Why are we late getting these photos of The National and Blind Pilot up? We’ve had some computer malfunctions. But here are Amber Barni‘s lovely shots of the bands when they played the Neptune on December 1st, 2011. So far the National has released five albums and even a documentary. Oregon’s Blind Pilot will be […]
The Hold Steady’s Craig Finn came to Seattle’s Crocodile to perform music from his debut solo album, Clear Heart Full Eyes. Finn, who is now touring Europe, let Back Beat Seattle contributor Amber Barni take some shots of his set. Love and enjoy: Craig Finn
Summer may be almost over, but it was a warm one at the Seattle Center! The BEST hair of Bumbershoot: photos by Amber Barni It band, Tennis gave a surprisingly rocking show. And the guitarist Patrick Riley resembled Franz Ferdinand’s frontman Alex Kapranos – never a bad thing, IMO. Tennis – photos by Amber Barni […]
Seattle finally found its blue sky, just in time for Bumbershoot: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bandfan/6119009518/ Kris Orlowski was described as a troubadour, but when I saw the cello, violin, drums, guitar, etc. –I was hooked. Wagons hark from Australia–by way of the deep southern USA. I created the genre “nerdish country” just for them.
It was a lovely Seattle summer evening but there were Clouds in the forecast. The alternative art-rockers, Cloud Cult visited the PNW, bringing their unique live music/art show to the newly renovated Neptune Theater. I was a few minutes late and walked into the sounds of the opening band, The Wilderness of Manitoba already on […]