MUSIC AND NIGHTLIFE PACKAGES
King of Clubs Package
Don't be a sucker and pay to see a show, get on the guest list like the cool kids do! The lucky winner of the King (or Queen) of Clubs Package receives free admission to the Funhouse for a full year, one free Chop Suey show every week for a year, one free Crocodile show every week for a year, and absolutely free admission to the Sunset for a whole year! But that's not all! The Showbox is also throwing in two tickets to two shows each month for an entire year! Plus you'll get a Mother's Day breakfast for four at the yummy Crocodile Cafe (because with that packed show schedule you're likely totally neglecting your poor mother) as well as a Miller High Life Happy Hour Party for you and 30 friends at the Sunset! Fuck yeah! $1,500+ value! Opening bid: $1.99!
Out of Town Show Package
Sick of Seattle? Then get the hell outta town! Winning bid scores a VIP night at TJs on Lake Street in Kirkland and free admission to five shows at Hell's Kitchen! $225 value! Opening bid: $1.99!
Rocker Gift Package #1
You might have the band, but you ain't a real rocker until you get the hot tats and great hair. This gift package boasts an acoustic guitar autographed by Citizen Cope, two $50 gift certificates and two T-shirts from Slave to the Needle, a bag of men's hair grooming products from the very hip VAIN (full details), and a band poster designed by Corianton Hale, The Stranger's superstar art director! $550 value! Opening bid: $1.99!
Rocker Gift Package #2: The End Package
Play your band's song on 107.7 The End's The Young and the Restless local show with Harms! If you're the highest bidder, you get to go on air, hype your band, and spin your song of choice! You'll also get to have happy-hour drinks with DJ No Name and Jennifer White from The Morning Alternative! And they'll foot the bill! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Rocker Gift Package #3: KEXP
You listen to KEXP all day, every day. You donate your hard-earned cash during every pledge drive. Now KEXP is returning the favor. The winning bidder on this package receives a KEXP VIP pass, which gives you access to all of the station's events (including the BBQ, Yule Benefit, and John in the Morning at Night shows), along with all the benefits of a 500 Club membership! You'll get free CDs selected by a KEXP DJ! An invitation to KEXP's Behind Closed Doors series at the Triple Door! Invitations to in-studio shows and music salons! A tour of the studio, and a whole bag of KEXP swag! KEXP! KEXP! KEXP! Yay! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
RockerGift Package #4: SubPop
You've poured your heart and soul, and more money than you could afford, into your demo. So why not have some industry experts lavish their keen attentions on it? And who better to do this crucial task than the professionals at world-class label Sub Pop? Let these golden-eared execs listen to and critique your band's demo! You deserve nothing less, rock star. Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Rocker Gift Package #5: STRANGER
Promotion: Musicians can't survive without it. That's why only fools would pass up the chance to have this kind of hype muscle behind them. Peep these boosts to your musical career: a year's worth of your gigs listed in every Stranger Presents weekly e-mail blast; four quarter-page Stranger ads; 5,000 full-color flyers by phoenixmediaadv.com; 10 KEXP radio spots announcing your shows; 10 107.7 The End radio spots announcing your shows—and just for fun, a pair of VIP passes to the Strangercrombie blowout, the Big Shot showcase, the Capitol Hill Block Party, and the Stranger Genius Awards. Plus... swag! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Music Lover’s Package #1
Pundits have been predicting the death of CDs for a minute now, but we think they're gonna be here for... ever, probably. Face it: MP3s are unlovable and sound like crap. Tangible objects with artwork, liner notes, and lyric sheets rule. True music lovers will want to spring for this generous package: four $25 gift certificates to Silver Platters, one free CD a month (valued up to $20) from Sonic Boom, a $50 gift certificate and record crate from Jive Time Records, and a huge bag o' swag from BMG and Universal. $470+ value! Opening bid: $1.99!
Easy Street Shopping Spree!
The hottest prize of the catalog is back! Since the start of Strangercrombie, Easy Street Records has offered up a shockingly generous two-minute, $500, grab-what-you-can shopping spree to one lucky Strangercrombie bidder—and this year is no exception! As always, the winner must sport the Easy Street elf costume during his or her spree, which will take place on Sunday, December 18, at 3:00 p.m., with the elfish winner photographed for an Easy Street ad to run in the following week's Stranger. $500 VALUE! Opening bid: $1.99!
