Seattle Rock Class Agenda, Tuesday, 10/16/12

Posted: October 14, 2012 in The Strangest Tribe: the College Course

A mixed bag on Tuesday, with a focus on women within the music scene…including special guest Laura Weller-Vanderpool!

Tuesday, October 16

Topics: Appreciating the under-appreciated: Amy Denio; The drug culture; Life within a music scene.

Special Guest: Capping Day’s/the Green Pajamas’ Laura Weller-Vanderpool via Skype.

Text: Tow, chapter 4.

Blog: “Being Amy Denio” https://thestrangesttribebook.wordpress.com/2011/12/31/being-amy-denio/

Web: These Streets Oral History Project: http://www.facebook.com/#!/thesestreetsseattle

Music: Capping Day: “Mona Lisa,” “Miles Between;” Amy Denio: “Guns,” “No Cry” (Tone Dogs); “Stop the Disco” (Kultur Shock.)

Laura Weller-Vanderpool Mini-Bio

Laura, along with Bonnie Hammond, fronted an acoustic/harmonic band called Capping Day in the late ’80s.  In addition to providing a counterpoint to the grunge scene, Laura also offers an incisive perspective on the Seattle music community.  Today, Laura plays in the Green Pajamas with her husband Scott (from Room Nine and Chemistry Set), and is working on a documentary film called These Streets about female artists during the grunge era.

(Laura performs with Joe Ross in the background.)

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