Seattle indie rocker, Damien Jurado gained a local cult following in Seattle, and he was brought to the attention of Sub Pop Records by Sunny Day Real Estate singer Jeremy Enigk. Having just released his latest album Maraqopa who was produced by label mate, Richard Swift. He joined us for our 5GB series before their show.
What’s the first gig you ever attended?
KISS in 1978 in Pheonix, AZ
What is the best gig that you ever played/performed?
Primavera Festival in Spain, 2010. Beautiful theater, beautiful crowd.
Philadelphia rockers, Mewithoutyou, have be making music for over a decade, and got an assist from Paramore frontwoman Hayley Williams on their standout new album, in Bigger Than the Sound. They’re at Black Cat tonight, and they chatted with us before the show.
What is the best gig you have ever seen?
Sonic Youth on their Washing Machine tour in Bellingham, WA
What is the gig you would most like to play?
Benaroya Hall in Seattle, WA – http://www.seattlesymphony.org/benaroya/
What would be the lineup for your dream gig?
With Richard Swift at the above named venue
Catch Damien Jurado May 23rd at The Earl