The Pietasters

The Pietasters

Natalie Wouldn't, The Sentiments

Sat Jun 22 2019

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

El Corazon

$16.00 - $18.00

This event is 21 and over

Natalie Wouldn't
Initially formed by members of Moon Ska Records recording artists Easy Big Fella, Natalie Wouldn't entered the Seattle music scene in 2000. The original trio of singer-songwriters built on the initial model, added some instrumentation, went through a few changes and finally evolved into a tasty eight piece musical organization creating and performing an original blend of ska, soul and rock & roll. The current line-up of Natalie Wouldn't -

Rick Dybvad (Guitar and Vocals) formerly with Easy Big Fella,

Shawn Brockman (Sax and Vocals) formerly with Easy Big Fella and The Crawdaddies,

Former Kevin Crosby (Bass) Squirrels Alumni Member and formerly with The Crawdaddies,

David Trump (Bass)

Mike Fanning (Drums) formerly with The Crawdaddies,

Sean Jensen (Sax and Vocals) Currently with the Diablotones,

Ric Penttila (Trumpet and Vocals) Formerly with the Diablotones and Easy Big Fella, and

Michael Ayer (Trombone and Vocals) Formerly with Skalami.

are a skillful and talented group of performers dedicated to writing and playing fun, high quality music. The band's top performance skills and sharp material caught more a few ears and soon Natalie Wouldn't was working in and around the Pacific Northwest area, headlining shows and warming up for well established international bands such as The English Beat, The Toasters, Bad Manners, The Slackers, Deals Gone Bad, Satori, and The Phenomenauts . Natalie Wouldn't also plays frequently at many music festivals including the Seattle Folklife Festival, Seattle Ska Fest, and the Victoria Ska Festival. In the summer of 2007, Natalie Wouldn't expanded their territory and traveled to England for a short tour of London, Reading and Brighton. Early in 2008 - at the invitation of Megalith recording artists, The Toasters - the band flew to Hollywood, California to perform at the famous '3 Floors of Ska' Festival at the historic Knitting Factory. The summer of 2008 was rapidly filling up with show after show at various music festivals and clubs in and around the Pacific Northwest. Tentative plans are in the works for a short tour of Brazil. In the summer of 2009, Natalie Wouldn't again traveled to England and toured with 2nd Time Lucky in London, Sussex Portsmouth,Horsham and Brighton. The first Natalie Wouldn't CD, 'Ska, Soul and Rock-and-Roll' was released in 2007. The 10 song CD has received rave reviews all over the world. One or more of the songs has been listed in the top 40 at noisehead.com (a popular international member driven music download and review website) every week for over a year and the friends/comments list on the Natalie Wouldn't MySpace page tells a tale of happy fans and friends the world over. The mix of songs on 'Ska, Soul and Rock-and-Roll' are crafty, memorable tunes that reflect the kind of true collaboration that happens when a band develops a sound live in rehearsal and on the stage. Natalie Wouldn't is distributing their material at www.cdbaby.com and have made their songs available for download on the web via the iTunes website in addition to the traditional merchandising at shows. Natalie Wouldn't is on the verge of going back into the studio to record a collection of new songs and is currently performing and distilling the new material destined for the studio in addition to their already established favorites.
The Sentiments
The Sentiments
The Sentiments mix ska, rocksteady, reggae, and soul into a package that has thrilled audiences large and small. We have shared stages with The Skatalites, The Slackers, The English Beat, The Aggrolites, Fishbone, Chris Murray, and many of our local friends. We feature members of some of the West Coast’s most-beloved ska bands: Easy Big Fella, Franceska, Cornerstone, Engine 54, Crucial DBC, and Combonation. Bring your dancing shoes, as the dancing is inevitable.
Venue Information:
El Corazon
109 Eastlake Ave East
Seattle, WA, 98109
http://www.elcorazonseattle.com/