Stories tagged: music
Wed., June 14, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Looking ahead: Grouplove will headline Gleason Fest
Our weekly look at shows on the horizon.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
On sale: Foster the People, Mastodon with Eagles of Death Metal, and Cave Singers book tickets to Spokane
Our weekly roundup of newly announced shows.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:05 a.m.
Idaho folk singer and legend Rosalie Sorrels dies at age 83
Rosalie Sorrels – an Idaho singer, songwriter, storyteller and folk music legend with a career that spanned more than 50 years – died late Sunday night at her daughter Holly …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Taylor Swift’s latest move is petty, savvy and guaranteed to annoy Katy Perry
Katy’s been gleefully dissing Taylor for weeks. Trust Taylor to get in the last word.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Sirius XM buys stake in music streaming site Pandora
Online music service Pandora is selling a nearly 20 percent stake to satellite radio company Siriuus XM for $480 million as part of moves aimed at raising cash to help …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 5 p.m.
7 Nights Out: Our picks for fun things to do June 9-15
Gordon Lightfoot, Elkfest and more around town this week.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Concert review: Def Leppard delivers unforgettable night of high-voltage rock
English hard rockers came to the Spokane Arena with Poison and Tesla.
Thu., June 8, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
Looking ahead: New and upcoming Spokane-area shows to fill your calendar
Our weekly list of shows on the horizon in the Spokane region
Wed., June 7, 2017, 5 p.m.
Lightfoot still reading minds
At 78, Lightfoot continues to play about 70 shows a year, with all the songs his fans want to hear and some lesser-known nuggets from his extensive catalog, played with …
Wed., June 7, 2017, 1:01 p.m.
On sale Friday: The Shins, Turkuaz
The SR’s weekly list of show going on sale in the coming days.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:04 a.m.
More ‘Good Rockin’ Tonight’: Elvis Presley’s complete 1953-1955 recordings coming July 28
All of the 85 tracks featured on “A Boy From Tupelo” are ones Elvis Presley recorded at Sun Studio before RCA Records famously bought his contract from Phillips in 1955 …
UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Iman remembers late husband David Bowie on 25th anniversary
Bowie and Iman officially married in Switzerland in April 1992, but held a church ceremony in Italy on June 6 of that year. They had one daughter together, who’s now …
Tue., June 6, 2017, 6:44 p.m.
Violinist: United wouldn’t let her board with instrument
A classical musician has accused a United Airlines supervisor of barring her from boarding a plane with her centuries-old violin, sparking a scuffle that caused her to miss her flight …
UPDATED: Tue., June 6, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
Knitting Factory announces September date with the Shins
Aside from a couple stops at Sasquatch at the Gorge Amphitheatre, including the 2017 edition, the indie rockers have been noticeably absent from Eastern Washington.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Whitworth student turns ‘covfefe’ tweet into Baroque fugue
While many took to social media to offer up interpretations of President Donald Trump’s famous “covfefe” tweet, Peter Underhill turned to music.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 5 p.m.
Collen, Def Leppard keep active to stay loud
Legendary rock band performs Wednesday at the Spokane Arena.
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
Chris Cornell’s widow still awaiting details about his death
Vicky Cornell says in a statement Thursday that she is still awaiting the toxicology reports she hopes will clarify the circumstances around her late husband’s apparent suicide.
Thu., June 1, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams added to Manchester concert
Live Nation said Thursday that girl group Little Mix has also been added to the show being held in honor of the Manchester bombing that took place at Grande’s concert …
Wed., May 31, 2017, 2:53 p.m.
iTunes: ‘Despacito’ makes a big mark on the charts
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending May 26, 2017.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Jerry Garcia’s guitar fetches $1.9 million at New York auction
A guitar that Jerry Garcia played everywhere from San Francisco’s Winterland Ballroom to Egypt’s Great Pyramids fetched over $1.9 million at an auction Wednesday night.
Wed., May 31, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Review: Roger Waters comes out angry, focused on ‘Life’
The record is both a loud protest of current events and a continuation of the themes Roger Waters last explored 25 years ago on “Amused to Death” and throughout his …
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Chris Stapleton postponing shows for next 3 weeks
The statement said Stapleton apologizes “for any inconvenience this may cause. Hold on to your tickets for now, and stay tuned for updates.”
Fri., May 26, 2017, 5 a.m.
The Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper,’ at 50, gets a remix that brings back 1967
In the ensuing five decades, the debate about “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” has raged on and is likely to gain renewed fervor with the Friday release of the …
Mon., May 22, 2017, 10:32 a.m.
Katy Perry’s ‘backpack kid’ steals show during ‘SNL’ gig
First, there was Left Shark. Now we have the Backpack Kid.
UPDATED: Sun., May 21, 2017, 10:11 p.m.
Hello! Drake breaks Adele’s record at Billboard Music Awards
Drake has surpassed Adele’s record at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, picking up 13 awards.
UPDATED: Fri., May 19, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Judge confirms Prince’s six siblings as heirs to his estate
A judge confirmed Prince’s six siblings to be his rightful heirs in a ruling released Friday, bringing them a big step closer to collecting their shares of the music legend’s …
Fri., May 19, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
Imagine Dragons to honor Chris Cornell at Billboard Awards
NEW YORK – Imagine Dragons will pay tribute to the late Chris Cornell in words at the Billboard Music Awards on Sunday. A spokeswoman for the show’s producers, dick clark …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:35 p.m.
Tickets on sale now for Spokane’s Tinnabulation music fest
Spokane’s newest music festival, Tinnabulation, announced its lineup on Thursday, and it’s a doozy. The three-day festival Sept. 8-10 will feature headliners OK Go, American Authors and the John Butler …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
Chris Cornell’s singular voice soared above the gloom of grunge
Like most of Soundgarden’s peers in the storied Seattle rock scene, the quartet was totally fluent in Black Sabbath and Led Zeppelin. But it was the band’s ability to churn …
UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 9:30 p.m.
Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies at age 52 in Detroit
Chris Cornell’s death Wednesday night stunned his family and his die-hard fans, who Cornell just performed for hours earlier at a show in Detroit. The city’s medical examiner said in …