Show Preview: Ferraby Lionheart @ Chop Suey – Tuesday, April 21

Ferraby Lionheart plays tomorrow, April 21st at Chop Suey. My introduction to Lionheart was seeing him open for Richard Hawley at one of the former Crocodile’s last shows in December 07 and realizing he, along with Hawley, has a voice to die for. His songs are just exquisite and ones I actually listen to, often. […]

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Show preview: 2nd week of 75th Anniversary shows at the Blue Moon

Sound on the Sound presents another great night this Saturday at the 75-year-old Blue Moon with A Gun That Shoots Knives, We Wrote The Book On Connectors and Portland’s Junkface. This one’s a no-brainer – two of my favorite bands (plus Junkface, who promise to be amazing) at one of my favorite venues. If last weekend’s […]

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Show preview: Portugal. The Man & H is for Hellgate @ The Croc tomorrow

I know. Shows on weeknights are tough for us 9-to-5ers, but tomorrow’s offering at The Croc is too good to miss – buck up and come out. Portugal. The Man (from Portland via Wasilla, AK) will headline a great night which also includes incredible local band H is for Hellgate and unknown-to-me Alligators. Doors are […]

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Interview: Kim Moyes of the Presets

The Presets return to Seattle on April 14th for a headlining show at Neumos. I saw them last year on their tour with Cut Copy and was blown away by the power of this band. They’re one of my favorite groups and you should check them out live. I talked with drummer Kim Moyes this […]

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Photos: Travis @ the Showbox. Tuesday Night: White Lies

I took photos last night at Travis’ Showbox appearance. Many more to come and a few are over here too. I am also posting photos from new Back Beat Seattle contributor Nicky Andrews, who sent me some really lovely photos! This was my third time seeing Travis and I can’t wait to see them again. […]

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