Photos: Tash Sultana @ Tractor Tavern

Seattle was the last stop of Tash Sultana’s US tour. The Aussie brought her one-woman sold-out show to the Tractor Tavern last week. She produced a very full sound via looping while playing numerous instruments including guitar, trumpet, synthesizer, mandolin and beatbox. It was interesting to watch as she frequently adjusted the footswitches with her […]

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Photos: Springtime Carnivore @ Tractor Tavern

Springtime Carnivore, fronted by Greta Morgan, played a sold out show at the Tractor Tavern last week. It was the first stop of their short west coast tour with the Fruit Bats. Backed by Kathleen Cruger (keys) and Dasha Shleyeva (bass), Morgan played numerous songs off her most recent album, Midnight Room, which was released […]

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Photos: Nikki Lane @ Tractor Tavern

Underwood Stables sponsored another show in their series at the Tractor Tavern on October 2nd with Nikki Lane headlining. Portland-based Jenny Don’t and the Spurs opened, followed by Jaime Wyatt, originally from Gig Harbor. Denver, also Portland-based, were next with their three-part harmonies. Nikki Lane (Nashville) was not on tour and made a special trip […]

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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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Photos: Meiko & Marie Digby @ Tractor Tavern

Meiko and Marie Digby recently played at the Tractor Tavern, for the last stop on their Hapa Tour. Hapa – a person of mixed Asian and/or Pacific Islander heritage – was the perfect name since both Meiko and Marie are part Japanese (one-quarter and one-half respectively). Always adding humor to her set, Meiko has been […]

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