Stories tagged: music
Thu., April 14, 2016
Sitar and tabla concert: Anupama Bhagwat and Ravi Albright perform Saturday
Featuring sitar player Anupama Bhagwat, who has performed to critical acclaim in India and abroad, and Ravi Albright, a professional tabla player based in Seattle. Taste of India will be …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 7 p.m.
Haggard’s life is certainly biopic-worthy
The death of Merle Haggard last week marked the end of an era, or at least a piece of an era. At a moment when singers were beginning to use …
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
Judge ends CeeLo Green’s supervised probation in drug case
A judge has removed CeeLo Green from supervised probation in a felony drug case that involved him giving a woman ecstasy during a 2012 dinner.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival artistic director says he’s out of that job
The artistic director of the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho says he is out of that job.
Wed., April 13, 2016, 11:52 a.m.
iTunes Top 10
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending April 7, 2016.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 9:19 a.m.
Music producer David Gest dies in London at 62
David Gest, a music producer, reality TV star and former husband of Liza Minnelli, was found dead Tuesday at a London hotel. He was 62.
Tue., April 12, 2016, 9:03 a.m.
Jazz fest’s financial chief fired
The University of Idaho has fired the executive director of its flagship music event, the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.
Mon., April 11, 2016, 9:23 a.m.
Dolly Parton to play Sept. 22 outdoor summer concert in Spokane; Duran Duran to play Sept. 2
Dolly Parton will play an outdoor summer show Sept. 22 as part of Northern Quest Casino’s concert series. Duran Duran also has been added to the lineup.
Thu., April 7, 2016, 8:05 p.m.
‘American Idol’: Trent Harmon is 15th and final winner
The first “American Idol” finale in 2002 was a battle of the sexes, with Kelly Clarkson the victor over Justin Guarini. The last contest settled the score as Trent Harmon …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 4 p.m.
Rabbit Wilde brings range of influences to high-energy folk
The members of Rabbit Wilde all grew up in Mount Vernon, Washington, a town of about 32,000 that sits an hour north of Seattle. But the four-piece neo-folk outfit didn’t …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 10:01 a.m.
Yorn slows down for ‘ArrangingTime’
It’s been six years since Pete Yorn released a solo album, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t remained busy. The singer-songwriter, who’s scheduled to play to a sold-out crowd at …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 2:49 p.m.
Judge throws out Kesha’s sexual abuse claims vs. producer
A New York judge has thrown out pop star Kesha’s hate-crime and human-rights claims that producer Dr. Luke drugged, sexually abused and emotionally tormented her.
Wed., April 6, 2016, 11:42 a.m.
Janet Jackson delays tour; planning family, ordered to rest
Janet Jackson is delaying her “Unbreakable” tour, saying Wednesday that she and her husband are planning their family and that she is under doctor’s orders to rest. The 49-year-old singer …
Wed., April 6, 2016, 8:07 a.m.
Bus carrying Gregg Allman crew crashes, 3 hurt
A tour spokesman for Gregg Allman’s band says three crew members have been injured when a bus went off Interstate 77 in West Virginia.
Tue., April 5, 2016, 4:17 p.m.
The top 10 songs and albums on the iTunes Store
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Mar. 31, 2016.
Tue., April 5, 2016
Opinions from past add new perspective
Past editorials weighed in on primary voting, lazy students, rock ‘n’ roll, public transit and seat belts.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Preu puts down the baton to join orchestra
Eckart Preu is almost always behind a podium and in front of the orchestra during the Spokane Symphony’s Classics concerts. But this weekend, the conductor will be briefly putting down …
Thu., March 31, 2016, 5:34 p.m.
Beyonce launches active wear line for women
Beyonce is launching an active wear line for women next month.
Thu., March 31, 2016, 12:06 p.m.
Rapper G-Eazy works his way to the spotlight
Three years ago, G-Eazy was flying just beneath the radar. He’d developed an underground following, drumming up recognition on YouTube and releasing two buzzed-about albums on an indie label. A …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 1:40 p.m.
President Obama to host International Jazz Day concert at White House
International Jazz Day, one of the world’s biggest celebrations of jazz, is coming to the White House.
Wed., March 30, 2016, 11:54 a.m.
Spotify adds $1 bln to war chest on way to IPO, source says
Music streaming leader Spotify has raised $1 billion in debt as it looks to buy companies that could accelerate its growth before listing shares on the public market within the …
Wed., March 30, 2016, 9:59 a.m.
Rap song allegedly recorded by inmate C-Murder sparks probe
Authorities in Louisiana believe rapper C-Murder recorded and released a rap song while in prison.
Tue., March 29, 2016, noon
Charlie Daniels, Travis & Foster to join Country Music Hall of Fame
Fiddler Charlie Daniels, singer Randy Travis, and producer and label owner Fred Foster will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Tue., March 29, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
Elton John sued by off-duty officer alleging sex harassment
A Los Angeles police captain has sued Elton John, claiming he was repeatedly groped by the singer while he was working off-duty on the Grammy winner’s security detail.
Mon., March 28, 2016, 9:22 a.m.
Dierks Bentley, Steve Miller, Goo Goo Dolls among artists to play Northern Quest this summer
The Goo Goo Dolls will kick off Northern Quest Casino’s summer concert series in July. Country star Dierks Bentley will close things out on Sept. 21. More shows are expected …
Fri., March 25, 2016
iTunes Top 10
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Mar. 17, 2016.
Fri., March 25, 2016
Our weekly look at new shows going on sale this week in the Inland Northwest.
Thu., March 24, 2016, 7 p.m.
Joanna Newsom weaves a fairy tale world through her music
Joanna Newsom creates small, bustling universes within her songs, which take on the form of fairy tales, medieval allegories or meditations on war, time and mortality. It’s tempting, then, to …
Thu., March 24, 2016, 4 p.m.
Haynes looks to his roots for solo album
The last time guitarist Warren Haynes came through Spokane in 2014, he was performing with his revered, long-running band Gov’t Mule. Now he’s returning to the Bing Crosby Theater on …
Thu., March 24, 2016, 9:33 a.m.
Uncharted set to return
This year’s Uncharted, a collaboration between the Spokane Symphony and Terrain, will be at the Fox on May 27.