Indie Music

Sub-Pop Records Announces Free 30th Anniversary Event

image from subpop-img.s3.amazonaws.comLegendary alt-rock, pop and punk record label Sub-Pop announced that they are celebrating their 30th anniversary with a free live music festival. Dubbed SPF30, the free event will be held on August 11th, 2018 at Alki Beach in West Seattle.

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While some details about the event, including the lineup, are still pending, SPF30 will feature live music, a ‘record fair-type event’, food, locally produced alcohol and a host of nonprofit organizations.

Sub-Pop held their 20th anniversary back in the dark days of 2008 with a two-day music festival that included performances by the likes of Fleet Foxes, Flight of the Conchords, Comets on Fire, Beachwood Sparks, Iron & Wine and others.

The label has served as a home to a veritable who’s who of modern indie rock and punk music with a focus on the Seattle scene, including Soundgarden, Fleet Foxes, Sleater Kinney, The Reverend Horton Heat, The Shins and numerous others.

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