Stories tagged: music
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, rock ‘n’ roll’s founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music’s joy and rebellion in such classics as “Johnny B. Goode,” “Sweet Little Sixteen” and “Roll Over …
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
Eric Church pulls out the stops, putting voice, guitar and showmanship on stage at Spokane Arena.
Church, winner of five ACM and three CMA awards, played his “Holdin’ My Own Tour” without any supporting acts to a nearly packed Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on Friday night. …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
T.I. announces Knitting Factory show; Jason Aldean returns to Spokane Arena
Fans at either end of the musical spectrum are in for a treat today as rapper T.I. and country singer Jason Aldean have announced upcoming shows in Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Charismatic Pineda leads Journey through the greatest hits at the Arena
As soon as the lights dimmed Thursday night in the Spokane Arena, the entire audience rose to its feet, with many on the floor bouncing from foot to foot in …
Fri., March 17, 2017
Album review: No shortage of surprises from Shins on first album in five years
After a decade-plus in which they’ve evolved from cult heroes to respected major-label denizens, the Shins still prove capable of delivering a few surprises.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Time was finally right for Steve Curtis Chapman to write a book instead of songs
Steveen Curtis Chapman headlines the Rock and Worship Roadshow, which comes to the Spokane Arena on Sunday.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
St. Patrick’s Day live music
An abundance of two things is guaranteed on St. Patrick’s Day: Green beer and live music. Green beer may not be your thing, but there’s sure to be a show …
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Caspar Babypants coming to Spokane Valley
The Spokane County Library District is hosting a free concert on April 1.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 11:45 p.m.
Stradivarius heard for first time since 1980 theft
The three daughters of renowned violinist Roman Totenberg heard the sound of their late father’s Stradivarius for the first time since it was stolen nearly four decades ago.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
Long in the making, Ed Sheeran will make a cameo on ‘Game of Thrones’
Executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss revealed that English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will be making a cameo appearance in Season 7 of HBO’s hit series.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Paul Simon to play at Spokane Arena on June 23
Tickets to see the legendary singer-songwriter go on sale Friday.
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
Joni Sledge, member of Sister Sledge, dies at 60
Joni Sledge and her sisters Debbie, Kim and Kathy formed the Sister Sledge in 1971 in Philadelphia, their hometown, but struggled for years before success came.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
Rap battle: Nicki Minaj addresses Remy Ma drama in new song ‘No Frauds’
Some fans said they expected more from Minaj’s response. Minaj released two other songs – “Changed It” and “Regret In Your Tears” – on Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Journey keeps on believing
In a few weeks, Journey will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Before then, they’re bringing all their beloved hits to the Spokane Arena.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 4 p.m.
For Karli Ingersoll and Windoe, it’s a time of growth, creativity and exposure
After starting Windoe as a solo act, Ingersoll has expanded it into a band. Now, Windoe is having a Very Big Week. First, on Friday, there’s a new EP, “Shake …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
Bearded Michael Stipe finds doppelganger in David Letterman
Both the singer and the late night television icon have been sporting bushy beards lately. Letterman showed his off in a cover shot for this month’s New York magazine. Stipe …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
Spokane’s Palomino hosts Americana night with Bluegrass in the City
Bluegrass in the City will feature local acts Brown’s Mountain Boys, a quartet that plays both traditional and original bluegrass songs, Lucas Brookbank Brown, who infuses a dose of soul …
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
Lily Collins forgives her father, Phil Collins, in new book
In “Unfiltered,” Lily Collins writes she forgives her father for “not always being there” when she needed and for “not being the dad” she expected. She adds they can’t “rewrite …
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Symphony mixes No-Li brews and Beethoven
As history tells it, Ludwig van Beethoven wasn’t shy when it came to drinking, so much so that it’s noted in “The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven: Volume 3” by …
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Spokane’s Kendall Feeney, a beloved musician and advocate, dies of cancer
Memorial plans are pending for Feeney, 58, a member of the Eastern Washington University music faculty, a frequent performer with the Spokane Symphony, and creator of the former Zephyer music …
Mon., March 6, 2017, 11:32 a.m.
Prince’s Revolution bandmates going on tour that ends in Seattle
The band will be at the Showbox on July 15.
UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Concert review: Elton John keeps the hits coming
Elton John played Sunday night to a packed Spokane Arena on his “Wonderful Crazy Night” tour.
Sun., March 5, 2017, 1:38 p.m.
Bach festival: soprano Danielle Talamantes brings vocal prowess to festival program
Danielle Talamantes’ soprano voice possesses considerable power throughout its wide range. It is the sort of voice capable of taking on the most demanding roles of Giuseppe Verdi and of …
Sun., March 5, 2017
Symphony celebrates ‘three Bs of classical music’ in 2017-18 season
Thomas Hampson will headline a concert to mark the 10th anniversary of the Fox Theater restoration.
Sun., March 5, 2017
Can a pop song prepare us for the end of the world?
When we were still innocent babes, pop songs prepared us for the things that couldn’t be prepared for. Sex. Heartbreak. Nuclear annihilation.
Sat., March 4, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson arrested in airport scuffle
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has been arrested for allegedly attacking a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport, an incident the singer’s lawyer described as “provoked” by paparazzi.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 9:59 p.m.
Bach Festival: ‘Tales of Hemingway’ showcases Bailey, Daugherty at their finest
At Barrister Winery on Thursday, Zuill Bailey, distinguished cellist and artistic director of the Northwest Bach Festival, performed in an event that was as much a celebration as a recital. …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 2:08 p.m.
Review: Ed Sheeran shows vast talent in new album ‘Divide’
On “Divide,” the British singer-songwriter shoots out a dozen, vastly different songs that showcase his tremendous musical ability, from misty ballads to hip-hop. Each one is calculated to find a …
Fri., March 3, 2017
Lorde is back with ‘Green Light’ – and heartbreak never sounded this great
After a week of teasing, Lorde is officially back. On Thursday, the “Royals” singer debuted her single “Green Light,” along with its accompanying music video.
Thu., March 2, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Free Celtic music concerts downtown this weekend
Get a jump-start on St. Patrick’s Day celebrations this weekend with two free family-friendly concerts.