The Redmond, WA stop on Courtney Barnett‘s Here And There festival turned into an ’80s workout video on Sunday as the singer-songwriter joined Sleater-Kinney and Fred Armisen on a cover of Olivia Newton-John‘s “Physical”. The tribute to the late pop singer and Grease star who died earlier this month took place during Sleater-Kinney’s set as part of the traveling festival’s show at Marymoor Park.
Barnett and Armisen emerged to join Carrie Brownstein and Corin Tucker, complete with sweatbands, on a rendition of ONJ’s 1981 chart-topper. While Barnett contributed instrumentally, Armisen led the crowd in an aerobic workout alongside Tucker.
There are still a handful of dates remaining for Barnett’s curated Here And There festival, which launched back on August 8th in Kansas City. The remaining shows will see the Australian indie rocker joined by a rotating lineup that includes Japanese Breakfast, Chicano Batman, Wet Leg, Indigo De Souza, Julia Jacklin, Ethel Cain, and Arooj Aftab on select dates with the tour wrapping on September 3rd at Denver’s Mission Ballroom. Check out a gallery of photos from the tour’s Western Massachusetts stop here.
Watch Sleater-Kinney, Fred Armisen, and Courtney Barnett cover “Physical” by Olivia Newton-John in Redmond, WA. For tickets and a full lineup breakdown for Here And There visit the event’s website.
Sleater-Kinney, Fred Armisen, Courtney Barnett – “Physical” (Olivia Newton-John) – 8/21/22