5 fun music events in Seattle this weekend

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If you love to take advantage of the music offerings near you, this weekend offers several great reasons to leave the house.

From electronic to folk music, read on for a local music to-do list to fill your calendar this week.

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Heather Maloney, Dravus House and Nels Andrews

From the event description:

In Dravus House’s music, Loper’s vocals, songwriting and guitar playing weave together with Stoulil’s emotive electric guitar picking in the style of folk duos such as Gillian Welch/David Rawlings, The Weepies and the Milk Carton Kids.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 7:30-10 p.m.
Where: Ballard Homestead, 6541 Jones Ave. NW
Admission: $12 (Student Advance); $15 (General Advance). More ticket options are available.
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ill.Gates with Pressha, Pilz Beats, Torbjørn and Luke Rain

From the event description:

ill.Gates is a San Francisco-based composer, performer and educator. Over the past 16 years, he has established a global fanbase and a reputation as one of the most dynamic electronic music artists around. 

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m.- Sunday, Aug. 18, 2 a.m.
Where: Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th St.
Admission: $15
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PLURTH Experience Seattle

From the event description:

A psychedelic journey through rave music. The unofficial Seattle Hempfest afterparty starring the festival's headliners, PLURTHLINGS.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 9 p.m.- Sunday, Aug. 18, 2 a.m.
Where: The Underground, 122 S. Washington St.
Admission: $15 (General Admission). More ticket options are available.
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Remembering Avicii – "TIM" Edition

From the event description:

Playing the entire “TIM” album.

When: Saturday, Aug. 17, 9 p.m.- Sunday, Aug. 18, 12:59 a.m.
Where: Neumos, 925 E. Pike St.
Admission: $5. Additional ticket options are available.
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Citysick

From the event description:

Citysick with LINA, The Requisite and Floral Tattoo appearing at Funhouse.

When: Sunday, Aug. 18, 7:30-11:59 p.m.
Where: Funhouse, 109 Eastlake Ave. East
Admission: $10 (General Admission). Additional ticket options are available. 
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Parking in Seattle can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of Seattle parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check King County Metro or Sound Transit for nearby options.

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