Pearl Jam Lover’s Package
Pearl Jam have been eerily quiet lately, but that absence has only lent luster to their legend as grunge royalty. Vedder & Co.'s gritty anthems still warm the hearts of many 'round here, and it's time to get stoked again at the prospect of catching the Jam in concert. Here's your chance to nab two tickets to their next local show and receive one rare, signed Ames Bros. Pearl Jam print. (At a previous auction a similar Ames Bros. print went for 5K!) Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Pretty Girls Makes Graves Package
Imagine the awesomeness of the Pretty Girls Make Graves members' music collections. Now imagine you reaping the benefits from those astounding libraries of sound, condensed into adorable little bytes on a new iPod Shuffle, programmed by these titans of Seattle's new rock renaissance. Dude, you'll be the absolute envy of everyone in your clique! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Valuable Sub Pop Package #1
Three, three, three amazing gifts in one amazing package! Thrill your three favorite music lovers with this extra-special pack from Sub Pop. For the grrrl lover on your list, there's an autographed copy of Sleater-Kinney's mind-blowing The Woods! For your favorite noisy-pop fan, there's an autographed copy of Hot Hot Heat's blistering Elevator! And for your most beloved alterna-Francophile, there's an autographed copy of Saint Etienne's classic Good Humor! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Valuable Sub Pop Package #2
Blow the mind of your favorite White Stripes fan with this rare White Stripes 7-inch from Sub Pop's legendary Singles Club, featuring the otherwise-unavailable tracks "Party of Special Things to Do," "China Pig," and "Ashtray Heart"! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Valuable Sub Pop Package #3
Oh my god! Sub Pop is simply drunk with generosity, as evidenced by this amazing Postal Service gift pack that's sure to send any electro-emo geek into a joyful tizzy! This extravagant four-CD pack includes the Postal Service's classic debut, Give Up, plus all three of the Service's CD singles! And since every real Postal Service fan wears glasses, we're throwing in a $100 gift certificate to the high-style optical center Eyes on Fremont! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
House Party Package
Oh my fucking God! This amazing "Party 2 Go" brings a grade-A ass-whup of a bash into your very own living room, courtesy of the superstar DJ Curtis, who'll come to where you are with his wheels of steel and platters of wax. Plus, Miller High Life comes along for the ride, supplying a keg of the "champagne of beers" along with assorted High Life swag AND a gorgeous vintage High Life neon sign! Also includes the ace bartending skills of Jeff Montona of the War Room and Linda's! (Scheduling restrictions for both Curtis and Jeff apply. Five hours max for DJing/bartending.) Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
House of Blues Poster Package
Thrill any music-and-art lover on your list with this absolutely stunning collection of limited-edition hand-silk-screened posters and handbills from the House of Blues. The gorgeous and rare delights commemorate an array of the world's best-loved bands and artists, including Lou Reed, Blondie, My Morning Jacket, Death Cab for Cutie, Calexico/Iron & Wine, Modest Mouse, Kings of Leon, and more! $450 value. Opening bid: $1.99!
Rockin' Femme Extravaganza Pack
Enjoy an avalanche of estrogen-drenched bad-assery with this femme-centric musical gift pack. Included you'll find Janis Joplin's Box of Pearls CD box set; the double-CD rerelease of Patti Smith's epochal Horses; June Carter Cash's double-CD collection Keep on the Sunny Side; an autographed, mounted poster from the punk pornstresses the Suicide Girls (courtesy of the good folks at Tower); AND every single CD ever released (and freshly rereleased) by the Eurythmics! (Yes, we understand that Eurythmics aren't a totally female band, but Annie Lennox is woman enough for a dozen Dave Stewarts.) To top it all off and give things a seasonal slant, there's a holiday CD box set from the queen of the rockin' bitches, Martha Stewart! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!
Rockin' Homme Extravanganza Pack
For the man lover on your list, here's a blowout collection of masculine musical treats, including Donovan's gorgeously trippy CD box set Try for the Sun: The Journey of Donovan; R. Kelly's face-numbingly trippy Trapped in the Closet DVD; Brian Wilson's characteristically cheery holiday CD What I Really Want For Christmas; the Dick Cavett Show's "Rock Icons" DVD set; an autographed John Doe poster; and a copy of Merle Haggard's CD Chicago Wind, autographed by Merle Haggard himself! Priceless! Opening bid: $1.99!