Local duo THEE Satisfaction is something of a stand-out act in a genre that often draws as much attention for bad-boy posturing as it does for the music itself. Highlighting their unique approach in the world of hip-hop, Stasia Irons and Catherine Harris-White are bringing their positive, feminist energy to Town Hall’s intergenerational Saturday Family Concerts. Their playful rhymes and lo-fi, retro, soul-filled sound will get kids and parents alike on their feet â€“ even the grown-ups who usually don’t dance.
Part of a recent and welcome trend offering adult-friendly music to families, the Saturday Family Concerts are designed to introduce children to a wide range of musical styles performed in a casual, family-friendly format. The series does make things easy for families. The hour-long show is offered at two different times, 11 am or 1 pm, accommodating nap schedules and mealtimes. Tickets are only $5 for adults with children ($25 for unaccompanied adults) and tickets for children 12 and under are free. Parking at Town Hall, however, can be expensive, so public transportation â€“ even with kids – is recommended.
A different Family Concert is offered each month. On March 24, Gustafer Yellowgold will perform with Seattle Rock Orchestra. April 21 will feature folk/rock musician Johnny Bregar, and on May 12, Message From Guinea will introduce families to traditional West African music.
Tickets to THEE Satisfaction and other Family Concerts are available online.