First reception in Great Hall, early 2008
1st floor Abbey Cafe
Drew Grow and more
2nd Tuesdays @ The Abbey
More photo albums from the Abbey's 7th Birthday on Facebook
From A Moving Conversation, 2012
1st floor Cafe space
Featuring unique live tracks from Rosie Thomas, Damien Jurado, Hey Marseilles, Star Anna, Laura Gibson, more
Great Hall - 2nd floor. Credit: Daniel Nelson
View of the 1st floor "Abbey Cafe"
Donate now to support Seattle's developing artists
Piano and blue sound panels shown here in the Great Hall
Karin Stevens Dance in the Great Hall (with optional curtain shown)
Hey Marseilles in the Abbey's Great Hall
Jonathan (Head & The Heart), Damien Jurado, Katie Costello (Pretty Broken Things) at Round 83
new Fritha Strand painting from Round 83
Members can use the Abbey for their events!
What's your creative idea?
Ye olde Abbey baby grand piano. Thanks Mrs Henning!
Arts For All tent at Fremont Fair, 2011
Arts fun @ Fremont Fair, 2011
Promo video for The Youth Round
Victoria McConnell & Kenaniah Bystrom
Abbey Cafe. photo credit: Robertsen Ashman
Mayor McGinn at our 6th Birthday!
Live here, love here!
Great Hall - 2nd floor
All Arts Open Mic! Next up April 9, 7:30pm, FREE, all ages
The Abbey presented CATHEDRALS 1, at St Mark's Episcopal. Here's Campfire OK rocking the epic space.
My Brightest Diamond at CATHEDRALS 2, St Mark's
Mark Pickerel at CATHEDRALS 1
the crowd sat all around the massive space
Bryan John Appleby blew us away in those acoustics... wow!
The Gundersens really nailed the a'capella thing in the cathedral. What a talented family!
See little Cedar in the Abbey Kids video!
Grow your brain on the arts!
Abbey Director Nathan Marion speaking with Mayor McGinn, Nov 19, 2011.
Mayor McGinn stops by and shares a few inspirational words at the Abbey's 6th birthday!
John from The Lonely Forest
Mychal & Melodie from Campfire OK
Come by for a free tour soon
more coming in 2012!
Buy the compilation album online! http://thirteenmusic.bandcamp.com/
from Karin Stevens Dance, 2010
Lukas rocking out!
FREE on 3rd Wednesdays!
Photos from the Abbey's 5th Birthday Bash, Nov 17 2010
Abbey stage at Fremont Fair, 2011 - The Local Strangers
BEFORE (Renovation photo, 2007)
AFTER (Grand re-opening, 2008. photo credit: Corey Hau)
Great Hall, from the top, 2008
For kids 3 and up, plus adult classes too
Register now! Click on CLASSES
Thanks for your support 4Culture!
Great Hall (fisheye lens). http://www.robertsenphoto.com/
Fremont Music School student performing at the Abbey's 5th birthday fundraiser
Great Hall through a fisheye lens. http://www.robertsenphoto.com/
Pickwick at BARE 2, January 2011
from the Abbey's 5th Birthday Bash, Nov 17 2010
Fresh Foodies 1
Kind words from Abbey friends
Great Hall - first time in use after renovations, February 2008
Abbey Director, Nathan Marion, is #41!
community sculpture! thanks Craig Vandenbosch for managing the Fair Saturday and even rainy Sunday!
Tuning The Air - benefit for Abbey Youth Programs
Karin Stevens dance group preview, May 1st 2009
Nathan and his niece/nephews watching Seattle Rock Orchestra's holiday show
The Maldives at BARE 2, January 2011
so many hearts... so many amazing supporters!
Grand Hallway cd release - Sep 17, 2009 (w/ Seattle Rock Orchestra, Perkins School Choir, & The Maldives)
Fremont Fair 2008 - learn to paint w/ Brent
studies show... [credit Eden Smith Design]
Super Volunteer Cindy with some friends - gardening on Earth Day
Fremont Fair 2008 - Nathan's niece & nephew making Tshirts w/ our partner - Nature Consortium
wow we had a blast at Fremont Fair 2010! thanks volunteer Kimberly!
thanks Seattle Weekly!
Round 62 at Zootunes! July 18, 2010
Tons of exclusive tracks from Fleet Foxes, Lonely Forest, Head Like a Kite, Damien Jurado, more
thanks to volunteer Annika!
our resident dancers out on the town!
BF Day school arts program benefit!
FMS teacher Mack Grout with a happy piano student
Thanks Full Circle Farms for the amazing donations for the Fremont Village Festival!
from Fremont Village Festival 2009
new kitchen door made from the PIPE ORGAN pipes by Clint Ceder, handyman extraordinaire!
