Show Review & Photos: Jose’ James Featuring Nate Smith w/ Corey King @ the Triple Door

Jose’ James @The Triple Door Show 4/2/2017 Review & Photos by John Rudolph Sometimes life gets crazy busy with work, kids, and other responsibilities and you just want to sit down in a welcoming club with some great food and listen to some deeply soulful music. Jose’ James was the artist in the perfect venue […]

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Photos: Jane Monheit @ Triple Door

Jazz vocalist Jane Monheit paid tribute to Judy Garland at the Triple Door on February 19th. It was interesting to listen to Judy’s songs beautifully sung by Jane with her own style. She was accompanied by her talented band – Michael Kanan (piano), Neal Miner (bass) and husband Rick Montalbano (drums) – who frequently performed […]

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Show Review & Photos: Jamie Cullum @ the Moore Theatre

Jamie Cullum @ the Moore, 2/10/15 Show Review & Photos by Kirk Stauffer It was good to have the English pop/jazz singer-songwriter Jamie Cullum back in Seattle. He apologized for being away for so long and commented that he was surprised by all the construction cranes downtown. He also mentioned previous shows at the Century […]

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Photos: Lucy Woodward @ Admiral Theater

You can never get too much of a good thing. This was the fourth time I’ve enthusiastically covered Lucy Woodward for Back Beat Seattle – but who’s counting. It started with a one-hour scenic ferry ride across Puget Sound from Seattle to Bremerton. The audience at the Admiral Theater had just finished dinner when Lucy […]

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Photos and Review: Paloma Faith w/ Liam Bailey @ the Crocodile

Paloma Faith & Liam Bailey @ the Crocodile 10/9/14 Show Review & Photos by John Rudolph Paloma Faith It’s rare seeing a concert where the opening act and the headliner are equally good. Liam Bailey and Paloma Faith had so much energy and presence; either one could headline their own shows. Influenced by Etta James […]

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