Photos: The Apollos, The Spinning Whips, Panama Gold & Mystery Ship @ the Rat and Raven

The Rat and Raven let Back Beat Seattle return for another show, and I am so grateful. June 29th was a wonderful night of rock, rock rock and more rock. Can’t get enough variety of rock. Big thank you to The Apollos, The Spinning Whips, Panama Gold and Mystery Ship for such a fun night. […]

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Show Preview: BBS Presents The Apollos, The Spinning Whips, Panama Gold & Mystery Ship @ the Rat and Raven, Fri. 6/29

Back Beat Seattle’s taking a summer break as far as presenting shows go, but first there’s a big blowout with The Apollos, The Spinning Whips, Panama Gold and Mystery Ship at the Rat and Raven on Friday, June 29th. This is yet another bill I am so happy with! There’s punk and rock written all […]

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Photos: Dead Ship Sailing @ Rat and Raven

Dead Ship Sailing, which is duo Graig Markel and Zera Marvel, headlined the very first show BBS put on at Rat and Raven. I also caught them last week at the Crocodile (those photos are on their way), and I think they sound so beautiful and alluring. You can get several of their songs here, […]

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Photos: The West & The Magic Mirrors @ Rat and Raven

Seattle’s The West and The Magic Mirrors played Rat and Raven on April 6th as part of our showcase. I am really pleased these two awesome bands were on the bill – I always enjoy seeing these guys. The West plays next on July 13th (that’s my birthday!) at the Tractor. The West The Magic […]

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Photos: Aruvius Thud @ Rat and Raven

The unique and astounding Aruvius Thud played the first Back Beat Seattle show we’ve put on at Rat and Raven. Since this show the band has added cello, violin and drums – drums allow bassist Ryan Bak to focus on bass, and I think cello and violin will add quite the lovely dimension. All this […]

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