Stories tagged: music
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 7 p.m.
Pig Out: Cowboy Mouth brings the feel of a Southern tent revival without religion
Don’t expect to stand still and stone-faced at a Cowboy Mouth show. The New Orleans rockers, who headline Pig Out in the Park’s Lilac Stage on Sunday, demand attention with …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 4 p.m.
Sister act Joseph finds its voice in a familial place
Joseph has garnered a lot of attention in a relatively short period of time. Following the release of its debut album, 2014’s “Native Dreamer Kin,” the band was signed by …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 10 a.m.
Pig Out offers a musical feast, too
Here’s a look at some of the big names hitting the three Pig Out in the Park stages over Labor Day weekend. For a full music schedule, visit
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 8 p.m.
Simon Le Bon: ‘It’s a golden time for Duran Duran’
1980s icons continue to make new music while paying tribute to the hits of their early career.
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 3:30 p.m.
When dinner bell rings at Rockin’ B Ranch, get ready for fiddlin’ and fun
On a hot and humid late summer evening, the Rockin’ B Ranch just south of Interstate 90 on the Washington-Idaho border was living up to its raucous name. There was …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 3:08 p.m.
More than 200 musicians rally behind appeal of ‘Blurred Lines’ verdict
More than 200 musicians have signed a legal brief supporting Pharrell Williams’ appeal of the $5.3 million judgment handed down against him and Robin Thicke in 2015 after a jury …
Wed., Aug. 31, 2016, 7:22 a.m.
Chris Brown freed after police stand-off, arrest
Chris Brown can’t avoid trouble. Following a bizarre, hourslong stand-off with police, the “No Air” and “Kiss Kiss” singer was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of assault with a deadly …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 12:17 p.m.
Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault with deadly weapon
Los Angeles police are seeking a search warrant for singer Chris Brown’s Tarzana home to look for a weapon he allegedly used to threaten a woman early Tuesday morning, according …
Sat., Aug. 27, 2016, midnight
Celebrity Focus: Harry Belafonte hoping to lead a change with new festival
Harry Belafonte feels America has lost its moral compass, and culture can help gain it back.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 7 p.m.
5 Seconds of Summer aims to bring rock sound to pop market
Over the past year-plus, 5 Seconds of Summer has reached a level where the group plays large amphitheaters and arenas – the kinds of venues they played when the Australian …
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 4:55 p.m.
Looking ahead: The concert forecast
Our weekly rundown of new and upcoming shows in the Inland Northwest
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 4 p.m.
Pig Out’s music man has seen event grow
Craig Heimbigner has been the guy behind the music at Pig Out in the Park for three decades, and the event has ballooned to nearly a week full of live …
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 2 p.m.
Bowling for Soup, Afroman headline Green Fest
Now in its third year, Green Fest is an outdoor music festival that will turn up the volume in the Valley on Saturday.
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, noon
Minus the Bear turns focus to future
The band, which will play the Knitting Factory on Sunday, is working on its as-yet-untitled sixth album in Seattle’s Fremont neighborhood with producer Sam Bell (Snow Patrol, Bloc Party, Silversun …
Thu., Aug. 25, 2016, 10:39 a.m.
Portland schools expanding music options for bus drivers
Portland Public Schools bus drivers will have an expanded menu of listening options this school year.
Wed., Aug. 24, 2016, 4:47 p.m.
Macklemore, Ryan Lewis kick off Camping Trip with fun, high-energy show in Spokane
Macklemore and Ryan Lewis wanted to eliminate the lights and the screens and instead get “face to face” with the fans. It’s a decision that paid off as they launched …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
Counterfeit pain pills likely came to Prince illegally
The disclosure that some pills found at Prince’s Paisley Park home and studio were counterfeit and contained the powerful synthetic opioid fentanyl strongly suggests the pills came to the superstar …
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 2:50 p.m.
Aretha Franklin canceling performances to rest up
Aretha Franklin is canceling some upcoming concerts to rest up.
Mon., Aug. 22, 2016, 12:21 p.m.
Macklemore, Ryan Lewis at the Bing: What you should know
Grammy-winning, platinum-selling hip-hop duo from Seattle returns to Ryan Lewis’ former stomping grounds to kick of the Camping Trip, a tour of smaller venues around Washington.
Sat., Aug. 20, 2016, midnight
San Francisco honors Tony Bennett with statue, festivities
If ever there was a man to throw a grand birthday bash for in San Francisco, it had to be Tony Bennett. And that is exactly what happened Friday. After …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2016, 3:20 p.m.
Kanye West’s weekend pop-up stores in NYC, 20 other cities
Kanye West fans waited in line overnight in lower Manhattan on Friday for the chance to buy pieces from a new clothing line centered on the rapper-turned-fashion mogul’s latest album.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 7 p.m.
Perfect harmony: Earle, Colvin handle duets album
The idea that they would someday record a duets album seemed inconceivable to Shawn Colvin and Steve Earle when they met in 1987, sharing a bill at a club in …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 4 p.m.
Fitz and the Tantrums refuse to stay in one place artistically
Fitz and the Tantrums make party music in the purest sense of the term. Fronted by Michael Fitzpatrick, the Los Angeles six-piece specializes in upbeat, catchy pop gems that stack …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
On Sale: Tickets you might want to snap up
Our weekly rundown of new showing coming on sale in the next 7 days.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 11:35 a.m.
Dave Alvin returns to Spokane with Roots on the Rails
The Grammy winning singer, songwriter and a folk acoustic blues musician teams with singer-songwriter Eliza Gilkyson and Cindy Cashdollar, considered one of the finest Dobro, steel guitar and lap steel …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2016, 11:31 a.m.
Singer, director Abbey Crawford gathers friends for benefit show
“Make It Matter with Music” is a musical revue hosted by local jazz vocalist and theater director Abbey Crawford and featuring various local stage performers. Taking the stage at the …
Tue., Aug. 16, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
iTunes: ‘Suicide Squad’ soundtrack is the week’s top selling album
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending August 11, 2016.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 4 p.m.
Ignite theater will stage new play by KZZU’s Molly Allen
Allen’s mom, Ellen Travolta is producing “On Shaky Ground,” while her stepfather, Jack Bannon, is one of the play’s stars.
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, 7 p.m.
Boy George happy to be back on road with Culture Club
“I have the best job in the world,” says Boy George, calling from a tour stop in Florida. “There’s not really a lot to moan or whine about. I’ve got …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2016, noon
Band of Horses’ latest pushes own boundaries
On Band of Horses’ fifth studio album “Why Are You OK,” the neo-folk rockers, who perform at the Fox on Tuesday, push themselves further away from the deliberately ragged sounds …