by Arlene Brown So, you’re not going to any shows this week? What??? Are...
Recent Happenings around the Sound and Way beyond...
By Christine Mitchell Don’t ask me how, but fairly recently a friend of mine saw Eddie Vedder poolside in just his swim trunks. “You know,” she said, “you’d think that for living the rock and roll lifestyle for so long he’d be looking a little worse for wear. But you know… he looked pretty good!” […]
by Greg Roth XTC, Adam and The Ants and Modest Mouse had a baby and they named it Kithkin. This brilliant quartet is more than just a band, they are truly a Tribe. This percussive and highly rhythmic outfit posess strong chops and produce and eclectic blend of afro-beat, rock and more. The band wowed audiences this […]
by Greg Roth in 1987 a little known outfit out of the UK called Blue Zone made their way into dens and living rooms via MTV and VH1 with a peppy and catchy, keyboard driven dance number entitled “Jackie.” The song featured the brilliant and soulful vocals of one Lisa Stansfield. The Manchester England bred chanteuse left […]
By: Xander Deccio Indie pop singer and Tacoma native Vicci Martinez, played a nearly sold out show at The Seasons Performance Hall in Yakima. Martinez who was the 4th runner up on season 1 of NBC’s hit show The Voice made her way back to Yakima to perform for a huge fan base. In case […]
by Xander Deccio Toronto based Alt-Rock group Metric made it’s return to KeyArena with a memorable performance. The band had played last year’s sold out Deck The Hall Ball, and had also played 2009′s Deck, as well as an appearance on the main-stage at last years Sasquatch! Music Festival. This time, they were the supporting act […]
by Xander Deccio Power Pop group Paramore, played Seattle’s KeyArena to a packed crowd with a show to kick off their latest tour in supporting their newest self-titled album. This was a show that had to be seen as Hayley Williams and company brought out the passion and energy that makes them what they are. Canadian […]
by Arlene Brown What do you get when you mix three hoppin’rockin’ bands, one incredibly packed house of frenzied fans, body paint, band members’ dogs, and a whole lot of energy? You get a pretty awesome live music show on Wednesday night. Even with fog completely engulfing Showbox SoDo, fans of all ages were dancing, […]
by Christine Mitchell Photos by Arlene Brown So I’m chatting with my sister about grass-fed vs. corn-fed beef, organic vs. GMO, big corp. food vs. the farmer wanting to grow a top-notch product…and we’re sitting inside the Showbox at The Market waiting for the Hank3 show to start. And as Hank Williams III takes the […]
by Greg Roth To say bassist Tony Levin’s pedigree and resume is impeccable would be a complete understatement. This rock veteran has worked with everyone from the likes of John Lennon, David Bowie, Pink Floyd, Warren Zevon, Paul Simon, Dire Straits, to Alice Cooper, Phoebe Snow and James Taylor. He is best known for his […]
by Greg Roth Grammy Award artist Macy Gray is truly a renaissance woman. Not only is she a distinct singer whose career has spanned 14 years, she is a producer, mother, actress and has lent her talents to start and help run music camps for kids. Macy is back out on the road to continue […]
by Arlene Brown I guess the secret is out of the bag. The Head and The Heart (THATH) put on a killer send off secret show at the Columbia City Theater on Monday night. Tickets were sold via BrownPaperTickets and were rumored to have been sold out in seconds. Seconds. Not minutes or hours or […]
by Christine Mitchell The world is bigger than we are. That certainly feels plain as one listens to The Head And The Heart’s new album, Let’s Be Still, out October 15th on Sub Pop Records. Time and time again the hugeness between a human and another human and the unquantifiable universe is detailed in lyric […]