6 concerts in Seattle this weekend: January 17 to 19

Jan 13 2020, 1:19 pm

For those who like household names, Saturday seems to be the big day in music for you. Otherwise, Friday and Sunday showcase smaller names and a few local favorites.

No matter your jam, here are six concerts to check out in Seattle this weekend.

Friday, January 17 

Orgone

Los Angeles band Orgone has churned out gritty funk and soul for over twenty years. The band has played numerous festivals, such as Bonnaroo, and has served as the studio band for multiple R&B legends including Alicia Keys. They’ll be joined by Cyrus this Friday.

When: January 17, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: Nectar Lounge — 412 N 36th Street, Seattle
Admission: $20+; tickets are available online

Cold War Kids

Known for their upbeat indie pop-rock, Cold War Kids have been keeping relevant for nearly 15 years. Come watch lyrical geniuses take the stage while delivering positivity and good vibes all around.

When: January 17 and 18, 2020
Time: 8 pm doors; 9 pm show
Where: The Neptune Theatre — 1303 Northeast 45th Street
Admission: $28+; tickets are available online

Saturday, January 18 

King Princess

King Princess has had an amazing year and is carrying her positivity into 2020. The New Yorker shot to fame after releasing her song “1950,” which currently boasts over 11 million plays on YouTube.

When: January 18, 2020
Time: 7 pm doors; 8 pm show
Where: Showbox SoDo — 1700 1st Avenue South, Seattle
Admission: $34.99+; tickets are available online

JAUZ

Electronic music producer JAUZ has toured all over the world and is bringing his Dangerous Waters Tour to the WaMu Theater. Expect a high energy set filled with remixes and originals alike.

When: January 18, 2020
Time: 6:30 doors; 7 pm show
Where: WaMu Theater, 800 Occidental Avenue S, Seattle
Admission: 18+ event; $37+; tickets are available online

Sunday, January 19

Gza

Also known as The Genius, Gza was one of the most acclaimed members of the Wu-Tang Clan. Considered by many to be one of the purest rappers of the Clan, he’s now back to touring and is bringing along Bruce Leroy, Def Dee & La, and DJ B. Two. Times.

When: January 19, 2020
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Crocodile — 2200 2nd Avenue, Seattle
Admission: $32.50; tickets are available online

Moon Palace

Come support local Seattlites Moon Palace as well as their opener Timothy Robert Graham as they bathe you in shoegaze-y psychedelic tunes at the Sunset Tavern.

When: January 19, 2020
Time: 7:30 pm doors; 8 pm show
Where: Sunset Tavern — 5433 Ballard Avenue NW, Seattle
Admission: 21+ event; $10+; tickets are available online