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Band shows dramatic flair

After Colin Meloy and his band, the Decemberists, completed the first performance of their new 17-song “folk opera” – “The Hazards of Love” – his encore of “I Was Meant …


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Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (TW; 509-325-SEAT, 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com) or Ticketmaster (TM; 509-735-0500, www.ticketmaster.com). Prices do not include service charges. Tickets for events at the Martin Woldson …


Snap, classics, pops at 2009-10 Spokane Symphony

A new “Beethoven Bash,” pops at The Fox and a different dance partner for “The Nutcracker” will be among the highlights of the Spokane Symphony’s 2009-2010 season. Season tickets go …


Review: ‘Symphony on the Edge’ rings in new era of sound

The Spokane Symphony heard at the Knitting Factory on Friday seemed miles away from the group that performs regularly just across Monroe Street at The Fox. “Symphony on the Edge” …


Candlebox fulfills dream

Let’s be honest, Candlebox could’ve jumped ship a long time ago. Besides being pinned by association with the no-longer fashionably unfashionable era of plaid flannels and Doc Martens, the members …


Country in his blood

Jeremy McComb was raised close to music. In fact, right up against it.


Joint will be jumpin’

Two stars are coming to Spokane next week for the national tour of “Ain’t Misbehavin’ ”: Ruben Studdard and Frenchie Davis, both of “American Idol” fame. Yet even Studdard knows …


Famous flute

There are great performers, and then there are legendary performers. Flutist Sir James Galway ranks easily in the legendary category. Galway will perform with the Spokane Symphony on Saturday at …


Symphony offers mystical experience

The Spokane Symphony and the women of the Symphony Chorale soared to space this weekend. The concert was a visual and sonic spectacular with the music of Gustav Holst’s “The …


No looking back

Hank Williams III is about to make a jailbreak. He is one album away from freedom, and if his last three albums are any indication, he’s been held back for …


SJO showcases Ellington’s brilliance

Duke Ellington is more than just a revered former bandleader. “I’ve heard musicologists say that Ellington is one of the greatest American composers ever, of any kind,” says Dan Keberle, …


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Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (TW; 509-325-SEAT, 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com) or Ticketmaster (TM; 509-735-0500, www.ticketmaster.com). Prices do not include service charges. Tickets for events at the Martin Woldson …


Symphony’s music will be out of this world

The world of classical music is big – very big. The Spokane Symphony, Music Director Eckart Preu and the Symphony Chorale will take this weekend’s audiences at the Martin Woldson …


Music and arts

Today BILL ENGVALL (COMEDY) – 7:30 p.m., Coeur d’Alene Casino, Highway 95 South, Worley, (800) 523-2464.


Some standouts on U2’s new album – ‘No Line on the Horizon’ – released today

“I was born to sing for you,” Bono intones on “Magnificent,” one of the standout songs on U2’s at-times-magnificent new album, “No Line on the Horizon.” “I didn’t have a …


Commissioned Lincoln Bicentennial music premieres

Abraham Lincoln liked music. As a younger man, he enjoyed a good fiddle tune with his fellow lawyers when traveling to the Illinois circuit courts. When he became president, he …


Mixed music at the Factory

Between an ex-Marine and former “American Idol” contestant, the kings of high society hip-hop, and a singing surfer, there’s a mixed menu of music to choose from at The Knitting …


Green Light Go wins RAWK title

Green Light Go is the winner of this year’s eighth annual RAWK Final Four battle of the bands. The local ska group won both the judges’ and popular vote over …


Concerts coming up

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (TW; 509-325-SEAT, 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com) or Ticketmaster (TM; 509-735-0500, www.ticketmaster.com). Prices do not include service charges. Tickets for events at the Martin Woldson …


Paisley the guitarist gets his moment on CD

At a recent concert, as Brad Paisley closed his show, B.B. King flashed onto a giant screen behind him. The pair began trading guitar licks on the blues workout “Let …


Music and Arts

Today COUNTRY JAM SESSION – 8 p.m., Cricket’s, 424 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene, 765-1990.


Two Cow Garage sings from the heart

Two Cow Garage can be accused of fits of metaphor throughout its latest album. But “Speaking in Cursive” is also blatantly honest.


Five local bands compete at RAWK

Five local bands face off in the “2009 RAWK Final Four” on Saturday. Yes, five – because a wild card selected by the RAWK board of directors, Bodhi Drip, joins …


At a glance: Brad Paisley

What: Grammy-winning, top-selling country singer/songwriter/guitarist, with special guest Dierks Bentley. When: Thursday, 7:30 p.m.


Music and arts

Thursday COUNTRY JAM SESSION – 8 p.m., Crickets, 424 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene, 765-1990.


Yes cancels concert for health reasons

The “In the Present Tour” featuring three original members of the British band Yes has canceled its scheduled appearance Tuesday at Spokane’s Knitting Factory Concert House. The group announced it …


Ex-Talking Head David Byrne returns to Spokane

The name David Byrne conjures up: – Talking Heads. – World music explorer. – Big suit. – “Big Love” soundtrack composer. – “Same as it ever was.” – “Stop Making …


Yes bring tour to Knitting Factory

It’s a good thing Alan White has “This Is Spinal Tap,” for reference. After a four-decade career as the drummer for epic prog-rock band Yes, he’s still quick with his …


Paisley nominated for six ACM awards

Brad Paisley leads all finalists for the Academy of Country Music Awards with six nominations, but the biggest surprise might be former Trick Pony singer Heidi Newfield’s five nods. Paisley, …


Concerts coming up

Unless otherwise noted, tickets are available through TicketsWest (TW; 509-325-SEAT, 800-325-SEAT, www.ticketswest.com) or Ticketmaster (TM; 509-735-0500, www.ticketmaster.com). Prices do not include service charges. Tickets for events at the Martin Woldson …