Seattle invites music lovers to tune in to Cloudbreak, a new festival coming November 3-23, 2022

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Sir Mix-a-Lot will open the unique festival that celebrates the return of Seattle’s bustling concert halls

SEATTLE –Seattle is embracing its multi-generational heritage as a live music destination with Cloudbreak, Seattle’s ReviveLive Music Fest, a new festival taking place November 3-23, 2022. The unique festival is produced in partnership by the destination marketing organization of Seattle, Visit Seattle and King County. Cloudbreak will invite visitors and locals to experience Seattle’s live music as venues once again host concerts after the COVID-19 pandemic caused many venues to temporarily close.

As part of this unique music festival, guests at the 70 participating Downton Seattle hotels (some restrictions apply) will have free access to more than 60 concerts across the city throughout the festival, with more concerts to be added. . Guests will present their hotel key card along with a special Cloudbreak access card upon arrival at participating concert venues in order to gain entry, until full capacity is reached.

“Our live music venues – from Sunset and Tractor to the Crocodile, Washington Hall and dozens more – have helped create the vibrant music scene we enjoy today,” said King County Executive Dow Constantine. . “This one-of-a-kind festival is a celebration of their return, as we invite guests from near and far to join in the vibrancy of our live music community.”

“King County is thrilled to present this music festival in partnership with Visit Seattle,” said Kate Becker, King County Executive’s Office, Dow Constantine. “Live music is an important tourism driver for our region and supporting our venues and artists as they recover from the devastating effects of COVID is critical to the future of this important part of our city’s creative economy.”

The festival kicks off Thursday, Nov. 3 at El Corazon with Seattle hip-hop star Sir Mix-a-Lot raising money to support Washington’s live music venues during the pandemic.

“Seattle’s incredible musical heritage is well known around the world,” said Tracey Wickersham, senior director of cultural tourism for Visit Seattle. “With Cloudbreak, we are thrilled to elevate and honor our city’s many music venues, and our musicians, after the hardships they have faced throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Live music is back, and better than ever in Seattle!

“With so many exciting acts on the lineup, the all-new Cloudbreak provides a great reason to visit Seattle this fall,” said Leigh Bezezekoff, Marketing and Box Office Manager for Tractor Tavern. “Tractor Tavern is grateful to Visit Seattle and King County Creative Economy for supporting local Seattle music venues and artists as we continue to recover from the pandemic. We invite people to join us at the many shows we host during Cloudbreak, including Rocky Votolato and Visqueen.

More gigs to add, but highlights include:

  • Thursday, November 3: Sir Mix-a-Lot at El Corazon
  • Friday, November 4: Sandrider at Funhouse
  • Wednesday, November 9: Seattle Jazz Fellowship: Julian Priester, Darelle Holden, Davy Nefos/Manazma Sheen at Vermillion
  • Friday, November 11: Damien Jurado at Saint-Marc Cathedral/Abbaye des Arts
  • Tuesday, November 15: Jarv Dee & The Blakhouse Experience at Nectar
  • Wednesday November 16: Constant Lovers, So Pitted, Kumite and Lil Lebowsxi at Central Saloon
  • Thursday November 17: Release of Townsend’s Solitaire and Frankie Beach EP at the Royal Room
  • Thursday, November 17: Walking Papers at El Corazon
  • Friday November 18: Visqueen at Tractor Tavern
  • Friday, November 18: SYML and Cataldo at St. Mark’s Cathedral/Abby Arts
  • Friday November 18: Moobek, Accia, Hwarang, Jaogaz at Trinity Nightclub
  • Sunday November 20: Parisalexa, Ariana DeBoo and Talaya at High Dive

Check out the full list of venues, concerts and hotels on Cloudbreak, Seattle’s ReviveLive Music Fest website.

About Visit Seattle:
Visit Seattle has been the official Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) for Seattle and King County for over 50 years. As a 501(c)(6) organization, Visit Seattle enhances the region’s economic prosperity through global destination branding and competitive programs and campaigns in leisure travel marketing, convention sales and the development of tourism abroad. Visit visitseattle.org.

About King County:
King County is home to 2.3 million people and is led by executive Dow Constantine, who is now in his fourth term. King County has 18,000 employees who provide world-class transit service, preserve and protect our environment, and lead the country in ensuring health and opportunity for all of its residents. For more information on King County and Executive Constantine, visit KingCounty.gov.

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