Tuesday, June 11, 2013

You're Dumb If You Live In The Seattle Area And Don't Go To Sub Pop's Silver Jubilee


$25?! I can raise that in can deposits in a month! So seriously, get to redeeming those cans right now so that you'll have enough dough to attend Sub Pop's Silver Jubil-eve comedy show with people who bring the funny.

And all the money goes to charity, so you can can the "sell-out" garbage.

Then on the next day, get your balls rocked off with what looks to be a line-up that rivals any bullshit Pitchfork Palloosa Festival in Bonnaroo, Tennesee.

Dig funnyman Eugene Mirman before digging the updated press-release.

I met Mirman once. We talked about Robyn Hitchcock and then I freaked him out after I answered the question "So what do you do?"

Why, what any other guy in his late-thirties would be doing on a Thursday night in an on-campus political function: trying to pick up university chicks!

Just kidding, all except the "I creeped out Eugene Mirman" part, which I'm pretty sure happened.

Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee July 12th-13th, 2013:
Silver Jubil-eve: A Comedy Thing (for Charity!) Lineup: 
Eugene Mirman, David Cross, Jon Benjamin, 
Kristen Schaal, Kurt Braunohler
Silver Jubilee Lineup Additions Include: 
Built to Spill, King Tuff, METZ, Chad VanGaalen, & clipping.
Hardly Art Sideshow Stage includes: 
Hausu, Protomartyr, Deep Time, and More
Plus: Sub Pop Mega Mart Details

We at Sub Pop are feeling even more self-congratulatory than usual in sharing further details on our 25th anniversary celebration: the Sub Pop Records Silver Jubilee. To be held July 12th-13th in Seattle, Washington, the event will feature music and comedy performances by past and present Sub Pop and Sub Pop-related artists.
On Friday, July 12th, the previously announced Silver Jubil-eve: A 25th Anniversary Comedy Thing (for Charity!) takes place at the Moore Theatre. The evening will be hosted by Eugene Mirman and feature performances from David Cross, Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunohler, with additional guests to be announced shortly. Tickets for the event are $25 and are on sale now. More information ishere.
Then, on Saturday, July 13th, our entirely FREE, all-ages festival will happen to a stretch of Airport Way in Seattle’s historic & colorful Georgetown neighborhood. The music lineup has been expanded to include friends of Sub Pop Built to Spill (fun fact: Built to Spill recorded their landmark album There’s Nothing Wrong with Love, for the Sub Pop offshoot and respected indie label Up Records in 1994). Also added to the lineup are Sub Pop artists King Tuff, METZ, Chad VanGaalen and the newest addition to the Sub Pop roster, clipping., from Los Angeles. Our sister label, Hardly Art, will host the “ Hardly Art Sideshow Stage” at the Georgetown venue The Mix. The 21-and-over show, which features Hausu, Protomartyr, Deep Time, and more, will begin at 9pm. Please find full updated music lineup details below.
We’d also like to officially welcome clipping. to the Sub Pop family. The group joined the label earlier this month, and will release their label debut in 2014. In the meantime, listen to their album midcityhere or watch their latest video for “bout that” here.  
Finally, the temporary Sub Pop Mega Mart store, located in the heart of the Georgetown neighborhood, will open its doors on June 8th. Discerning music lovers will find records—including lots of rare and out-of-print colored vinyl—and merchandise from the label’s storied catalog, and take in an art exhibit featuring little-seen materials (sketches and artwork, label ads and press sheets, blue-lines and cutting room floor scraps) from throughout the label’s history. The store hours are Thursday-Saturday 12-8pm, and Sunday 12-6pm. The Mega Mart is at 6003 12th Avenue South in Seattle and will be open from June 8th until July 21st. 
All proceeds from both the ticketed Silver Jubil-eve comedy night and donations collected from the Silver Jubilee music event will benefit local organizations 90.3FM KEXP, Northwest Harvest and the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation. In addition to these worthy organizations, Sub Pop is fortunate to be working with the Georgetown Merchants Association and great businesses like Nordstrom, Top Pot Doughnuts, Chihuly Garden and Glass, Georgetown Brewing Company, the Sandbox, Fantagraphics Books, Georgetown Records, Via Tribunali, Elysian Brewing Company, and the Georgetown Inn to create a one-of-a-kind event in a one-of-a-kind neighborhood.  
For more information and updates on the event, please visit http://silverjubilee.subpop.com.
Friday July 12, 2013
Sub Pop Records’ Silver Jubil-eve
A 25th Anniversary Comedy Thing (for Charity!) 
At The Moore Theatre
7p.m. Door
Tickets $25, All Ages
Ticketing info here
Eugene Mirman
David Cross
Jon Benjamin
Kristen Schaal
Kurt Braunholer
Saturday July 13th
Sub Pop’s Silver Jubilee
On Airport Way in Georgetown
FREE, All Ages
Built to Spill
J Mascis
Greg Dulli
Father John Misty
Shabazz Palaces 
King Tuff
Pissed Jeans
Chad VanGaalen
The Baptist Generals
Brothers of the Sonic Cloth (featuring Tad Doyle)
Jack Endino’s Earthworm
And special guest TBA
Hardly Art Sideshow Stage 
The Mix
6006 12th Ave. S
9pm / 21+ / FREE
Deep Time
and special guests 

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