Photos: Shook Twins @ Tractor Tavern

Shook Twins @ Tractor Tavern – 12/14/2023Photos by Kirk Stauffer Shook Twins, known for their unique blend of folk/pop/indie rock, headlined at the Tractor Tavern in Seattle’s Ballard district.  The Portland-based identical twin sisters, Katelyn and Laurie, played a variety of instruments including their signature golden egg.  Throughout their set, numerous performers joined them onstage for an eclectic […]

Photos: EMEI @ Barboza

EMEI @ Barboza – 11/16/2023Photos by Kirk Stauffer EMEI (aka Emily Li) performed at two sold-out shows at Barboza last month.  She had a lot on interaction with the audience during her set – from inviting them to sit on the floor while she sang a song in the middle of the crowd to throwing illuminated beach balls […]

Photos: Bludnymph @ Madame Lou’s

Bludnymph @ Madame Lou’s – 12/1/2023Photos by Kirk Stauffer Bludnymph (aka Kya Hansen) opened for KiNG MALA at Madame Lou’s last week.  The enthusiastic audience threw stuffed animals and lingerie to Bludnymph while she performed her newest single, “Lights Out.”  The Vancouver-based indie pop artist had a short trip over the border to join the tour. Bludnymph – Photos […]

Photos: KiNG MALA @ Madame Lou’s

KiNG MALA @ Madame Lou’s – 12/1/2023Photos by Kirk Stauffer KiNG MALA (aka Areli Castro) played a sold-out show at Madame Lou’s in support of her new EP, Spilt Milk.  Throughout her set, she had a great rapport with the audience, frequently responding between songs to their comments.  The alt-pop artist mentioned she had previously performed in Seattle, […]

Photos: Manisha @ Barboza

Manisha @ Barboza – 11/24/2023Photos by Kirk Stauffer Singer-songwriter Manisha performed at Barboza last week during an evening of music labeled the “Emotions To Conclusions Project.”  Currently attending the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, the music major was back in Seattle for the long holiday weekend.  Manisha and her three-member band performed five originals – including her […]