Photos: Birdy @ Neumos

English singer-songwriter Birdy headlined at Neumos on June 29th. The sold-out show was the last on the North American leg of her Beautiful Lies Tour. Birdy and her five-member band thoroughly entertained the audience during their 90-minute show. They ended the main set with “Wings,” played a three-song encore, and wrapped up the evening with […]

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Photos: Emmy the Great @ Triple Door

London-based singer-songwriter Emmy the Great opened at the Triple Door last week. She is on tour with Beth Orton in support of her third studio album, Second Love. Sporting her signature braided pigtails, she played a 20-minute set to an enthusiastic audience. Emmy the Great

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Photos: Della Mae @ Tractor Tavern

I had the pleasure again last week of covering Della Mae at the Tractor Tavern. The Grammy-nominated bluegrass quintet – Kimber Ludiker, Celia Woodsmith, Jenni Lyn Gardner, Courtney Hartman and Zoe Guigueno – played in support of their self-titled album. Della Mae

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Phoebe Bridgers @ Showbox at the Market

With all the great music coming through Seattle, it’s not very often that I make a point of covering the same performer twice in five months. But it was hard to pass up Phoebe Bridgers when she opened for the Violent Femmes last week at the Showbox at the Market. Accompanied by Harrison Whitford (bass) […]

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Lily & Madeleine @ Ballard Homestead

Lily & Madeleine – sisters Lily and Madeleine Jurkiewicz, hailing from Indianapolis – headlined at the Ballard Homestead over the weekend. The venue is a former church and gave the show a house concert feel, thanks in part to the very attentive audience. Backed by Shannon Hayden (cello, guitar, mandolin) and Kate Siefker (drums), the […]

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