Capitol Hill Block Party Announces Full 2015 Lineup

The 2015 Capitol Hill Block Party reveals a boundless final lineup spotlighting Father John Misty‚Äôs heartfelt album, I Love You, Honeybear (Sub Pop). What a lovely neighborly offering to slow dance in the sun to while intermingling to the sounds of uptown pop-makers, Ivan and Alyosha, producer Kodak to Graph, and the local seductive beats […]

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 […]