I Will Keep Your Ghost wins mayor’s arts award

Tonight at 5 p.m., at the Everett Station, Everett band I Will Keep Your Ghost will receive the Mayor’s Young Artist award.

Let me tell you why.

I Will Keep Your Ghost have been a staple in this music community for the last three years. Not only are they creating some of the best music in Everett, they also go to every show they can around town and were present for every single Sets In The West performance (and headlined the final show of the summer) bringing friends out and helping to spread the word about the growing music scene in Everett. Not because they want attention, but because they believe in the movement and change that is happening in our local music landscape and want to support it any way they can.

It was inspiring to watch the community rally to support I Will Keep Your Ghost when they launched a very successful Kickstarter campaign in July allowing them to get in the studio and finish their first official EP titled “It’s Natural” which is due out in the coming weeks.

Bryan and Aaron are proud to be from Everett and it is fun to watch the crowd react when they play hometown shows and mention that they grew up just around the corner.

“We’ve spent the last three years working on I Will Keep Your Ghost and it’s an honor to be recognized for our hard work and love for the community” said Bradley.

“We are thrilled to be recognized by the city with this award, and grateful to all those who have come out to support us and dance at our shows. 2014 is going to be exciting for us with a lot of new material and we are excited to share it!” said Coughlin.

If you have not seen I Will Keep Your Ghost live yet you won’t have to wait long. They are having their “It’s Natural” EP release party at Kroakers in Everett on Saturday, Dec. 14. They will be playing with Seattle artists Vox Mod and Kairos.

Hear about I Will Keep Your Ghost’s music below from Bryan and Aaron themselves.

I Will Keep Your Ghost IWKYG from I Will Keep Your Ghost on Vimeo.

Talk to us

> Give us your news tips.

> Send us a letter to the editor.

> More Herald contact information.

More in Life

Whidbey duo uses fencing to teach self-discipline, sportsmanship to youth

Bob Tearse and Joseph Kleinman are sharing their sword-fighting expertise with young people on south Whidbey Island.

Lily Gladstone poses at the premiere of the Hulu miniseries "Under the Bridge" at the DGA Theatre, Monday, April 15, 2024, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello)
Mountlake Terrace’s Lily Gladstone plays cop in Hulu’s ‘Under the Bridge’

The true-crime drama started streaming Wednesday. It’s Gladstone’s first part since her star turn in “Killers of the Flower Moon.”

A giant Bigfoot creation made by Terry Carrigan, 60, at his home-based Skywater Studios on Sunday, April 14, 2024 in Monroe, Washington. (Annie Barker / The Herald)
The 1,500-pound Sasquatch: Bigfoot comes to life in woods near Monroe

A possibly larger-than-life sculpture, created by Terry Carrigan of Skywater Studios, will be featured at this weekend’s “Oddmall” expo.

Craig Chambers takes orders while working behind the bar at Obsidian Beer Hall on Friday, April 12, 2024, in downtown Everett, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
Obsidian Beer Hall takes over former Toggle’s space in downtown Everett

Beyond beer, the Black-owned taphouse boasts a chill vibe with plush sofas, art on the walls and hip-hop on the speakers.

Glimpse the ancient past in northeast England

Hadrian’s Wall stretches 73 miles across the isle. It’s still one of England’s most thought-provoking sights.

I accidentally paid twice for my hotel. Can I get a refund?

Why did Valeska Wehr pay twice for her stay at a Marriott property in Boston? And why won’t Booking.com help her?

How do you want your kids to remember you when they grow up?

Childhood flies by, especially for parents. So how should we approach this limited time while our kids are still kids?

The Ford Maverick has seating for five passengers. Its cargo bed is 4.5 feet long. (Photo provided by Ford)
2024 Ford Maverick compact pickup undergoes a switch

The previous standard engine is now optional. The previous optional engine is now standard.

Dalton Dover performs during the 2023 CMA Fest on Friday, June 9, 2023, at the Spotify House in Nashville, Tenn. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)
Music, theater and more: What’s happening in Snohomish County

The Red Hot Chili Pipers come to Edmonds, and country artist Dalton Dover performs Friday as part of the Everett Stampede.

wisteria flower in Japan
Give your garden a whole new dimension with climbing plants

From clematis and jasmine to wisteria and honeysuckle, let any of these vine varieties creep into your heart – and garden.

Great Plant Pick: Dark Beauty Epimedium

What: New foliage on epimedium grandiflorum Dark Beauty, also known as Fairy… Continue reading

While not an Alberto, Diego or Bruno, this table is in a ‘Giacometti style’

Works by the Giacometti brothers are both valuable and influential. Other artists’ work is often said to be in their style.

Support local journalism

If you value local news, make a gift now to support the trusted journalism you get in The Daily Herald. Donations processed in this system are not tax deductible.