In homage to hip-hop's empirical formula - one DJ & one MC, and duos such as Pete Rock & CL Smooth, Guru & Premier, Eric B. & Rakim, the Blue Scholars embody the chemistry that made these groups so consistent not only on wax, but live on stage as well. What results is the blend of poetic, raw vocal delivery with melodic boom-bap and turntablism, painted with politics and preservation. Residing where the hustle and the struggle coincide, Blue Scholars craft the soundtrack for everyday folks with everyday problems seeking everyday release. Read more on Last.fm
Hey Seattle: our homie, the esteemed documentary filmmaker Tad Nakamura, is holding the Seattle premiere of his film Mele Murals - Documentary at the Seattle Asian American Film Festival next weekend. The screening is on Saturday, February 25th 6pm at Northwest Film Forum.
Oh, and Alexei Saba Mohajerjasbi scored the film!
Tix here: http://seattleaaff.org/2017/films/mele-murals/
Aug 03, 2016
WIN a pair of weekend passes to this year's Summer Meltdown Festival.
1. Take your favorite Blue Scholars CD or piece of merch out into the wild
2. Snap a photo with or of it
3. Post it on Facebook with the hashtag #BlueScholarsInTheWild
Winner will be selected on Friday at 12 pm PST.
Aug 03, 2016
WOOP! Summer Meltdown Festival is coming up! We'll be giving away a pair of weekend passes. Stay tuned, 4 pm PST tomorrow!
Two days left until we rock #NordstromNightOut in downtown Seattle with The Physics & Grynch. Wanna come through?
Get to the third floor of Nordstrom's flagship store downtown at on Thursday, November 5, at 6 PM to pick up your FREE wristband. Then, join us at 8 PM at the Hotel Max for a live concert and tons of party activities. Wristband *necessary*. So get that.
See you there, Seattle !!! - BS
Oct 29, 2015
On Thursday, November 5, we're playing a full live set at #NordstromNightOut, a swanky soiree at Hotel Max, with our friends The Physics + Grynch. And it's FREE....
Step One: Grab a wristband from the third floor of Nordstrom at 6 PM, first come first serve.
Step Two: Party with us from 8 - 11 PM.
Any questions? Holla. See you there.
Oct 26, 2015
cold chillin at the The Bluebird Theater. see you tonight, Denver ! Show starts at 9 PM
Oct 24, 2015
TONIGHT! See you at the Fox Theater, Boulder!
Oct 23, 2015
En route to Boulder !!! See you TONIGHT at The Fox Theatre with Grynch + J.O.B... show starts at 9 PM! #CHEE
Oct 20, 2015
denver! we can't wait to see you THIS SUNDAY 10/25 at The Bluebird Theater. share this post and you could win a private meet and greet with us at the show! and you can still get tickets here: http://bit.ly/1M3akC3
COLORADO, it's true !! We're coming for you. Tickets on sale now.
BOULDER : FOX THEATER : FRI, OCT 23
DENVER : BLUEBIRD THEATER : SUN, OCT 25
See you there !
Sep 10, 2015
Been a while since we've been to Colorado... Maybe it's time to make it back there...
Aug 20, 2015
Ssst... there's a sale at bluescholars.com/shop
May 30, 2015
San Francisco Bay Area peoples, check out our bro Zia Mohajerjasbi's new film Hagereseb screening on June 13 at the San Francisco Black Film Festival. Get your tickets at sfbff.org