Grand Hallway CD Release w/ The Maldives + Seattle Rock Orchestra
fremont abbey arts center
seattle, WA
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Grand Hallway CD Release w/ The Maldives + Seattle Rock Orchestra
Advance tickets are sold out as of Monday 9/14. Sorry! We hope to release some tickets at the door on Thursday (7pm).  Feel free to come on by and we'll try to squeeze you in for standing room.
Grand Hallway CD Release Show With Full Orchestra

Seattle, Washington - August 1, 2009 - Seattle baroque pop band Grand Hallway will celebrate the release of their new album, "Promenade," with a special record release show at the Fremont Abbey Great Hall on Thursday, September 17th.  Joining the band on stage will be the Seattle Rock Orchestra, a 15 piece symphonic orchestra comprised of Seattle's best freelance classical and pop musicians.  This marks the latest collaboration for the orchestra, who  in the past year have performed with various local artists including Jeremy Enigk, Jesse Sykes, Damien Jurado, and Rosie Thomas.  The show is also scheduled to feature a children's choir, and the entire event will be filmed for a live DVD due out later this year.

Grand Hallway features singer/songwriter Tomo Nakayama and members of local favorites the Maldives, Sleepy Eyes of Death, Voyager One, and Widower.  "Promenade" is the band's second album, following 2007's, "Yes is the Answer."  It has already been hailed "a masterpiece" by, as well as a collection of "dazzling, eloquent love songs" by Seattle Weekly.  Sean Nelson of Harvey Danger calls Nakayama's "the most beautiful singing voice in Seattle," and Damien Jurado says Grand Hallway "should be the biggest band in the world, if not the most talked about band in Seattle."

Opening the show are The Maldives, who also have a new record, "Listen To The Thunder," due out in September on local imprint Mt. Fuji Records.  The doors will open at 7pm, all ages are welcome, and tickets are $10 at the door, and $8 in advance (available through Brown Paper Tickets).

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fremont abbey arts center
4272 fremont ave n
seattle, WA 98103
United States



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