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Slipknot pushes metal’s envelope

Back in 1999, nu metal was the new metal. But it was a rather short-lived trend and many of the bands of that subgenre have since been washed away into …


Acclaimed pianist returns to perform with Gonzaga Symphony

The road to fame for classical musicians is marked by some standard mileposts: Begin your training very early, when you are 3 or 4. Win an international competition with its …


Rock, hip-hop, laughs at Knitting Factory

The Knitting Factory has a packed week with shows that are sure to pack in crowds. And there’s a little something for everyone – heavy mainstream rock, stand-up comedy, gypsy-folk …


Aimee Mann transforms CdA’s Kroc Center into concert venue

Since opening in May, the $38 million dollar Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Center has served as a community place for Mario Kart Wii tournaments, old-time hymn sing-alongs and …


Gershwin tunes placed in Beach Boy’s hands

LOS ANGELES – In a surprise union of two quintessentially American composers from different eras – one the 1960s mastermind of “Good Vibrations,” the other the Jazz Age creator of …


Rosewood Thieves headline The Blvd.

Erick Jordan doesn’t like to overthink things too much. Especially when it comes to making an album. The last time the lead singer for the Rosewood Thieves made an actual …


Castlegar, Revelstoke offer unique looks at Canadian history

It was a fall British Columbia golfing holiday for my wife Sally and me, but since you can’t play the game all day long, we had time to sightsee. We …


Molter-led SJO kicks off with Freelon

As a longtime trombonist for the Spokane Jazz Orchestra, Tom Molter had the privilege of playing with world-renowned conductors, Grammy-caliber artists and the region’s top talent. Now Molter is in …


Jason Mraz brings act to Lilac Bowl tonight

What do you do when you’ve got the fifth biggest-selling digital single of all time and a certified quadruple platinum smash on your hands? If you’re Jason Mraz, you follow …


Pianist Rogé returns for Symphony’s opener

The Spokane Symphony opens its 2009-10 season with concerts Saturday and Sunday featuring pianist Pascal Rogé. Budget cuts because of the bad economy have forced some changes in the orchestra’s …


Allegro opens with ‘Britannia’

Allegro, Baroque & Beyond opens its 24th season Friday with “Rule Britannia,” a program of 19th century British ballads. The concert will feature works by Liza Lehmann, including several of …


Armed with elation, gratitude, Urban heads to Spokane

Keith Urban is floating on air. Between marriage, sobriety and having a child, the international country music superstar can’t hold in the joy.


Finding Fiction’s novel approach

They write, record and release their own music, book their own shows, and control their own destiny. The members of New York’s “Finding Fiction” exude the essence of DIY, and …


Market’s live shows to go on, with new scientific purpose

Music will be allowed again at a South Hill market – at least for three more shows. A noise complaint forced the Rocket Market at High Drive and 43rd Avenue …


Interstate Fair lands quartet of top music acts

Some people love the Spokane County Interstate Fair for the rodeo cowboys, but at least as many this year will be drawn by the “Rhinestone Cowboy.” Glen Campbell will be …


‘Mind-boggling’ Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra sure to entertain

If you’ve already experienced Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, then you probably don’t need to be persuaded to buy tickets for Wednesday’s concert. You probably bought …


Jazz legend Brubeck brings Quartet to Fox

Dave Brubeck, 88, has been piling up the honors and achievements over the last couple of decades: • A Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.


Spokane String Quartet welcomes Farris at Fox

Kelly Farris, the Spokane String Quartet’s founding first violinist, will make an encore appearance with the ensemble on Sunday – but on viola. He will join quartet members for a …


Sun, crowd emerge in time for Spokane Symphony concert

Usually people share blankets and lawn chairs, but this year umbrellas and big blue tarps were in high demand, too, as picnickers claimed their spots at the Spokane Symphony’s traditional …


Modest Mouse stays the course

“No One’s First and You’re Next” is not really a new album from Modest Mouse. With songs as old as nine years old, collected on a record sifted from B-side-ish …


Plethora of music festivals close to home this month

The community of Elk is a “border town” – mostly in Spokane County, but the northern-most strip of about 20 square miles lies in Pend Oreille County. The area runs …


Pig Out music has grown as big as the food

Here are a few tasty items to sample at the 30th annual Pig Out in the Park: Hot Buttered Rum, The Other White Meat and a nice, crisp Cracker. And …


Ban ends live music outside local market

The Rocket Market on Spokane’s South Hill has been banned from hosting its thrice-weekly live outdoor music shows. Co-owners Shanda and Alan Shepherd were notified by letter from the Spokane …


Outdoor music banned at Rocket Market

The Rocket Market on Spokane’s South Hill has been banned from hosting its thrice-weekly live outdoor music shows.


Manson takes metal to next level

Spokane loves its metal (and “American Idol,” apparently). There have been a few sold-out shows at The Knitting Factory this summer – Godsmack, Hollywood Undead and “Idol” winner David Cook …


Show benefits club sprinklers

Live music could be dying at Empyrean Coffee House. Like many venues across the state, Empyrean is facing a new law that would require the costly installation of sprinklers in …


Monstrous Rock Hard II hits Spokane

JD DeServio may be pulling double duty, but it’s still business as usual for Black Label Society’s bassist. In anticipation of recording an album with Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society, …


India.Arie’s soulful touch

India.Arie arrived on the music scene in 2001 and proceeded to – and this is hardly an exaggeration – become an important part of many people’s lives. Take, for instance, …


Bob Weir set to bring ‘other’ popular band to Spokane

Bob Weir is closely identified with the Grateful Dead, the band he made history with for 30 years, beginning in 1965. Yet his “other” band, RatDog, is not exactly a …


Ice T.’s image transcends music career

Ice T. may not top many Greatest Rapper Alive lists. But the gangsta rap pioneer gets undoubted respect for keeping it real, even if he’s just playing the part. Nearly …