Show Review: Bumbershoot 2011 Recap

Bumbershoot 2011 was an experiment of sorts. In recent years the festival has tried to balance a mix of superstar headlining acts with engaging, exciting mid-tier talent and up-and-coming local acts. This year, for the first time in a long while, One Reel didn’t bank on superstar power to sell tickets. They tried to flesh […]

Show Review & Photos: Unity Tour – 311 + Sublime With Rome @ Marymoor Park – August 26, 2011

The planets aligned, the meaning of life was revealed and, in the immortal words of comedian Bill Hicks, my third eye was squeegeed quite cleanly. That was just from the contact high. In all honesty, of the countless shows I have been to over the years I have never seen and smelled as many people […]

Show Review & Photos: Eisley & The Narrative @ Neumos

Eisley brought their powerfully melodic indie-rock to Neumos on Thursday, playing to an enthusiastic audience. The Narrative, a guitar/keyboard duo from New York, opened. You can almost always tell the bands that have barely traveled to Seattle because they seem to always break out the coffee banter onstage. The Narrative is guilty of this infraction. […]