Stories tagged: concert review
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
For a few seconds, the only sound one could hear in the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox was of two flutes, gently retracing an upward-moving figure. The sound was …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Alabama’s 90 minutes of nonstop hits hit all the right notes.
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
At a time when our thinking about Russia is clouded by evidence of election meddling, authoritarianism and geopolitical hostility, we would do well to step back and contemplate “The Heart …
Fri., May 4, 2018
When he spoke to The Spokesman-Review in December in advance of Alter Bridge’s sold-out show at the Knitting Factory, singer/guitarist Myles Kennedy expressed awe at the path his life had …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018, 9:34 a.m.
Instead of the engaging virtuoso showpiece we expected with “Symphonie Espagnole,” Aleksey Semenenko’s profound re-evaluation and flawless execution revealed a masterful and serious concerto for violin and orchestra, worthy of …
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018, 4:57 p.m.
Zuill Bailey burst upon the consciousness of most of us here by performing the six Suites for Cello by Bach during the festival six years ago, seated in the same …
Sat., March 3, 2018, 4:21 p.m.
After traveling from Barrister Winery to River Park Square, the festival popped up at the Hamilton Studio, itself a re-imagined 1928 school building in Spokane’s West Central neighborhood.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Flute solo makes an impact in weekend concerts.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018, 6:26 p.m.
The country star played the Spokane Arena on Friday night during a stop on her “Livin’ Like Hippies” tour.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
Guest violinist Mira Wang set a standard which future performers of Rasch’s “Tropoi” will find hard to match.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 2:52 p.m.
Throughout the Saint-Saëns concerto, the Spokane Symphony played superbly, but was eclipsed by the soloist.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Music lovers in Spokane this month have the opportunity of hearing two outstanding pianists as guests of the Spokane . This weekend at the Fox, we heard Ran Dank and …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
The German rock band the Scorpions kept things in high gear at nearly sold out Spokane Arena show on Friday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 8:35 p.m.
Vienna-themed concert brings out the best in conductor Preu, the symphony and guest musicians.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 10:16 p.m.
“Navah Perlman’s Unforgettable Musical Memoirs,” presented as part of the Northwest Bach Festival SummerFest series, reviewed Friday at Hamilton Studio.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 19, 2017, 8:31 p.m.
Keith Urban kicked off the Spokane stop of his “ripCORD World Tour” by strutting up to the microphone, flashing a wide smile and strumming a banjo. Australian superstar Urban and …
Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Age has turned McDonald’s once dark hair white, but it hasn’t dulled the emotion in his voice when he sings; it meant as much for McDonald and the band to …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 12:02 p.m.
Obviously, most of the fans came for Nelson – except for one who repeatedly shouted, “Kacey,” during her set – but Musgraves’s smooth-as-butter voice and skillful guitar playing kept them …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Concert review: The B-52’s rock the lobster - and other classic tunes - at the Festival at Sandpoint
The iconic pop band from Athens, Gerogia keeps the party rolling with an energetic set on the festival’s opening weekend.
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Toby Keith’s stage presence did not fully evolve until the second half of the show. His band, featuring incredible musicians delivering enthusiastic performances, initially outshined Keith, as the upbeat music …
Thu., July 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
In wake of the reported suicide of Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, we’re reprinting a review of the band’s 2003 performance at Spokane Arena.
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
The set list at Northern Quest on Friday touched on various stages of Hagar’s career – from Montrose and his solo stuff to Van Halen and beyond. And there was …
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
The legendary American singer-songwriter shines in performing classic and new material before an enthusiastic Spokane crowd.
UPDATED: Wed., May 24, 2017, 4:11 p.m.
Kicking off its spring tour, Modest Mouse pulled tunes from its entire discography for Knitting Factory show.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill honored 20 years of marriage through a musical journey of romance where obvious chemistry and unmatched talent were on display. The country superstars brought their …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:29 p.m.
U2’s “The Joshua Tree Tour” brings the famed album and more hits to Seattle’s CenturyLink Field.
Sun., May 7, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
The concerts became a celebration not only of a successful season, but of the powerful current of musical life that runs through our community, bringing together people and institutions, breaking …
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Arizona band that rose to fame with the album “Bleed American” in 2001, drew a big crowd in Spokane on Tuesday.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Throughout the Brahms symphony, the orchestra surpassed itself in beauty and richness of tone, suppleness of phrasing and sheer stamina. As long as it continues to perform like that, we …
Sun., April 2, 2017, 1:38 p.m.
“The point of our show is breaking stereotypes and thinking outside of the box,” Black Violin’s Kev Marcus said. “We wanted to be professional violinists but wanted to wear fitted …