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Big Thanks and Digital compilation!

Thank you to everyone who participated as a musician, as a volunteer, as a sponsor and as an audience member for Big Ass Boombox 2016!  It was a huge success thanks to all the hard work and talent in the Seattle music scene.  If you want a taste of what boombox was like, or if you want to reminisce, you can check out the compilations from all three years on our BAB Bandcamp site!  (https://bigassboombox.bandcamp.com)  Happy Listening!

BAB comp 2016

 

 

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Thanks everybody!

Phew! That’s a wrap on another amazing Big Ass Boombox! We heard a bunch of people thanking The Hoot Hoots for putting this on, but this festival was made possible by the hard work and support of MANY awesome people, including Jared Cortese and Dominic Cortese from The Jesus RehabJulia Massey, Mike Gil from SICK KIDS XOXO, Shaina Foley and Hunter and Jonathan and the whole crew from the Crocodile, The Upstairs, and the 2312 Gallery, Caleb Thompson and Jake Uitti from The Great Um (who along with Matt Kelsey organized the writers stage), Jeff Bazz for filling in on sound last minute, Chelsea and Laurel from Mrs. Howl for being social media all stars, American Music, Wild Magnificence, Equal Exchange, and Tom Douglas Restaurants for their financial support, Seattle Weekly, numerous volunteers who helped MC and man the merch tables, and ALL THE BANDS WHO FILLED THIS WEEKEND WITH SO MUCH GREAT MUSIC! We love this city and we love this music community, and WE CAN’T WAIT UNTIL NEXT TIME!
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Big Ass Boombox Compilation 2015

Check out the 2015 Big Ass Boombox Compilation cover designed by Brian Prairie of Ravenspring Creative!  Would you like to get your hands on a copy?  The first 150 people each night who come to the 2312 Gallery stage will get a compilation for free!  Make sure to come early because there are only 150 available each night.  Special thanks to Tom Douglas Restaurants for making this festival, and this compilation possible.2015 Comp Cover

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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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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!
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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 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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