Stories tagged: music
UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
2017 Junior Lilac Parade brings generations together
Families, friends and casual observers turned out in droves for the 2017 Junior Lilac Parade, which marched through sunny, if somewhat chilly weather in downtown Spokane Saturday morning.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Music Review: Harry Styles looks to past icon on solo debut
While imitation can be seen as flattery, that’s not always the case as former One Direction singer reaches back for first solo album.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
7 reasons to love Chance the Rapper
Chart positions, album and ticket sales and Grammy Awards seem less significant, though, compared with the other ways Chance has gained widespread success. Here are seven reasons to take the …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Chemistry onstage makes Faith Hill and Tim McGraw a top tour
The country music superstars continue to enjoy success on stage.
Fri., May 12, 2017
On sale: Kenny Rogers, Reverend Horton Heat, Carbon Leaf
Our weekly roundup of new shows going on sale in the next 7 days.
Wed., May 10, 2017, 8:57 a.m.
Rascal Flatts look to young songwriters for big hits
The trio has recorded songs by Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Meghan Trainor and rising country duo Dan + Shay. They even have a new duet with 22-year-old “American Idol” alum Lauren Alaina.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 1:25 p.m.
iTunes top 10 songs and albums: Khaled, Lamar at No. 1
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending May 4, 2017.
Tue., May 9, 2017, 12:13 p.m.
St. Louis to turn Chuck Berry’s one-time home into museum
The city on Monday solicited bids for the project. It will be centered around the north St. Louis home where Berry lived for eight years in the 1950s. During that …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 10:14 a.m.
New backers lure Steve Jobs opera to Seattle, San Francisco
A techno-infused opera about the life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has earned the financial backing of opera companies in San Francisco and Seattle, ensuring the musical meditation on the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 9:47 a.m.
Jason Aldean expecting 1st child with wife Brittany Kerr
The country superstar, who will perform Sept. 23 at the Spokane Arena, will be a father for the third time.
UPDATED: Sun., May 7, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
The music of Bloomsday: Along the course, bands compete to spur runners on
This may not be Philadelphia and you may not feel like Sylvester Stallone in his fighting prime when you make the second-to-last turn in Bloomsday on to Broadway Avenue. But …
Sat., May 6, 2017, 5:21 p.m.
Miley Cyrus takes to Instagram to clarify hip-hop remarks
Miley Cyrus says she respects and appreciates all genres of music, but is gravitating now to “more uplifting, conscious rap,” with an eye to giving the younger generation a more …
Thu., May 4, 2017, 8 a.m.
Son Volt’s Farrar making peace and music with the past
The story of Son Volt’s new album is the story, more or less, of the aged amplifier memorialized on a Son Volt album cover, some old bluesmen and their distinctive …
Wed., May 3, 2017
Janet Jackson separates from husband, plans to resume tour
Jackson says in a video posted on Twitter that she has separated from husband Wissam Al Mana. She says, “We are in court and the rest is in God’s hands.”
Sun., April 30, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
John Legend named 1st recipient of new social justice award
John Legend is expected on a Massachusetts college campus this week to receive a social justice award.
Thu., April 27, 2017, 2 p.m.
Musician Tim Kasher brings cinematic elements of new album to the big screen
Cursive and the Good Life frontman Tim Kasher will stop by the Bartlett Friday in support of his new album, “No Resolution.” The album will soundtrack his directorial debut film …
UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017, 3:28 p.m.
Lorde, Odesza, Weezer among the acts taking the stage at Bumbershoot
Comedy acts at annual Labor Day festival at Seattle Center include Margaret Cho and Judah Friedlander.
Wed., April 26, 2017, 2:42 p.m.
On sale Friday: Starset, Wild Kratts and more
Our weekly roundup of new shows going on sale.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
Spokane Symphony finds ample romance in weekend program
Throughout the Brahms symphony, the orchestra surpassed itself in beauty and richness of tone, suppleness of phrasing and sheer stamina. As long as it continues to perform like that, we …
Fri., April 21, 2017, 6:43 p.m.
Built to Spill, Elvin Bishop, maybe Grouplove: Festival season in Spokane shaping up nicely
One day, three announcements. Music fans, get ready.
Fri., April 21, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
47 years on, Elton John replays 17-11-70 for Record Store Day
Elton John habitually engaged in music store shopping sprees in various cities on his world tours in years past, amassing a monumental collection. He largely sold it off in the …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 5 p.m.
The 7: Seven Jimmy Eat World songs you can expect to hear at their Knitting Factory show
With nine albums, most recently last year’s “Intergrity Blues,” and half a dozen EPs to its name, pinning down an exact Jimmy Eat World setlist is nearly impossible. But here …
Thu., April 20, 2017, 9:39 a.m.
Prince’s 1980s band hits the road for memorial tour that ends in Seattle
“We’re taking it to the people who are grieving like we are, and letting them have a little bit of relief,” guitarist Wendy Melvoin, sitting on a couch with other …
UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
Judge blocks sound engineer’s release of Prince music; one song remains for sale online
George Ian Boxill worked with Prince on five tracks in 2006, and made at least one recording – called “Deliverance” – available Wednesday for online sales. Prince’s estate and Paisley …
UPDATED: Mon., April 17, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
Affidavit: Doc prescribed Prince opioids under friend’s name
The affidavits and search warrants were unsealed in Carver County District Court as the yearlong investigation into Prince’s death continues. The documents show authorities searched Paisley Park, cellphone records of …
Sat., April 15, 2017, 5:52 p.m.
Deals ensure cash keeps flowing to unsettled Prince estate
A year after Prince died of an accidental drug overdose, his Paisley Park studio complex and home is now a museum and concert venue. Fans can now stream most of …
UPDATED: Fri., April 14, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Three instant reactions to Kendrick Lamar’s startling new album
“Damn” was preceded by the release last month of “The Heart Part 4,” a fiery diss track in which he boasted, “My fans can’t wait for me to son your …
Fri., April 14, 2017, 1 p.m.
Glen Campbell’s last studio album, ‘Adios,’ to be released in June
The country icon hasn’t performed since 2012 and is in a long-term care facility, but his wife, Kim Campbell, said in a statement that he felt a sense of urgency …
Fri., April 14, 2017
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending April 6:
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Before they were hall of famers, Pearl Jam members were rock fans too
They got there through their own hard work and talent, the sweat and stress of their crew and management, and the support of their loved ones and fans. But each …