The world-famous record label Sub Pop turned 25 over the weekend and to commemorate the occasion, on Saturday, thousands of people congregated in Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood for an all-day live music event featuring Built to Spill, Mudhoney, Father John Misty, J. Mascis, Jack Endino's Earthworm, King Tuff, METZ, Shearwater, The Baptist Generals and many others. It was almost too much fun for one day... almost. Gathered here are some images capturing the day’s success, the day’s geniuses and the day’s celebration of one of the most important labels in rock music history. And check out all that plaid and long hair!
The Baptist Generals:
Jack Endino's Eathworm:
Father John Misty:
Tom Price Desert Classic:
Legendary independent record label Sub Pop will turn 30 years old this year, and Seattle-based public broadcaster and arts organization KEXP will pay tribute to the label with a four-month retrospective.
We all knew going into the Sub Pop Silver Jubilee that it wasn't going to be a day you might forget, like so many other street festivals and and fairs, which all tend to blend together after you've been to a few. Was it the more than memorable lineup, including J. Mascis, Father John Misty, King ...
On Thursday, July 11, KEXP and Sub Pop made history when Seattle rock icons Mudhoney played a full set from the top of the Space Needle. We've already shared with you video streamed live from their explosive set (watch it here), but there was a lot more going on during our day on the Needle, incl...