Sir Mix-A-Lot appears with Seattle Symphony June 6

Northwest rap legend Sir Mix-A-Lot and Seattle indie-band Pickwick will appear with the Seattle Symphony Orchestra as part of the organization’s Sonic Evolution series, at 8 p.m. tonight, Friday, June 6 at Benaroya Hall.

sir_mix_a_lot-4_3The Symphony, conducted by Ludovic Morlot, will present symphonic compositions, written with inspiration from the original artist.

For this show, Sir Mix-A-Lot’s “Baby Got Back” and “Posse On Broadway” will ge reimagined by arranger Gabriel Prokofiev. The duo will also premiere a new composition “Dial 1-900-Mix-A-Lot”.
Pickwick, along with arranger David Campbell, will play “Brother Roland” and “Hacienda Motel” and premiere “Creature Comforts”.

Also on the bill are Luis Tinoco, and Du Yun.

Benaroya Hall is located at 200 University St. Tickets range from$19 to $35 and are available by calling 206-215-4747, or online at


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