Who's ready for the hottest month of the year? Sunshine in Seattle means outdoor music, and we have a great festival for you to check out this weekend! Join us for Seattle Revival Festival on August 5th, benefiting SMASH. The festival has local legends playing, like Clinton Fearon and Mark Pickerel, and some emerging Seattle acts, like Sam Lachow and TezaTalks! Also, enjoy food trucks, vendors, DJs, a bar, and more (there is an Elvis Tribute artist!) Use the code "REVIVEME" for $10 off your ticket.
AUGUST 5: SEATTLE REVIVAL FESTIVAL BENEFITING SMASH
The 4th annual Seattle Revival Festival is back. A time to celebrate live music of all genres, the Seattle Revival Festival showcases a variety of local artists, including Sam Lachow, Clinton Fearon, Mark Pickerel, and more. A portion of the ticket sales will be donated to SMASH.
We've launched a new video series, "Where is My Mind? Musicians on Mental Health". Each episode includes an interview with a local musician or band where they discuss mental health as an artist plus a stripped-down version of a song they feel speaks to artists' specific mental health struggles. Episode 1, featuring local Seattle band Small Paul, is out now.
"WHERE IS MY MIND? MUSICIANS ON MENTAL HEALTH" EP 1: SMALL PAUL
In this episode, the band discusses their struggles with mental health, including how band members were able to get sober due to access to mental health treatment, how they now have tools to handle the unique stresses of pursuing a music career, and their debut album “Come Alive & Live Again” which explores themes of mental health.
WILDFIRE SMOKE IMPACTS ON MUSICIANS & HOW TO HELP
In times of increasing wildfires and the resulting smoke pollution, understanding the impacts and finding effective ways to protect ourselves from the harmful effects of wildfire smoke is crucial. Before we dive into how to mitigate the harmful effects of smoke exposure on musicians, let's discuss how wildfire smoke specifically affects musicians.
BUMBERSHOOT SEPT 2 - 3
The legendary Bumbershoot Festival Celebrates 50 Years this Labor Day Weekend, September 2 - 3, 2023 at Seattle Center.
SUBMIT FOR A SMASH BLOG FEATURE
Are you releasing new music or have a music industry business or nonprofit? Consider submitting for a feature on the SMASH blog! Visit our blog and scroll down to submit!