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SMASH Benefit 2023 Tribute to Sub Pop

Get in, loser! We’re going to the SMASH Benefit: A Tribute to Sub Pop! The SMASH Benefit concert raises money to help SMASH provide access to healthcare for Puget Sound musicians. This year, SMASH is proud to pay tribute to the local iconic record label that put Seattle on the music map Sub Pop Sunday, November 19th at The Moore Theatre.

Our all-star lineup curated by Ben London of Sonic Guild includes Matt Cameron of Pearl Jam and Soundgarden, Hiro Yamamoto of Soundgarden, Jake Snider of Minus the Bear, Mark Pickerel of Screaming Trees, Ben Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie and Postal Service, Sea Lemon, Naked Giants, Molly Sides of Thunderpussy, Brittany Davis of Painted Shield, Ian Moore, Jessica Dobson of Deep Sea Diver, Eva Walker of The Black Tones, Shaina Shepherd, Small Paul, Caspian Coberly, Passenger String Quartet, TezaTalks, RUB, Love Battery, Michael Musburger, Jeff Fielder, and Kurt Block!

After a night of excellent performances, our VIPS, cast, and crew boogie the night away with Boots! DJ Night spinning the best all vinyl '60s psych rock, soul, funk, and garage.

Photos by Joe O'Toole

Photos by Alley Rutzel

Photos by Jim Bennet