9 concerts in Seattle this weekend: February 7 to 9

Feb 3 2020, 11:22 am

Are you ready for a full moon this Sunday? Get out and enjoy the weekend of the Full Snow Moon at one of these Seattle songfests.

Here are nine concerts in Seattle this week.

Friday, February 7

Ekali

Once being part of Canadian indie-band Said the Whale, Nathan Shaw has since branched out on a solo venture titled Ekali. His electronic beats have managed to take the world by storm and have boomed across many major festivals in Vegas, Miami, and more.

When: February 7, 2020
Time: 9 pm
Where: Showbox SoDo — 1700 First Avenue South, Seattle
Admission: 18+ event, $129+; tickets are available online

Drake Bell

Drake Bell is out with new music and ready to remind listeners that he’s not just the dim character of the early-2000s Nickelodeon classic Drake and Josh. Bell typically plays upbeat pop-rock but recently dove into Latin pop.

When: February 7, 2020
Time: 7 to 10 pm
Where: The Vera Project — 305 Harrison Street, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $17+; tickets are available online

Phora 

If you like Drake, you’ll love Phora. His earlier music focused on his life and sadness, while his new stuff takes a more positive approach. His beats have over 40 million streams on Spotify and over 271,653,000 views on YouTube.

When: February 7, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Neumos — 925 Pike Street, Seattle
Admission: All ages; verified resale tickets are available online

Saturday, February 8

American Authors

American Authors first popped on the scene in 2013 with their loud bangers. You’ll catch yourself bopping along at The Showbox with supporting acts Magic Giant and Public.

When: February 8, 2020
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: The Showbox
Admission: All ages; $25+; tickets are available online

An Evening with Pink Talking Fish

Lovers of Pink Floyd, Talking Heads, and Phish: rejoice. Pink Talking Fish is a self-styled “hybrid fusion act” that performs covers of tunes by Pink Floyd, Talking Heads, and Phish. Yes, the three are from three separate eras. Yes, Pink Talking Fish manages to work.

When: February 8, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Nectar Lounge — 412 North 316 Street, Seattle
Admission: 21+; $18+; tickets are available online

Westerlies Fest 2020

The Westerlies Festival is taking place all weekend, from February 6 to 9. On February 8, enjoy the spoken-word performance of Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye. Opening up for the two will be Troy Osaki, a Filipino-Japanese American writer, performer, and teacher, and singer/songwriter Haley Heynderickx.

When: February 8, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Town Hall — 1119 8th Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $15+; tickets are available online

Sunday, February 9

Violent Femmes

The Violent Femmes have been performing infectious folk-rock since the 1980s. With over ten albums and love all over the world, it’s safe to say the group is a cult classic.

When: February 9, 2020
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Moore Theatre — 1932 Second Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $93+; tickets are available online

The Toasters

Whoever said ska wasn’t a thing anymore hasn’t been on the scene lately. Come out to the ska revival group the Toasters to catch up on what you’ve been missing. The group formed in ’81 and is now considered one of the groups that influenced contemporary, third-wave ska.

When: January 9, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: El Corazon
Admission: All ages; $15+; tickets are available online

Recess Monkey

If you’ve got kids, you’ve probably heard of Recess Monkey. While we don’t suggest you bring a date to this show, it’s perfect for those with kids who need to get out of the house. Watch them dance around like little monkeys jumping on the bed while you sit back and enjoy family-friendly tunes.

When: February 9, 2020
Time: 10 am
Where: Fauntleroy Schoolhouse — 9131 California Avenue SW, Seattle
Admission: All ages; $5+; tickets are available online