The stunning band known as Two Gallants headlined Barboza on Friday night. They played to a rapt audience who knew and loved the songs – plus fans ate up the new material off Two Gallants’ latest, The Bloom and the Blight. This show gets an A+ from me, a rather hardened – yet enthusiastic – […]
Belgian-born, Trixie Whitley soulfully yet playfully took the stage at Barboza to a passionate yet intimate crowd. Her bluesy, alt rock style suited the understated elegence of Barboza. Initially the fans sat dutifully in their chairs and tables. Trixie asked them to feel free to move closer and they complied with cheers and applause. Trixie […]
New Zealand born singer-songwriter, Ladyhawke, recently played at Barboza, one of Seattle’s newest venues and located below Neumo’s. The North American tour in support of her new album, Anxiety will wrap up in LA in a few days, then it’s off to Europe in November.
When you see so many shows and check out as many bands as I do, surprising moments don’t come along very often. That probably sounds pompous – I don’t care. It’s just a fact. Bands can start to sound the same, look the same. I gravitate towards covering music I enjoy, so it might appear […]
On June 8th Hotels became the first band I saw at the newly opened Barboza, a venue which is somehow swanky and comfortable at the same time. Hotels is a group I have always been partial to, but really, they are awesome. They opened for the touring British band, A Silent Film (pix of them […]