Photos: Hotels @ Barboza

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 […]

Photos: Hotels @ Columbia City Theater

Hotels celebrated the release of their EP, Cinemascope I, the first in a trilogy of music they’ve called Film Noir Pop, on April 27th at Columbia City Theater. Have I said lately how much I love this band? The show featured hypnotic sounds and guest vocalist Adra Boo of Fly Moon Royalty, plus the excellent […]

Photos: Hotels @ Reverb Fest 2011

Hotels, who’s definitely one of Seattle’s very best bands, had a slot on Seattle Weekly‘s Reverb Fest lineup this year. The band played Salmon Bay Eagles Club, one of the all ages venues. Even though the club became a sauna – complete with wood paneling (it was unseasonably warm out for early October) – I […]

Photos: Wayfinders, Hotels, Katie Kate & Steel Tigers of Death @ the Comet

Back Beat Seattle had its first show at the Comet on Friday night and I want to say thank you to the bands who played, to all the people who came to the event (we had some serious competition with Digable Planets across the street at Neumos) and to everyone at the Comet who made […]