This summer, the three-day festival will again take over the city’s hippest district and a wash of music fans in jorts, crop tops, sunglasses and rainbows will, in their own lovely way, piranha Capitol Hill. We know: it can be tough to figure out how to maneuver amongst the masses. But we have your handy little cheat sheet right here. So, pop the cap of your favorite Tarunko beverage (mine is probably Happy Apple) and do Capitol Hill Block Party and summer right. Float on down to the festival and check these amazing acts.
Sol: Sol fluctuates between two extremes in his songs: the thoughtful-inquisitive and parties. His music is perfect for a backyard BBQ or for urban backpacking on the way to your favorite dispensary. And he’s sure to throw a hell of a show at Capitol Hill Block Party this year after releasing a new record and helping Macklemore sell out KeyArena.
The Black Tones: One of the city’s rising star bands. Is there more buzz around any Emerald City rock group these days than The Black Tones? I might be bias (I am dating the lead singer!) but it’s all true. Led by twins Eva and Cedric Walker, The Black Tones will charm you
Parisalexa: It seems everywhere she turns, Parisalexa is getting another shoutout on a curated Spotify playlist or other significant internet outlets. Her smooth vocals are like one of those cartoon fingers waving you into hypnosis.
Sisters: This bubblegum pop group is all about love of music and love of life. They’re energetic and infectious on stage, switching between instruments and adoring every moment.
Ayron Jones: A whirlwind on the guitar, Jones can wow you with an original blues song or by his rendition of an Emerald City classic. If you haven’t seen the epic performance that is Ayron Jones, we suggest you drop everything now.
Bonus! Dispensaries near CHBP where you can buy Tarukino products:
Ruckus: 1465 E Republican St
Uncle Ike’s Capitol Hill: 501 15th Ave E