Photos: Michelle Branch @ Showbox at the Market

Singer-songwriter Michelle Branch made a long-awaited return to Seattle in support of her new album, Hopeless Romantic, her first studio recording in nearly 14 years. The Showbox at the Market appearance was the tenth stop of her 32-city Hopeless Romantic Tour. Her four-member band included The Black Keys drummer and fiancé, Patrick Carney. New York […]

Photos: Laura Marling @ Showbox at the Market

Laura Marling recently played a sold-out show – as well as a rare seated one for the audience – at Showbox at the Market. Backed by a three-member band plus two backup singers, the English singer-songwriter was in the middle of the tour in support of her latest album, Semper Femina. Valley Queen, fronted by […]

Photos: Rising Appalachia @ Showbox at the Market

Rising Appalachia, fronted by sisters Leah and Chloe Smith, headlined at Showbox at the Market last week in support of their latest album, Wider Circles. Backed by Biko Casini (percussion) and David Brown (guitar/bass), the sisters sang and played their folk music on a variety of instruments. Dustin Thomas opened and later joined Rising Appalachia […]

Photos: Andra Day @ Showbox at the Market

Grammy nominated this year for Outstanding New Artist, Andra Day recently played at Showbox at the Market. Her tour made a stop in Seattle in support of her Grammy-nominated Best R&B Album, Cheers to the Fall. Surrounded by a four-member band plus two backup singers, Day played a long set filled with soul, jazz, R&B […]

Phoebe Bridgers @ Showbox at the Market

With all the great music coming through Seattle, it’s not very often that I make a point of covering the same performer twice in five months. But it was hard to pass up Phoebe Bridgers when she opened for the Violent Femmes last week at the Showbox at the Market. Accompanied by Harrison Whitford (bass) […]