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Experience the City of Music

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Sea-Tac Airport and EMP Museum Unveil Pearl Jam Concert Poster Art Exhibit as Part of Experience the City of Music Program. Read the news release here.

cutting ribbon at Pearl Jam Poster Exhibit

Pearl Jam poster exhibit

 
Introduced in 2012, the Experience the City of M​usic Program program is a cooperative effort by the Port of Seattle, the Office of Film + Music, Seattle Music Commission and PlayNetwork. It is a comprehensive
effort to showcase the Northwest's diverse music culture and enhance the experience of millions of travelers who pass through the airport.

In 2013, the program was honored as Best Arrivals Experience by the Future Travel Experience Awards to recognize innovative, ambitious and effective initiatives and organizations in the airline industry. Travelers may experience:
  • ​Live performances seven days a week at locations throughout the terminal
  • Overhead music exclusively by more than 240 Northwest artists
  • Videos featuring clips about Seattle’s music scene and history on terminal and baggage claim
    monitors
  • Multi-genre web radio available through the airport’s free Wi-Fi Network
  • Music-themed art exhibits curated by the EMP Museum.

Live Music Schedule
 

Monday, June 22
Location ​Time ​Artist
A Concourse to South Satellite Train​ ​11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Kitt Bender
​B Gates ​9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tekla Waterfield
​Central Terminal ​10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Robert Roth
 
Tuesday, June 23
Location ​Time ​Artist
A Concourse to South Satellite Train​ ​11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Bradford Loomis
​Central Terminal ​10 a.m. - 2 p.m. VioPan Duo Abraham & Shion
North Satellite ​9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Billy Brandt
 
Wednesday, June 24
Location ​Time ​Artist
C Gates (Sub Pop) ​11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Tomo Nakayama
Central Terminal ​10 a.m. -  2 p.m. Correo Aereo
​North Satellite ​9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Dave Harmonson
 
Thursday, June 25
Location ​Time ​Artist
C Gates (Sub Pop) ​11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Mark Pickerel
Central Terminal ​10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Geoffrey Castle
​North Satellite ​9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Ben Union
 
Friday, June 26
Location ​Time ​Artist
A Concourse to South Satellite Train​ ​11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Maracuja
​B Gates ​9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Judd Wasserman
​North Satellite ​10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Butch Harrison
 
Saturday, June 27
Location ​Time ​Artist
A Concourse to South Satellite Train​ ​11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Orville Johnson
​C Gates (Sub Pop) ​9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Raven Zoe Hurt
​Central Terminal ​10 a.m. - 2 p.m. TBASA
 
Sunday, June 28
Location ​Time ​Artist
A Concourse to South Satellite Train​ ​10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Christina Cramer
B Gates ​9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Daniel G. Harmann
​C Gates (Sub Pop) ​11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Rachel Wong
 

Videos

 

 

Audio Clips​

Hear a sample of the voice announcements you may hear by Ann Wilson of Heart and Macklemore:

 

What's going on in the city?

Submit your music for the Sea-Tac Airport Music Program

Interested musicians should follow the instructions below for submitting music and video content for consideration. To participate by reading overhead messages, send a request to SeaTacMessagingRequest@playnetwork.com (note: please do not send music/video requests or content via email).

 
How to play your music LIVE at Sea-Tc Airport:

Musicians Wanted:

Play your own music, make new fans, and perform at the newest live venue in Seattle -- Sea-Tac Airport! Email gigs4u@hotmail.com and include a link to your music.
How to submit your MUSIC: 

Music Submissions:

Submit to PlayNetwork via label representative, if possible.

For FTP/digital delivery (preferred Format – 320kbmp3), please send email for login information:
PlayNetwork
Gabriel Marowitz: Gmarowitz@playnetwork.com
You must use a FTP software interface to transfer files – such as filezilla.
For CD hardcopies, please send to:
PlayNetwork
Attn: Sea-Tac Airport Music Submission
8727 148th Ave NE
Redmond, WA 98052
For electronic music submits for mp3’s (using transfer such as YouSendIt, WeTransfer, DropBox) or a link from a hosted site, please email:
PlayNetwork
Gabriel Marowitz: Gmarowitz@playnetwork.com
How to submit your VIDEO:

Video Submissions:

Submit to PlayNetwork via label representative, if possible.

For FTP/digital delivery (preferred Format – QuickTime HD video files; Apple ProRes 422, 1280x720, Please send email for log in information:
PlayNetwork
Gabriel Marowitz: Gmarowitz@playnetwork.com
You must use a FTP software interface to transfer files – such as filezilla. 
 
For hardcopies, please send to:
PlayNetwork
Attn: Sea-Tac Airport Video Submission
15301 Ventura Blvd.
Bldg. D, Ste 200
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403 
How to License your Media so we may use:

Licensing:

You will need to include a copy of an executed licensing agreement so we have approval to use your media. Download the form.

All music, video and messaging added to the Sea-Tac Airport playlist will be selected by a committee with members from PlayNetwork, the Port of Seattle and the Seattle Music Commission. These submissions will be reviewed quarterly for inclusion in the program. Decisions will be made based on suitability for a public audience of all ages.
 

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