• FREMONT ABBEY

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


    4272 Fremont Ave North
    Seattle, WA 98103


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    MAY, 2014

    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

     

    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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    5/6 Billings Talent Show

    Billings Middle School talent show, 7pm

     

    5/8 Solid Ground Party

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    Voices of Community

    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)

     

    5/13 – THE ROUND (108)

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

    TICKETS  |  FACEBOOK

    5/17 Mom Prom

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    Benefit event. TICKETS / INFO

     

     5/20 Women (em)Powered

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    Benefit event

    5/27 Open (arts) Mic

    7pm, FREE

     

    5/29 Amy Blaschke & Friends

    Tomo Nakayama, Jen Wood, Amy Blaschke (on tour)

     

    JUNE, 2014

    6/5* – The Moth StorySLAM

    6/10* – The Round (109): The Horde & The Harem, Alice In The River, &Yet, slam poet, live painter. 2nd Tuesdays

    6/12 – Danny Schmidt & Antje Duvekot

    6/17 – Open (Arts) Mic – 3rd or 4th 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.

    6/19* – Joseph (Portland), Penny & Sparrow (Texas), guest

    6/21-22*  @ Fremont Fair, FREE, All day

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

    NONPROFIT 501C3, NON-RELIGIOUS, SINCE 2005
    Curating welcoming arts & cultural experiences for people of all ages & incomes
    www.fremontabbey.org | www.abbeyarts.me | www.creativeseattle.org
    arts@fremontabbey.org  / 4272 Fremont Ave North, Seattle, WA 98103  / 206-414-8325

    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.).

     

    PAST SHOWS:

    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
    http://www.seattleagainstslavery.org/event/pedal-against-trafficking-humans-ride-2014/

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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

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    “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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    FEBRUARY, 2014

    2/18 Jon Russell *SOLD OUT*

    Jon Russell of The Head & The Heart

    Jon Russell (The Head And The Heart), with Drew Grow (Modern Kin). A special evening in the Fremont Abbey’s Great Hall.
    *SOLD OUT, THANK YOU!*

    2/26: Tom Brosseau

    *Tickets at the door tonight, opens 7pm, 8pm show*

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    with Shelby Earl (Seattle), and poet Jon Sands (NYC)

    ADVANCE TICKETS or at the door

    “Tom Brosseau is an American musical storyteller and guitarist, born and raised in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Brosseau tours and performs in the US, UK, Europe, Japan and Taiwan. In the Los Angeles area, his home club is Largo. His song “How to Grow a Woman from the Ground” was covered by Chris Thile, who released a 2006 album of the same name. In 2010, the band Mice Parade covered his song “Mary Anne” on their album What It Means To Be Left-handed. Collaborations include American Folksingers, a folk duo with Gregory Page, and Les Shelleys, a folk duo with Angela Correa, with whom Brosseau released an album on Fat Cat Records in 2010. Beginning in 2012, Brosseau performed with John C. Reilly, Becky Stark and a cast of LA-area musicians in John Reilly & Friends.”  READ MORE ABOUT TOM ON NPR

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    2/27: Burnside Review

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    2/6 The Moth

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    The Moth StorySLAM: World renowned storytelling event & top arts podcast!  www.TheMoth.org/events for tickets & info. No tickets via Brown Paper or Abbey. 7pm doors, 8pm show, all ages, bar w/ ID, some seating available.  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.

    NOTE: Tickets usually go onsale through The Moth system about 1 week before the show but we can’t guarantee when. Sign up on their Seattle email list to get notifications (they usually sell out within a few hours).  TICKETS TYPICALLY SELL OUT WITHIN AN HOUR.

    WAITING LIST: About 20-50 spots are available at the door ($8 cash only) and we have a convenient waiting list for you. Simply line up when you can and the list goes up outside on the door promptly at 6:30pm.  Then you can grab dinner across the street and entrance will be based on space available at 8pm only.

    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.