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BiG BLDG: A Non-Profit Built on Delivering (and Keeping Alive) Indie Music

With the specter of COVID-19 looming large over the PNW music industry, a number of organizations have stepped up to offer a hand. Seattle-based 501(c)3 non-profit BiG BLDG has done their part in aiding local artists and musicians for the last seven years. The organization’s broad platform encompasses live performances (including several iterations of the…

Artist Home Premiere: Benevolent Transformer EP by Wes Speight

Over the last eight years or so, Seattle-based singer-songwriter Wes Speight’s recorded a catalog of songs that draw from mainstream rock, piano balladry, and an Americana tinge that reflects his Tennessee roots. All of that’s on display in Benevolent Transformer, his newest EP, and we’re proud to premiere it here at Artist Home. <a href=”http://wesspeight.bandcamp.com/album/benevolent-transformer-2″>Benevolent…

No Man’s Band: Q&A with SIASE organizer Lori Goldston

When it became clear that COVID would economically devastate independent artists in Seattle, a city where artists where already struggling to make ends meet pre-pandemic, several local independent artists formed Seattle Independent Artist Sustainability Effort (SIASE). Formed just last month, SIASE is an organization dedicated to advocating for the rights of independent artists in the…

Timber! 2020 Lineup Announcement

Weekend and Single Day Passes for Timber! Outdoor Music Festival are on sale now. Special Collaborations… Shelby Earl with Stephanie Anne Johnson We’re proud to present a unique performance from noted singer/songwriters Shelby Earl and Stephanie Anne Johnson.  Shelby and Stephanie will be performing together at Timber!’s campfire stage, harmonizing on each other’s songs and giving a first…