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Archive for the ‘2013 Bands’ Category

Sleepy Lagoon

Straight out of Anacortes High School, Dylan Fox, Dylan Geer, Alex Heubel, and Costa Franco are Sleepy Lagoon.  They might be young in years, but have a massive amount of talent and we are more than excited to share them with this year’s Catapult Fest audience. Sleepy

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Dave B.

Dave B is a rising emcee from Seattle, WA. In June 2012 he released his debut project ‘MCMXCII’ featuring production from known Seattle producers such as KD cutz, Kuddie Fresh, Tryfe, and even featured his own production on a few of the records. Shortly after the well

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Terrible Buttons

Terrible Buttons, a seven piece outfit from Spokane, WA, have been playing their brand of spooky blues rock for roughly 3 years now. They have released two EP’s, 2010′s Brute Neighbors and 2011′s Plates of Ether, and recently released their first full-length album, RUNT. 2012 saw Terrible

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New Lungs

New Lungs’ sound is difficult to describe. Indie, progressive, ethereal, mathy, heavy, hooky… all of these descriptors carry weight for the Bellevue, WA-based four-piece. Known for their unabashedly energetic live performances and dual singer/songwriter outfit, the band released the self-recorded EP “Lanterns” in December to local acclaim.

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Maiah Manser

What does a specific sound emulate? How can a particular tone trigger a memory?  With a passion to capture a thought in sound, Maiah Manser asks these questions.  Before coming to such concepts she grew up in Bend, OR with a drive geared directly towards the arts.

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Tangerine

Tangerine began writing and rehearsing in a North Seattle basement during late Summer 2012. With nothing but a rough, three-song demo to their name, they quickly began playing shows all over the Seattle area, from The Crocodile to the Vera Project to the Sunset Tavern. In March

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SEACATS

SEACATS are no strangers to Anacortes, having played our original festival, Bumberpalooza back in 2010, fresh off their premiere at the EMP’s Sound Off!  We welcome SEACATS  back to Anacortes with open arms. The current line up (as of March 2013) consists of brothers Mike and Josh

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Special Explosion

Aside from being awesome and the wild card pick from last years’ EMP Sound Off!, Special Explosion was hand-picked by The Lonely Forest out of the four finalists to be their opener on Friday night of CatapultFest last year.  I don’t think we can say it any

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SHEBEAR

SHEBEAR hails from Puyallup, WA and is made up of bandmates, Tobin Risser, Jeffrey Andersen, Evan Bedlion, and Cody Kissner.  They were one of the EMP Sound OFF! Finalists this year and are also our Catapult/Sound Off! grand prize winner to open for our 2013 headliner, Hey Marseilles. In their own

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THE FAME RIOT

THE FAME RIOT is not a band; it’s a religion. The pair of brothers are at the forefront of a shift in musical style and culture, drawing influence from the last 4 decades of rock, pop, electronica, disco, and everything in-between. You don’t have to follow the

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