Show Preview: The Royal Bear at the High Dive

The Royal Bear is playing the High Dive this Thursday, April 2nd. I saw them last on Valentine’s Day and I really think they’re worth your time and energy and to check out. I make no secret of how much I love certain types of music out of the 80s but they’re even more than […]

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Photos: New Faces. Tonight: OK Go

I caught my first show at the new Crocodile on Wednesday night. I have been hearing a lot about New Faces – and I have been listening to them but this was the first time I saw the band live. They definitely live up to every wonderful thing I have been told. Conor & Nico […]

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My Weekend Starts Tonight at High Dive

Even though I have to work tomorrow, I’m counting this last weekend in March as a long one. I’ve only seen one band on the bill tonight at High Dive – What What Now, who blew out the Blue Moon in January and I’ve been looking forward to seeing them again ever since. I’ve heard great […]

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Free Tix: The Builders and the Butchers

We have a pair of tix for The Builders and the Butchers‘ show this Friday at the Crocodile. First person who emails dagmar@backbeatseattle.com and can tell me which city the band is based in gets these tix. I’ll close up the contest at 4:00 pm Pacific Time on Thursday, March 26th. This show is 21+.

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Romance on a Wednesday Evening

Romance is playing at the Crocodile on Wednesday, March 25th. It’s been quite a while since I have seen this band and I treasure their cds I have. If we’re lucky the moody Seattle skies will match this music with something like this, a shot of what looks like a skylight at the Crocodile. Dreamy. […]

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