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The Sea-Tac Airport Music Initiative | Experience the City of Music is a cooperative effort by the Port of Seattle, The Office of Film + Music, Seattle Music Commission and music-specialist PlayNetwork to showcase the northwest region’s music culture and enhance the experience of millions of passengers who pass through Sea-Tac Airport each year.
 
This unique, comprehensive project brings music to your ears via speakers and video screens airport-wide featuring the region’s diverse variety of music through:
  • Overhead music in the terminal
  • Artist-read public announcements
  • Feature videos on terminal and baggage claim monitors
  • Local music web player via the airport's free wifi
  • City of Music App

Live music program hits high note with expanded offerings

As of March 27, there are twice as many live musicians playing double the number of hours throughout the terminal as part of the award-winning Sea-Tac Airport Experience the City of Music Program. Read more.

Three more years!

After less than a year of performances, live music is coming back to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport with a three-year agreement between the Port of Seattle and airport merchants to split the costs for the popular program highlighting northwest artists. Read more.

Best Arrivals Experience 

Experience the City of Music program was recently honored as "Best Arrivals Experience" at the third annual Future Travel Experience Awards in Las Vegas. The awards recognize the most innovative, ambitious and effective initiatives and organizations in the airline industry. Read more.

EMP Hendrix exhibit added

Stop by and check out an art exhibit dedicated to one of the Northwest's most iconic musicians. Read more.

Live Music Schedule
Apr 14, 2014 - Apr 20, 2014
  Mon, Apr 14, 2014 Tue, Apr 15, 2014 Wed, Apr 16, 2014 Thu, Apr 17, 2014 Fri, Apr 18, 2014 Sat, Apr 19, 2014 Sun, Apr 20, 2014
Concourse B / Seattle Tap Room
     
10 am - 2 pm
Jim Page

10 am - 2 pm
Judd Wasserman
9 am - 1 pm
Jessica Lynne
 
Central Terminal
10 am - 2 pm
Naomi Wachira
11 am - 3 pm
Jessica Lynne
11 am - 3 pm
The Side Project
11 am - 3 pm
Dave Harmonson
11 am - 3 pm
Razz
10 am - 2 pm
Champagne Sunday
10 am - 2 pm
Raven Zoe Hurt
North Satellite
9 am - 1 pm
Butch Harrison
9 am - 1 pm
The Side Project
9 am - 1 pm
Butch Harrison
12 pm - 4 pm
The Winterlings
12 pm - 4 pm
Jim Page
   
Concourse C / Alaska Lodge
10 am - 2 pm
Daniel Butman
10 am - 2 pm
Geoffrey Castle
10 am - 2 pm
Jasper Tollefson
      11 am - 3 pm
Nolan Garrett

Please note: Times and artists are subject to change.   

Listen and learn about our live performers

View Seattle Channel feature

Audio Clips

Hear some of the voice announcements from Quincy Jones, Macklemore, Jerry Cantrell and more.
 

What's going on in the city?

 
Read Seattle's music history by Peter Blecha.
 
Get the City of Music Mobile app and stream music from your phone, check out music calendars and watch videos.
 

Musicians Wanted!

Play your own music, make new fans, and perform at the newest live venue in Seattle - Sea-Tac Airport. Send an email with a link to your music to gigs4u@hotmail.com.

Submit your music for the Sea-Tac Airport Music Initiative

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 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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