Stories tagged: music
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 11 A.M.
Jamming with Jimi: Packed with big-name talent, ‘Experience Hendrix’ is no mere tribute act
The “Experience Hendrix” tour made its debut in 1998, and it’s gone back out most every year since with a different mix of guitarists on the bill.
THURSDAY, FEB. 16, 2017, 10:43 A.M.
On sale: Daniel Tosh, Kip Moore and Metallica (in Seattle)
Our weekly rundown of new shows going on sale in the next week.
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 11:33 A.M.
iTunes chart: Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl bump
A look at the official iTunes’ charts for the week ending Feb. 9 would seem to indicate a lot of people downloaded Lady Gaga’s music after her halftime appearance at …
TUESDAY, FEB. 14, 2017, 10:41 A.M.
Enter soundman: Mics fixed, Metallica heads out on tour
They’ll hit the Northwest in August, with dates set Aug. 9 in Seattle at CenturyLink Field and on Aug. 14 at BC Place in Vancouver, B.C.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 9:39 P.M.
Adele sweeps Grammy Awards with 5 wins, while Bowie wins 4
The British singer beat Beyonce in the top three categories with her comeback album “25,” and repeated her accomplishments from 2012, when she also won album, song and record of …
UPDATED: SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017, 9:02 P.M.
Northwest Bach Festival’s Zuill Bailey now a Grammy winner
Zuill Bailey is now a Grammy winner. The cellist, who serves as artistic director of the Northwest Bach Festival in Spokane, won a Grammy for best solo instrumental performance Sunday, …
SUNDAY, FEB. 12, 2017
Around the remote: Corden hosts Grammys
James Corden, the dynamic late-night funny guy who regularly hosts music’s biggest stars in his car, now gets to host an entire arena full of them. The eye-popping performance list …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2017, 4:39 P.M.
Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers reunite for Grammy honor
Tom Petty got his band the Heartbreakers back together for a high-class gig to launch Grammy weekend.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, FEB. 10, 2017, 10:30 A.M.
Katy Perry gets political on her new song ‘Chained to the Rhythm’
Katy Perry – whose Twitter bio now reads “Artist. Activist. Conscious.” – really drops the hammer.
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 10 A.M.
At the Bartlett: Sallie Ford uses her indie-rock music to face her demons
On her confessional fourth album “Soul Sick,” the Portland-based singer-songwriter sorts through the thoughts in her head.
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 10 A.M.
Reel Big Fish looks to capture their vintage sound at Knitting Factory show
The moderately famous ska punk band from the 1990s will perform “Turn the Radio Off,” their most popular album, in its entirety at a show at the Knitting Factory on …
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 8 A.M.
Spokane Symphony bridges classical and contemporary on upcoming Classics program
The Spokane Symphony performs as many timeless classics as it does 21st century curios, and this weekend’s Classics concert further bridges the divide between contemporary and classical. The upcoming program …
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 5:50 P.M.
Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton headline Watershed
Darius Rucker also will headline a night at the sixth annual country music festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre this summer.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 11:57 A.M.
On sale: Jimmy Eat World, Nickelback, Survivor/Loverboy up for grabs this weekened
Our weekly rundown of new shows going on sale in the next 7 days.
TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 1:36 P.M.
Historic homes concerts this week postponed by road conditions
Organizers cite icy, slushy roads near the concerts’ location on West Sumner Avenue as reason for postponement.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 11:02 A.M.
On sale: Flaming Lips, Kings of Leon, Chris Shiflett book dates in Eastern Washington
A look at new shows going on sale in the next few days.
TUESDAY, JAN. 31, 2017, 10:26 A.M.
Flaming Lips add stop at Spokane’s Knitting Factory in May
Oklahoma’s most bombastic psych rockers will hit the Lilac City on May 13
SATURDAY, 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 …
FRIDAY, 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 …
THURSDAY, 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 …
WEDNESDAY, 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. …
WEDNESDAY, 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.
FRIDAY, 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: WEDNESDAY, 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: WEDNESDAY, 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: WEDNESDAY, 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.
FRIDAY, 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: THURSDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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.
THURSDAY, 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.