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Fans invited to tribute for ‘Tuba Man’

Post by News Tribune Staff on Nov. 6, 2008 at 1:48 pm with 4 Comments »
November 6, 2008 1:48 pm

WHO: Edward McMichael, "Tuba Man," Seattle’s beloved sports & entertainment fan.



WHAT: A public celebration and memorial event to honor the passing of Edward McMichael. The event is free.



WHEN: Wednesday, November 12 at 6:30 p.m.


Doors will open at 5:30 p.m.



WHERE: Qwest Field Event Center


Please enter the Qwest Field Event Center through the marquee entrance off Occidental Avenue.



PARKING: Fans are invited to park complimentary in the North Lot of Qwest Field at Qwest Field Event Center garage starting at 5:30 p.m.



DONATIONS: "The Commentators" on KOMO 1000 Newsradio are facilitating donation drop-offs at any Bank of America branch. Fans can send donations to cover funeral expenses to the following address:



Edward "the Tuba Man" McMichael Memorial Fund


P.O. Box 4985


Federal Way, WA 98063


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  1. Dukeshire says:

    I heard he was murdered. Is this right? Does anyone know the details?

  2. The Tuba Man was a Seattle institution. Never failing to show up for a Seahawk, Mariner, or Sonics game. I can remember dropping spare change into his cup and requesting ‘Tequila’. Only with the Tuba Man it was ‘Te-kee-wuhhhh’. I will miss hearing the sound of his tuba from at least a block away while making the walk to KeyArena. Unlike the Sonics, the Tuba Man, or Tuba Guy as my friends and I affectionately called him, is not replaceable. Rest in Peace, Tuba Guy. You will be missed.

  3. seahawkbryce says:

    Tuba Man will be missed. I hardly ever make it to Seattle for any sporting event, but I have seen Tuba Man several times and he always is the highlight of the day before going to the game.

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