Photos & Show Review: The Morning After Girls @ Chop Suey

How in love am I with the Morning After Girls? Very, very much. Some bands are able to fold into my blood stream and this is one of them. They’ve got a depth to them that was first revealed to me when I saw the band open for Black Rebel Motorcycle Club a few years […]

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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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