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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Photos & Review: Emilie Simon @ the Crocodile

France’s Emilie Simon is a beautiful, sexy artist who conveys her emotions even if you don’t understand a word of French. Not all her songs are in French so English speakers can delight in her English lyrics as well. She wouldn’t need even to talk to the audience and her presence would remain magnificent. But […]

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Photos & Review: Butterfly Boucher @ the Crocodile

Butterfly Boucher, armed with a charming and settling Australian accent recently played an opening slot for Emilie Simon at the Crocodile. She’s an open performer, the kind who can get up on a stage and perform all alone and break into conversation that’s easy and fun. It doesn’t hurt also that her music is gorgeous. […]

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