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Monday, February 18, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Tech N9ne isn’t afraid to mix things up

Rapper Tech N9ne has made his mark on his own terms.


Ska-punk rockers Less Than Jake keep shows fresh

A lot has changed since Florida-based rockers Less Than Jake rode the third wave of ska to stardom in the 1990s. Frontman Chris DeMakes said some of those changes are …


Ska-punk rockers Less Than Jake keep shows fresh

A lot has changed since Florida-based rockers Less Than Jake rode the third wave of ska to stardom in the 1990s. Frontman Chris DeMakes said some of those changes are …


‘Psychology,’ honesty add to Neon Trees’ glow

When is a cliché not a cliché? When is it absolutely true to say that a band is having a crazy spring? When that band is the Neon Trees.


Downtown shooting suspect also charged in drug ring

One of 39 suspects indicted Thursday on federal drug charges now faces allegations of attempted murder in a gang-related shooting that briefly closed a downtown Spokane music venue in February …


Federal drug ring suspects implicated in downtown shooting

One of 39 suspects indicted on federal charges of manufacturing and distributing drugs Thursday has been formally charged in a February 2013 shooting at a downtown music club. Stafone Fuentes, …


Concert celebrates life, supports family of local DJ Mundell

Dustin Mundell had many friends. His affable nature ensured it. Those friends are mourning his death three weeks ago in a car accident in North Idaho. Mundell, who worked his …


Concert celebrates life, supports family of local DJ Mundell

Dustin Mundell had many friends. His affable nature ensured it. Those friends are mourning his death three weeks ago in a car accident in North Idaho. Mundell, who worked his …


Matt Nathanson at Knitting Factory

Folk rocker Matt Nathanson, the man behind the platinum-selling hit “Come On Get Higher” – one of the great earworms from the 2000s (“So come on get higher/ loosen my …


Son Volt settles into a sound

Jay Farrar has found himself looking backward. Or perhaps “listening” backward is a better way to put it. Farrar, the driving force behind the alt-county/traditional American music band Son Volt, …


Son Volt settles into a sound

Jay Farrar has found himself looking backward. Or perhaps “listening” backward is a better way to put it. Farrar, the driving force behind the alt-county/traditional American music band Son Volt, …


MGMT show promises hint of anticipated third album

MGMT cast a spell on the indie world with the hypnotic hooks and catchy anthems of its 2007 major-label debut, “Oracular Spectacular.” The Grammy Award- winning “Electric Feel” and the …


MGMT show promises hint of anticipated third album

MGMT cast a spell on the indie world with the hypnotic hooks and catchy anthems of its 2007 major-label debut, “Oracular Spectacular.” The Grammy Award- winning “Electric Feel” and the …


Doug Clark: Spo-fight Club would draw crowds downtown

Figuring out how to lure more of the public downtown has been the curse of every civic booster since Expo ’74. Yet until now, nobody has been able to break …


Knitting Factory returns with Webby

It was music to the ears of concertgoers when the Knitting Factory announced last week that the police’s mandated shut down had been lifted. That means music fans won’t miss …


Knitting Factory concert hall back in business

The Knitting Factory concert hall is back in business. Spokane city officials lifted the entertainment license suspension after the concert hall’s management agreed to discuss changes that would help ensure …


City lifts ban on concerts at Knitting Factory

Spokane City officials today announced that they lifted the suspension of the entertainment license for the Knitting Factory after the concert hall’s management agreed to discuss changes that would help …


Deal to reinstate Knitting Factory license may be near

Spokane officials could announce as early as this morning a decision to reinstate the entertainment license of the Knitting Factory after police Chief Frank Straub closed the downtown concert venue …


Knitting Factory may open again this week

Spokane city officials could announce as early as this morning the decision to reinstate the business license of the Knitting Factory after Police Chief Frank Straub closed the downtown concert …


Zion I, Sweatshop Union headline hip-hop shows

A pair of positively charged indie-hip-hop groups are coming through town this week in the form of Sweatshop Union and Zion I. Both are sticking to formula on their latest …


Have blues, will travel

Area musician Sammy Eubanks has a chance to win big at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis this month and a few of his friends are pitching in to help …


Hip-hop icon Snoop Dogg hits town Wednesday

Snoop Dogg, Snoop Doggy Dogg, Snoop Lion, the Doggfather, or just plain Snoop. Regardless of the alias he adopts, or how ridiculous they may seem, Snoop remains arguably one of …


EOTO in step ‘electrogranically’

A shared passion for improvisation first brought them togehter. Then they crossed paths as bandmates in String Cheese Incident. Now, Jason Hann and Michael Travis are carving out their own …


To be blunt, Buddz’s sound creates buzz

Collie Buddz derived his name from a slang term for marijuana. But his blend of reggae is not only synonymous with “dope” meaning weed, but also “dope” meaning good.


The Head and the Heart bring tour to The Knit

Nationwide viewers tuning into “Conan” on Monday night may have had their first intersection with The Head and the Heart. The Seattle indie-folk pop sextet performed their traditional concert closer, …


‘Buck’ starts here as Belt of Vapor revs up again

Spokane math-prog-rock favorite Belt of Vapor can hardly be accused of overexposure. While BoV has been a staple in the local scene for well over a decade, the trio has …


Tonight’s all right for reggae

When it came to starting a local band that specializes in reggae covers of Elton John hits, the name forced the concept. Elton Jah was just too irresistible.


Floater concert canceled in Spokane tonight

The Floater concert scheduled for tonight at the Knitting Factory Concert House in downtown Spokane has been canceled.


Belles kick off big week at Factory

The all-female tribute to AC/DC, punk-rock veterans, the rap “Mail Man” of hip-hop, and half of the drummer duo from the Grateful Dead – that’s what is on the docket …


Zeds Dead, LinX land at Knitting Factory

If you’re of a certain age, what irresistibly comes to mind when you hear the phrase “Zed’s dead,” is the classic line uttered by Bruce Willis in Quentin Tarantino’s 1994 …