Girls Rock - summer camp - group 1 in Abbey Great Hall
Big art show - both floors, 2009
Simple Measures - dancers teaching history, 2008
Mayor Mike McGinn here for a Sierra Club event, Dec 2009
just one of the many ways to decorate the Cafe space!
Girls Rock camp - camp song at the end of the day, summer 2009
abbey Great Hall stained glass to blue sky - credit: Daniel Nelson
Great Hall - credit: Daniel Nelson. Large dark blue curtain can drop on East side to cover windows/doors
abbey - The Maldives opening the Grand Hallway show in the Great Hall
Simple Measures - Chamber Music
Girls Rock Camp, 2009
Great Hall setup for a wedding ceremony
springtime view from Fremont Avenue
abbey Great Hall grand piano donated by Mrs Henning
abbey - Great Hall stained glass. credit: Mackenzie Rollins
abbey - in the Fireside Room on our retro green couches. credit: Mackenzie Rollins
abbey - in the Great Hall. credit: Mackenzie Rollins
abbey - Fireside Room again. credit: Mackenzie Rollins
abbey - credit: Daniel Nelson
1st floor Cafe setup for wedding reception
abbey - 1st floor ("Cafe")
abbey Cafe 1st floor - credit: Daniel Nelson
abbey - 1st floor - Fireside Room
Molly Moon Ice Cream Social and concert - ALL ages! thanks Tos for starting the headband idea :-)
Round 48 with Danae' Clark painting while listening to audience members heartbeats through a stethoscope
Round 49 plus poet Roxie Torres from Youth Speaks
Fremont Fair, 2010
collaborative poem by Writers Cramp teacher
Anna Coogan concert - March 5th 2010. © 2010 Kirk Stauffer Photography
Lacey Brown (Fremont Music School) teaching drums to kids at the Abbey's free arts tents, Fremont Fair 2009
Girls Rock camp - camp song
FMS Rock Band Camp, summer 09 performance
abbey office during Girls Rock Camp 2009. beautiful. :-)
Girls Rock Camp 2009
abbey - Girls Rock camp - drying screen printed shirts outside
abbey - Ugandan childrens choir with Drew Grow & Jeremiah Hayden
abbey - Face painting workshop
abbey - Grand Hallway cd release party - Sep 17th 2009
abbey - Seattle Rock Orchestra led by Scott Teske (Abbey employee/cellist Emily Peterson here in the lower right)
Fremont Fair 2009, swing dance demo, community painting, tshirt making, collage, face painting, much more
abbey - Fremont Fair 2009, Andrew Vait singing, Brent Holland facilitating painting
abbey - Fremont Fair 2009, super volunteer Cindy
abbey - Fremont Fair 2009, face painting by Robin
Fremont Village Festival 2009 - neighbors, volunteers, and folks from COTA chatting
Facepainting by Robin, Grand Opening, March 2008. [credit: Corey Hau]
abbey - liz hard at work during a volunteer work party
abbey - holiday Round
abbey - documentary film shoot in Great Hall
Workshop with Global WA - ileap, water 1st, microfinance org, etc.
abbey - silent auction at Tuning The Air benefit for Youth Programs
abbey - denison witmer
abbey - holiday Round aaron sprinkle and john van deusen
abbey - setting up harp for Simple Measures chamber concert in Great Hall
abbey - round44 w Sara Brickman, Kate Tucker, Shannon Stephens, Karli Fairbanks, Sarah Sapienza, Nicole Stremlow, Glory Cancro, Emily Peterson, more
abbey grand open house - learning to paint, photo credit: Christina Florkowski
abbey grand open house
abbey - Community Consulting Partnership teams meeting at the Abbey on Saturday mornings
youth art class, taught by Rebecca
abbey - fremont bridge opening
abbey - round 25: scott erickson, jen grabarczyk
abbey - damien jurado, j. tillman, jenna
abbey - round 25, june 2007
abbey - damien & j. tillman
corner of 43rd & Fremont Avenue
abbey - Samba Dance, mondays at 6:30
abbey - Seeds of Compassion planning meeting
abbey - Jason Webley, april 2008
abbey - 80's Prom Benefit for Leukemia Society
abbey - refuse, reduce, reuse, recycle!
abbey - Super Volunteer Rebecca planting some veggies in one of our micro gardens
abbey - graduation luncheon - private rental
abbey - our first Fashion Show! coordinated by Courtney Russell
abbey - Fremont Fair 2008
abbey - Feldenkreis workshop in Great Hall with Russell Delman
abbey - Round 48 scott erickson, john van deusen, grant of Arthur & Yu, Tiny Vipers, Maya Hersh
and now for a few old photos to reminiscence...
abbey sign just installed, 2006
Nathan putting up new lights, 2007
kexp benefit for the Abbey, Feb 2007
renovation - floor being rebuilt & leveled out, late 2007
faithful volunteer Jon Myers clearing the rubble. we cut through 13" thick walls to make ADA restrooms
greening the Abbey!
fearless Nathan installing furnace vents
fearless Corey digging out toilet pipes!
