Photos: Kimbra @ Neumos

New Zealand pop star Kimbra played a sold-out show at Neumos, after being away from Seattle for three long years. The stop was near the end of her Primal Heart tour – the same name as her new album to be released in April. Backed by keyboards and guitar, Kimbra played her own array of […]

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Show Review & Photos: Kimbra @ Neptune Theatre

Kimbra headlined in Seattle at the Neptune Theatre at what appeared to be a sellout show. Soon after her four-member band came on stage, Kimbra appeared in a cape that flowed like butterfly wings. The silver platform shoes completed her outfit. She began her set with “I’m Wishing,” an 80-year-old Disney song, followed by four […]

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Photos: Kimbra @ Showbox at the Market

Kimbra was my favorite “new find” at SXSW 2012 and I’m fortunate to have been able to cover her shows three times since then. The Showbox at the Market performance on Sept. 26 was the second stop of her North American headlining tour in support of the critically acclaimed album Vows. As always, Kimbra was […]

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Photos: Kimbra @ Showbox at the Market

In our first installment of Kimbra photos, we’ve got lovely snaps of the New Zealand star by Jimmy Lovaas. It’s no secret that we love Kimbra here at Back Beat Seattle – we really do! She’s appeared in Seattle at least two times this year, and it would be so great if she could maintain […]

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Show Preview: Kimbra @ Showbox at the Market, Wed. 9/26

New Zealand’s Kimbra returns to Seattle tomorrow, Wednesday September 26th for a headlining show at Showbox at the Market. Kimbra’s performance will kick off this year’s Decibel Festival, an annual event in Seattle focusing on electronic music. Her debut album,Vows, went platinum in both Australia and New Zealand – plus it made serious chartings all […]

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