Stories tagged: music
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 5 p.m.
Keith Urban’s tour stop at Northern Quest promises a night of hits
Keith Urban has released eight albums since he broke onto the American country music scene with his 1999 self-titled album. His music has evolved considerably over that span, going from …
Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
Silent song finds iTunes popularity due to special role
“A a a a a Very Good Song” costs 99 cents for just under 10 minutes of dead air.
Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:17 a.m.
Willie Nelson cuts show short, cites Utah’s high altitude
The legendary country singer, days after a performance in the Spokane area, ended his show early at the USANA Amphitheatre in suburban West Valley City on Sunday night.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Beneath gray skies, Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival rolls on
The looming threat of heavy gray rain clouds didn’t dissuade dozens of concert goers from attending the Blue Waters Bluegrass Festival at Waterfront Park in Medical Lake on Sunday
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 12, 2017, 7:51 p.m.
Old-fashioned street fair attracts big crowd to Garland Avenue
Thousands of people turned out for an old-fashioned neighborhood party Saturday as the 15th annual Garland Street Fair once again filled the streets with food, music and vendors.
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, noon
‘American Idol’ winner plans concert at prison where ‘Shawshank Redemption’ was filmed
“American Idol” Season 9 winner Lee DeWyze performed “Paranoia” in the prison’s chapel for a Facebook Live session in April. He liked the acoustics so much that he is coming …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
OutKast’s Big Boi gives puppy to girl paralyzed in shooting
Big Boi, whose real name is Antwan Patton, also has agreed to pay off the girl’s medical bills and renovate her bathroom to make it handicap accessible.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 6 p.m.
Girls take the lead at Girls Rock Lab benefit show at the Bartlett
Friday night the bands of Girls Rock Lab take the stage at the Bartlett.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 11:35 a.m.
Kendrick Lamar to perform at MTV Video Music Awards
Previously announced performers include host Katy Perry, Ed Sheeran, Miley Cyrus, the Weeknd, Lorde, Shawn Mendes, Fifth Harmony and Thirty Seconds to Mars.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 9:42 a.m.
Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead, Lemmysuchus obtusidens
London’s Natural History Museum says the fossil of what’s now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 9:35 a.m.
Bruce Springsteen plans a series of Broadway fall concerts
Springsteen becomes the latest and biggest artist in years to book a Broadway concert, a list that includes Il Divo, Barry Manilow, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and The …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Singer Glen Campbell has died at 81
Glen Campbell, the grinning, high-pitched entertainer whose dozens of hit singles included “Rhinestone Cowboy” and “Wichita Lineman” and whose appeal spanned country, pop, television and movies, died Tuesday, his family …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 4:04 p.m.
Sinead O’Connor is ‘safe … not suicidal’ after posting troubling video online
“I am posting at Sinead’s request, to let everyone who loves her know she is safe, and she is not suicidal,” an unnamed person wrote Monday night on the same …
Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 6 a.m.
Music galore: From Kenny Rogers to the Head and the Heart, the Spokane region is brimming with concerts this week
Every so often, we get a week when the entertainment offerings are bonkers. This is one of those weeks. And the best part is that there literally is something for …
Sat., July 29, 2017, 6 a.m.
Mick Jagger releases 2 tracks in new audio-visual project
Mick Jagger has released two songs which he says are urgent responses to the “confusion and frustration with the times we live in.”
Thu., July 27, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
On sale: Silverspun Pickups coming to the Knit
Our weekly roundup of new shows going on sale in the next 7 days.,
Wed., July 26, 2017, 12:23 p.m.
Looking head: New and upcoming shows to get on your calendar
Our weekly roundup of new and upcoming events in and around the Spokane area.
UPDATED: Wed., July 26, 2017, 9:43 a.m.
For Lani Hall, improvisation is the joy of life and music
Married since 1973, Hall and Alpert have been frequent collaborators, most recently on the Grammy-winning 2013 album “Steppin’ Out” and 2016’s Grammy nominated “Human Nature.” They performed with the Spokane …
UPDATED: Thu., July 20, 2017, 2:06 p.m.
Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dies at 41, Los Angeles County coroner says.
Thu., July 20, 2017, 11:55 a.m.
From the archive: In 2003 show at Spokane Arena, Linkin Park electrified
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: Thu., July 20, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Concert preview: For Krist Novoselic, music remains a habit that’s hard to break
The ex-Nirvana bassist “fell in with” the musicians who would become Giants in the Trees. What began as a Wahkiakum County jam session last spring turned into something more.
Wed., July 19, 2017, 5 p.m.
John Mayer at the Gorge: Singer changes up live show in bid to stay competitive
After attending Grateful Dead University, John Mayer resumes his solo career in a new place, with a high-tech stage show that lands at the Gorge on Friday.
Tue., July 18, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
Last duet: Kenny, Dolly announce final performance together
Rogers, who is retiring from touring, says his final performance with Parton will be part of an all-star farewell show to be held at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Oct. 25. …
Fri., July 14, 2017, 6 a.m.
Ben Harper taking a more collaborative approach
It took seven years for Ben Harper to reunite with the Innocent Criminals, and he says in making “Call It What It Is,” his current album with his longtime band, …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
Review: Counting Crows, Matchbox Twenty delve into their history as tour kicks off in Spokane
Where Counting Crows was folksy and a little mellow, a summer shandy or a blonde ale with a little hoppy bite here and there, Matchbox Twenty was the scotch ale …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Jay-Z announces ‘4:44’ tour kicking off in October
NEW YORK – Jay-Z will bring his latest album to life when he hits the road this fall. The rap icon announced the “4:44” tour Monday, which kicks off Oct. …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Concert review: Sublime with Rome, The Offspring show the power of cross-generational punk in Northern Quest show
Both bands opened on their co-headline tour at Northern Quest Resort & Casino in Airway Heights Thursday night, part of the casino’s Pepsi Outdoor Summer Concerts series.
Fri., July 7, 2017
Longtime friends Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows hit the road again
‘A Brief History of Everything Tour’ lands at the Spokane Arena on Wednesday
Thu., July 6, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
Sixth annual Wallace Blues Festival brings big acts to a small town
Big blues acts like Terrie Odabi and Duke Robillard will descend on the small town of Wallace, Idaho, as it prepares to host its sixth annual blues festival.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Lukas Nelson, Delbert McClinton, Marcus King and Too Slim on the lineup for Winthrop blues festival
The 30th Annual Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival will be July 21-23 at the Blues Ranch, located a mile west of Winthrop on Highway 20.