Gabija & the Blue Gleams//Sous Chef

November 22, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
$10 adv / $15 dos
Gabija & the Blue Gleams//Sous Chef

Doors at 6:30pm
To guarantee a good seat, please make your dinner reservation by emailing
Advance tickets can only be purchased online. We do not sell advance tickets at the venue. Refunds are not available within 48 hours of the event.

A special birthday celebration for Gabija Vaicekonis. Featuring an opening solo set from Gabija.

The daughter of Lithuanian classical pianists, Gabija Vaicekonis was immersed in the world of music from her adolescence. As she grew older, she became fascinated with jazz and R&B – laying the foundation for her eventual band, Gabija & The Blue Gleams. Gabija met drummer Rob ‘bobbygrooves’ Granfelt while playing in Seattle indie rock band, Dog Mountain. The two dreamt of forming a band inspired by their favorite artists – Esperanza Spalding, Joni Mitchell, Yes, Thundercat… The list goes on. Emily Gross, bass player and an old friend of Granfelt’s, moved to Seattle from San Francisco in spring of 2018, and the rest is history. Gabija & the Blue Gleams are unlike any band you’ve heard. They will challenge your ears to keep up with the blazing trio’s dense harmonies and rhythms, whilst giving you music to feel in your soul – rooted in the R&B and pop music of the late 90’s and early 2000’s that they grew up with.

A culinary master of audio food, sous chef is always cookin’ up new recipes. He works out of “the kitchen//la cuisine,” his studio in Seattle, producing & exploring new flavors to delight your eardrums. A part time freelancer & frequent collaborator with the likes of bobbygrooves, Sly Puffin, High Pulp, and more, keep an eye out for his name on your favorite local band’s record. Cooks in the kitchen got their hands in everyone’s food.

Please note: Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. For sold out shows standing room may be the only available space. Please come early to ensure you get a table. Reservations can be made for those who are coming for dinner as well as the show. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm

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