As I sat in my car today on I-5 going nowhere through Fort Lewis listening to KISW, a SUPER RARE occurrence happened! Looked at radio and it was 99.9 looked at temp gage and it was 99 degrees! WOW!
While Seattle bakes in record temps Friday & Saturday lets not forget some HOT shows on tap to attend while trying to stay cool!
2 shows Friday:
1) Walking Papers/To The Glorious Lonely - Slims Last Chance - Seattle EARLY 6pm start! Walking Papers features Jeff Angell (The Missionary Position), Barrett Martin (Screaming Trees/Mad Season), Duff McKagan (GNR/Loaded) and Mike McCready (Pearl Jam/Mad Season/Shadow). Tickets are $15 DOS and available at the door. Proceeds benefit The Heroes Project. This 21 and over show starts at 6 PM. Opening is Jeff Rouse (Duff McKagan's Loaded) side band To The Glorious Lonely. Watch for Walking Paper's debut CD to release October 2nd! The band also have a show at The Crocodile later this night also opening for Sweetwater.
2) Jason Kertson & The Immortals ALL-AGES CD Release show - Louie G's - Fife, WA - Attend the show above then hop on I-5 and straight shoot it to Fife to see the future of Seattle rock with 15yo kid sensation Jason Kertson and his band The Immortals (Troy 19, Jake 17). You've heard them on KISW Loud & Local, Dave Mustaine (Megadeth) mentors the band, you won't believe these are teens playing! New CD "Afraid" (listen) produced by legendary Seattle producer Jack Endino (Nirvana/Soundgarden). Also on the bill Klover Jane, Fail Safe Project and soon to be TV reality stars Riot in Rhythm. Jason & The Immortals hit the stage around 9:30!
1 Show Saturday:
Kiss/Motley Crue - the co-headline tour hits the White River Amphitheatre in Auburn. Expect a new Motley Crue movie (based on their tell-all autobiography, ‘The Dirt’) and CD in 2013. Check out Jolene's new interview with Tommy Lee for the show - Listen here!
Kiss have their 20th studio album 'Monster' releasing in October and a new 'Monster' $4k book shipping soon! See website! It's three feet tall and two and half feet wide! As tall as a guitar! BUY tickets to the show! The Treatment open the whole show.
Stay cool these next 2 days and watch for photos here from all these shows on KISW!