Almost every night of the week, Seattle’s stages offer a roster of regional indie-folk artists, do-it-yourself punk bands and homegrown comedians, as well as nationally touring pop stars. To that end, choosing something for your night out can be a daunting task. This weekly guide can help by filtering for recommended shows, select dates and your favorite genres. To further assist you in your musical journey, check out this playlist of songs by some of the artists coming to town this month. Be sure to come back every week for updates.
This week’s highlights
Greyson Chance, 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, at The Crocodile. This 22-year-old singer-songwriter is on a world tour in support of his second studio album, “Portraits” — his first in almost 10 years. Chance first rose to fame at 12 years old when a video of him performing Lady Gaga’s “Paparazzi” went viral. Soon after appearing on the “The Ellen Show,” he was the first artist signed to DeGeneres’ now-defunct record label eleveneleven. After taking a break from music to go to college in his home state of Oklahoma, Chance returned to the scene with a mature, honest sound. If you saw Chance’s viral video back in 2010, you’ll want to catch his Seattle show to see just how far he’s come.
Moon Palace, 8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19, at Sunset Tavern. These local indie rockers are playing their first show of 2020 this Sunday. Moon Palace is led by identical twin sisters Cat and Carrie Biell. The band has released two albums. Their latest, “Shadowcast,” debuted last August. The band is set to play a few local shows before heading to Boise in March for the Treefort Music Fest. Get tickets for this one if you’re ready to jam out on a Sunday.