News & Photos: The Need, Bangs, C Average & Thrones @ the Crocodile

The Need, Bangs, C Average and Thrones all played a benefit for a great cause: musician, band manager and booker Natalie Cox. Cox is being treated for cancer and if you missed this show you can still go to her blog and offer support. Thanks to Simon Krane for attending the benefit and bringing back […]

Photos: Dum Dum Girls, Crocodiles & Past Lives & the High Dive

A fantastic lineup played the High Dive on Saturday night: Dum Dum Girls, Crocodiles and Past Lives. Dum Dum Girls have a massive summer ahead of them with dates in Europe, and you can see them in the NW when they have a date with Vampire Weekend at Marymoor Ampitheater on August 29th. Crocodiles have […]

Photos: 2010 Northwest Folklife

New photographer to Back Beat Seattle, Simon Krane makes his first contribution and I am thrilled he is here! Krane went to Northwest Folklife last weekend and captured some local bands, including the Horde and the Harem, Daniel G. Harmann and the Trouble Starts, Zephyrs, and Swedes Nordloef as they played the annual event. Nordloef […]