Abbey’s Capitol Hill Block Party Recommendations & Schedule
The Black Lips ::: photo by Josh Lovseth
Nothing like writing out your schedule for a festival to get you excited. I’m certainly wishing I could fast forward through the rest of the work week and get right to Friday afternoon and the Capitol Hill Block Party. There’s so much to look forward to: from an audience chosen Built to Spill set to Jesus Lizard’s long anticipated return to the city that banned them to seeing a number of my favorite local bands take the big stages they so richly deserve.
Here’s what my Capitol Hill Block Party weekend is looking like. Hope to see you there!
Friday July 24th
4:30 – The Dutchess and The Duke (Main Stage) 6:30 – The Black Lips (Main Stage) 7:45 -Deerhunter (Main Stage) equally tempting: Sleepy Eyes of Death (Neumo’s) 9:00 – Starfucker (VERA stage) – catching 15 minutes before running off to… 9:15 – Built to Spill (Main Stage) 10:30 – They Live (Neumo’s) — TIME CHANGED BACK 10:45 – Jesus Lizard (Main Stage)
The Wild Orchid Children::: photo by Abbey Simmons
Saturday July 25th
2:00 – Wild Orchid Children (Vera Stage) equally tempting – Hey Marseilles (Main Stage) 2:30 – Pica Beats (Vera Stage) 3:15 – The Moondoggies (Main Stage) 4:45 – The New Faces (Vera Stage) 6:30 – The Maldives (Neumos) 7:15 – The Lonely Forest (Vera Stage) 7:30 – The Thermals (Main Stage) 10:30 – Sonic Youth equally tempting: Sportin’ Life Showcase featuring Fatal Luciano, D. Black, & Spaceman (Neumo’s) 11: 00 The Japandroids (Vera Stage) – TIME CHANGE
You have to keep your Saturday Night going with one of two highly recommended after-parties:
Curious Mystery at The Comet Mad Rad, Macklemore at Chop Suey