Photos: Block Party Day Two

A friend had gifted me tickets to the Capitol Hill Block Party; which seemed an opportunity too good to pass up!  Having not attended an American music festival before, this seemed a good stepping stone to larger events in Seattle such as Bumbershoot. Upon first glance, Capitol Hill had all the hallmarks of a lively […]

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Photos: No Doubt and Paramore @ White River Amphitheatre

No Doubt played a frenzied set at Auburn’s White River Amphitheatre, Sunday 19 July,  as part of their triumphant reunion tour.  An 18,000-strong crowd of all ages warmed up to pop by Swedish darlings The Sounds and Tennessee’s Paramore, both notably led by female vocalists. Photos from Paramore: Close No Doubt emerged in full force, […]

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Show Preview: Block Party Day Two According to Dagmar

Day two of the Capitol Hill Block Party brings one of the best bands I have ever heard, Future of the Left, to a cushy spot on the lineup. They’re Welsh and are musical miracles. So here are some of my picks for Saturday July 25th: Neumos Stage: Hotels at 3:00 pm The Girls at […]

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Photos & Review: The Jim Rose Circus @ the Showbox

Jim Rose is the consummate showman, you can be sure of that. His banter is relaxed when necessary and urgent when necessary. It’s gripping. I can now say I saw his razor blade talent – and his razor blade trick – in person. Something else I like about Jim Rose is that he shares the […]

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Photos & Review: Super Geek League @ the Showbox

Sometimes I read complaints from people who cover music that nothing surprises them anymore and that everything is the same. I don’t feel like that and I definitely didn’t feel like that while watching Seattle’s Super Geek League. I am still not certain what happened while they were onstage. I saw a dancing a leprechaun, […]

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