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Hiatus Kaiyote (Photo by Wilk)

Hiatus Kaiyote at Neumos May 17 – concert preview

By Hanna Stevens Australian future-soul quartet Hiatus Kaiyote will make their Seattle debut at Neumos on Sunday, May 17. They are touring behind their new album Choose Your Weapon. The Melbourne band received a 2013 Grammy nomination for their remix of “Nakamarra,” featuring Q-Tip. Their fans include Prince, Erykah Badu, Andreya Triana, and Questlove. They draw […]

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Dead Men Walking to play Crocodile Cafe May 5

By Brent Stavig Dead Men Walking appear this Tuesday, May 5 at the Crocodile Café (2200 2nd Avenue, Seattle). Comprised of heavy-hitters Captain Sensible (The Damned), Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats), Mike Peters (The Alarm), and Chris Cheney (The Living End), these blokes kick out high-energy rock with obvious rockabilly roots, but also harbor some […]

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Bumbershoot 2015 Announcement Photo by John Lill

Bumbershoot 2015 Lineup Announcement

By Christine Mitchell Photos by Alex Crick and John Lill Bumbershoot may come at the tail end of the summer festival calendar, but Seattleites enjoying a fine spring day tuned in en masse via TV, radio, and social media to learn which bands would be playing the 45-year old festival (now run by AEG) this Labor […]

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6 Days and 5 Nights…The Evolution of Allen Stone (Photos)

By Robin Fairbanks Photos by Mocha Charlie, Dan Rogers and Greg Roth Six days/five nights might sound like a vacation package, but soul man Allen Stone won’t be kicking back. He will be performing in Seattle all next week during his ambitious and unprecedented five-show run, part of the promotion of his long-awaited Capitol Records debut […]

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Mikey Wax (Photo by Cameron Rad)

Preview: NYC Singer/Songwriter Mikey Wax Tour to stop in Seattle April 16

By Robin Fairbanks In January,  Mikey Wax was listed fourth on a list of  “15 Musicians You’ve Never Heard Of Who Deserve A Grammy” by Rantlifestyle.com. That status may soon change though, as he gains more exposure. The NYC singer/songwriter has opened for such artists as Parachute, Matt Wertz, and Michelle Chamuel (The Voice), but […]

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Preview: 107.7 The End and The Crocodile Present: Finish Ticket and Saint Motel – Thursday, April 2

By Robin Fairbanks The Bay Boys are back! Yep, Finish Ticket is jetting in from their European tour with AWOLNATION straight to Seattle. We better have some coffee ready for these guys as they’ve been going non-stop across the pond. Thursday, you’ll see why Paste Magazine has named them “The Best of What’s Next in […]

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Alan Doyle (Great Big Sea) at the Triple Door – March 5th 7:30 p.m.

By Brent Stavig Are you a fan of the band Great Big Sea? If you’re not, it’s probably because you’ve never heard of them. Once audiences experience the foot-stomping, beer-swilling, sea shanty wailin’ trio from Newfoundland they’re usually swallowed-up hook, line, and sinker and become ravenous lifelong fans. Next Thursday at the Triple Door (216 […]

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Tacocat at SASQUATCH! Launch Party (Photo by Christine Mitchell)

SASQUATCH! 2015 Launch Party: anticipation rewarded

By Abby Williamson Photos by Christine Mitchell The highly anticipated  SASQUATCH! 2015 lineup has been announced, and includes Modest Mouse, St. Vincent, The Decemberists, Kendrick Lamar, and Robert Plant. To celebrate the big announcement, the Neptune Theater hosted the launch party, with locals The Young Evils and TacocaT, and Ty Segall playing, and comedian Chris […]

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Get ready to Timbrrr! this weekend

Festival season is kicking off very early again this year. Baby it may be cold outside but the good folks at Artist Home are turning up the heat in Leavenworth this weekend (January 9-10), as the Timbrrr! Winter Music Festival returns to delight Northwest music lovers with a stacked bill. When it comes to delivering a quality music and life event, Artist […]

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Planes On Paper's The Ruins

Planes On Paper: The Ruins EP and release party announced

By Christine Mitchell Planes On Paper’s folky music is deceptive in the best possible way. The Ruins (out Jan. 1), the band’s second EP, immediately embraces the listener with the pedal steel’s warm molasses sound. Navid Eliot and Jen Borst’s singular harmonies curl around each other like smoke: a beautiful burnt offering slithering skyward on […]

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Soniphone Spook-A-Thon

Soniphone Spook-A-Thon this Thursday

By Christine Mitchell Looking for an extra chance to sport your Halloween garb and celebrate this week? Come on down to the Columbia City Theater to the Soniphone Records Spook-A-Thon, a costume party and contest and record label celebration all in one. Johnny Hoffman and The Residents headline, and are supported by Shark The Herald, The Requisite, […]

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Concert Prevew – Hozier at The Showbox

By Alicia Kamenick If you didn’t already buy your ticket to see Hozier at The Showbox on Tuesday, I’m sorry to tell you you’ve missed your chance – it’s sold out. But fear not! The Irish singer-songwriter has already booked another show at The Paramount on February 14. Bear in mind, the buzzed-about singer sold […]

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