As the Capitol Hill Block Party kicks in today, I’ll stick with the rock and roll theme and pass along information on Seattle Center’s newest contest en route to the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair.
KEXP and Seattle Center present the annual Concerts at the Mural series at Seattle Center, and social media enthusiasts can win VIP packages to the shows.
SEATTLE –In celebration of The Next Fifty, the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair, Seattle Center Foundation is giving away VIP seats for the KEXP & Seattle Center Present Concerts at the Mural. Each week of the concert series, one lucky winner and five of their friends will receive VIP treatment at these outdoor concerts, including six limited edition Next Fifty folding chairs to use and take home, food, and drink passes (drink passes for those ages 21+ in the Beer Garden).
To participate, follow the Seattle Center Facebook and Twitter pages (/seattlecenter) and respond to the Concert VIP posts each Friday morning between July 22 and August 12. Fans on Facebook need only comment on the VIP post to become eligible, and Seattle Center Twitter followers should respond to the post with the hashtag #MuralVIP. Participants will have 24 hours from the time of the post to become eligible. A winner will be randomly selected the following week and contacted for verification.
About KEXP & Seattle Center Present Concerts at the Mural
Brought together by a shared commitment to innovative and culturally diverse programming, KEXP 90.3FM and Seattle Center have teamed up to present Concerts at the Mural, a series of eclectic concerts on some of the summer”s sultriest weekends. The five FREE all-ages shows are tailored to the culturally curious who seek to discover the best of the area”s independent music scene. Concerts are held on the Mural Lawn at Seattle Center each Friday in August at 6:00 p.m., with an additional Saturday BBQ and Concert August 6th from 3 p.m.- 9 p.m.
About The Next Fifty
In 2012, Seattle Center will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Seattle World”s Fair – The Next Fifty. The celebration maintains the spirit sparked by the Fair in challenging our community to envision the next fifty years. The six-month celebration explores decisive sectors of regional development and global leadership including: art, culture and design; sustainable futures; global health, science and technology; learning; commerce and the innovation economy; civic action; and history. www.TheNextFifty.org