Stories tagged: music
Sun., May 20, 2018, 1:27 p.m.
New Storm coach Dan Hughes escapes the pressure by losing himself in music
Whenever the pressure to lead the Storm to its first winning season since 2011 becomes too much, first-year coach Dan Hughes will slip on his Bose earpiece and listen to …
Thu., May 17, 2018
10 Under $10: Lilac Parade, ‘Garageland Chronicles,’ and the symphony in Wellpinit among the week’s entertainment options
Our weekly wrap up of things to do on the cheap in the Inland Northwest.
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
Pianist Natasha Paremski shines in Rachmaninoff piano concerto
At a time when our thinking about Russia is clouded by evidence of election meddling, authoritarianism and geopolitical hostility, we would do well to step back and contemplate “The Heart …
Thu., May 10, 2018, 4:17 p.m.
Spears says stage persona is ‘healthy’ way to combat shyness
If you thought the workout videos Britney Spears recently posted on social media looked grueling, the pop superstar confirms that they were – even if she and her trainer boyfriend …
Wed., May 9, 2018, 1:15 p.m.
For Nick Bold, portraying George Harrison for Beatles fantasy show is only natural
Meet the (middle age) Beatles: Tribute band envisions a night when John, Paul, George and Ringo perform again
UPDATED: Tue., May 8, 2018, 11:33 a.m.
Spokane’s Elkfest canceled permanently over concerns about noise, traffic, trash
The annual free concert in Browne’s Addition will not take place in June, and will end after 13 years of filling neighborhood streets, organizers said Monday. The decision comes after …
Thu., May 3, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
Meek Mill to focus on criminal justice system in six-part Amazon Prime docuseries
Philly rapper Meek Mill’s experience with the criminal justice system over the past decade will be the focus of an upcoming six-part documentary series from Amazon Prime, Amazon Studios announced …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
The Bucket List: Spokane holds out hope for Springsteen and McCartney, Beyoncé and Bruno
The Bucket List is back, and we asked some of Spokane’s glitterati who they want to see at the Spokane Arena.
Fri., April 27, 2018, 11:06 a.m.
ABBA to release first new music in 35 years
The Swedish pop group announced the release of new material the first time in three-and-a-half decades. Two new tracks are forthcoming, including one titled “I Still Have Faith in You,” …
Fri., April 27, 2018, 5 a.m.
Karr, Gonzaga orchestra debut concerto
Gonzaga Symphony Orchestra, featuring double-bassist Gary Karr, will play the Klezmorim Concerto for Double Bass and Orchestra for the first time.
Sat., April 21, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Record Store Day: Vinyl, CDs outsell digital music
Record Store Day, which is celebrated Saturday from coast to coast, celebrates the brick-and-mortar spot where people have long gathered to thumb through vinyl records.
Sat., April 21, 2018
Right-sized ukuleles fill tiny hands
Using 25 newly purchased ukuleles in various colors, kindergarteners at Millwood Kindergarten Center in West Valley started playing the small instruments this spring as part of regular music sessions. The …
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 2:53 p.m.
Avicii, DJ-producer who performed around the world, dies
Avicii, the Grammy-nominated electronic dance DJ who performed sold-out concerts for feverish fans around the world and also had massive success on U.S. pop radio, died Friday. He was 28.
Thu., April 19, 2018, 11:41 a.m.
Kelsea Ballerini keeps things close to the heart on her second album ‘Unapologetically’
“Unapologetically” follows Kelsea Ballerini’s 2015 debut album, “The First Time,” that produced four singles – three of which, “Love Me Like You Mean It,” “Dibs” and “Peter Pan” topped the …
Thu., April 12, 2018, 12:02 p.m.
Best bets in the Spokane area: 10 Under $10
Our weekly round up of fun to be hand on the cheap in the INW in the next 7 days.
Tue., April 10, 2018, 12:57 p.m.
Looking ahead: The list of announced shows
Mark your calendars: Our weekly rundown of stuff that might interest you.
Mon., April 9, 2018, 1:40 p.m.
Coming to Spokane: ‘Office’ scene-stealer Creed Bratton
Now, with his “Office” days behind him, Bratton tours the country, bringing a blend of comedy and music to audiences everywhere. He’ll land at the Bing in Spokane in July. …
Fri., April 6, 2018, 3 p.m.
Dar Williams, with a show next week in Spokane, mixes music and sociology in recent tour dates
The past year has turned out to be busy for Dar Williams, and 2018 may be a repeat performance.
Fri., April 6, 2018, 10:55 a.m.
From Ono to the B-52s to Lennon: 40 years ago, ‘Rock Lobster’ launched one career and revived another
That the song reminded John Lennon of Yoko Ono’s music isn’t surprising. Cindy Wilson has said the song was, in part, “a tribute to Yoko.”
Fri., March 30, 2018, 2:37 a.m.
What marijuana goes best with your music?
One of the great things about the Spokane area is that, along with a wide variety of marijuana strains, we have a large selection of choices for live music.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 3:46 p.m.
Taylor Swift typically stays out of politics. Now she’s publicly supporting gun reform.
On Friday afternoon, Taylor Swift published an Instagram post that took many people by surprise: A logo for this weekend’s “March for Our Lives,” the student-led rally urging Congress to …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 11:15 a.m.
Fleetwood Mac,Tony Bennett, Run-DMC hits added to Library of Congress registry
Every year, the registry collates for preservation 25 recordings it deems “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.” This year’s musical selections are a diverse assortment that includes disco (Chic’s “Le Freak”), …
UPDATED: Mon., March 19, 2018, 11:26 a.m.
‘Hamilton’ and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ stars release new song
Miranda has been releasing “Hamilton”-related content each month in a series called Hamildrop. Previous releases have included a track cut from “Hamilton,” “Ben Franklin’s Song,” recorded by the Portland band …
UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 4:14 p.m.
With torn ligament, SZA powers through performance
R&B singer SZA didn’t let a torn ligament in her foot slow her down at a concert for her feverish fans in New York City.
Thu., March 1, 2018, 5 p.m.
Grammy-winning Steep Canyon Rangers still going strong
The Steep Canyon Rangers were a band for some nine years and released five albums when they met Martin. The comedian/banjo player selected them to be his backing band on …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 6:53 a.m.
Metallica announces new tour, will stop at Spokane Arena on Dec. 2
The Grammy-winning, platinum-selling rock quartet will hit Spokane Arena on Dec. 2 as part of their “WorldWired” tour.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 4:45 p.m.
Kelly Clarkson comes full circle as coach for ‘The Voice’
LOS ANGELES – One of the big complaints about television music competition programs is more often than not, the winner – or even some of the top runners-up – won’t …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:20 p.m.
Concert review: Spokane flutist gives commanding performance at Spokane Symphony concert
Flute solo makes an impact in weekend concerts.
Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 8:02 a.m.
Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, Ciara and Russell Wilson team up with Seattle Symphony for benefit concert
Proceeds from the May 10 event will support Russell Wilson and Ciara’s Why Not You Foundation, the Mackelmore & Ryan Lewis Equity Fund and the Seattle Symphony’s education programs.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
Paul Simon announces his upcoming tour will be his last
Legendary singer played his first and likely only solo show in Spokane last summer, to an enthusiastic crowd at Spokane Arena