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Barry Manilow performs at Key Arena (Photo by Mocha Charlie0

Barry Manilow Stuns One Last Time (Photos)

By Katrina Charles Photos by Mocha Charlie With over four decades of musical success, Barry Manilow’s “One Last Time” tour wasn’t so much a “farewell tour” as it was a career celebration for the talented and seasoned performer. At 71 years young, the man who wrote the songs can still belt a ballad and break out dance moves that most […]

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Mike McCready and family at Sasquatch 2015! Photo by John Lill

SASQUATCH! 2015 MUSIC FESTIVAL DAY 4 PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

by Greg Roth Photos by John Lill For the fourth and final day of Sasquatch! 2015, SMI’s John Lill found himself standing in the a la carte line sampling as much of the musical cuisine as he could digest. When he was done taking photos of Seattle’s own THEESatisfaction and Grynch, he made room for national acts Courtney Barnett, […]

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St Paul and the Broken Bones perform at Sasquatch 2015! Photo by John Lill

Sasquatch! 2015 Music Festival Day 3 Photo Highlights

by Greg Roth Photos by John Lill Sasquatch! 2105 day three is in the books. SMI’s John Lill was hanging tough on day three, traversing throughout The Gorge  grounds, drinking water from the musical fire hose and capturing some brilliant highlights and moments throughout the day. Standouts from the day’s performances included: Black Whales, James Blake, […]

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Modest Mouse performs at Sasquatch 2015! Photo by John Lill

SASQUATCH! 2015 MUSIC FESTIVAL DAY 2 PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

by Greg Roth Photos by John Lill The sun came out at Sasquatch! day two, and so did an eclectic array of music acts from across the globe. Some of the highlights from day two included sets from: 21 Pilots, Diarrhea Planet, Dilated Peoples, King Tuff, Milo Greene, Odeza, Perfume Genius, Real Estate, Ryley Walker, Sylvan Esso, […]

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Gogol Bordello performs at Sasquatch! Photo by John Lill

Sasquatch! 2015 Music Festival Day 1 Photo Highlights

by Greg Roth Photos by John Lill Sasquatch! day one kicked off at The Gorge Friday and some top local talent was on hand to get the festival started off right. Two Seattle favorites, Ayron Jones & The Way and Thunderpussy put on electric performances. Our own John Lill is working hard roaming the festival grounds to capture a […]

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Hiatus Kaiyote ignites Seattle debut

By Hanna Stevens  Australian future-soul band Hiatus Kaiyote sold out their Seattle debut May 17 at Neumos. They draw influence from a vast array of artists and art cultures, including hip-hop (J Dilla), soul (Donny Hathaway), Malian musical tradition (Oumou Sangaré), nature documentaries, and video games, all swirled together to create the alternate universe that is […]

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Passion Pit performs before a sold-out audience at The Showbox in Seattle, Washington.
 
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Passion Pit digs in deep at The Showbox (Photo Slideshow)

By Alicia Kamenick Photos by Alex Crick A sold-out, all ages crowd packed The Showbox Tuesday night for the first of two shows by Passion Pit, dancing and singing along to the band’s deceptively cheerful electronic pop. Singer Michael Angelakos’s distinctive falsetto could be considered their signature sound, but behind the sheen of the beats […]

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Joe Bonamassa performs at the Paramount Theatre. (Photo by John Lill)

Joe Bonamassa Dazzles in Seattle

By John Lill The world seems to be divided into two types of people, those who are aware of the talents of guitar hero Joe Bonamassa, and those who are not. Fortunately, there are enough of the former in Seattle that they filled up the Paramount Theatre for three straight nights. Despite not having a […]

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U2 perform at Rogers Arena in Vancouver B.C. (Photo by John Lill)

U2 – Innocence + Experience in Vancouver

By Alicia Kamenick Photos By John Lill U2 caught a lot of unnecessary flak for the unorthodox release of their latest album, Songs Of Innocence. The fallout from the stunt overshadowed the music itself, which was a shame, as it was a solid – often strong album. To their credit, they have not backed down […]

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Megan Wilde at Barboza (Photo by Hanna Stevens)

It Was a Wilde Night at Barboza!

By: Robin Fairbanks Photos by: Hanna Stevens   EP Cover by:  Catrina Hall Photography Megan Wilde is a force to be reckoned with. She hit the Barboza stage on Friday May 8th in a skin tight red romper and cutout stilettos, and like a musical matador, showed Seattle who’s boss! Wilde jumped right in with the […]

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Raise your glasses…Champagne Champagne reuniting for Doe Bay Fest

The good folks at Artist Home announced the complete line up for Doe Bay Fest last night in a most unconventional fashion. They didn’t do it via a press release or launch party. They chose to take to Facebook and Twitter.

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SMI Radio Ep. 109 On Demand: Chinook Fest Special with Cody Beebe & Austin Jenckes

Festival season is now officially upon us in the Northwest. Several local festivals like Fisherman’s Village Music Festival, taking place in Everett this weekend and one of our favorite festivals Timber! will be taking place in Carnation, Washington, July 16 – 18. A week before Timber is another cool festival featuring some brilliant local and national […]

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