CHBP Main Stage Capitol Hill
Sun., July 26, 4:45 p.m. 2015 All Ages
CHBP says: "Originally dubbed a one-off experiment by ex-Bikini Kill lead singer Kathleen Hanna ... Julie Ruin picked up where Bikini Kill left off, singing of feminism, violence, objectification, juxtaposition, and the Valley Girl Intelligentsia."
We say: "Due to her ongoing battle with Lyme Disease, Kathleen Hanna’s public appearances are few and far between these days. When she shows up, in whatever guise she has chosen—original Oly punk, new wave, electroclash, pop, lo-fi, or lecture tour—it’s not to be missed. Respect is always due. Will she croon love songs like “Just My Kind” and reject screaming neediness on “Oh Come On”? Maybe if we’re lucky, she’ll throw back to Le Tigre, or even further, to Bikini Kill? Why are we even talking about this? Just get thee to the Main Stage for The Julie Ruin’s middle-of-the-afternoon set." LINDSAY HOOD
Pike St & Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122