This Week in Books and Music: Independence Edition

Check out what Bushwick Seattle musicians are up to, and eat your vegetables!

Friday, June 28Photo of Vince Martinez

Vince Mtz. & The Great Blue Yonder and Wes Weddell at the Copper Gate (FYI: enjoy one last weekend at this Ballard bar–they close for good on June 30), 8pm

Novelist Matt Bell (of the exhaustively titled In the House Upon the Dirt Between the Lake and the Woods) reads at Elliott Bay Books, 7pm

Saturday, June 29

Elliott Bay Books celebrates their 40th Anniversary with some literary stars: Where’d You Go, Bernadette?‘s Maria Semple and local novelist Ryan Boudinot, 7pm.

Bradford Loomis plays at the Hometown Hootenanny: Salute to Summer at the Historic Everett Theater, 7:30pm.

Monday, July 1photo of Bradford Loomis

Bucket of Honey hosts Open Mic at the Seamonster Lounge, 10pm.

Tuesday, July 2

Neil Gaiman reads at Town Hall, 7pm. (Yes, we know it is sold out. We don’t advocate party-crashers, nepotism, or general disobedience, but do what you can because, come on,…Neil Gaiman!)

Bucket of Honey plays with 6 Demon Bag at the Sunset Tavern, 8pm.

Thursday, July 4

Mozo at the Independence Day Parade (“walkin’ in the parade and playin’ in the park after with our good friend Bobcat Bob Rice,” they tell us) in Cannon Beach, Oregon, 7pm.


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