"Speed of Sound" event takes off with Moondoggies and the Maldives

SEATTLE, Aug. 29, 2013--The Museum of Flight becomes Seattle's newest music venue with the Speed of Sound Concert Series. The first concert is Sept. 20 with the Moondoggies and the Maldives. The Speed of Sound aims to provide a unique club setting with top Northwest bands at modest prices. Food and drink will be sold at the age 21+ event. Tickets $20 general advance, $25 day of show, $15 Museum Members. Tickets available at the Museum and online at museumtix. Doors open at 7 p.m., music begins at 7:45 p.m. Show ends at 11 p.m.

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The independent, non-profit Museum of Flight is one of the largest air and space museums in the world, attracting more than 500,000 visitors annually. The Museum's collection includes more than 160 historically significant air- and spacecraft, the original manufacturing facility of The Boeing Co., and the world's only full-scale NASA Space Shuttle Trainer. The Museum's aviation and space library and archives are the largest on the West Coast. More than 100,000 individuals are served annually by the Museum's on-site and outreach educational programs. The Museum of Flight is accredited by the American Association of Museums, and is an Affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution.

The Museum of Flight is located at 9404 E. Marginal Way S., Seattle, Exit 158 off Interstate 5 on Boeing Field half-way between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport. The Museum is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $18 for adults, $15 for seniors 65 and older, $15 for active military, $10 for youth 5 to 17, and free for children under 5. Group rates are available. Admission on the first Thursday of the month is free from 5 to 9 p.m. courtesy of Wells Fargo. McCormick & Schmick's Wings Café is on site. For general Museum information, please call 206-764-5720 or visit www.museumofflight.org

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