Hey Seattle how are ya!  You have veteran showcase director Dayna Melton flying in to town sometime soon!  Dayna has directed 43 (#wow) showcases since her start at RAW, and this will be her 3rd time directing in Seattle.  She’s seen multiple venues and countless triumphs in this market.  Seattle has a rich musical history, birthing the careers of many notable musicians like Ray Charles, Quincy Jones, Kurt Cobain, and Jimi Hendrix.  Let’s see if we can get a slice of that for our RAW artists braving WILDFIRES to make it out to this show.



Phresh Air

Phresh Air is a phenomenal emcee who's been rapping since the age of 12. He's never been the type to follow trends, which is why his approach to music has always been unique and original. His aim is to be fresh within the culture while bringing substance back into hip-hop. 

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Lacy Gibbet

LACY GIBBET is combining the styles of six different minds to write music that inspires and mesmerizes any and all people. They’ve quickly taken it on themselves to portray, through their passion and dedication, just what makes a man (or woman) a musician.

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Tim Rose

Tim Rose is a songwriter currently living in his Chevy van. Writing and performing are all he does. Driven by an insatiable passion for music that he gave away almost all his belongings in order to more effectively pursue his dreams.

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There we have it: 3 music acts and countless other brave souls escaping fire and danger all over the Pacific Northwest in the name of creativity.  Let’s keep this evening lighthearted folks!  And if you meet a displaced artist tonight (or tomorrow night!), please buy some art from them.


-Nick Buffington