Stories tagged: music
Sat., March 12, 2016, 4 p.m.
With songwriting, actress Rita Wilson finds a new voice
Actress released second album on Friday.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 11:55 p.m.
On day Wilson gets engaged, Ryan continues marriage with Seahawks while Bailey divorces Seattle
NFL player Russell Wilson and singer Ciara are engaged.
Fri., March 11, 2016, 9:50 a.m.
50 Cent: Secret Service asking about ‘prop’ money
50 Cent says the Secret Service is now asking him about the wads of “prop” money that drew questions from the judge in his Connecticut bankruptcy case.
Fri., March 11, 2016
Jonathan Richman playing the Bartlett
Some people might remember Jonathan Richman and his drummer Tommy Larkins as the strolling musicians in the hit movie “There’s Something About Mary.” Others may love his work with the …
Thu., March 10, 2016, 7 p.m.
Boz Scaggs brings his acclaimed sound to the Fox
It’s been 40 years since Boz Scaggs released his breakthrough album, “Silk Degrees,” which spawned the hits “Lido Shuffle,” “It’s Over,” “What Can I Say,” and the Grammy-winning blues track …
Thu., March 10, 2016, noon
On sale: Concert tickets available at 7 a.m. on Friday
Our weekly look at the shows going on sale in the Inland Northwest. Oh, and Paul McCartney in Seattle. There’s that, too.
Wed., March 9, 2016, 9:51 a.m.
George Martin, who guided the Beatles to global fame, dies at 90
George Martin, the Beatles’ urbane producer who quietly guided the band’s swift, historic transformation from rowdy club act to musical and cultural revolutionaries, has died, his management said Wednesday. He …
Mon., March 7, 2016, 8 p.m.
Spokane Symphony hires new executive director
Jeff vom Saal comes to Spokane from the Marin Symphony in the Bay Area, with previous stops in Iowa and North Dakota.
Mon., March 7, 2016, 9:38 a.m.
Wife of ex-Eagles member dies in accidental shooting, police say
Los Angeles authorities say the wife of former Eagles band member Randy Meisner was killed when a rifle she was handling accidentally discharged and shot her in the head.
Sun., March 6, 2016, 5:02 p.m.
Review: Bailey, Nikkanen, Rawls delight in Beethoven
Bach Festival musicians give Beethoven’s “best work so far” - the String Trios, Op. 9 - a glorious performance at Barrister Winery.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 4 p.m.
New music a rare thing for Horton Heat fans
Texas-born rockers keep the Heat alive, even if they aren’t living in the studio.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 4 p.m.
Symphony blasts off to a galaxy far, far away
On Friday, the Spokane Symphony, under the direction of Morihiko Nakahara, will present a special program consisting entirely of John Williams’ famous “Star Wars” compositions.
Thu., March 3, 2016, noon
On sale: Shows going on this week
Our list of shows going on sale this week.
Thu., March 3, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
Judge grants request to unseal Bobbi Kristina Brown autopsy
A judge in Atlanta has granted a television station’s request to unseal the autopsy report for Bobbi Kristina Brown.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 7 p.m.
Loretta Lynn’s Appalachian roots explored in documentary and album
When Loretta Lynn was growing up in Butcher Hollow in Kentucky in 1930s, her home in the coal mining community was always filled with music, either from her own voice …
Wed., March 2, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
Elvis attraction in Vegas closes amid business dispute
An Elvis Presley exhibit that opened at a Las Vegas casino-hotel with great fanfare last year has abruptly closed amid a leasing dispute that involves hundreds of the King’s artifacts.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 10:16 a.m.
Obama’s SXSW appearance will be first for a U.S. president
POTUS will be making a debut appearance this year at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.
Wed., March 2, 2016, 9:57 a.m.
Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye, Tom Petty to join Songwriters Hall
Elvis Costello, Marvin Gaye, Tom Petty, Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards from CHIC, and Chip Taylor will be the latest inductees to the Songwriters Hall of Fame.
Tue., March 1, 2016, 10:34 a.m.
iTunes: Rihanna holds top spot
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Feb. 25, 2016:
Tue., March 1, 2016, 8:54 a.m.
Rolling Stones to play March 25 show in Havana
The Rolling Stones announced Tuesday that they will play a free concert in Havana on March 25, becoming the biggest act to play Cuba since its 1959 revolution.
Sun., Feb. 28, 2016, 6:36 p.m.
Symphony review: Devotee of ‘French School’ lights up cello masterpiece
Audiences at this weekend’s concerts by the Spokane Symphony were treated to the first Spokane appearance by a rising star in the firmament of solo cellists, Maja Bogdanovic. She cast …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 11 a.m.
Celebrity Focus: Mick Jagger continues work as producer with HBO’s ‘Vinyl’
As Mick Jagger is driving around Latin America on tour with The Rolling Stones, he’s seeing familiar advertisements promoting his latest project plastered around town.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 8:58 a.m.
Yoko Ono hospitalized, but on the mend
Yoko Ono has been hospitalized in New York City for flu-like symptoms, but her representative says the artist-singer is on the mend and should be released this weekend.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 7:54 p.m.
Lennie Baker, voice of Sha Na Na’s ‘Blue Moon,’ dies at 69
Longtime Sha Na Na member Lennie Baker, who sang lead on the doo-wop favorite “Blue Moon” and appeared in the 1978 hit movie “Grease,” has died at age 69.
Fri., Feb. 26, 2016, 8 a.m.
Original Beatles recording goes up for auction
An acetate record cut by the Beatles before the Liverpool band hit stardom is going on auction.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 4 p.m.
On sale: Concert tickets available at 10 a.m. on Friday
Our weekly look at shows going on sale in the next 7 days.
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, 3:13 p.m.
Review: Bach Festival’s off to a provocative start
The festival’s popular artistic director Zuill Bailey – who is not only a charming host, but one of the world’s finest cellists – joined the Matt Herskowitz Jazz Trio in …
Thu., Feb. 25, 2016, noon
Cherry Poppin’ Daddies brings punk rock sensibility to jazz
In the world of the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, jazz and swing never went out of style, Chuck Berry and Elvis Presley never picked up an instrument, and rock ’n’ roll …
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 4 p.m.
Herskowitz at home in jazz, classical worlds
Pianist-composer-arranger Matt Herskowitz melds jazz and classical in a way that just works.
Wed., Feb. 24, 2016, 3:33 p.m.
Deer Park junior’s winning essay describes a composer’s palette
Aliya Thomas, a junior at Deer Park High School, won the Spokane Symphony’s fifth annual essay contest.