Stories tagged: music
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.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
Taylor Swift returns to hometown to serve as maid of honor
Taylor Swift returned to her Pennsylvania hometown over the weekend to serve as maid of honor in her childhood friend’s wedding.
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Taylor Swift donates $250K to beleaguered Kesha, rep says
Taylor Swift is giving some financial assistance to fellow pop star Kesha as she battles to get out of a contract with Dr. Luke, whom she has accused of sexually …
Mon., Feb. 22, 2016, 7:51 a.m.
Bankruptcy judge questions photos of 50 Cent with cash piles
Rapper 50 Cent has been ordered to appear in bankruptcy court in Connecticut to explain photos showing him with wads of cash.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 7 p.m.
Bach fest brings a little jazz into the fold in 2016
Matt Herskowitz Piano Jazz Trio, Kurt Nikkanen and Scott Rawls are the guest artists coming for the the Northwest Bach Festival.
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 4 p.m.
Rock and Worship Roadshow fun for fans, performers alike
The influential Christian rock group Newsboys began in 1985 in Australia, the songwriting project of musicians Peter Furler and George Perdikis. And while the two founders have long since departed, …
Thu., Feb. 18, 2016, 4 p.m.
Lionel Hampton fest kicks off Wednesday
When the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival first kicked off in 1967, it was an intimate, single-day event featuring a handful of artists. As it nears its 50th year, the festival …
Sun., Feb. 14, 2016, 4 p.m.
Spokane Symphony review: Guest conductor brings fresh perspective
Works by Fung, Tchaikovsky sparkle when the Spokane Symphony takes the lead from guest conductor Marco Parisotto.
Sat., Feb. 13, 2016
Vince Gill detours from country on romantic new album
Singer Vince Gill is a standard bearer for traditional country music, thanks to his encyclopedic knowledge of the genre and his masterful guitar skills, but he only included one true …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 7 p.m.
Eagles’ Glenn Frey to be saluted by bandmates at Grammy Awards
Eagles founding singer, songwriter and guitarist Glenn Frey will be saluted during Monday’s 58th Grammy Awards ceremony by his bandmates as well as close friend and songwriting collaborator Jackson Browne.
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
Kanye West offered $10 million for sole copy of new album
After spending $2 million for the sole copy of Wu-Tang Clan’s “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” late last year, Martin Shkreli, the 32-year-old former hedge fund manager, is now …
Fri., Feb. 12, 2016
iTunes: Drake, Rihanna claim top spots
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Feb. 4, 2016.
Thu., Feb. 11, 2016, noon
The Tenors bring their own voices into the mix
Four different voices open doors to a wealth of material for Canadian vocal quartet.
Wed., Feb. 10, 2016, 10 a.m.
Riders keep cowboy music alive
Riders in the Sky typically end their live shows with a rendition of the Roy Rogers signature tune “Happy Trails to You,” so it makes sense that they’d eventually dedicate …
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016
Dr. Dog makes something old into something new
Philly group reinvents its past with re-release and re-imagining of original “Psychedelic Swamp” recording.
Fri., Feb. 5, 2016
Tedeschi Trucks Band reaches new heights on ‘Let Me Get By’
Tedeschi Trucks Band, “Let Me Get By” (Fantasy/Concord) It’s barely 2016, but the Tedeschi Trucks Band has already released one of the great records of the year.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 8:47 p.m.
Celine Dion says late husband protected, grounded her
Celine Dion’s husband protected her from the gritty business details of her career as he struck the deals that defined her superstar status, including saying yes to her mega hit …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, 4:54 p.m.
Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74
Maurice White, the founder and leader of Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at age 74.
Thu., Feb. 4, 2016, noon
Futurebirds offer their take on the touring life
The saying goes that you should write what you know, and much of the new album from country rockers Futurebirds concerns the hardships of touring and living on the road. …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016
iTunes top 10
iTunes’ official music charts for the week ending Jan. 28, 2016.
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, 4 p.m.
Herb Alpert still finds joy in the music
Jazz trumpeter Herb Alpert has plenty of accomplishments under his belt. With his band the Tijuana Brass, he scored a number of significant hits in the ’60s and ’70s, he …
Thu., Jan. 28, 2016, noon
Island vibe, via Michigan
The Outer Vibe describes its work as a “musical vacation,” and hearing the surf-inflected sound on its latest album “Full Circle” (not to mention the colorful tropical fruit adorning the …
Sun., Jan. 24, 2016, 6:23 p.m.
Spokane Symphony review: “Don Juan,” Mozart, “Romeo and Juliet”
The Spokane Symphony began its 2016 concerts at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox by setting itself a new benchmark. We heard a performance of Richard Strauss’ popular tone …
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 4 p.m.
Musician’s life provides fertile ground for prose
When you’re a touring musician, meeting unusual people in unexpected places on the road, you’re probably going to be inspired to document your travels. Korby Lenker does that, but not …
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, noon
On sale: Killswitch Engage, Band Perry, Pete Yorn
Our weekly roundup of new shows going on sale this week.
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 10 a.m.
Symphony adds concert of ‘Star Wars’ music
John Williams’ already immortal score will fill the Fox on March 4.