KEXP Suggests: Factory Belt - A Night of Uncle Tupelo

Local Music, KEXP Suggests
Dillon Sturtevant

Factory Belt: A Night of Uncle Tupelo is a benefit show happening this Thursday, January 17th, at the Tractor Tavern in Ballard. Get your tickets here. The event is going to feature a whole slew of Seattle bands playing Uncle Tupelo songs and will be hosted by KEXP's own Don Slack of Swingin' Doors.

  • Performers include:
  • Caitlin Sherman (Slow Skate)
  • Downpilot
  • Fan Fiction
  • Starkey and The Detasselers
  • Ian Moore
  • Jared Clifton
  • The Mangles
  • Massy Ferguson Duo
  • Red Jacket Mine
  • The Swearengens
  • Transmissionary Six
  • Kim Virant

Not only will this be a great show, but the proceeds go to a great cause! MusiCares is an organization that provides a financial, medical, and personal safety net to those in the music industry in critical emergencies. They also focus the attention and resources of the industry towards human services issues impacting individuals in the music community.

Get yourself a ticket -- it's only eight bucks for an excellent and unique concert, and it helps provide crucial assistance to musicians in need. The show starts at 9PM.

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