Monday, October 3, 2011

Come As You Aren't! The 5th Annual Halloween Battle of The Bands 10/29

For the fifth year in a row, local rockers are going incognito for Skylark’s "Come As You Aren't" Halloween battle of the bands. This show is always free!

All fourteen acts have 3 songs each to wow the crowd and judges, as they out-rock and glam each other for possession of the coveted Golden Cowbell™. Is that Clutch Douglass or Salt 'n' Pepa? Hotels or The Misfits? Behold the supergroup formed from Stevedore and Mannequin BBQ as they channel The Supremes, and shiver as experimental duo Perish The Island entertains with selections from Goblin's soundtrack to Suspiria. Diversity and virtuosity have always set this event apart, and this year's lineup is no exception.

Set times are approximate:
8:00pm Willow & Kevin Wood as GILLIAN WELCH & DAVID RAWLINGS
8:20pm Perish The Island as GOBLIN (Suspiria soundtrack)
8:40pm Julia Massey & The Jesus Rehab as ARCADE FIRE
9:00pm Bone Cave Ballet as BJORK
9:20pm Supernauty as THE RAMONES
9:40pm To The Sea as R.E.M.
10:00pm The Mangles as HUSKER DU
10:20pm The Stevedore & Mannequin BBQ as THE SUPREMES
10:40pm Hobosexual as CREAM
11:00pm Clutch Douglass as SALT 'N' PEPA
11:20pm D.evolution.Aires as ZZ TOP
11:40pm Sweet Secrets as THE CURE
12:00am Like Lightning as THE PRETENDERS
12:10am Hotels as THE MISFITS

KEXP DJ and founding member of the Young Evils Troy Nelson, two-time Golden Cowbell winner Lori Campion, Seattle Subsonic writer Dave O'Leary, and Skylark owner-booker Jessie SK will judge the bands. 

The Golden Cowbell and runner-up prizes will be awarded shortly following the last set.

This event is free, 21+, and has always been Skylark's biggest night of the whole year. 
Saturday, October 29. 7:00pm.

Stop by for Hangover Halloween Brunch on 10/30...9am to 3pm! 

Monday 10/31 will be a karaoke Halloween party.

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