Photos: Tal Wilkenfeld @ Triple Door

Aussie Tal Wilkenfeld recently headlined at the Triple Door – her first visit to Seattle. Best known as Jeff Beck’s bassist, Tal and her three-member band rocked the venue for 90 minutes. Surprise guest drummer Matt Cameron (Soundgarden, Pearl Jam) joined Tal for several covers. Watch for Tal’s debut album early next year. LA-based Steve […]

Photos and Review: Ayron Jones and The Way with Sir Mix-A-Lot @ Neumos

I personally had never heard of Aryon Jones and The Way until recently when my friend Mike brought them to my attention and let me tell you, they are a fantastic discovery! Ayron Jones (Ayron Jones on vocals and lead guitar, DeAndre Enrico on bass , Kai Van DePitte on drums) absolutely tore up Neumos […]

Photos & Review: Two Gallants with Future Twin @ Barboza

I got to hear two really good bands and hang out with some fun people on Friday night. My night started when I met Jordan and James from Poulsbo, relaxing with some refreshing PBRs. They were really funny and Jordan liked to demonstrate her tough girl face to anyone who would indulge her. Stopping in […]

Photos: Cheyenne Marie Mize @ the Fremont Abbey

I saw the talented Cheyenne Marie Mize for the first time in March at SXSW in Austin. Her name recently popped up on the Fremont Abbey’s calendar and I immediately grabbed tickets. Her website says it best … whimsical, haunting, dreamlike folk that’s dynamic and eschews the traditional folk formulae … rugged and gentle, innocent […]

Photos: Chris Thomas King @ Jazz Alley

I had the privilege of hearing Grammy Award-winning, blues musician, Chris Thomas King at Jazz Alley on March 15th. Inspired by his father Tabby Thomas, Chris honed his skills as a teenager in his dad’s blues club. Not only is he a master of his incredibly soulful blues guitar, he has composed and acted in […]