Photos: The Bangles @ Showbox at the Market

What a trip down Memory Lane! The Bangles showed the audience at the Showbox at the Market that they still have those catchy hooks and great harmonies. Supporting their latest album, Sweetheart of the Sun, founding members Susanna Hoffs, Debbie Peterson, and Vicki Peterson performed both their hits and new material for a very enthusiastic […]

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Marz Time

Marz Time on Back Beat Seattle is an outlet for emerging artists and musicians to share their new projects. There are no rules in self-expression, and there will always be love for the underground. February 17, 2017 It’s been a minute, but I was able to catch Austra with newcomers Year of Death opening up […]

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Show Preview & Interview: Ben Howard @ the Moore, Th. 4/18

Not all musicians can be credible acoustic guitarists and electric guitar players. Some will excel at acoustic rock, but then just fall flat when trying to go electric. Some electric guitarists can sound silly and dull when they go acoustic. But take English singer-songwriter Ben Howard as an example of a musician who does both […]

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Venue Spotlight: the Blue Moon

31 of the 82 shows I’ve seen so far this year have been at the Blue Moon, and though proximity factors in (I live very nearby), there are many reasons the Blue Moon is a venue worth seeking out. Get past your gritty first impression and once inside you’ll find the Blue Moon is weirdly beautiful, comfortable, and is […]

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