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By Greg Roth For many music festival lovers, Sasquatch! 2013 has become a Memorial Day tradition. Many come for the music and many just come for the festival and camping experience. What makes Sasquatch! so enticing and special is the fact that it takes place in a little slice of heaven called The Gorge in George, Washington. […]
by Greg Roth The Northwest music community is shocked and saddened by the passing yesterday (5/17/13) of Felipe Canete, who sang and played guitar with Luc & The Lovingtons. Canete’s untimely death is the result of an apparent heart attack. Canete was born with a heart condition and had surgery as a teen. He kept information […]
by Greg Roth Synergia Northwest will present Synergia Northwest presents Music Lessons Matter “Live,” at the legendary and historic, Moore Theater in Seattle on Saturday, May 18th. Proceeds from the event will go to benefit music programs throughout the state of Washington. Melodic Caring Project will be streaming the concert via UStream. to a very special audience battling serious medical issues. Synergia […]
by Greg Roth Over 3 years ago seattlemusicinsider.com was launched. Originally the site was set up as a central location for my content and social media links. SMI has continued to evolve and add additional contributors who share the passion for music and Northwest artists. in conjunction with the launch of the website, I launched […]
by Arlene Brown This past Friday, May 11, Showbox at the Market opened its doors to the 11th Annual Flight to Mars Benefit concert for the CCFA’s, Crohn’s and Colitis Federation of America, Northwest Chapter. Local band Poor Moon opened the night and warmed the crowd up with their Reggae/rock feel. The smooth voice of lead singer Christian […]
by Sopeary Sok Photos by Mocha Charlie Cody Beebe & The Crooks performed tracks from their sophomore album Out Here at one of Capitol Hill’s favorite music spots, Neumos this past Friday (May 10, 2013.) They have shared the stage with various artists such as Rooney, Vanessa Carlton, Stevie Nicks and many more. Out Here was […]
by Greg Roth photos by Dan Rogers Thursday night (5/2/13) in The Emerald City the Crocodile stage was transformed into a sparkling gym dance floor, complete with a basketball hoop and all of the accouterments. There was a photo booth so prom goers could treasure the special night forever (or at least until photo paper […]
The ghoulish and somewhat creepy Ghost BC floated into the Showbox at the Market and destroyed the joint with their brand of heavy-handed “doom rock.” The band, currently out on tour in support of their most recent release Infestissiumam, delivered heavy riffs and moody vocals throughout the night. The Swedish metal outfit came dressed to thrill […]
Photos by Bill Bungard Joe Bonamassa launched his U.S. tour on April 12 at the sold out Paramount in Seattle, and took fans on a very fun ride. Those who were fortunate enough to catch the guitar virtuoso walked into the venue to see a blues show, and walked out of a rock show. Bonamassa […]
by Xander Deccio Southern California punk rock legends and Warped Tour favorite; Bad Religion packed Showbox SoDo last Monday (April 8.)Fans of all ages came out to see the band celebrate their thirty year history. The band came up in the scene around the same time as the seminal So Cal punk band Social Distortion were peeling […]
SMI Radio Ep. 91 On Demand: Carrie and Kristen Watt (Seattle Living Room Shows 5 Year Anniversary Special)
by Greg Roth Kristen and Carrie Watt have real love for well-crafted music and artists who touch the heart and soul. It is out of that passion that they decided to host live concerts in a living room. Thus was born Seattle Living Room Shows. The homegrown and organic concert series is a unique way to see a live concert in the […]
by Greg Roth The city of Seattle is the shining star in the new Macklemore and Ryan Lewis music video released last week. The video is for the chart topping duo’s most recent single Can’t Hold Us. The catchy tune can be heard in a recent Microsoft commercial and is the follow up to their mega-hit […]