Photos: WHY?, Lee Fields and The Expressions & Katie Kate @ Bumbershoot

Here’s pictorial evidence of the variety of bands who hit Bumbershoot’s various stages this year: WHY?, Lee Fields and The Expressions and Katie Kate. WHY? is touring extensively through the end of the year, including a date in Tel Aviv, Israel on December 6th. Why? – photos by Simon Krane Lee Fields and The Expressions […]

Show Review & Photos: Melvins Lite & Big Business @ Showbox at the Market

Melvins Lite & Big Business @ Showbox Market, 9/6 Review by M. Crossley Photos by Rod Tipton Seminal- adj. 1. Of, relating to, containing, or conveying semen or seed. 2. Of, relating to, or having the power to originate; creative. 3. Highly influential in an original way; constituting or providing a basis for further development. […]

Show Reviews & Photos: MFNW w/The Hives, Silversun Pickups, School of Seven Bells & More

MusicfestNW – 9/5-9/9 Show Reviews & Photos by Abby Williamson School of Seven Bells This year was my third MusicfestNW in a row, but my first time covering it for Back Beat Seattle. It’s an interesting festival, without food vendors, temporary stages and tents – well there are a few of those, but the majority […]

Photos: Garbage & Screaming Females @ Showbox SoDo

Two female-fronted bands,Garbage and Screaming Females performed at Showbox SoDo on September 26th. Garbage is currently touring their new album, Not Your Kind of People – this tour is their first in five years. Also, wish Screaming Females’ Marissa Paternoster a speedy recovery. The singer/guitarist of Screaming Females is recuperating after a battle with mono. […]