APRIL MUSIC NEWS
SPRING is here!! and so is another month of great live music. Here's what's in store for you in April at the SEA MONSTER.
EVERY Tuesday night live music starts at 7PM with a different featured artist sponsored by the GUITAR STORE at 8300 Aurora Ave. this is followed by our OPEN MIC night from 8-10pm hosted by talented singer and songwriter EMILY MCVICKER. then at 10PM Mr. JOE DORIA the Hammond B3 organ master brings a new set of elite musicians to get down until the bar closes with live soul/jazz/funk/rock/blues and outer space soundtracks.. there is NO ADMISSION CHARGE for this night so please buy drinks and tip the bands!!
EVERY Wednesday we feature a new musical experience starting at 8PM. these are the real gems in Seattle, the undiscovered bands that have immense talent and a growing fan base. We follow these bands up with our lineup of regular soul/funk groups that always keep the place grooving. WED APRIL 3 8PM JOHNNY & THE MOLES/10PM DANNY GODINEZ & FRIENDS. WED APRIL 10 8PM THE MIDNIGHT EMPTIES/10PM ERIC PATTERSON GROUP. WED APRIL 17 8PM MONSTER BOOB/10PM UNSINKABLE HEAVIES. WED APRIL 24 8PM JARROD TYLER BAND/10PM COLE SCHUSTER BAND.
* there is NO ADMISSION CHARGE for this night so please buy drinks and tip the bands!!
EVERY Thursday night is our 10PM all-star jam session hosted by the PROUD & NASTY band which consists of MICHAEL ZABREK on organ/keys/percussion, ADAM GROSS on drums/electronics, SCOTT MORNING on trumpet/efx, and most of APRIL will feature EVAN FLORY BARNES on bass! sign up and sit in with these Seattle greats!
also, every THURSDAY NIGHT features new bands from 8-9:30. check out ILLY BOGART jazz/hip-hop from OAKLAND 4/4, soul hip-hop & funk with WORDSAUCE from SAN LUIS OBISPO on 4/11. NOWSTERDAY ( formerly Circling Drones) live funk/rock from Seattle on 4/18, and SPIDER LOUNGE live jazz/funk Seattle band on 4/25.
FRIDAY NIGHTS are always FUNKY 2 DEATH, the live soul review that has built the SEA MONSTER into what it is... the home of live soul, funk, and jazz in SEATTLE. with your host WOOGIE D, get your dose of the finest soul band in Seattle featuring MARK MATTREY, ROCPHIZZLE, MELISSA MONTALTO, JIMMY JAMES, TREVOR PARRISH, JASON CRESSEY, PETER DANIEL, and more starting at 10PM. DJ ROCPHIZZLE starts most nights off with the turntables at 9PM and in between sets. cover charge is $10.
*SPECIAL SHOW on FRIDAY APRIL 26 as local latin/afro jazz/funk band THE NEW TRIUMPH opens for F2D from 8-9:30. Led by bassist/composer CAMILO ESTRADA and featuring burning guitarist DANNY GODINEZ with ADAM KESSLER on drums, ROBBIE BEASLEY on trumpet, RICARDO BLANCO on percussion and MACK GROUT on keys.
SATURDAY NIGHTS start at 7PM with a different LATIN/CUBAN group performing their own versions of the most popular salsa dancing playlists for the dancers. the cover charge is $10 and allows you to stay for the second band, 700 FUNK. this band is an ever changing group of Seattle's elite funk music players led by guitarist THADDEUS TURNER of THADDILLAC. ALSO featuring members of FUNKY 2 DEATH WOOGIE D, and MARK MATTREY and ROCPHIZZLE, plus keyboard players like JOE DORIA of MCTUFF, NATHAN SPICER of the POLYRHYTHMICS, or DELVON LAMARR of the DELVON LAMARR organ TRIO, and much more. this month we welcome special guest from KARL DENSON'S tiny UNIVERSE and MARMALADE, trumpet man CD LITTLEFIELD! $10
we have 2 VERY SPECIAL shows this month on SUNDAY nights.
catch reggae legend from Jamaica CLINTON FEARON in an acoustic setting with East Coast reggae boss KEVIN KINSELLA and special guests ANDY COE & MASA KOBAYASHI on SUNDAY APRIL 14. DOORS OPEN at 6pm
get your advance tickets here
also, SUNDAY APRIL 21 we are hosting a QUEEN TRIBUTE!! yes, you heard right, QUEEN MOTHER will be performing starting at 9PM featuring local guitarist/vocalist RL HEYER, bassist DEAN SCHMIDT, and lead singer from Canada MARCUS SHELTON! get your advance tickets here
SEA MONSTER LOUNGE will also be hosting the CANNASEURS marijuana meet up group on WEDNESDAY APRIL 10th at from 6-8PM. come share ideas/network with like minded business individuals.
ENJOY YOUR APRIL and see you in MAY :)!