All the way from Osaka, Japan, Shonen Knife brought their sweet sounds to the Tractor Tavern on October 12, 2014. Original member Naoko Yamano is still in the band (awesome) and bassist Ritsuko Taneda is expecting a child (also very awesome!). For Shonen Knife’s Seattle show, they had Death Valley Girls, a Los Angeles quintet […]
On October 6th Dropkick Murphys, the Celtic rock band from Massachusetts, played Showbox SoDo. They’ve long been a socially aware group, and have used instruments from accordion to bouzouki to mandolin in their music. All photos by Tino Tran: Dropkick Murphys
In her first visit to Seattle, Kat Edmonson performed with guitarist Steve Elliot at the Triple Door — one of the city’s classiest venues and one befitting her throwback jazz vocal stylings. As the audience dined in the dimly lit lounge, Kat commented that the tinkling of silverware brought her back to the early days […]
The LA-based trio, Wildcat! Wildcat!, hit the Crocodile in support of their eponymous EP released in early September. The indie-pop band was profiled alongside Passion Pit in Sam Jones’s documentary “Hello Everywhere” (viewable online at www.feedthebeat.com). Wildcat! Wildcat!
Tech N9ne brought a stacked roster of Strange Music artists with him on the road for his Something Else Tour. While their last visit to Seattle was at the Showbox Sodo, this time around, the Kansas City labelmates packed the house at the Paramount. With crowd-pleasing high-energy sets and a light show to match, Strange […]