Photos: Shonen Knife & Death Valley Girls @ the Tractor Tavern

All the way from Osaka, Japan, Shonen Knife brought their sweet sounds to the Tractor Tavern on October 12, 2014. Original member Naoko Yamano is still in the band (awesome) and bassist Ritsuko Taneda is expecting a child (also very awesome!). For Shonen Knife’s Seattle show, they had Death Valley Girls, a Los Angeles quintet […]

Photos: Lauryn Hill @ the Paramount

Lauryn Hill was here in July – oh yes, she was, and we have the photos to prove it! The soul, rhythm and blues, and hip hop artist is an outspoken and original woman. Otherwise known as Ms. Lauryn Hill, she has appearances scheduled in California and Texas in November and December. Much respect to […]

Photos: Ages and Ages @ the Tractor

Ages and Ages, a Portland, Oregon-based octet (wow, huge band!), played the Tractor in June. Photographer Tino Tran captured some lovely moments of that show! The folk-tinged band heads further up North again on August 21st for a date at Bellingham’s Wild Buffalo. Ages and Ages – all photos by Tino Tran