Stories tagged: music
Mon., May 22, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Katy Perry’s ‘backpack kid’ steals show during ‘SNL’ gig
First, there was Left Shark. Now we have the Backpack Kid.
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Hello! Drake breaks Adele’s record at Billboard Music Awards
Drake has surpassed Adele’s record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, picking up 13 awards.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Judge confirms Prince’s six siblings as heirs to his estate
A judge confirmed Prince’s six siblings to be his rightful heirs in a ruling released Friday, bringing them a big step closer to collecting their shares of the music legend’s …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
Imagine Dragons to honor Chris Cornell at Billboard Awards
NEW YORK – Imagine Dragons will pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell in words at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. A spokeswoman for the show’s producers, dick clark …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Tickets on sale now for Spokane’s Tinnabulation music fest
Spokane’s newest music festival, Tinnabulation, announced its lineup on Thursday, and it’s a doozy. The three-day festival Sept. 8-10 will feature headliners OK Go, American Authors and the John Butler …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
Chris Cornell’s singular voice soared above the gloom of grunge
Like most of Soundgarden’s peers in the storied Seattle rock scene, the quartet was totally fluent in Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin. But it was the band’s ability to churn …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies at age 52 in Detroit
Chris Cornell’s death Wednesday night stunned his family and his die-hard fans, who Cornell just performed for hours earlier at a show in Detroit. The city’s medical examiner said in …
Wed., May 17, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
On sale: Marcus King, Pickwick, Josh Turner coming to town
Our weekly roundup of new shows going on sale in the next 7 days.
Wed., May 17, 2017, 11:51 a.m.
Harry Styles steps in to host Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’
Styles will be featured in Corden’s signature “Carpool Karaoke” segment Thursday.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
Last week, PWR BTTM was the Next Big Thing in punk; now the band is in ruins, and fans are reeling
A week ago, the celebrated New York punk band PWR BTTM – aka Liv Bruce and Ben Hopkins, a duo of gender-nonconforming artists in their 20s – was preparing for …
UPDATED: Tue., May 16, 2017, 1:23 p.m.
iTunes top 10: It’s a Beiber, ‘Guardians,’ Stapleton kind of week
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending May 11, 2017:
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
2017 Junior Lilac Parade brings generations together
Families, friends and casual observers turned out in droves for the 2017 Junior Lilac Parade, which marched through sunny, if somewhat chilly weather in downtown Spokane Saturday morning.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Music Review: Harry Styles looks to past icon on solo debut
While imitation can be seen as flattery, that’s not always the case as former One Direction singer reaches back for first solo album.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
7 reasons to love Chance the Rapper
Chart positions, album and ticket sales and Grammy Awards seem less significant, though, compared with the other ways Chance has gained widespread success. Here are seven reasons to take the …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Chemistry onstage makes Faith Hill and Tim McGraw a top tour
The country music superstars continue to enjoy success on stage.
Fri., May 12, 2017, midnight
On sale: Kenny Rogers, Reverend Horton Heat, Carbon Leaf
Our weekly roundup of new shows going on sale in the next 7 days.
Wed., May 10, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Rascal Flatts look to young songwriters for big hits
The trio has recorded songs by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor and rising country duo Dan + Shay. They even have a new duet with 22-year-old “American Idol” alum Lauren Alaina.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
iTunes top 10 songs and albums: Khaled, Lamar at No. 1
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending May 4, 2017.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
St. Louis to turn Chuck Berry’s one-time home into museum
The city on Monday solicited bids for the project. It will be centered around the north St. Louis home where Berry lived for eight years in the 1950s. During that …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
New backers lure Steve Jobs opera to Seattle, San Francisco
A techno-infused opera about the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has earned the financial backing of opera companies in San Francisco and Seattle, ensuring the musical meditation on the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Jason Aldean expecting 1st child with wife Brittany Kerr
The country superstar, who will perform Sept. 23 at the Spokane Arena, will be a father for the third time.
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
The music of Bloomsday: Along the course, bands compete to spur runners on
This may not be Philadelphia and you may not feel like Sylvester Stallone in his fighting prime when you make the second-to-last turn in Bloomsday on to Broadway Avenue. But …
Sat., May 6, 2017, 5:21 p.m.
Miley Cyrus takes to Instagram to clarify hip-hop remarks
Miley Cyrus says she respects and appreciates all genres of music, but is gravitating now to “more uplifting, conscious rap,” with an eye to giving the younger generation a more …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 8 a.m.
Son Volt’s Farrar making peace and music with the past
The story of Son Volt’s new album is the story, more or less, of the aged amplifier memorialized on a Son Volt album cover, some old bluesmen and their distinctive …
Wed., May 3, 2017, midnight
Janet Jackson separates from husband, plans to resume tour
Jackson says in a video posted on Twitter that she has separated from husband Wissam Al Mana. She says, “We are in court and the rest is in God’s hands.”
Sun., April 30, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
John Legend named 1st recipient of new social justice award
John Legend is expected on a Massachusetts college campus this week to receive a social justice award.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 2 p.m.
Musician Tim Kasher brings cinematic elements of new album to the big screen
Cursive and the Good Life frontman Tim Kasher will stop by the Bartlett Friday in support of his new album, “No Resolution.” The album will soundtrack his directorial debut film …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Lorde, Odesza, Weezer among the acts taking the stage at Bumbershoot
Comedy acts at annual Labor Day festival at Seattle Center include Margaret Cho and Judah Friedlander.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
On sale Friday: Starset, Wild Kratts and more
Our weekly roundup of new shows going on sale.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Spokane Symphony finds ample romance in weekend program
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 …