It's a big week for powerpop, as the International Pop Overthrow begins on Friday and lasts until Monday at the Sunset Tavern. I'll be blogging all week about the schedule and the bands. But, here are some other shows of note:
Monday, August 20
Sean & Jeff (Harvey Danger), The Capillaries and Eastern Grip at the Crocodile
Tuesday, August 21
Wilco at Marymoor Park
Thursday, August 23
The Sterling Loons and The Troublefakers at the Skylark Cafe (West Seattle)
Friday, August 24
International Pop Overthrow at the Sunset Tavern featuring, Catfight, Beyond Veronica The Scheme, Young Sportsmen, The Small Change, The Sterling Loons and the Tripwires. 7:30pm start time.
Saturday, August 25
International Pop Overthrow at the Sunset Tavern featuring, Smile Brigade, Emilio Banda, The Broadcast Debut, The Capillaries, Andy Werth, Twink the Wonder Kid, The Snakebites, Amateur Lovers. 7:30pm start time.
Geezerfest is happening at The Crocodile and will allow you to relive bands from Seattle past.
Sunday, August 26
International Pop Overthrow at the Sunset Tavern featuring, Edmonton Block Heater, Andrea Wittgens, Bipolar Star, J Minus, Before Cars, Phamous Phaces, Massive Habit. 7:30pm start time
H is For Hellgate, The Hot Toddies, The Tea Cozies and more at Chop Suey
Monday, August 27
International Pop Overthrow at the Sunset Tavern featuring Sweet Diss And The Comebacks, Blackout 101, The Cheats, Lund Brothers, The Green Pajamas, Jimm McIver, Gary Reynolds & The Brides Of Obscurity, Ionesco. 7:30pm start time.