1st floor - steel reinforcements, insulation/soundproofing, 2007
new 'woodplank' flooring going in - Great Hall
first event in Cafe, floors not even stained yet
nice full page in The Stranger, 2008? photo credit: Daniel Nelson
abbey - video project w/ Boys & Girls club
abbey - Nathan's niece & nephews learning cello with Emily Peterson
abbey - greenlake Round
abbey - volunteers cleaning
abbey - Andrew Vait, one of our guitar & voice teachers, singing at Fremont Fair, 2009
ground floor renovations, insulation, soundproofing, lighting, etc.
new doorway to kitchen
abbey - one of first Rounds
pipe organ needing restoration
abbey - 1970's wedding when building was St Pauls Lutheran
another happy couple leaving the Abbey
abbey - setting up aerialists equipment for Benefit Event
Adopt a Street
adopt a street. 2010.
the round @ bumbershoot 2008
MAY 8th, 8pm - flyer design by Tucker Fitzgerald, artwork by Nikki McClure.2010.
MAY 11 - The Round turns 5! 2010.
kids can rock out! 2010.
AUG 11 ~ Anais Mitchell, Rachel Ries, Jefferson Harmer, Tony Kevin Jr. 2010.
good time bluegrass! 2010.
Saturday! join us at 4:30 on the tree-lined (and mostly seated) NW Court Stage... 2010.
our cornerstone event! starting soon in San Francisco and maybe Denver! check out Austin and Tacoma too...2010.
Abbey is curating music, dance, visual arts at this fun event! 2010.
November 3rd in the Great Hall! 2010.
here on Nov 10th! 2010.
Friday & Saturday! 2010.
Nov 16 2010.
members of the Night Kite tour. includes Buddy Wakefield! 2010.
always a good stretch... in the beautiful warm light of the Great Hall... 2010.
Artwalk Opening exhibit. 2010.
Dec 10 - BLAME SALLY (San Fran) 2010.
40pc Orchestra + choir! 2010.
DEC 17 2010.
DEC 17 - Molissa Fenley dance event. 2010.
SONOS returns, Dec 18. 2010.
cheers from the Abbey! 2010.
Artwalk! + concert & film. 2010.
Yoga this Saturday
New annual event! 2011
very curious multimedia event
Youth Speaks Poetry Slam. FEB 18th 2011.
Seattle Rock Orchestra at the Moore. 2/19/2011
Alaskan Singer-Songwriter Marian Call March 3rd 2011
Check out this fun Abbey partner event! 2nd floor. 2011
THE BIG 70! 2011.
Tickets at the door! 2011.
Benefit event here March 5th! 1st floor
The Round is coming to Columbia City March 19th!
The Matthew Hartz Band here on April Fool's Day 2011!
Seattle Mandolin Orchestra! April 9, 2011
Round 71 April 12th, 2011 8pm!
all the way from Oklahoma
please support this very important cause. 2011
veggie oil fueled tour! $12 advance tickets onsale now!
this is going to be amazing!
FREE and fun for ALL AGES
MAY 7: Sea Fever
Buddy Wakefield's last big show for a long time!
Denison Witmer & Shannon Stephens MAY 19
Great lineup for May 28!
Yes You May - June 3rd
for developing artists!
6/17: Filter Release Party
Abbey Stage + Arts for ALL ages - both days!
FIRST EVER concert June 24th, 7:30, $3
w/ Cahalen & Eli, This FRIDAY, June 24, 9pm!
6/25 - Saturday: Ghosts I've Met, Sons of Warren Oates (Maldives), Ed Skoog, Kate Lebo, 8:30pm showtime
Our cornerstone event!
JUNE 3 Book release party!
Friday! CD Release party
New dates! Register now
the kids are having a blast with this one!
yoga for a cause!
Wednesday August 24!
8/24: Touring artists (members of Ingrid Michaelson's band!)
13 new songs, download now!
This is going to be epic!
New students especially welcome!
SONOS returns on tour from LA
ROUND 77 Featuring Loch Lomond, Bryan & Andrew (Pablo Trucker), and more!
