Show Preview: Bloc Party @ the Neptune, Sat. 9/17

I’ve been a Bloc Party fan ever since I heard their 2005 debut, Silent Alarm. Understand why if you see them tomorrow, Saturday, September 17th, at the Neptune. I can remember catching their very first show here, at Neumos, quite some time ago (2007 perhaps?). While waiting for doors to open, I waited in a […]

Show Preview: Gringo Star @ the Vera Project, Fri. 9/16

All ages venue the Vera Project has Atlanta, Georgia rock band Gringo Star on its stage this Friday, September 16th. Let me get this out of the way first: There’s no reason on earth why you haven’t acquainted yourself with their latest album, the excellent The Sides And In Between (Gringo Star album four). Not […]

Show Preview: Adam Conover @ the Showbox, Tues. 9/12

Comedian Adam Conover hits Seattle’s Showbox tomorrow night, Tuesday September 13th. The appearance also happens to be the first date of Conover’s Adam Ruins Everything LIVE tour. And what’s Adam Ruins Everything? (answer: it’s a show on truTV ), and why is Conover allowed to perform it LIVE? (the answer is a question: why not?). […]

Show Preview: NEEDTOBREATHE @ Marymoor Park, Th. 9/1

South Carolina’s NEEDTOBREATHE brings their TOUR DE COMPADRES, the band’s largest tour yet, to Marymoor Park tomorrow night. And get your calendars straight so you don’t miss it: it’s on September 1st. That’s right, September begins on Thursday (hope the summer has been awesome for everyone). One of your final summer festivities should definitely include […]

Bumbershoot: Friday, September 2 – Day 1 w/Iska Dhaaf, Bob Moses, Kygo, Zeds Dead & More

Oh hey, Bumbershoot starts this Friday! Art, film, comedians, writers, and oh yeah, music take places of honor throughout the Seattle Center grounds’ annual festival. I’ve picked a few acts to highlight for each day; day one includes local and international treats from electronic music to pop. Also, I’m pretty sure this is the first […]