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From Crosscut: Capitol Hill Block Party preview

July 22nd, 2010 by travis hay

I wrote the below preview of the Capitol Hill Block Party for Crosscut. Click the jump to read the entire article.

The Capitol Hill Block Party is possibly one of the best-kept secrets in the world of summer music festivals. But that may change this weekend, when the festival takes over the main Pike/Pine hub of an area some call “Party Mountain” due to its sometime raucous nightlife scene.

On the surface the CHBP is your typical Seattle summer music festival with corporate sponsors, lots of local buzz and a lineup that includes some heavy-hitting headliners peppered with loads of amazing local talent. Dig a little deeper and you’ll find the things that make Block Party such a great event, which is why it might not be our little secret anymore.

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One Response to “From Crosscut: Capitol Hill Block Party preview”

  1. Craig P Says:

    “cult emo-rapper Atmosphere”. There is no rapper named Atmosphere. It is a hip hop group with Rapper Slug, and Dj Ant.

    so, for this error, can you get me in today to see Shabazz palaces? I just want to see them and can’t believe it sold out. Every year I walk up there and get tickets on Friday after work. I am so bummed out.. missed them at Sasquatch when that sold out too. doh.

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