Noise for the Needy 2009

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Noise for the Needy, Seattle’s newest summer festival, is a remarkable music event that brings musicians, promoters, artists, and volunteers together to support those in need. Headed into its 18th year, Noise for the Needy will be held in Seattle, WA from June 11th - June 14th, 2009 and will offer 21+ and all ages shows. Last year’s festival drew an audience of over 5,000 fans.

Noise for the Needy brings in music from a variety of genres to venues all over the city and features local, regional and national acts. Over 30 bands will perform across five stages, including an emerging artist stage. There is everything from alternative to country, rock n' roll, pop, punk, and more. Compensation is offered in very special situations and is negotiated at the time of booking. Preference will be given to artists in the pacific northwest region. Vancouver B.C. to Northern California.

Our 2009 charity is under review. Proceeds from last year’s festival benefited Urban Rest Stop. Last years festival raised over 33,000 thousand dollars for Urban Rest Stop. Urban Rest Stop provides a clean, safe and welcoming facility where individuals and families can come and use restrooms, shower and laundry facilities. All services are provided at no cost to patrons. Noise for the Needy has showcased well over one hundred bands, and raised over $150,000 for local charities.

Past performers include: Talib Kweli, Black Angels, Two Gallants, Okkervil River, CSS, Black Eyed Peas, Ozomotli, Rancid, the Offspring, The Vandals, Voo Doo Glow Skulls, Save Ferris, and Long Beach Dub All Stars.

Previous sponsors include: Pabst Blue Ribbon, Miller Brewing Company, 90.3 Kexp, 107.7 KNDD, 99.9 KISW, Up Records, Seattle Weekly, and Sonic Boom Records.