The sun came out all weekend and shined it’s light on over 150 acts that converged at the Seattle Center for the Comcast Bite of Seattle this past weekend. With summer sun and hot temperatures comes summer music festivals. There have been some great festivals already up and down the coast. It does not get much bigger and better than the Comcast Bite of Seattle. We were very fortunate to get turned on to some great new music from bands like Perry Acker, Jacob Merlin, and Keegan Smith.
It was great to see the return of Dan Reed (Dan Reed Network), who played a beautiful and haunting acoustic set to the delight of his fans. SMI also had the opportunity to chat with sax man Darren Motamedy, who always puts a smile on the crowds faces. These folks will definitely be future guests on SMI Radio. In the meantime, you can listen to this week’s episode below
Episode 14 features backstage interviews with members of Perry Acker, Black Cherry Crush,Furniture Girls as well as interviews with David Booker (Sonic Funk Orchestra), Jacob Merlin, Darren Motamedy, Keegan Smith and Dan Reed. The show also features cuts from these artists. In addition there are comments from the event’s Entertainment Director, Linda Zopfi.
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SMI Radio Episode 12 featuring one of the participants in the event, Sonic Funk Orchestra is now up. You can check out the show and download it below. For more information about this great band, go here.
Also on SMI Radio this week is our Bite of Seattle Special featuring music from some artists that have been guests on the show. In addition, we have a great interview with the festival’s entertainment director, Linda Zopfi. To read more about Linda and access articles from other “Bite Artists” go here.