Bumbershoot: Brent Amaker and BOAT

If you have yet to see Brent Amaker and the Rodeo, you’re missing out something fierce. This guy has attitude out the ying yang and a lovely female assistant that answers his every whim (for prep on-stage anyway). His sound is exactly as you’d expect; a fun combo of country and rockabilly. It’s not just […]

Bumbershoot: David Bazan KEXP Lounge & Fences

Two exceptionally talented local solo artists added in backing bands for their Bumbershoot appearances. David Bazan never fails to hush an audience with his beautiful voice and heartfelt words; his KEXP lounge show was just one more example. Fences played his set at the EMP skychurch stage. He had some major musician swap-outs in his […]

Bumbershoot: Crash Kings End Session & Dandy Warhols Photos

Two amazing shows we were able to catch at Bumbershoot: the Crash Kings in their 107.7 End Session and the Dandy Warhols on the Broad Street stage.  It’s incredible to be part of an End Session, and expectations of the Crash Kings were way too low; they deserve a lot more credit and looking forward […]

Photos: Cloud Cult @ the Showbox with Mimicking Birds

The Cloud Cult ruled over their kingdom of loyal fans at the Showbox Saturday night. A great surprise was their opening act, Mimicking Birds. They’ve got a sweet soothing sound with a sometimes timid lead singer, but with a lot of promise. If they continue to get exposure on the stage and find their rhythm, […]