Late Night Music at SEAF2018

Next weekend, get your music fix with us! Stay up late with us— we promise to make the experience totally worth it. Friday night features live music guaranteed to give you plenty of aural pleasure. To round out the evening since we are staying open until 1am, we will bring in a DJ to help you close us out. Saturday, the Festival becomes a late night art party from 11pm – 2am, with great DJs and tantalizing go-go and pole dancers. Learn more about our sultry musicians:

Friday, April 27

The Black Tones – 10:30pm-11:30pm

Simply put…The Black Tones are like a mixture of Kurt Cobain and cornbread. Consisting of founders/twin siblings Eva Walker on guitar/vocals, Cedric Walker on drums, and Robbie Little on the bass. Born and raised by first generation Seattleites, the Walker twin’s, honed their sound from their families original New Orleans roots, crediting them for their unique musical style of Rock n Roll. A goody bag of BLUES, PUNK and BLACK POWER!

Mariu5 – 11:30pm-1am

Mariu5 first stepped behind the decks and pressed ‘play’ in August of 2009 getting his start doing a Tea-Dance and “Fetish” themed leather-latex underground dance parties. As in the past, so is has been since and into the present with Mariu5 still being a well-known fixture in Seattle’s Fetish, BDSM, and Industrial underground niches.

“I might have my roots in playing Industrial, but I enjoy transcending those roots and breaking out of that ‘box’ whenever the situation calls for it.”

Saturday, April 28

NARK (2MR, Mr Intl, Bottom Forty, Get Up) – 12am-1am

Purveyor of slithering acid. Community builder. Bottom Forty Label owner. Club veteran. Party politician. Secretive producer. Zealous remixer. Anxiety-ridden intro-extroverted socialite. Totally nice and likes to be pet gently. Requires naps. Spotted hiding on stage with Daniel Avery, Audion, Jacques Renault, Matrixxman, Avalon Emerson, The Black Madonna, Red Axes, Tim Sweeney, Bicep, Honey Soundsystem, Jennifer Cardini, Paramida and many others. Known to make singles with Andy Butler (Hexxy). Forthcoming 2MR artist. Inspired by Sega Genesis techno. Prefers brief sentences and elongated sets. A pusher of American Techno, according to Resident Advisor, Decibel Festival, Vice Magazine, The Advocate and others. Well-traveled gig player, can say “biyee” in several languages.

Nark currently resides at The Eagle in Seattle throwing a kaleidoscope of events most famously Dickslap, a party that started as a political movement, an event that Thump/Vice Magazine says saved Seattle nightlife, and has since turned into a traveling party and internationally recognized brand, as well as running Bottom Forty, a Seattle collective of DJs, record label, podcast and occasional event. Nark also curates an annual alternative pride festival weekend in Seattle which attracts thousands and raises money for the LGBTQ community of Seattle while creating scenarios of radical inclusivity including the Pride is for Everyone movement in Seattle and Vancouver, BC. In the past Nark was the first resident and creative director of Q Nightclub in Seattle, working the countries 7th best soundsystem every Saturday night, and has been showcased by Decibel Festival, Honey Soundsystem, , Smart Bar, Flammable, Honcho, Beta Nightclub, Pride parties everywhere and many other above and underground events and festivals.He is attributed to perpetuating the Gay Techno Underground by Resident Advisor and was named by Advocate Magazine as one of the top people to watch in 2015 and his story and work has been accredited for raising the nightlife bar in Seattle by Seattle Weekly and other publications.

For more info, or for booking, contact Kevin Kauer at [email protected]

DJ Sharlese – 11pm-12am

DJ Sharlese got her start as a club DJ as a resident of Seattle’s goth industrial wave crew, Second Sight in 2012.  Hosting shows at the iconic Electronic Tea Garden, Sharlese drew inspiration from her time there. Connecting with the wider electronic community she begin DJing Techno and from there dabbled in house. Seven years later Sharlese is a co-founder industrial wave crew False Prophet, is a recent member of the techno crew Depth, currently works at KEXP as the host and producer of the local show Audioasis and is a rotating host on the electronic show Expansions and occasionally DJs yoga sets.

Arson Nicki – 1am-2am

photo: Kingmon Creative

Arson Nicki is an aggressively transgressive drag artist based out of Seattle, WA. They produce, host, and perform at Rapture at the Timbre Room every second Saturday, as well as at Fresh at 18th & Union: An Arts Space every quarter. Arson has showcased their work at the Seattle Art Museum, The Factory, Mokedo, Gallery 1412, project205 (Portland, OR), and performed in clubs and bars up and down the West Coast. Their work focuses on pushing drag’s creative boundaries, presenting queer artistic work in unexpected spaces, and expanding visibility for and accessibility to drag art.

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