Seattle Music Scene

Now in its 24th year, the winter staple has come a long way since its beginnings in the early '90s, when then-"it" grunge era bands like Evan Dando, Cowboy Junkies, Catherine Wheel and The Jesus and Mary Chain crowded the bill.

"We'll be drinking a lot of eggnog this year in the current political climate. That's why 60% of all proceeds [of the track] will be donated to the ACLU. We need to protect the basic human rights of everyone, of eggnog drinkers of all kinds, even the vegan noggers."