Photos: Troye Sivan & Allie X @ Showbox SoDo

Troye Sivan, an Australian singer-songwriter (and actor!), headlined Showbox SoDo in February. The 2016 winner of GLAAD’s Outstanding Music Award, Sivan combined his talent with several producers, XXYYXX and Jack Antonoff among them, on his debut album Blue Neighborhood. In 2014, Time rated the then nineteen-year-old Sivan one of the most influential teens of 2014. […]

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Photos: Giraffage @ the Showbox

California’s Giraffage (musical name for one Charlie Yin) had the opening slot for Slow Magic at the Showbox in December 2015. Giraffage, whose genre Yin describes as “idk idc whatever dude” on Facebook, is an electronic producer who’s remixed songs by artists such as Mapei, Tinashe and Carly Rae Jepsen, among others. We’ve loved featuring […]

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Photos: Digable Planets & Camp Lo @ the Moore

Digable Planets performed a show right before New Year’s Eve in Seattle. This event was so popular it got moved to a larger venue, the Moore, where a sold out audience enjoyed the important group’s set. While Ishmael Butler also enjoys serious success with Shabazz Places, it’s awesome to see him reunite Digable Planets. The […]

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Photos: twenty one pilots & Echosmith @ the Paramount

On a fall Seattle evening, twenty one pilots took over the Paramount’s stage. The Columbus, Ohio pair enjoyed huge success this year and in 2014, with 2015’s Blurryface hitting number one on the Billboard Charts. They also performed “Heavydirtysoul” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon recently. Congratulations! Look for several big twenty one pilots […]

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Photos: Tove Lo @ Showbox SoDo

Tove Lo is marvelous! The Swedish singer-songwriter visited Seattle on October 7th, and brought her first headlining tour, Queen of the Clouds, to her admirers. And we here at Back Beat Seattle are definitely admirers. We’re looking forward to catching Lo when she returns as the opener for Maroon 5 next October. Only 11 months […]

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