Stories tagged: music
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Concert review: Paul Simon brings his best in Spokane Arena show
The legendary American singer-songwriter shines in performing classic and new material before an enthusiastic Spokane crowd.
Fri., June 23, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Tesla wants to develop its own music service
It may not be enough for the electric car company Tesla to take on the giants of Detroit, like General Motors and Ford. The Palo Alto-based automaker is said to …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 5 p.m.
Chuck Berry, Glen Campbell make final statements
Recent albums from the late Chuck Berry and the ailing Glen Campbell bring to mind differing thoughts on legacy.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
Speaking of Nirvana: Both Grohl and Novoselic bringing their bands to Spokane
Krist Novoselic is bringing his new band, Giants in the Trees, to the Big Dipper on July 21.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Foo Fighters announce new album, make plans for Spokane Arena show
Tickets go on sale June 29 for the Dec. 4 show at the Arena in support of the new album, “Concrete and Gold.”
Mon., June 19, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
iTunes top 10: It’s one, two, three for the Biebs
On the iTunes’ official music charts for the week ending June 15, 2017, Justin Bieber is featured artist on the top three songs.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Yoko Ono, a co-producer on ‘Imagine,’ gets writing credit
Rolling Stone magazine ranked “Imagine” at No. 3 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time” in 2004.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
Doug Clark: Psychedelic flashbacks, bucket thieves on camera and other highlights from Street Music Week
The future of Street Music Week tracked me down Wednesday inside the Red Robin restaurant. I was grabbing a late lunch when he stuck one of our red collection buckets …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
School’s out for summer: Alice Cooper set to rock Northern Quest
Cooper will perform “School’s Out” and other hits, as well as songs from his upcoming album, “Paranormal,” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Northern Quest Resort and Casino.
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 …