Led to Sea (EP Release) w/ Betsy Olson (Solo)
Wed, Oct 9 at 7:30pm
Doors at 6:30pm
$10 adv/$12 dos
Led to Sea, the chamber pop ensemble led by Seattle-based violinist and composer Alex Guy, releases its long awaited EP of cover tunes! The album, co-produced with longtime collaborator Wayne Horvitz includes songs by PJ Harvey, Velvet Underground, June Carter Cash and Bronski Beat, and features Horvitz on piano, Keith Lowe on bass and Sera Cahoone on drums.
Alex and bandmates Adam Kozie, Moe Provencher and Maria Scherer Wilson be joined on stage by Horvitz, Cahoone and more special guests!
Seattle’s own Betsy Olson will be opening the show with a special solo set of her kickass beautiful blues tunes.
About Led to Sea:
Violinist, Violist, Composer and Songwriter Alex Guy is the leader and principal songwriter for Led To Sea, a magnetic chamber-pop trio that fuses classical, pop and experimental music. Their live show has captivated audiences all over the U.S. and Europe, and draws comparisons to St. Vincent and Andrew Byrd. As a musician Alex has performed and collaborated with a virtual whose who of bandleaders, composers, improvisers and jazz musicians in the Pacific NW and beyond. Notable collaborators include Angel Olsen, Jherek Bischoff, Laura Veirs, Ahamefule Olou, Tucker Martine, Wayne Horvitz, Sera Cahoone, The Seattle Rock Orchestra, Mirah, Amanda Palmer, Xiu Xiu, Paranthetical Girls and many more.
About Betsy Olson:
Betsy Olson is a Seattle based blues/rock musician pulling influences from Led Zeppelin, Bonnie Raitt and Jimi Hendrix.
Please note: Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. For sold out shows standing room may be the only available space. Please come early to ensure you get a table. Reservations can be made for those who are coming for dinner as well as the show. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm.