Photos: Craig Finn @ the Crocodile

The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn came to Seattle’s Crocodile to perform music from his debut solo album, Clear Heart Full Eyes. Finn, who is now touring Europe, let Back Beat Seattle contributor Amber Barni take some shots of his set. Love and enjoy: Craig Finn

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Photos: Howlin Rain @ the Sunset

The closest Howlin Rain gets to Seattle next will be at Sasquatch! Music Festival on May 26th. If you missed the Sunset show in February we’ve got photos by Lord Fotog, who got some magical shots. Howlin Rain’s latest, The Russian Wilds, is out now, and is beautiful. Howlin Rain

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Show Review & Photos: The Lonely Forest w/ Seattle Rock Orchestra & Black Whales @ the Neptune

The Lonely Forest featuring Seattle Rock Orchestra with Black Whales Neptune Theatre – March 3rd, 2012 Review by Chris Senn Photos by Simon Krane The Lonely Forest rocked the Neptune Theatre on March 3rd treating their first all ages Seattle audience (did they already forget Bumbershoot?) to a unique and at times utterly amazing show. […]

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Photos: Sound Off! Semifinals # 3

EMP Sound Off! Semifinals 3, the last event before the Sound Off!’s finals, went down on February 25th. Performers included Feet, Special Explosion Your Rival, and Cassiopeia. A huge thank you to photographer Simon Krane for capturing these beauties of the bands as they competed, and a huge congratulations to all bands. Feet and Special […]

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Photos: Cursive & Ume @ Neumos

Cursive brought their tour to Seattle on February 17th. The band’s seventh album, I Am Gemini, just hit stores at the end of February, and they’ve got a relentless tour schedule that won’t see them returning home until the middle of June. Openers for the Seattle Neumo’s date was Texas’ Ume, who is now at […]

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