Oct. 18 - Jeffrey Foucault and Danny Barnes
10/26 - Tyler Ramsey (from Band of Horses)
This too will be epic! Buy tickets now
11/5: My Brightest Diamond @ CATHEDRALS 2
11/5: CATHEDRALS 2 @ St. Mark's
Kelli Schaefer (PDX) @ CATHEDRALS 2, 11/5
Nov. 5 - Cataldo @ CATHEDRALS 2
Peter Mulvey - 11/9
Pepper Proud - 11/9 - opens for Peter Mulvey
Performing here Nov 9th!
Watch this improv dance online or at the Abbey! 11/11/11 !!!
11/12: Jason Webley curates "Eleven-11 Afterparty" with many special guests!
11/12 - Led to Sea playing at Jason Webley After Party!
11/12 - The Shook Twins playing at Jason Webley After Party
11/18 Bushwick Book Club presents songs inspired by "The Sparrow"
Tons of fun!
super volunteer Matthew Lyon. from the Abbey's 5th Birthday Bash, Nov 17 2010
yes we can! Director, Nathan Marion, talking at the Abbey's 5th Birthday Bash, Nov 17 2010
Gregory Paul & Holly Merrill at the Abbey's 5th Birthday in 2010
It's a wrap!
the Abbey's 5th Birthday!
Join us at the swanky Triple Door on Sunday!
SOLD OUT - 12/2: ANDREA GIBSON, Tara Hardy, Youthspeaks
SUNDAY 12/4 w/ Matt Bishop, Kaylee Cole, Motopony/Hannalee, more!
12/4: Matt Bishop (Hey Marseilles) @ The Triple Door
Saturday mornings are tons of fun for kids!
RAWR says - Come to the Abbey's birthday party on November 19th!
Dec. 20 - A Family Holiday Party!
12/20 - A Family Holiday Party w/ The Gundersens and The Williams
12/20: The Williams
Noah & Abby Gundersen
Youth classes for 3 and up! Babies/mom class coming soon.
Bushwick Book Club Presents: Alice in Wonderland! 1/6/2012
Gonna be a fun one! Tons of local bands
Collaborative music, slam poetry, live painting!
Create a sustainable event!
Round 80: Jan 10th
1/13: Youth Speaks prelim Slam here
Go green with your event!
Abbey Kids Fair! 10a-2p | FREE!
RESCHEDULED DUE TO SNOW! STAY TUNED
RESCHEDULED DUE TO SNOW! STAY TUNED - Fresh 2 w/ Nick Drummond & Tyler Carson
RESCHEDULED TO 1/26 - Fresh 2 w/ Ben Fisher
1/26 - Fresh 2 w/ Taylor Neal
RESCHEDULED DUE TO SNOW! STAY TUNED - Fresh 2 w/ Taylor Bolibol
Youthcare Benefit w/ Chris Cunningham (Ravenna Woods) - 2/10
2/3: Yogoman Burning Band, w/ Picoso - all ages concert! 7pm
Fun for all ages! 7pm show
2/3: Fun concert for all ages, with opening band Picoso
Thanks for your support in 2011! (Please consider making a year end donation, they're tax deductible of course!)
Colleen Raney - 2/17
2/23: Benefit for Tara Hardy
Get your tickets now!
2/24 @ Q CAFE. Echo 9 now performing rather than Paraffin
Echo 9 now playing rather than Paraffin
Poster by http://skyetypified.tumblr.com/
This should be a real hoot!
March 2 - Cahalen Morrison & Eli West
3/13: Sean McGrath here for Round 82 with Debbie Miller, slam poet Matt Gano, live painters
3/13: Debbie Miller here for Round 82
4/2: Grammy Nominee!
4/4: Caravan of Thieves, Aaron Shay
4/2: Susy Sundborg with Seth Glier
Wed, April 4
SOLD OUT, sorry
4/10: Damien Jurado
4/10: Jonathan Russel (from THE HEAD & THE HEART) here for Round 83 with slam poets, live painters, guests
4/11: Erin Austin (Oklahoma)
4/11: Madison Violet (Toronto)
Family matinee show!
curated by Eastside Prep students! All ages welcome.
4/14 Family Show! ALL ages welcome. Bring dinner even if you want!
4/20: Goldfinch, Grant Olsen (Gold Leaves), Kaylee Cole, many more
4/20: Kaylee Cole, Hannalee/Motopony, Kris Orlowski, more...
new modern dance!
New dance & live music collaboration! Poster by: http://skyetypified.tumblr.com/
Bushwick Book Club performs Dr Seuss inspired songs. 4pm and 8pm shows!
2nd Tuesdays - Musicians, slam poets, live painters
send in your art!
special thanks to City of Seattle for granting, and to Steven Hardin for the new design!
FREE! Abbey Stage both days + arts fun for ALL ages
7/27 Whitney Ballen, with James Apollo, Ghosts I've Met
8/19 @ Triple Door: Josiah Johnson (The Head & The Heart)
new session starts September