Show Preview & Interview: Sam Lee @ Fremont Abbey @ Fremont Abbey, Tues. 7/21

Magical English singer Sam Lee makes his first visit to Seattle tomorrow, Tuesday July 21st for a headlining show at the Fremont Abbey. Lee, formerly a dancer – a burlesque dancer at that! – got into the traditional music of Travellers (also called Gypsies: among the Irish, Scottish and Roma peoples) in the United Kingdom […]

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Show Preview & Interview: Marty Balin @ the Triple Door, Sat. 6/13

Show Preview & Interview: Marty Balin @ the Triple Door, Sat. 6/13 by Dagmar The magnificent Marty Balin makes a visit to Seattle tomorrow, Saturday, June 13th for an appearance at the Triple Door. In a series of rare shows, Seattle has gotten very, very lucky that singer-songwriter Balin has selected the city for one […]

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Interview & Show Preview: Q&A w/Matthew Flegel of Viet Cong (Viet Cong Plays Barboza TONIGHT)

There are great bands, and then there’s this really mega and cool band called Viet Cong. Honestly, I couldn’t believe what I was hearing when I started listening to this Candadian band’s self-titled debut. The group’s music stunningly encapsulates so many wondrous sounds from 20th-century sounds – ’60s through ’80s. Very few bands make me […]

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Interview & Show Preview: Paula Sjunneson Talks House of Thee UnHoly @ the Triple Door – Wed., 3/11- Sun., 3/15

House of Thee UnHoly, a fabulous rock and roll burlesque romp, returns to the Triple Door tonight, Wednesday March 11th for a five-night residency. The show trips out with bluesy music, compelling dance and beautiful costumes – all creating a happening. That’s right, a happening. At the helm of the production as Creative Director is […]

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Show Preview & Interview: Celtic Thunder’s Damian McGinty (Celtic Thunder Plays the Paramount on Sun. 3/8)

Irish vocal group Celtic Thunder‘s career has spanned fifteen years. The band, comprised of all Irish singers (okay, one is Irish-American), performs a variety of tunes, including Irish folk songs and other covers. They’ve had several PBS specials devoted to them. They’ve played venues worldwide; they’ve even played at the Pentagon. Although the lineup of […]

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