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Nerd rockers Chamber Band at Raygun Lounge tonight

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Chamber Band
Oh, knock it off, you guys. Cute is so 2013.

Are you ready to rock and roll initiative? Head over to Raygun Lounge tonight at 7pm for a performance by super-nerds Chamber Band. They’re supporting their new album Deities, which is full of delightful indie pop songs set in a D&D world. Titles include “Lawful Neutral,” “Shapeshifter,” and “Yeenoghu.” (They also do Hunger Games songs, but we haven’t heard ’em yet.) It should be a fun, sweet show–seriously, check out some of their songs–and Raygun has an excellent assortment of beverages for fans of all ages.

Oh, and a little nerd told us that Aaron Douglas (the Chief from Battlestar Galactica) might show up “to hear the Adama Pop that they invented in his honor.” But this sad Galacticon news makes us wonder if it could be true. There is only one way to find out, people.

Chamber Band at Raygun Lounge (501 E Pine), Friday, 7/31/15, 7pm. All ages.

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Party Game Night at Raygun Lounge: Recap

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Last Friday night’s inaugural Party Game Night at Raygun Lounge was a delight. Paul is suffering from mummy rot, but he still managed to drag his non-infectious carcass up the hill to hang out for a bit. Mary and I helped an enthusiastic high school kid named Braden with his AP Econ project, which is a lovely steampunk-ish card game called Top Hats & Monocles. It’s in the early stages still, but he’s got some neat mechanics and an interestingly dark take on the global economy. E.g.: Cards like “Underpaid workers,” which boost profits magnificently while making the players feel funny inside. A+, kid.

And then we closed out the night with a raucous, if not exactly bawdy, game of Slash with surprise celebrity guest Jonathan Tweet. I would have taken pictures, but I was afraid Paul’s image wouldn’t show up on my camera.

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Emerald City Comicon Event Roundup!!!

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image-eccc-eventsEven if you’re not attending Emerald City Comicon proper, there are plenty of awesome nerdy events happening in Seattle this weekend! Some of them with celebrities! Here’s a sampling of events we’re excited about… maybe we’ll see you there!

Guardians of the Sexy Nerdlesque (Sold Out)
Rat Queens Afterparty at Raygun (FREE)
Pink Party hosted by Kristian Nairn (aka Hodor from GOT) at Neighbours
Laser Guardians: Awesome Mixtape Vol. 1 at Pacific Science Center
Nerds and Music: A Night with Joel Hodgson, Pat Rothfuss, and Paul & Storm
Zero Gravity: Opening Night Party for Infinite Worlds of Science Fiction at EMP
ECCC Cinema Series at Cinerama
Insert Coin Comicon Special at the Eagle

Keep up with events relevant to your interests here in the PNW with Nerdhole’s Northwest Nerd Events calendar! (Have an event you’d like us to list? Submit it here!)