Another big-name addition to West Seattle Summer Fest music

June 16, 2009 at 12:10 pm | In West Seattle festivals, West Seattle news, WS culture/arts | 5 Comments

Just got word that one of the final TBA slots on the music slate at West Seattle Summer Fest (WSB sponsor), the three-day festival in The Junction that starts three weeks from Friday: Caspar Babypants, the family-music act launched by Chris Ballew, who you probably know best as lead singer of The Presidents of the United States of America. They’ll perform at 2:15 pm Saturday 7/11 (currently listed as “TBA” on the official Summer Fest music-lineup page). They also have a new CD out (more info here; more videos here) and we’re told that this is yet another West Seattle link to the Summer Fest slate – because Ballew has just bought a house in West Seattle. Read on for the list of Summer Fest bands with West Seattle ties (besides Caspar Babypants):

Mudhoney (
Mark Pickerel & His Praying Hands (
The Magic Mirrors (
70 Proof (1970’s guitar rock cover songs performed by Andrew McKeag & Jason Finn of The Presidents, Mike Musburger of The Posies, Kurt Bloch from The Fastbacks, Ben London from Alcohol Funnycar and special guests!)
Super Sonic Soul Pimps (
We Are Golden (
The Lonely Forest (
Kim Virant (
Trombone Cake (
Capping Day (
Green Pajamas (
Olympic Sound Collective (
Swamp Soul (
Pillow Army (
Supermassive (


  1. YIKES! That makes for a VERY busy day! The Pirates are landing that day too! Atleast I’ll get a good nap from my daughter out of it!

    Comment by b\'smomma — 12:42 pm June 16, 2009 #

  2. Awesome! Welcome Caspar Babypants!

    Comment by add — 1:09 pm June 16, 2009 #

  3. I am bummed we will be out of town because our toddler LOVES Caspar Babypants. Music for kids that parents will also enjoy…great addition to the line up!

    Comment by MJ — 7:59 pm June 16, 2009 #

  4. The Green Pajamas?! Whoohoo!

    Comment by Kelly K — 8:33 pm June 17, 2009 #

  5. Check out a favorite West Seattle jewelry designer – Penguina Designs ( at the West Seattle Summer Fest!

    Comment by PD — 10:08 pm June 18, 2009 #

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