Steel Panther In 1985, rent cost $375 per month, gas was $1.09 per gallon, and movies were $2.75 per ticket. A-ha, Simple Minds, and Madonna topped the pop charts. Heavy Metal bands wore as much make up as their Day-Glow-wearing girlfriends and Aqua Net was as important as their guitars, mics, and drums. On January […]
What a trip down Memory Lane! The Bangles showed the audience at the Showbox at the Market that they still have those catchy hooks and great harmonies. Supporting their latest album, Sweetheart of the Sun, founding members Susanna Hoffs, Debbie Peterson, and Vicki Peterson performed both their hits and new material for a very enthusiastic […]
I had the pleasure of shooting Meiko’s set at the Showbox Market last Sunday during a quick break while covering Bumbershoot. As I was processing these it occurred to me that I’ve covered her more than any performer – nine times in nearly three years – and thought it would be fun to add a […]
Danish singer-songwriter Oh Land (aka Nanna Øland Fabricius) opened last week for Sia at Showbox at the Market in support of her latest album, Oh Land. You can learn more about Nanna in a recent Esquire article, and in Back Beat Seattle’s May interview.
Australian pop singer Sia played to a packed house at the Showbox at the Market earlier this week. Seattle was one of her last stops on The We Are Born Tour that began in mid-July and is covering both the US and Canada.