News: Donna Summer Passes

One of the most important figures in my music love affair passed away today. Donna Summer, the Queen of Disco, the voice and star of such classics, “Bad Girls,” “Hot Stuff,” “Dim All the Lights,” “On the Radio,” “Last Dance,” “MacArthur Park” and so many more, is no longer with us. As a fan of […]

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News: Whitney Houston Passes Away

Terrible, terrible news for Whitney Houston‘s loved ones and those who love her – the singer passed away today. Rest in peace Whitney. Whitney Houston

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News & Photos: 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival Launch Party @ the Neptune

Junip, The Physics and Nada Surf’s Matthew Caws performed last night at the Neptune as part of the 2012 Sasquatch! Music Festival Launch Party. Right before Junip took the stage, the lineup, including Imelda May, THEESatisfaction, Silversun Pickups, Black Whales and Katie Kate, was announced. Check out the full lineup here for the festival, which […]

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Show Preview: Back Beat Seattle Presents The Magic Mirrors, Smile Brigade, The West and Dan Miles @ the Comet, Th. 12/8

The Comet is having us back! We had a great night there last month, which included Face Scrunchers’ first ever show, and on Thursday, December 8th we’ve got another super lineup arranged: The Magic Mirrors, Smile Brigade, The West and Dan Miles. I’ve seen all these bands live. I love them all. We are very […]

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News: Back Beat’s Back All Right – And In Time For Halloween!

We’re back! We’ve been down for over a week, and now all systems appear to be go at this point. Normal coverage will resume shortly. Should we collapse again please march over to our sister site, dagmarsieglinde.com, where I will post Back Beat Seattle material on a temporary basis. – Dagmar, Editor Happy Cat Does […]

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