Meiko @ Chop Suey

It was a busy concert day in Seattle last Tuesday, yet Meiko drew a respectable crowd at Chop Suey. Armed with her trusty six-string, the former Hotel Café bartender charmed the audience with her witty songs that were accompanied by amusing stories. It brought back memories of the first time I saw Meiko – also […]

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Norah Jones @ SXSW 2012 / La Zona Rosa

I was one of the lucky ones to be in a crowd limited to perhaps 500 fans to hear Norah Jones perform her upcoming album, Little Broken Hearts, in its entirety at La Zona Rosa during SXSW in Austin. “It’s a little scary sharing your thing in front of new people,” she said at one […]

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Kelly Clarkson @ ShoWare Center

Kelly Clarkson, American Idol winner during its inaugural season in 2002, brought her Stronger Tour to the ShoWare Center in Kent this week. Clarkson’s powerful soprano voice thrilled the audience of 4000 and had them singing along with her opener, “Darkside,” all the way through her 4-song encore that included the title track of her […]

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Anuhea @ Showbox at the Market

Hawaiian born singer/songwriter Anuhea opened for SOJA at the Showbox at the Market in support of her new sophomore album, For Love. She has shared the stage with Jack Johnson, Ziggy Marley, Taj Mahal, Bruno Mars, Babyface and Al Green with her own style of soul, R&B, jazz, pop, rap, hip hop and reggae.

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Cate Le Bon @ the Crocodile Cafe

Welsh songstress Cate Le Bon, known for her dark lyrics, headlined at the Crocodile Café in support of her upcoming album CYRK. Cate is wrapping up her US tour in LA this week and will be off to Europe for a string of shows.

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