It may be the 43rd year of the Fremont Fair, but it's the inaugural year for the accompanying Solstice Concert Series! And they're kicking things off in a big way, as only you would expect from the neighborhood that calls itself the "Center of the Universe."
From Friday, June 20th through Sunday, June 22nd, the Fremont Fair hosts its annual Solstice Parade, Seattle Art Car Blow-Out, Solstice Yoga, and Dog Parade, as well as crafts, buskers, and the big purple slide.
And then on Friday night, indie rock icons Built to Spill headline the main stage, with opening acts Campfire Ok, Tacocat, and The Young Evils. On Saturday, the fair celebrates local hip-hop and funk with Cascadia '10, The Flavr Blue, The Physics, and headliners, Blue Scholars. Set times are below, but are subject to change:FRIDAY, June 20thThe Young Evils - 5:30pm to 6:15pmTacocat - 6:45pm to 7:30pmCampfire Ok - 8:00pm to 9:00pmBuilt to Spill - 9:30pm to 10:45pm
SATURDAY, June 21stCascadia '10 - 5:30pm to 6:15pmThe Flavr Blue - 6:45pm to 7:30pmThe Physics - 8:00pm to 9:00pmBlue Scholars - 9:30pm to 10:45pm
Every month, Red Bull Sound Select hosts a concert in eleven cities across the country (New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Nashville, Austin, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Dallas, Minneapolis, Seattle and Portland), and for June, they've asked KEXP to curate the line-up! Here's what we've come up with: