6 concerts to catch in Seattle this weekend: December 20 to 22

Dec 16 2019, 2:44 pm

What a weekend for socially charged tunes and dancy DJ’s. From AJJ on Friday to Chromeo throughout the weekend, there’s a musical artist for everyone.

Friday, December 20

AJJ and Daze N’ Daze

AJJ and Daze N’ Daze are doing a back-to-back show on Friday and Saturday at Neumos. The bands are known for having music that conveys themes of social anxiety, poverty, humanity, religion, addiction, existentialism, and politics. The bands will be joined by Amigo The Devil and The Bridge City Sinners.

When: Friday, December 20 and Saturday, December 21
Time: 7 pm Friday, 5 pm Saturday
Where: Neumos — 925 East Pike Street, Seattle
Admission: All ages; tickets are available online

Judy Collins Holiday and Hits

Since the 1960s, Judy Collins has been inspiring audiences with her singing stories. Her tunes have been admitted into the Grammy Hall of Fame, and she’s garnered several top-ten hits and platinum-selling albums. At 80 years old, Judy’s still got it and will be performing on four occasions this Thursday through Sunday.

When: Thursday December 19 to Sunday, December 22
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: 2033 6th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: All ages; tickets are available online


Electronica duo Ed Handley and Andy Turner, better known as Plaid, are bringing their rhythmic variation and melodies to The Crocodile. Along with computers and synths, the duo has added “real” instruments to their shows, creating a cross-media spectacular. They are currently touring with openers WMD.

When: Friday, December 20
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Crocodile — 2200 2nd Avenue, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event; tickets are available online

Saturday, December 21


Rezz, most recognizable for her cyberpunk googles, has truly taken the world by storm. At just 24 years old, she’s already played huge events such as Coachella, Electric Forest, and Austin City Limits. A master of dark techno, don’t miss her transportive, boundary-pushing show at the WaMu.

When: Saturday, December 21
Time: 8 pm
Where: WaMu Theatre — 800 Occidental Avenue South, Seattle
Admission: 18+ event; tickets are available online

Lost Kings

Having ridden the wave to fame after creating official remixes for Imagine Dragons, Krewella, Halsey, Vance Joy, and more, the Lost Kings are making their way to The Showbox. This year, the American duo has released songs with Wiz Khalifa, Social House, Loren Gray, and more.

When: Saturday, December 21
Time: 9 pm
Where: The Showbox — 1426 1st Avenue, Seattle
Admission: All ages; tickets are available online

Sunday, December 22


Electrofunk duo Chromeo has made its way from their hometown of Montreal for two nights in Seattle, at Nectar Lounge. Drawing from soul, dance music, rock, synth-pop, disco, and funk, you never know what you’re going to get at one of their shows this weekend.

When: Saturday, December 21 and Sunday, December 22
Time: 8 pm
Where: Nectar Lounge — 412 North 36th Street, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event; tickets are available online