Show Preview: Suicide Girls @ the Showbox, Wed. 5/2

Show Preview – Suicide Girls: Blackheart Burlesque @ the Showbox, Wed. 5/2 ~Dagmar Suicide Girls are back! And you only need to be at least 18 years old to attend, because this is art. Anyone seeing photos of the show or going to the show knows this is art, and we at Back Beat Seattle […]

Show Preview: ALVVAYS @ Neumos, Fri. 4/6

ALVVAYS @ Neumos, Fri. 4/6 ~Dagmar ALVVAYS Canadian pop quartet ALLVAYS headlines Neumos on Friday, April 6th. This is just the second time in Seattle that they’ve shared songs of their latest, Antisocialites. Led by such gorgeous vocals from Molly Rankin, the group creates massively rememberable tracks. Really really appealing stuff. “Dream Tonite” must be […]

Show Preview: Romeo & Juliet @ Can Can – Now Through 4/29

Show Preview: Romeo & Juliet @ Can Can ~Dagmar Romeo & Juliet – photo by Bruce Dugdale I am a big Shakespeare fan. I have a BA in English and studied Shakespeare at University. Sometimes I am a purist, as in I only want to see Shakespeare done approximately as it might have been done […]

Show Preview: Real Estate @ Neumos, Wed. 2/21

Show Preview: Real Estate @ Neumos, Wed. 2/21 ~Dagmar Real Estate Real Estate fans are so lucky. The band has released a new album every two-three years since 2009’s self-titled debut. More important: they’ve got lovely songs. Although Real Estate recently lost one band member with the exit of a founding member, guitarist Matt Mondanile, […]

Show Preview: Shame @ Chop Suey, Tues. 2/20

Show Preview: Shame @ Chop Suey, Tues. 2/20 ~Dagmar Shame A few weeks ago, I got a press release on this London band called Shame, and looked them up immediately to find out more. Their extremely well-reviewed (deservedly so) debut album, Songs of Praise, features the band holding piglets on the cover. That continued to […]