of musicians with its pure, guileless vocals, mystical lyrics, and visionary production.

    But now, the Linda Perhacs story is finally entering its its second chapter, as the admiration of fans ranging from Devendra Banhart to Daft Punk has persuaded her to follow up her classic debut with a new release on Asthmatic Kitty Records. With her sophomore album, The Soul of All Natural Things, Perhacs is picking up where she left off.

    It helps that her first record’s precocious lyrics and prescient sonics made that album sound as if it could have been released yesterdaybut Perhacs’ voice remains so ageless, and her message so timeless, that her sophomore effort sounds almost as if it could have come out four decades ago. Whatever the case, it’s like she never went away.”

    7pm doors, 8pm show / All ages, Mostly seated 

    ADVANCE TICKETS

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    3/21 Indie Acoustic Show

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    Mayors of Liberty acoustic, Valley Maker, The Wand

    ADVANCE TICKETS $7 student, $8 general, $10 door | 8pm show, 7pm doors

     3/11 Round 106

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    THE ROUND – a unique evening of musicians sharing the stage with slam poets & live painters

    Round 106: Daniel Blue (Motopony), Whitney Lyman (Pollens), Jason Heminger (Sporty Lee), guests, slam poet Cecily Schuler, live painters Charlotte Rodenburg & Teresa Grasseschi

    Featured Nonprofit: Seattle Against Slavery
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    3/15 *SPECIAL EVENT* CATHEDRALS VII

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    @ St Mark’s Cathedral on Capitol Hill, 1245 10th Ave East

    SPECIAL EVENT: AGNES OBEL (Denmark/Berlin) plus BRYAN JOHN APPLEBY @ the amazing St Mark’s Cathedral on Capitol Hill.  The 7th in our series of unique indie bands adapting to this massive old buildings unique acoustics and simple aesthetic. Open seating encouraged, bring cushions/etc. and fill the space like a “giant living room”.  Telegraph UK article (2011)

    “Absolutely sublime” – KCRW

    “Repeated listens unfurl all sorts of wonder.” **** Q

    “In surpassing her debut, Agnes Obel has confirmed she is in it for the long haul.” **** MOJO

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    3/1 Sarah Kay

    Abbey Arts presents: Sarah Kay & Cristin O’Keefe Aptowicz’s DOUBLE BOOK RELEASE CELEBRATION!

    @ St Mark’s Bloedel Hall (1245 10th Ave E, Seattle – on north Capitol Hill)

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    @ St Mark’s – Bloedel Hall – West entrance in back of Cathedral parking lot

    Hosted by Derrick Brown

    $10-12 Advance Tickets | Facebook RSVP

    1245 10th Ave East, Seattle – on Capitol Hill (Not Fremont Abbey), FREE parking onsite. 7pm doors, 8pm show, tickets available for $15 at the door, cash preferred

    3/1 Yoga Behind Bars benefit

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    2/15 MARISSA NADLER, SHANA CLEVELAND

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    *TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR TONIGHT*  7PM DOORS, 8PM SHOW

    Marissa Nadler, on tour from Boston.  VIDEO

    “8.3 – Pitchfork,  4.5 out of 5 – Bust Magazine,  4 Stars- Venus Magazine, 4 Stars- Mojo, 4 Stars- Uncut,  4 Stars- Q

    Marissa is LIVE ON KEXP, Feb 15, 3:00PM

    + Shana Cleveland of LA LUZ (Seattle)
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    ADVANCE TICKETS or at the door

    7pm doors, 8pm show, all ages, mostly seated, standing room in back. Dry Sodas available.

    2/14 Sweethearts Show

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    For the Abbey’s annual Valentines week concert, we work very hard to counteract the rampant consumer behaviors ;-) with some beautiful music in a lovely community setting where relationship status is not important.

    This year we have the amazing ladies of JOSEPH (formerly Dearborn) visiting us from Portland for their Release party, with THE LOCAL STRANGERS in duo form, and BENJAMIN DOERR of the band St Paul de Vence.

    7pm doors, 8pm show, all ages, mostly seated. Reserved tables are limited.

    ADVANCE TICKETS

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    2/7 Ben Fisher CD Release

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    *TICKETS AT THE DOOR TONIGHT*   OPENS 7PM, 8PM SHOW

    BEN FISHER CD RELEASE PARTY with special guests Shannon Stephens (Asthmatic Kitty) and Skadi von Reis.

    Ben will be playing with a full band including Noah Gundersen on guitar, Jonny Gundersen on drums, Micah Simler on bass, Steve Norman on pedal steel, and Andrew Butler on the organ.  Opening the show will be his friends, Shannon Stephens - http://asthmatickitty.com/artists/shannon-stephens/ and
    Skadi von Reis - http://skadivonreis.bandcamp.com/

    FACEBOOK RSVP

    ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY $8

    2/8 Writing Conference

    All day event

    2/11 The Round

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    Round 105 featuring Mikey & Matty, Jake Hemming (Big Sur), Planes on Paper, slam poet Shelby Handler, live painter Fritha Strand

    ADVANCE TICKETS $7-10

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    APRIL, 2014

    4/8 – THE ROUND (107)

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    James Apollo, Ghosts I’ve Met, Lotte Kestner, slam poet Matt Gano, live visuals by Lauren Bishop

    3+ musicians share the stage with slam poet & live painter. www.TheRound.org
    Nonprofit of the month: Peace for the Streets by Kids from the Streets

    ADVANCE TICKETS

    4/10 Rainbow City Orchestra

    7pm.  INFO

    4/15 Open Arts Mic

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    FREE

    3rd Tuesdays (4th Tuesday in May)!  7pm signups, 7:30 start. Hosted by Cooper. Donations welcome. Original music, poetry, and other performances that can be contained within a short 5-7 minute set (ie. 2 songs/poems/etc.).