While many people associate Seattle’s music scene with indie rock bands such as Death Cab for Cutie, The Postal Service, Fleet Foxes, and Modest Mouse, there is other music appeal in the community.
Surprisingly enough for some, the techno/dance or electronic music scene has a quite substantial following here in Seattle. Last Saturday (4/10/10), the world renowned DJ Tiësto visited WaMu Theatre and drew in a huge crowd of ranging ages and lasting from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am. Fans dressed in various attires and danced to the popular DJ for about six hours, enjoying the abstract lighting and sound effects.
More information on the Seattle techno and dance music scene, including events, forums, and history can be found at the following sites:
Upcoming shows in the genre include:
Basshunter - April 30, 2010 @ Club One3One at 8:00 pm
DJ Shpongle - May 8, 2010 at the Showbox in the Market at 9:00 pm
Armin Van Buuren - May 28, 2010 at the Shobox SoDo at 8:00 pm.
Tickets for these events can be found at the following sites, prices ranging based on event: