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What's Happening in July at SMASH


July means Seattle's summer is finally here, which means many outdoor music festivals! A few notable festivals and fairs coming up are this Saturday, the second edition of On The Block from 1:00pm to 7:00pm between Pike & Pine on 11th st on Capitol Hill, Timber! Outdoor Music Festival on July 27 - July 29, and Seattle Revival Festival on August 5th benefiting SMASH.


This month we've also got a guide on how wildfire smoke season impacts musicians and how you can mitigate the impact, an artist feature on Annie J, and Earshot Jazz is seeking submissions from young Seattle-area Jazz artists.


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 as musicians from the harmful effects of wildfire smoke is crucial.


JULY 8: ON THE BLOCK

Created for and by Seattle’s independent artists and creative community, the marketplace features small businesses and vendors selling handmade goods, vintage, street fashion, and more between E. Pike & Pine St. on Capitol Hill. Our mission is to be a conduit to sustainable opportunity, creative equity, and abundance for our local community


ARTIST FEATURE: ANNIE J

Annie J's new single "Best of Me" is an upbeat 90’s inspired R&B jam to bolster any drive-time playlist or your summer dance party. Check out Annie J's new single in our latest artist feature on the SMASH blog.


JAZZ: THE SECOND CENTURY SERIES CALL FOR ARTIST SUBMISSIONS

Earshot Jazz seeks submissions from young Seattle-area individual artists and ensembles for the Jazz: The Second Century series. The series brings the progression of jazz into creative motion and is a current and un-sentimental look at our city’s engagement with this diffuse, vibrant art form. Projects that question and expand the conventions of the jazz form are encouraged.


JULY 15: FAST PENNY ANNIVERSARY PARTY BENEFITING SMASH

Join us for the Fast Penny 3-year anniversary party on July 15th from 4-9pm! The night includes a spectacular line up of Burlesque Performances, DJ Mama Casserole, featured cocktails, and food for purchase.


JULY 21: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CONFERENCE & RESOURCE FAIR

A behavioral health conference and resource fair led by BIPOC & dedicated toward improving mental health outcomes for communities of color.


JULY 27 - 29: TIMBER OUTDOOR MUSIC FESTIVAL

Timber! Outdoor Music Festival returns to Carnation, WA, July 27-29, 2023. This Northwest music festival is a weekend of fun, music, nature, and community.


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.


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!


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There were such cool events, concerts and activities in general, but I wish I could have been there. I was very sad to realise that I will still be studying in July and will not be able to attend such cool events, but nursing homeworks will not do itself, and it's a pity, but even with the good thing that there are social networks where you can watch all the events, these are not the same emotions, but still. But it's not that simple, I was very lucky that the event took place, but in August, when I was free and no university work bothered me, I was able to relax and fill myself with new impressions and memories, which…

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