Sunday, December 21, 2014

Illuminated Winter Solstice

A group processed across the 4th Ave bridge to celebrate the oncoming sunshine on the shortest day of the year.
Gathering for the procession

A beautiful owl at night

Artesian Rumble leads the march across the bridge

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Opening the Gap in the Chehalis-Western Trail

After years of having to walk our bikes across the gap in the Chehalis-Western trail, it's final a complete beautiful path.  Artesian Rumble was there to celebrate the joyful opening.

Leading the procession across the new bridge (photo by Michelle Swanson)

Betsy and her cowbell (photo by Michelle Swanson)

Saturday, November 8, 2014

Christine's Superhero/Supervillain Birthday!

The Carnival Band from Vancouver B.C. came down to celebrate Christine's birthday with a theme of Superheroes and Supervillains.  Everyone was ready to save/destroy the world.
The birthday girl goes through the "birthday vagina"

Artesian Rumble takes the stage

Marcy and Pim

Time for the Carnies

Friday, November 7, 2014

Olympia Film Fest - Opening Night

What an honor to get to play on stage for the opening night of the Olympia Film Fest.  Everyone dressed in their black tie finest.  After the movie, the stage was taken by non other than Mudhoney!

Classy! (photo by Tim Sweeney)

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Maltoberfest 9: Enter the 40 Ounce

Another October, another chance to drink malt liquor in Tacoma!

Margi and Mike are ready to roll in style (photo by Thea Davis)
Artesian Rumble rocks Maltoberfest (photo from Maltoberfest Facebook page)

New Old Time Chautauqua

Artesian Rumble Arkestra opened for the fabulous New Old Time Chautauqua.

Bringin' Sexy Back at the Capitol Theater (photo by Audrey Henley)

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

HONK/PRONK - The Way Home

After playing 14 gigs in five days, we're all feeling a little loopy.  Here are some photos of the way home.

Eating leftover Ethiopian food on the train

Christine on the train monkey bars

PRONK - Elementary School

Before leaving town, the Artesians headed to Vartan Gregorian Elementary School to play for them.

Jeff and the auditorium full of kids

Lee plays a solo for the crowd

We did it - last gig of the weekend!

Monday, October 13, 2014


After a lovely ride to Providence, Artesian Rumble is all set to celebrate PRONK!

Julie rolls to our new housing
Ready to parade! (photo by Craig Johnston)
Parade time! (photo by Small Frye photography)
Article here (photo by Providence Journal)

Sunday, October 12, 2014

HONK! Fest - Harvard Square

At Harvard Square's Oktoberfest, the crowds were astounding.

At Palmer St Alley (photo by Mark Ed Leonard)
So many types of leggings!
The view from the main stage - what a crowd!!
A video snippet of "Conquering Lion" on the main stage (video by Kun Yan).

HONK! Fest - Parade to Harvard Square

This parade from Somerville to Cambridge is our longest, straightest parade yet.

Still smiling (photo by Jonathan Richmond)
Marcy tries to take a photo of the crowd, while Christine rocks out (photo by WBUR’s ARTery)
Marcy's photo of the amazing crowd
The other half of the band is just as joyful (photo by Clement Liu)

Saturday, October 11, 2014

HONK! Fest - Davis Square

The main festivities for HONK! Fest are on Saturday in Davis Square.

Julia, Christine, Marcy, and Becky are ready to roll!
Our evening show (photo by Susan McLucas)
Our photo in The Book of HONK (Sat morning)

Friday, October 10, 2014

HONK! Fest - Lantern Parade

The evening brought out all the neighborhood to a parade of lights.

Our fabulous parade leader, Ryan

With the neighborhood right behind us

HONK! Fest - Paid Sick Leave Rally

Artesian Rumble paired with a local advocacy organization to rally for paid sick leave for restaurant workers.

ARA processing between restaurants
Mike and a new friend our way to the rally
Another group's visual aids for the $15 minimum wage (photo from HONK! Fest FB)
The crowded subway ride home (photo by Andy Holmes)

Friday, October 3, 2014

Fall Artswalk

Olympia Artswalk is one of our favorite gigs of the year.

Alleyways were made for marching bands!

Monday, September 22, 2014

TESC Convocation

WeWelcome to the class of 2018!

How do you like your geoducks? Raw raw raw!

Sunday, September 21, 2014

International Day of Peace

The International Day of Peace was established by the United Nations as a time to encourage conversations about peace and the current obstacles to it, and to foster commitment for creating a peaceful world.

Photo by Connie Lappin

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Food Co-op Harvest Party

The Rumblers love to play for the neighborhood they practice in.

We loooove the Food Co-op!

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Fundraiser in Sylvester Park

We threw a concert in Sylvest Park to celebrate all our hard work raise airfare money to HONK!

Playing on the steps (photo by Lee Miller)

Sax duet with Andy and Charles (photo by Lee Miller)

Julie B. knows we killed it (photo by Lee Miller)
Jamin' out (photo by Lisa Seifert)

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Captain Little Grand Opening

From the ashes of Wind Up Here, comes the fabulous new toy store, Captain Little. David Scherer Water invited Artesian Rumble to be his house band, as he MC'd the grand opening.  Everyone was there, including the grandson of the inventor of silly putty (not really).

Our fabulous host David (in orange) and the fantastic crowd (photo by Rob Richards)

Our small, but mighty band (photo by Jackie Marquardt)
There it is, Captain Little!