Bumbershoot – Sunday, September 4: Day 3 w/G-Eazy, Melanie Martinez & More

Bumbershoot’s final day includes on outdoor set by G-Eazy! What can be better than that? I am certain the rapper will create a sensation as he performs at Memorial Stadium, nearly right under the city’s Space Needle. Other excellent artists to play on Sunday are Melanie Martinez, Thunderpussy, Maiah Manseur, TroyBoi and Porter Robinson. Before […]

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Show Review: The Civil Wars @ the Triple Door

From the first moment Joy Williams and John Paul White (of The Civil Wars) took their place on the stage at the Triple Door – he in a tux, she in a black cocktail dress – from the first note strummed on the guitar, and from the first sound that issued from their lips the […]

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Show Review & Photos: The Civil Wars & James Vincent McMorrow @ the Triple Door

For two consecutive nights this week, The Civil Wars played to a sold-out crowd at the Triple Door. The Civil Wars is comprised of Joy Williams, originally from California and John Paul White, from Alabama. Despite their obvious geographical differences, the two have come together to form a beautiful sound. Wednesday’s opener, James Vincent McMorrow […]

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Photos: The Bad Plus @ Jazz Alley

While going through my photos from this show, I realized that most of my shots – and my favorite ones – were of drummer David King. The man is nothing short of a genius on drums. I think I was smiling through the entire show as I marveled at his skill. Aside from King’s amazing […]

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Photos: Manu Chao @ The Paramount

The first time I listened to Manu Chao was in a college Spanish class. When the instructor announced that she had brought in some music for us to listen to, I couldn’t help but expect something cheesy and educational, full of simple words and phrases to help solidify and possibly expand our tiny Spanish vocabularies. […]

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