Flowmotions Summer Meltdown
Over the weekend, Seattles Flowmotion hosted its 8th annual festival. The Flowmotion Summer Meltdown took place at the Whitehorse Mountain Amphitheater in Darrington, WA, with over thirty artists participating. Flowmotion offered a set on Thursday night for early arrivals, ceding the main stage to Tea Leaf Green on Friday. During its performance, TLG brought out Flowmotion guitarist Josh Clauson for a few songs at the close, including Invasion, Ive Got A Truck and Sex in the 70s.
One Saturday highlight was Bucketheads late afternoon main stage set, which took place in the rain. Next up was Flowmotion, which welcomed everyone with a run from Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band into With A Little Help From My Friends.’ Tea Leaf Green’s Trevor Garrod later sat in on Flowmotion’s ‘Please Don’t Forget and the band closed out its performance with numerous guests, including Sonny Bonoho, Lee Oskar (War), American Idols Blake Lewis, and Jacob Navarro (Spoonshine) for the Bonoho original ‘Get Down.’
The festival concluded on Sunday with a performance by Everyone Orchestra. Matt Butler’s core band included Steve Kimock, Garrod, Flowmotion’s Bob Rees and Three members of AlO: Dan Lebowitz, Steve Adams and Dave Brogan. Guests included the host bands Josh Clauson as well as members of On The One, Blue Turtle Seduction and Delta Nove.
Flowmotion will next appear at Seattles HempFest on Sunday afternoon.