Racer Sessions

Sundays, 8-10pm at Cafe Racer in Seattle, WA

Cry & Roar 6


Greetings, everyone! This January marks the 6-year anniversary of the Racer Sessions! Join us as we celebrate with Cry & Roar 6, our annual 3-day Racer Sessions festival!

Friday, January 22 to Sunday, January 24, 2016
Location: Cafe Racer
Time: Music starts at 9:00pm on Friday and Saturday; 8:00pm on Sunday
Cover: By donation

Cry & Roar 6 celebrates the six year anniversary of the Racer Sessions, Seattle’s weekly experimental and avant-garde music series. Cry and Roar is a three-day music festival that takes place at Cafe Racer in Seattle’s University District from Friday January 22 to Sunday January 24, 2016.

The first two evenings of Cry & Roar 6 will present full nights of music that range from free-jazz to noise to bluegrass to surf metal and much more. They will feature many of the talented artists who have graced the stage as performers at the Racer Sessions over the past six years including Wayne Horvitz Snowghost, King Tears Bat TripKarl BlauDiminished MenLike A Villain (PDX), Christian Pincock, O’K, Chemical Clock,hedgehagWally Shoup +1, and more. Sunday evening will feature a performance by saxophonist Logan Hone’s group Similar Fashion (LA), followed by Racer Session’s free-improvisation jam session and an afterparty with a top-secret band.

Friday, January 22, 2016
-Christian Pincock (mainstage)
-Diminished Men (back room)
-Wayne Horvitz's Snowghost (m)
-Wally Shoup +1 (b)
-King Tears Bat Trip (m)

Saturday, January 23, 2016
-O'K (m)
-Hedgehag (b)
-Chemical Clock (m)
-Karl Blau (b)
-Like a Villain (m)

Sunday, January 24, 2016 - Racer Session
-Logan Hone's Similar Fashion / Jam Session
-Afterparty band: Memory Boys

Similar Fashion


1. “MJT”

2. “A Portrait of Arthur Russell” —> Fresh and Clean

3. Get Away

4. Words Aren’t Things —> Missed The Boat

5. “Snapshoot”

Logan Hone (alto sax), Jesse Quebbeman-Turley (drums), Gregory Uhlmann (guitar), Lauren Baba (viola)

Improv 1: Neil Welch (tenor sax), Bill Kautz (trumpet), Simon Henneman (guitar), ? (drums)

Improv 2: Ivan Arteaga (alto sax), Jeff Bernhart (trombone), John Harrison (drums), Andrew Olmstead (keyboard)

Improv 3: Inge Chiles (voice), Haley Freedlund (trombone), Conor Apperson (drums), Michael Conklin (tenor sax), Gregory Uhlmann (guitar), Josh Phorsen (voice), ? (bass)

Improv 4: Ray Larsen (trumpet), Luke Bergman (bass), Cameron Sharif (keyboard), Jeff Bernhart (trombone), Ryan Beckley (guitar), Lori Goldston (cello), Nicole Crisosto (drums), Katie Jacobson (voice)