New Venues!

Many thanks to The Upstairs and 2312 Gallery for Hosting stages this year! All of the Writers will be speaking at The Upstairs and 2312 Gallery will be hosting music.  Check out the full schedule here. Check out some photos below!

The Upstairs

2312 Gallery

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American Music is our Backline Sponsor

Thanks to American Music for providing backline for the MainStage at the Crocodile!

American Music

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2015 Writers Lineup is amazing!

Brought to you by Poetry NW and The Monarch Review!

All writers are reading at The Upstairs (21+)

On Friday, January 2nd:
Spike Friedman
Montreux Rotholtz
Piper Daniels
Shaun Scott
Adam Boehmer
On Saturday, January 3rd:
Connie Jenson
Matt Muth
Ed Skoog
Willie Fitzgerald
Lillian Ruth Fitzgerald
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Tom Douglas is supporting Boombox 2015!

Do you know where you can eat some delicious food?  Tom Douglas has a few suggestions.  Tom Douglas is our compilation sponsor and a huge supporter of Big Ass Boombox.  Thank you so much Tom Douglas, and to Brittany Pollard for connecting the two of us!

Tom Douglas Logo

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The Monarch Review

Here is a little article by The Monarch Review about 2015.  They interviewed a handful of the people involved in making this festival happen.  They are also some of the folks who teamed up with Poetry NW to put together our authors stage!

Check it out:  The Monarch Review’s Big Ass Boombox 2015 interview!

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Seattle Weekly is our 2015 print sponsor!

Thank you so much to Seattle Weekly for helping to get the word out about Big Ass Boombox this year!  We are excited to work with such awesome folks!
Print

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Equal Exchange Sponsoring Boombox 2015!

Thank you so much to our friends at Equal Exchange for supporting us two years in a row!  Go check out their Cafe in Ballard or their products online and  in stores around the city!
Equal Exchange

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KEXP Suggests

KEXP had a few nice words to say about the festival:

“…bands like The Hoot HootsJulia Massey and the Five Finger DiscountThe Jesus RehabXVIII EyesTangerineFriends and FamilyThe Great UmAbraham and Robb Benson and the Shelk will be sharing three stages – The Crocodile main stage, The Croc’s back bar and The Rendezvous’ Jewel Box – over the course of two nights, playing the free, all-ages event. Additionally, from 7PM-8:30PM, there will be readers opening each night with poetry and essays about Seattle music – from Kurt Cobain to Elvis….”

Read the full article HERE

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Boombox Compilation

To get your copy, come to the festival and buy $5 or more of ANY of the Boombox Bands merch. So, if you really like Yonder for example, (We do!), you just go buy a CD or a T-shirt or anything else that costs $5 or more and you get a copy of the Boombox Compilation in addition to sweet stuff from your new favorite band!

BAB compilation

Many thanks to:

Trading Musician for supporting the festival and specifically making the 2 disk compilation a possibility!  (http://www.tradingmusician.com/)

Benjamin Violet for the artwork.  (http://benjamjamjam.com/)

Adam Prairie at Hoot House Recordings for the sequencing and mastering.  (http://hoothouse.com/)

Pip McCaslin at REALTIME in Seattle for cutting us a deal to manufacture the CDs (http://realtimepip.com)

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Boombox Seattle Poster

From 6pm until 1am each night!

Poster design by Benjamin Violet. Benjamjamjam.com

Poster design by Benjamin Violet. Benjamjamjam.com

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