The party is free for the whole city. It's the only party where all the different kinds of artists in Seattle come together to drink and dance and celebrate together. Seattle Rock Orchestra leads the festivities. They're working up a dance party for us all, and they're also collaborating with several of this year's music nominees to show you the orchestral version of some of the best music being made in the city right now.
Plus, we have a few surprises tucked up our tuxedo sleeves. Read more about the Genius Awards and this year's nominees here.
Now let's play a game called: How many brilliant artists can you find in that photograph above? It was taken in the lobby of the Moore Theatre right before last year's awards. I see C. Davida Ingram, Ruth True, Ellen Forney, Jen Graves, Amanda Manitach, Megan Griffiths, Whiting Tennis, Maria Semple, Piper O'Neill, Clyde Petersen, Annie Wagner, DK Pan, Carey Christie, Lesley Hazleton...
More location details on the Genius Awards here.