Jordin Sparks, 2007 American Idol winner, is currently on her first headlining tour, Battlefield, in support of her second studio album of the same name.
Lilith Fair returns after 10 years. The show at The Gorge in eastern Washington was one of the first stops and included performers Sarah McLachlan, Sugarland, Sheryl Crow, Erykah Badu, Colbie Caillat, A Fine Frenzy, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals, Marie Digby, Miranda Lee Richards, Ann Atomic, and Xolie Morra & The Strange Kind.
Anya Marina, former San Diego disc jockey, is best known for her song “Satellite Heart” which was featured on the New Moon soundtrack.
Katzenjammer, from Oslo, Norway – consisting of Anne Marit Bergheim, Marianne Sveen, Solveig Heilo and Turid Jørgensen – perform their circus-like show, utilizing ~30 instruments. Their new CD, Le Pop, will be released in the US this week.
The Rescues – Kyler England, Rob Giles, Adrianne Gonzalez and Gabe Mann – perform at the Crocodile in support of their new album, “Let Loose The Horses”.