Celtic Woman @ The Paramount Theater

Celtic Woman brought their Believe tour to the Paramount Theater earlier this week. The all-female musical ensemble from Ireland included vocalists Chloe Agnew, Lisa Lambe and Susan McFadden, and fiddler Mairead Nesbitt who played a medley of songs ranging from customary Celtic tunes to modern-day numbers. They were backed by a six-member choir, dancers, and […]

Meiko @ Chop Suey

It was a busy concert day in Seattle last Tuesday, yet Meiko drew a respectable crowd at Chop Suey. Armed with her trusty six-string, the former Hotel Café bartender charmed the audience with her witty songs that were accompanied by amusing stories. It brought back memories of the first time I saw Meiko – also […]

Kimbra @ Showbox SoDo

I had the pleasure of seeing Kimbra last month at SXSW in Austin and jumped at the opportunity to do so again when she opened for Gotye this past week at the Showbox Sodo. Be sure to catch her when she’s back in town with Foster The People on June 26 at the WaMu Theater.

Kelly Clarkson @ ShoWare Center

Kelly Clarkson, American Idol winner during its inaugural season in 2002, brought her Stronger Tour to the ShoWare Center in Kent this week. Clarkson’s powerful soprano voice thrilled the audience of 4000 and had them singing along with her opener, “Darkside,” all the way through her 4-song encore that included the title track of her […]