STG Announces Upcoming Events: Beirut and More

‚Äč

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) announces the following concerts going on sale this week.

  

BeirutSTG Announces Upcoming Events: Beirut and More

Date: September 5, 2012 @ 7:30pm

Venue: The Moore (All Ages)
Price: $35.00 in advance, $37.50 day of show, not including applicable fees    
Seating: General Admission
On Sale: Saturday, June 2, 2012 @10am

Ticketing Information: Available online at Tickets.com, in person at the Paramount Theatre box office (M-F 10am-6pm), 24-hour kiosks located outside the Paramount & Moore Theatres, charge by phone at (877) 784-4849, or online at STGPresents.org

 

Date: September 6, 2012 @ 8:00pm  

Venue: The McDonald Theatre - Eugene,OR (All Ages) 

Price: $32.50 in advance, $35.00 day of show, not including applicable fees    

Seating: General Admission

On Sale: Saturday, June 2, 2012 @10am
Ticketing Information: Available online at Ticketswest.com, in person at the McDonald Theatre box office, charge by phone at (800) 992-8499. For more information, visit mcdonaldtheatre.com.

 

Beirut leader Zach Condon's music is often synonymous with the exotic mysteries of world travel. Since Beirut's last album, 2007's The Flying Club Cup, sang a love letter to France (with a 2009 stop-off in Mexico for the March of the Zapotec EP) many have asked where his songs would voyage next. Lots of guesses, but few predicted the inward journey Condon has achieved on The Rip Tide, an album with the most introspective and memorable songs of his young career. Recorded in Upstate New York, Brooklyn and, of course, Condon's hometowns of Albuquerque and Santa Fe, The Rip Tide marks a distinct leaping off point for Beirut. Musically, songs have a harmonic immediacy that contrasts the complexities of Zapotec's Mexican full orchestra compositions. These songs started as small melodies, conceived on piano or ukulele, then built upon by the entire band's contributions in the studio, before undergoing a paring down and retrofitting by Condon. What results is a record that sounds like it could have been recorded in one session, with exciting rhythms matching the upbeat horns and contrasting the mournful strings. In terms of style, no direct geographical affiliation to be exhumed. Rather, what emerges is a style that belongs uniquely and distinctly to Beirut, one that has actually been there all along.

 

Trampled by TurtlesSTG Announces Upcoming Events: Beirut and More

Date: Saturday, September 8, 2012 @ 9:00pm  

Venue: The Neptune (All Ages / Bar w/ ID)
Price: $20.00 in advance, $23.00 Day of Show, not including applicable fees    
Seating: General Admission 
On Sale: Saturday, June 2, 2012 @ 10am     

Ticketing Information: Available online at Tickets.com, in person at the Paramount Theatre box office (M-F 10am-6pm), 24-hour kiosks located outside the Paramount & Moore Theatres, charge by phone at (877) 784-4849, or online at STGPresents.org. 

Acclaimed band Trampled by Turtles continue to receive praise for their new album Stars and Satellites available now on Thirty Tigers/RED.  Since forming in Duluth, Minnesota in 2003, Trampled by Turtles always felt they were able to attain an energy on stage that can't be found in the studio. For Stars and Satellites, however, Trampled by Turtles didn't want to simply try to recreate a live show. "We wanted to make a record that breathes," explains Dave Simonett (guitar/vocals), "musically we wanted to step out of our comfort zone." "You know how sometimes they say 'less is more,'" notes Erik Berry (mandolin), "that's what Stars and Satellites is about."

More Seattle!
Go to the Homepage


Comment & Share


About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
 
🔀SEATTLE SHOWS
DIAL DIAL "M" FOR MURDER
(Runs 10/24 - 11/9)
Fast Company in SeattleFast Company
(Runs 11/1 - 11/22)
In the Heights in SeattleIn the Heights
(Runs 9/17 - 11/23)
LITTLE WOMEN by Lousa May Alcott in SeattleLITTLE WOMEN by Lousa May Alcott
(Runs 11/7 - 11/30)
Jesus Christ Superstar in SeattleJesus Christ Superstar
(Runs 11/28 - 12/14)
White Christmas in SeattleWhite Christmas
(Runs 11/26 - 12/14)
The Sound of Music in SeattleThe Sound of Music
(Runs 12/5 - 12/14)

View All | Add Show | Auditions

Message Board

BWW BLOGS