The MarchFourth Marching Band is coming to the Showbox in the Market (one of my favorite spots in Seattle to see live music) Saturday, February 28!
Don’t forget your earplugs – this production is anything but quiet. Stilt walkers and Saxophones! Dancers and Drummers! Trombones! Acrobatics! Guitars! This wild whirl of visual and musical fun is a great reason to dress in a way you feel AWESOME and get out and dance this Saturday. Will I see you there?!
More info: http://marchfourthmarchingband.com/
In their own words: “MarchFourth: Steamfunk Rock-n-Roll Circus Party
Aside from the marching band-themed costumes, as well as the 5-piece percussion corps and 7-part brass section, M4 is far from a “marching band” in any traditional sense (though they have been known to parade down Main Street before taking the stage). M4 is anchored by funky electric bass and has been evolving into a more guitar- and vocal-driven musical experience. The show will take you on a journey from the swamps of Louisiana to the gypsy sounds of eastern Europe to the streets of Brazil, echoing the deepest grooves of American funk, rock, and jazz then boiling it all together in cinematic fashion with high-stepping stilt-acrobatics and dazzling dancers. This genre-busting, in-your-face experience is not to be missed! What began as a Fat Tuesday party in Portland, OR. on March 4th 2003, has since become one of the nation’s best live touring acts.”
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