We’ve got a lot of great stuff at Columbia City Theater this Saturday starting off in the Bourbon with a special happy hour show with Lary Barilleau. Enjoy our great new menu and drink specials while Lary and his band entertain you with their fiery latin jazz.
5pm – 7pm // FREE
And starting at 9pm we open the doors to theater for a night of incredible music for an important cause. Noise For the Needy and Sound on the Sound have teamed up to present a dream lineup with Portland’s Loch Lomond, Big Sur, Goldfinch and The Horde & the Harem with DJ Doo Right spinning records in between sets.
The proceeds from this show will go to benefit Real Change, an outstanding organization that strives “to provide opportunity and a voice for low-income and homeless people while taking action for economic justice.” Come support a great cause and enjoy a night of some of the best talent in the Northwest.
9pm // $12 // Tickets
This Weekend: Feral Children, Yuni in Taxco (record release), Drew Grow Benefit, SunDate with Michel Navedo
Friday: Feral Children, Yuni in Taxco (record release), Ocean Age
Another local band is having their record release show at the Theater this weekend as Yuni in Taxco celebrate the release of their new record, Sanpaku. This soulful pop band will be complimented by headliners Feral Children‘s powerful and intense live show. Opening up the night will be Ocean Age.
9pm // $10 adv – $12 day of show // Tickets
Saturday: A Benefit for Drew Grow & the Pastors’ Wives
Several of Seattle’s finest musicians will be performing on Saturday to raise money for Drew Grow (of Portland’s Drew Grow & the Pastors’ Wives) who was severely injured in car accident last month. Thankfully, Drew is on his way to a full recovery, but the accident caused him to incur many expenses and the band’s touring van was totalled.
Although Drew lives in Portland, the amazing and supportive Seattle musical community has claimed him as our own and the our scene’s creme of the crop will be on stage this weekend to help him out. The Maldives will headlight a night featuring Kevin Murphy (The Moondoggies), Mychal Goodweather (Campfire OK), Jake Hemming (Big Sur), Bryan John Appleby, Ghost’s I’ve Met and many more.
There will also be a silent auction for items donated by NW artists of all kinds starting at 7pm. All proceeds of the night will go to Drew.
7pm – Silent Auction // 8pm – Show // $12 adv – $15 day of show // Tickets
SunDate with Michel Navedo
Bring your sweetheart to The Bourbon on Sunday and enjoy the smooth sounds emanating from Michel Navedo’s trumpet. We’re offering food and drink specials for our weekly date night including two drinks, and appetizer and two entrees for only $30. Don’t have a sweetheart? Well, then any jazz-loving friend will do. That or a big appetite…
7pm // Free
Friday: Indian Valley Line, Elk & Boar (Free Show)
Indian Valley Line, a band scattered across three states, will be united for a rare performance in the Bourbon Bar on Friday. Well, mostly united. Drummer Ben Boyden won’t be there, but the rest of the guys will be playing along with special guests Paul Hirschl (Goldfinch) and Steve Norman (Goldfinch, Big Sur, about 30 other bands). Opening up this free show will be the Tacoma band Elk & Boar.
You can hear and download Peggy, Sonoma and a Boxcar by Indian Valley Line here.
Saturday: Karaoke Battle in Seattle
This past week, contestants have been competing at Karaoke bars all over town hoping to qualify for the 2010 Karaoke Battle in Seattle presented by Absolute Karaoke. Up to $1000 in cash and prizes will be given away during the finals at the Columbia City Theater this Saturday. Come witness the best singers in the city belt it out for the championship.
Sunday: Michel Navedo
We’re so happy to have one of our favorites back in the Bourbon Bar on Sunday. Michel Navedo, one of the finest trumpet players this city has to offer is returning for another free performance. Relax with a fine bourbon or one of our specialty cocktails and appreciate this fine talent.