Stories tagged: music
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017
Bee Gees, ‘Saturday Night Fever’ to get 40th anniversary Grammy salute
John Legend, Ed Sheeran, Andra Day, Celine Dion and other pop, R&B, rock and country stars will pay homage to the Bee Gees and the Australian group’s blockbuster 1977 soundtrack …
Fri., Jan. 27, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
North American rhapsody: Queen, Lambert will bring tour to Seattle
Since joining forces with the “American Idol” runner-up for a series of shows in 2012, the band that ruled rock radio in the 1970s and early ’80s has enjoyed tremendous …
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 11:09 a.m.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy gets into the swing of things with the Spokane Symphony
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy helped usher in a revival of swing music in the late 1990s, scoring unexpected pop hits with songs that sounded like they were right out of …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 4:59 p.m.
Exciting artists emerge from an underwhelming Sasquatch lineup
The Sasquatch Music Festival, which has made the Gorge Amphitheater an annual pilgrimage for thousands of music fans every Memorial Day, recently released its lineup for the upcoming three-day concert. …
Wed., Jan. 25, 2017, 11 a.m.
Bruno Mars will perform at the Grammy Awards next month
The Recording Academy announced Wednesday that the singer-songwriter-producer will perform at the Feb. 12 show at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.
Fri., Jan. 20, 2017
Starset leader earned a doctorate, now rocks out in band
Many rock musicians start bands hoping they’ll have enough success to never have to work a typical day job – or in some cases, avoid college and the studying it …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Paul McCartney files lawsuit against Sony/ATV over copyright
Paul McCartney says he wants his music to get back to where it once belonged. McCartney filed a lawsuit in federal court in Manhattan on Wednesday against Sony/ATV over copyright …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Indie rockers Grouplove cancels show at Spokane’s Knitting Factory
Indie rock band cancels most upcoming dates, as singer Hannah Hooper recovers from a vocal cord injury.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Def Leppard, Social Distortion, Phillip Phillips among shows in the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene area going on sale this weekend
Our weekly round-up of new shows going on sale in the Spokane/Coeur d’Alene region this weekend.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017
Looking ahead: Our weekly rundown of new shows on the horizon
Added this week: Adrian Legg, Davina and the Vagabonds, and Brian Regan
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Country singer Tanya Tucker hospitalized after a fall
Tanya Tucker is postponing tour dates after fracturing a vertebrae and injuring a rib during a fall while on tour.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 9:16 a.m.
On sale: Kane Brown, Illenium, Pierce the Veil, the Wind + the Wave
Our weekly look at new shows to tempt your wallets.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 9 a.m.
Eight albums into a 20-year career, Chevelle is still growing an audience
Drummer Sam Loeffler isn’t complaining about where Chevelle is two decades and eight albums into the group’s career. The Chicago-based trio hits the Knitting Factory in Spokane on Jan. 17.
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
Legend, Grande to record ‘Beauty and the Beast’ theme
The pair will sing the duet first sung by Angela Lansbury in the 1991 animated film and then recorded for the movie’s soundtrack by Celine Dion and Peabo Byson for …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 8:30 a.m.
Female AC/DC tribute band Hell’s Belles return to Spokane with high energy live show
Hell’s Belles are like any AC/DC tribute act. Its members dress up like the Australian heavy metal legends. They rip through the band’s catalog of popular songs. They sound as …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 6 p.m.
‘Voice’ winner Sundance Head will do it to country songs with Blake Shelton
Sundance Head’s notoriety is relatively new. He was the most recent winner of NBC’s competition series “The Voice,” where Shelton was his mentor. The tour hits Spokane on Feb. 24.
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
New Jersey university to host Bruce Springsteen’s archives
The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University will feature the Garden State-born rocker’s personal collection of written works, artifacts, photographs and other memorabilia from his …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 3:45 p.m.
U2 to mark ‘Joshua Tree’ anniversary with tour that’s stopping in Seattle
Band will play the entire 1987 Grammy-winning album on its tour, which kicks off May 12 in Vancouver, B.C., and plays CenturyLink in Seattle on May 14.
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 3 p.m.
Ed Sheeran is ‘absolutely buzzing’ to be back
Ed Sheeran’s absence last year – following the huge success of his 2014 album, “x” – cleared a lane for the ascent of Shawn Mendes, an avowed Sheeran nut who …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 3:08 p.m.
Jimmy Buffett show to stop in New Orleans, Houston, Chicago
The Jimmy Buffett musical making its world premiere this year in California will make stops in New Orleans, Houston and Chicago before docking on Broadway.
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 9:05 a.m.
Another No. 1 for Prince: He sells more records than any other artist in 2016
Nielsen Music reports that while Adele’s “25” sold the most copies both physically and digitally in 2016, and Drake’s “Views” was the most “consumed” album - which includes streaming - …
Thu., Jan. 5, 2017, 10:45 a.m.
Typhoon frontman Kyle Morton shows quieter side at the Bartlett
The Portland folk-pop collective Typhoon is known for its live shows that sport a dozen or so musicians on stage at once. Now Kyle Morton, the band’s primary songwriter, is …
Thu., Dec. 29, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
There’s something for everyone at Spokane’s annual First Night celebration
Since 2001, Spokane hosted family friendly fun in downtown on New Year’s Eve. This year is no different.
Wed., Dec. 28, 2016, 11:16 a.m.
iTunes: The week’s top 10
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending December 22, 2016.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 7 p.m.
75 years after its premiere, Bing Crosby’s ‘White Christmas’ still enthralls listeners
75 years after it debuted on Bing Crosby’s radio show, the Irving Berlin tune “White Christmas” remains one of the most popular and beloved compositions in the American musical canon. …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 7 p.m.
7 of the best ‘White Christmas’ covers
“White Christmas” is one of the most covered songs of all time. Some sources say it’s
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 3 p.m.
Singers offer up all sorts of baubles for holiday listening
Country music fans must have been good this year because this year has been quite the year for holiday albums from that music genre.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 1:54 p.m.
Argentina court indicts Bieber over attack on photographer
Argentine photographer Diego Pesoa alleges he was chased down and beaten on Nov. 9, 2013, by Bieber’s bodyguards outside the INK nightclub, where the singer and his entourage partied during …
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
Looking ahead: Shows to add to the calendar
Our weekly rundown of shows to check out in the coming weeks and months.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Dec. 15.