Interview & Show Preview: Paula Sjunneson Talks House of Thee UnHoly @ the Triple Door – Wed., 3/11- Sun., 3/15

House of Thee UnHoly, a fabulous rock and roll burlesque romp, returns to the Triple Door tonight, Wednesday March 11th for a five-night residency. The show trips out with bluesy music, compelling dance and beautiful costumes – all creating a happening. That’s right, a happening. At the helm of the production as Creative Director is […]

Book Release Party: Blake Madden Reads from The Green Screen – Tues. 3/10

One of Back Beat Seattle’s writers, Blake Madden, who mostly specializes here on comedy, has written a novel! Madden’s one of the most brilliant people I have ever known, so I might be biased, but I am very eager to read what he has written in this work called The Green Screen. Tomorrow night, Tuesday, […]

Ticket Alert: Sasquatch! Music Festival @ the Gorge, Memorial Day Weekend

Sasquatch! Music Festival announced its lineup this week, including a welcome return to one of my faves, RUSTIE! Pre-sale for tickets will end at 10 PM PST TONIGHT, but you can get up early tomorrow, Saturday February 7th for the 10 AM official sale time. Check out the festival’s Facebook, which has late-breaking announcements and […]

Interview & Show Preview: The Young Rebel Set @ Columbia City Theater, Sat. 10/18

Britain’s Young Rebel Set plays Seattle for the first time on Saturday, October 18th at Columbia City Theater. Their current tour, also their debut in the United States, launches the band well into attention-deserving territory by promoting album two, Crocodile. Specifically from Stockton-on-Tees, a city in the North East of England, the quintet, led by […]

Event Previews: Reykjavik Calling @ Neumos – Saturday, 10/11 & Icelandic Menu @ the Dahlia Lounge – Thursday, 10/9 through Sunday, 10/12

Reykjavik Calling, now in its 5th year, returns to Neumos this Saturday, October 11th. The event is part of a broader cultural program by Iceland Naturally, which celebrates and promotes Icelandic art, music, food, and really – all things Icelandic. The free show, featuring Icelanders Sin Fang, Sóley and Júníus Meyvant, will also have local […]