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Get funky at City Hall this Thursday

Get down to new soul sounds from one of the funkiest bands in Seatown this Thursday at City Hall. The 10-piece funk band Doctorfunk echoes the legendary passion of famed horn band Tower of Power but brings its own sizzle, pop and scream to the scene. The performance, from 12… [ Keep reading ]

Enjoy sunshine and samba this Thursday on City Hall’s plaza

The internationally acclaimed band Show Brazil brings Brazilian rhythms, dancers in full costume and samba sounds to City Hall’s outdoor plaza this Thursday. Soak up the sun and listen to the joyful sights and sounds of Brazilian Carnaval in this special show directed by Eduardo Mendonça. . The performance, from… [ Keep reading ]

Seattle world reggae rockers at City Hall this Thursday

Chill to groove-heavy reggae by beloved local boys Kore Ionz, noon to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 11 outdoors on the City Hall plaza.  Honolulu Weekly proclaims “Kore Ionz should not be missed. If not for the reggae, for a lesson in love.”  The band has been hard at work on… [ Keep reading ]

Our August eNews is now online

Seattle Public Schools just announced a $1 million planning grant to enhance arts instruction in the schools. We opened two calls for artists. The 2011 Mayor’s Arts Awards are coming up soon. The Seattle Mural at Seattle Center’s Mural Amphitheatre is getting a facelift. And Pioneer Square’s Occidental Square has turned… [ Keep reading ]

Have some fun in the sun this Thursday on City Hall’s outdoor plaza!

Need something sweet and upbeat this week? Seattle’s Curtains for You plays on City Hall’s outdoor plaza this Thursday. The group performs “retro-pop that’s as primed to melt hearts as it is to put a bounce in one’s step,” says Sound on the Sound. This five-piece band serves up “delicious… [ Keep reading ]

Get ready to move this Thursday at City Hall!

Shake up your lunch hour this Thursday. Bring your dancin’ shoes to the City Hall plaza and sway to  the sounds of Sexteto Tradicuba.  Pedro Vargas’ newest project, the hot six-piece band plays Cuban son, guaracha and other traditional styles with modern twists. The performance, from noon to 1:30 p.m.,… [ Keep reading ]

Liven up your lunch hour with banjo virtuoso Danny Barnes this Thursday

You don’t want to miss banjo virtuoso Danny Barnes performing a free lunchtime concert at City Hall, noon to 1:30 p.m. this Thursday! Barnes is a genre-bending banjo man, guitarist and singer who rocks with electronic loops. Rolling Stone declares, “Barnes is a clever lyricist with a punk-rock past who understands… [ Keep reading ]

Celebrate Bastille Day with Rouge

 Thursday is Bastille Day. Celebrate during your lunch break at City Hall with the French café music of Rouge! This band of international touring musicians gives classic popular French songs passionate and playful twists. Think Pink Martini meets Edith Piaf in Seattle for a triple espresso! Click here to watch Rouge… [ Keep reading ]

Today’s concert moved indoors

Because of the rain, today’s Seattle Presents performance by Choklate will be moved indoors to the City Hall lobby and conclude at 1 p.m.

Choklate to open summer concerts at City Hall, Thursday

We’re excited to announce the return of the lunchtime summer concerts at City Hall. Come on down this Thursday at noon to hear soul siren Choklate. Mayor Mike McGinn will kick off the diverse concert series featuring talented Seattle-based acts and welcome Choklate and her band to the City Hall… [ Keep reading ]