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Concert crowd

Around the Sound this weekend: Music, food, festivals and fun in every direction

This incredible August weekend around the Sound includes a second epic benefit concert by Seattle's own Pearl Jam, and a celebration of the Northwest's iconic and influential record label, SubPop. And a reminder for you -- if you happening to be heading to Key Arena on Saturday for that Hall &...
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CenturyLink Field

Pho and Kimchi Dogs and Pork Belly Sammies! Seahawks up their food game

The Mariners have figured it out, and it looks like the Seahawks got the message too: People like good food when they're at a ball game. This season the menu at CenturyLink Field during Seahawks games will get a big upgrade. According to the Seattle Times , the stadium will feature lots more ethnic...
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Parade marching band

Art, beer, wine, music and a BIG parade: Around the Sound this weekend

​Who likes music, wine, art or a parade? You? This is your weekend then! Here's what's happening around the Sound on this hot July weekend: White River Amphitheatre concerts Friday7pm. Foreigner, Whitesnake, and Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening. Marymoor Park Concerts Saturday at 3pm. Sublime...
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Small rock club

Is the end near for Seattle's legendary Showbox at the Market concert venue?

A developer wants to demolish Seattle's legendary Showbox at the Market and build a 442-unit highrise apartment tower. The Showbox has been there since 1930s. Some of the biggest names in music, from the jazz and big-band era through Grunge in the 1990s, have been on that stage: Duke Ellington,...
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Rock band

Listen: Toto's lead singer talks "Africa" and cold burgers backstage

Ready to sing along with "Africa" while the actual band Toto is performing it? You'll get the chance on Tuesday July 31 when Toto comes to Seattle's Moore Theatre. It'll be just the second stop on the band's "40 Trips Around the Sun" tour in honor of the band's 40th anniversary. ​I had a chance to...
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Ice cream cone

The best spots around the Sound for sweet frozen treats

Air conditioning might be rare in the Seattle area, but we sure have a lot of great ice cream shops. Most cities are lucky to have a couple of Ben & Jerry's or Menchie's. We have plenty of those, and believe me, nothing makes my 6-year-old son happier than a trip through the self-serve...
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Food festival

Bite, Block Party, Baseball, Berries & Boxers: Around the Sound this weekend

Let's find something to do outdoors on this beautiful Puget Sound summer weekend. Shouldn't be too hard! Seattle Mariners at home against the White Sox . Friday’s game is at 7:10pm and it’s Pearl Jam Fireworks Night after the game. Saturday gametime is at 7:10pm and it’s Dee Gordon Bobblehead Nigh...
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rock star

The Broadway musical "Rock of Ages" is auditioning rock singers around the Sound

We all secretly (or not so secretly) think we could be rock stars if we just had the chance, right? Or maybe more of a showbiz fantasy? Like appearing on the Broadway stage? Well here’s your chance to tick off both boxes. There’s a Broadway musical called Rock Of Ages that’s about a small town girl...
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waterfall

Where to hike and see a waterfall around the Sound

What's better than a hike in the PNW? A hike to a waterfall. We're in the heart of the summer outdoor recreation season around the Sound, so chances are you're going to be out there somehow, somewhere, sometime. If you're having a hard time persuading the family to put on the trail shoes and head...
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Food truck

Food trucks, baseball, pirates & beer: Around the Sound this weekend

Another weekend with too much going on around here! How do you choose? It might actually be a beautiful weekend for baseball, so the roof will hopefully stay open for the entire Mariners/Rockies series. But if I'm being too optimistic about the weather, well -- no worries. That's whay the place has...
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