Photos: Warpaint @ the Showbox

Warpaint @ the Showbox, 9/19/16
Photos by Casey Brevig

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Details: Los Angeles-based quartet Warpaint make their third appearance in Back Beat Seattle with photos by Casey Brevig of the September 2016 show. These photos are part 9 of our Walk Down Memory Lane Series. Warpaint have now released three albums on the Rough Trade label, and are an incredibly strong live band. Their tour manager and photographer, Robin Laananen, just released a photo book of Warpaint tours from seven years of touring, called US / THEN. Fans will want that. First, enjoy photos of the Seattle 2016 show with Facial.

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Photos: Jessie Reyez @ Columbia City Theater

It was nice to have Toronto-based Jessie Reyez play south of the border on Canada Day. Backed by a DJ, Reyez was wrapping up her North American Kiddo Tour in support of her debut EP, Kiddo, released earlier this year. The all-ages show at the Columbia City Theater was packed. With her signature long curly hair and symbolic red balloon, the singer-songwriter entertained the crowd for nearly an hour. Near the end of her set, Reyez asked that the stage lights be turned off and for the audience to turn on their cell phone lights. Seattle-based R&B/pop singer EMI opened.

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Photos: Vans Warped Tour ’17 @ CenturyLink Field

Vans Warped Tour ’17 @ CenturyLink Field – 6/16/17
Photos by Charitie Myers


Andy Black @ Vans Warped Tour – Seattle

Details: Vans Warped Tour ’17 kicked off its annual rock pilgrimage across America on June 16th in Seattle. Appearing at CenturyLink Field for the first time, this year’s tour saw the Warped debut of Black Veil Brides‘ Andy Biersack, AKA Andy Black. Seven stages included a hard rock stage for bands such as the Ataris and Strung Out, while the Journeys Left Foot Stage (Attila, I Prevail, Hawthorne Heights and New Years Day, and Right Foot Stage (Andy Black, Goldfinger, Our Last Night, Dance Gavin Dance Save Ferris and Memphis May Fire) seemed to especially catch photographer Charitie Myers attention. Emmure got some lense time, and who would miss Gwar? Vans Warped Tour is marching through so many locations, so if you’re near any of them, go!


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New Years Day


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Photos: Morgan James @ Triple Door

Singer-songwriter and actress Morgan James recently brought her “Reckless Abandon World Tour” to the Triple Door. It was her second show at the venue in two years – this time in support of her second studio album, Reckless Abandon. James was backed by a four-member band that included husband Doug Wamble on guitar.


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Photos: Big Thief @ the Sunset

Big Thief @ the Sunset, 3/5/17
Photos by Tino Tran


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Details: I hope you didn’t miss Big Thief when they were in Seattle back in March, but if you did, you’ve got another chance to see them when they open for Belle and Sebastian on August 8th. The New York band will tour through November, with dates in America in Europe. Congratulations to them – they have an incredible momentum going. Oh, and have a preview of their second album, Capacity, right over here!


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