Stories tagged: music
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 10 a.m.
Riders keep cowboy music alive
Riders in the Sky typically end their live shows with a rendition of the Roy Rogers signature tune “Happy Trails to You,” so it makes sense that they’d eventually dedicate …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, midnight
Dr. Dog makes something old into something new
Philly group reinvents its past with re-release and re-imagining of original “Psychedelic Swamp” recording.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016, midnight
Tedeschi Trucks Band reaches new heights on ‘Let Me Get By’
Tedeschi Trucks Band, “Let Me Get By” (Fantasy/Concord) It’s barely 2016, but the Tedeschi Trucks Band has already released one of the great records of the year.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 8:47 p.m.
Celine Dion says late husband protected, grounded her
Celine Dion’s husband protected her from the gritty business details of her career as he struck the deals that defined her superstar status, including saying yes to her mega hit …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74
Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at age 74.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, noon
Futurebirds offer their take on the touring life
The saying goes that you should write what you know, and much of the new album from country rockers Futurebirds concerns the hardships of touring and living on the road. …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, midnight
iTunes top 10
iTunes’ official music charts for the week ending Jan. 28, 2016.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 4 p.m.
Herb Alpert still finds joy in the music
Jazz trumpeter Herb Alpert has plenty of accomplishments under his belt. With his band the Tijuana Brass, he scored a number of significant hits in the ’60s and ’70s, he …
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, noon
Island vibe, via Michigan
The Outer Vibe describes its work as a “musical vacation,” and hearing the surf-inflected sound on its latest album “Full Circle” (not to mention the colorful tropical fruit adorning the …
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 6:23 p.m.
Spokane Symphony review: “Don Juan,” Mozart, “Romeo and Juliet”
The Spokane Symphony began its 2016 concerts at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox by setting itself a new benchmark. We heard a performance of Richard Strauss’ popular tone …
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 4 p.m.
Musician’s life provides fertile ground for prose
When you’re a touring musician, meeting unusual people in unexpected places on the road, you’re probably going to be inspired to document your travels. Korby Lenker does that, but not …
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, noon
On sale: Killswitch Engage, Band Perry, Pete Yorn
Our weekly roundup of new shows going on sale this week.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 10 a.m.
Symphony adds concert of ‘Star Wars’ music
John Williams’ already immortal score will fill the Fox on March 4.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, midnight
Our weekly roundup of new and upcoming shows in the Inland Northwest.
Tue., Jan. 19, 2016, 1:10 p.m.
iTunes: Bowie’s latest - and last - album hits No. 1
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Jan. 14, 2016:
Mon., Jan. 18, 2016, 3:03 p.m.
Eagles co-founder Glenn Frey dies at 67
NEW YORK – Glenn Frey, who co-founded the Eagles and with Don Henley became one of history’s most successful songwriting teams with such hits as “Hotel California” and “Life in …
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 7 p.m.
Lorrie Morgan brings a lifetime of country experiences with her
Country star Lorrie Morgan scored most of her top 10 hits in the 1990s, with songs like “Watch Me,” “I Didn’t Know My Own Strength,” “What Part of No” and …
Thu., Jan. 14, 2016, 10 a.m.
Devil Makes Three brings energy to live shows
The Devil Makes Three takes its name from the lyrics of a song titled “Didn’t Leave Nobody But the Baby,” which you might remember from the Grammy-winning “O Brother, Where …
Tue., Jan. 12, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
iTunes: Bieber claims top spot
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Jan. 1, 2016:
Thu., Jan. 7, 2016, 4 p.m.
Silver Treason celebrates its golden age
The music of Silver Treason is best described as a little bit country, a little bit rock ’n’ roll. The band has been a staple of the Spokane music scene …
Thu., Jan. 7, 2016, noon
Label gives Car Seat Headrest more confidence
Will Toledo started making music in his bedroom as a Virginia high school student, recording introspective pop tunes on his computer and posting them with little fanfare to Bandcamp. He …
Mon., Dec. 28, 2015, midnight
Musical advice for fans who have lost touch
Music journalist Jim Fusilli calls them the generationally biased, or Gee Bees. They’re the folks who lose touch with popular music around the time their first grey hairs sprout, and …
Thu., Dec. 24, 2015, midnight
AP’s top songs of 2015: Bieber, James Bay, Beyonce and more
If the Associated Press could create its own “NOW” compilation album of 2015, this would be it. Here are the top 10 songs of the year, according to AP music …
Thu., Dec. 17, 2015, 3 p.m.
Josh Ritter stepping out of the confessional
Josh Ritter avoided personal lyrics until the 2013 album, “The Beast in Its Tracks,” largely based on his experience bouncing back from a divorce. The gorgeous “Joy to You Baby,” …
Fri., Dec. 4, 2015, midnight
Cellist thrives on chemistry with students
Israeli-born cellist Matt Haimovitz made his professional debut at 13 as a soloist with the Israel Philharmonic. In a three-decade career, he’s made his mark in the classical music scene, …
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, midnight
Drake is Spotify’s most streamed artist of the year globally
Drake, Ed Sheeran, The Weeknd, Maroon 5 and Kanye West were the most streamed artists of 2015.
Thu., Dec. 3, 2015, midnight
Smithsonian launches music Web site for fan photos
New web initiative is collecting music images takes by fans.
Wed., Dec. 2, 2015, 3:43 p.m.
Joanna Newsom books a stop in Spokane
Singer-harpist-actor Newsom puts the title “multi-hyphenate” to good use.
Thu., Nov. 26, 2015, 5:03 p.m.
Adele announces first tour in five years for new album ‘25’
LONDON – Adele has announced her first tour since 2011, with a string of European dates in support of her record-breaking new album, “25.” The British singer announced Thursday that …
Thu., Nov. 19, 2015, 2:46 p.m.
Album review: Adele returns to explain the big emotions of your life on ‘25’
Adele’s fans have been waiting for years for new Adele songs to explain their experiences to them. And they get a worthy batch on “25,” an album so full of …