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Locals Only Guide To Upstream Music Fest

This weekend marks the 2nd annual Upstream Music Fest + Summit. Just like last year, this thing is completely massive. As the host of Locals Only , I like to think I know a few things about the local music community, but trying to digest this lineup is, in a word, intimidating. In an effort to help...
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The 5 bands to see at each day of Upstream Music Fest

Upstream Music Fest + Summit, which some see as Seattle's answer to SXSW, is a local band smorgasbord, with a few big headliners peppered in to taste. All the best local music, every Sunday night Taking place at more than 25 venues with more than 300 artists (that's a whole lot), it's easy to get...
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Watch a 10-ton ice cube melt in downtown Seattle

Watching ice melt isn't usually what you might consider a 'family outing.' The only time I personally like to watch it melt is when it's a single cube sitting in my glass of bourbon. However, if you find yourself down in Pioneer Square this weekend, you'll see a 10-ton ice cube melting in the...
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