Ballard’s finest MC, Grynch, along with your selectors for the evening Beeba and Prometheus Brown, will be rocking the Sunset Tavern this Friday (August 21, 2015) for the Ballard House Party. Thanks to the G-man himself 206UP has a pair of tickets to give away to one lucky recipient (21+ only). Enter to win ’em by filling out the form below. The winner will be notified by email no later than Thursday, 8/20/15, at 5 PM PST.THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED. THANKS TO THOSE WHO ENTERED!
We are a beleaguered nation. It’s hard to imagine attending a hip-hop show this week in any sort of celebratory fashion, but yet here we are, left to find some amount of solace in a form of music with blessedly curative properties.
Open Mike Eagle might just be the right man at the right time to help Seattle heal through the fog of the nation’s ongoing race war. The native Chicagoan — and now Hellfyre Club affiliated, Los Angeles-based rapper — brings his distinct comedic hip-hop steez to the Columbia City Theater this Saturday, August 23. Mike pushes an absurdist/satirical edge in the same vein as Das Racist, but with far more coherent lyricism. Stream his recent Mello Music offering, Dark Comedy, below, and watch the video for “Doug Stamper (Advice Raps)” featuring the oft-hilarious Hannibal Buress.
And oh yeah, 206UP will help get you and one guest to the show in style. Our ticket giveaway* features a V.I.P. package that includes a chartered ride from your house (inside the Seattle city-limits only) and backstage passes. Enter to win using the form below.
*Must be at least 21 years of age to enter. Many thanks to Araless of Black Magic Noize (who are also on the bill) for the hook-up!
The promo team at ENT Legends have once again teamed up with your mom’s favorite blog (that would be us over here at 206UP.COM, of course) to serve up a chance to win tickets to next week’s Curren$y show at Seattle’s Studio Seven on Tuesday, September 17.
To enter to win a pair, just send an email (206upblog[at]gmail[dot]com) or a tweet (@206upBlog) with the words “CURREN$Y PREFERS JOINTS” somewhere in the body of the text. We’ll draw two names at random and each lucky reader will win a pair of tickets. For more info and to purchase additional tickets for the crew, click over to the ENT Legends website, here. How’s that for a good Friday?