Photos: Bumbershoot w/ Diamond Rings, Tamaryn & Lake Street Dive

More Bumbershoot magic comes in from photographers Nicky Andrews and Kirk Stauffer, who caught Diamond Rings, Tamaryn and Lake Street Dive at the 2013 festival. Did you miss the Brooklyn-based Lake Street Dive? If you did, or if you want to see them again in Seattle, they’ll be at the Tractor on November 2nd. Diamond […]

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Photos: Diamond Rings @ Showbox at the Market

Diamond Rings! We love Diamond Rings here at Back Beat Seattle (look for photos of his Bumbershoot appearance up here imminently) and I loved his opening set for OMD back in . . . ahem, April 2013. After his set the man himself, John O’Regan, hung out at the merch table and chatted with fans. […]

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Show Preview: Bumbershoot – Day 1, Sat. 8/31 w/ Gary Numan, Natasha Leggero, Cookie Monsta & More

This year’s Bumbershoot features the triumph of comedy as a festival event. It’s not that Bumbershoot hasn’t had tons of comedy in its lineup – it’s just 2013 promises several return visits by well-known comics (Mike Drucker, Doug Benson, Patton Oswalt) plus a Bumbershoot debut from Natasha Leggero. The evolution of comedy scheduling at Bumbershoot […]

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Show Previews: Diamond Rings @ Showbox at the Market, Sat. 4/6; Johnny Marr @ Neumos, Mon. 4/15

This Saturday, April 6, Diamond Rings has the opening slot for OMD at Showbox at the Market. The Canadian electro-pop musician has made some awesome music – check out 2011’s Special Affections and last year’s Free Dimensional for evidence – and after I saw him at Barboza a while ago I recommend arriving to the […]

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Photos: Diamond Rings @ Barboza

Diamond Rings, the absolutely brilliant Canadian artist AKA John O’Regan, brought a whole band with him for his show at Barboza on Friday evening. He’ll tour several dates in the fall, and I am hoping for another Seattle date. Also a new album, Free Dimensional is set for an October release – from what I […]

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