Stories tagged: music
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
Green Day releases greatest hits album spanning 30 years
Green Day released a massive greatest hits album on Friday, but the trio isn’t saying “Good Riddance” anytime soon.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
Mannheim Steamroller adding fresh take to holiday concerts
Orchestra playing more ‘Fresh Aire’ songs during holiday concerts
Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:22 p.m.
Neil Young to release entire archive of recordings for free
Neil Young will open his vast archive of music for anyone to listen to online for free next month.
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Pharrell Williams sounds warning about climate change
The Grammy-winning musician appeared in Shanghai this week to debut a song titled “100 Years,” which he described as “a postcard, a sarcastic one, to the people who should be …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
An afternoon with Garth Brooks has all the hallmarks of a late night party
The give-and-take between Garth Brooks and his legions of fans Saturday was palpable, and business as usual for the country music superstar.
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 6:36 p.m.
Shawn Mendes, Eminem among winners at MTV EMAs in London
Shawn Mendes beat Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran to win the best-artist prize Sunday at the MTV EMAs, while U2 were proclaimed global icons in a show that celebrated London’s …
UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 5:11 p.m.
At the Knitting Factory, Third Eye Blind takes fans for a ride across the decades
It’s been a while since since the band Third Eye Blind released an album. Since their record Dopamine dropped in 2015, all their fans have had to listen to was …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
For Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood, return to Spokane is off to a great start
“We really needed a night like last night to realize that this isn’t going to be seven shows,” Brooks said. “This is going to be seven parties. Let’s just all …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 9:53 a.m.
Music Review: Taylor Swift’s ‘reputation’ is pure pop magic
On 2014’s “1989,” Swift showed she could deliver great pop songs. On “reputation,” her sixth album and second pop effort, she has mastered it.
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 10:03 a.m.
Iron Maiden singer writes about bullying, cancer and flying
The 59-year old rocker recalls turning down an offer to do a book 10 years ago, saying “I’m not really done yet.” After being diagnosed with cancer, “I thought there’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 11:57 a.m.
Mariah Carey, N.W.A. up for Songwriters Hall
Mariah Carey, the artist with the most No. 1 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, is one of the nominees for the 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame along with …
UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
Thomas Hampson returns to his roots at Spokane’s Fox Theater
The world-renowned opera singer will help celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Fox Theater restoration in two performances this weekend with the Spokane Symphony.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
McVie, Buckingham from Fleetwood Mac go their own way with new album
The new album, “Christine McVie Lindsey Buckingham” features appearances from fellow Fleetwood Mac members Mick Fleetwood and John McVie.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 4:35 p.m.
Polish death metal band members plead not guilty to charges of rape, kidnapping
All four members of the Polish death metal band Decapitated pleaded not guilty to charges of kidnapping and rape in court Tuesday.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
Justin Timberlake invited back to Super Bowl halftime show
Justin Timberlake finally is playing the Super Bowl halftime show again, 14 years after the “wardrobe malfunction” with Janet Jackson. The NFL announced that Timberlake will headline the Super Bowl …
Fri., Oct. 20, 2017, 2:35 p.m.
New Taylor Swift song makes us wonder: What happened to the new, cold-blooded Swift?
Released Thursday night, the song is a hard turn from the angry, slightly unhinged electro-rock of her recent singles. Instead, it’s a maudlin pop ballad about, yep, falling hard for …
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 1:53 p.m.
Idaho school district restores PE, music to grade schools
This year marks the first in several years that music and physical education are at all Bonneville Joint School District 93 elementary schools.
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 4:53 p.m.
Music icon’s daughter opens California’s Johnny Cash Trail
The California city of Folsom has completed the second section of its “Johnny Cash Trail” that that pays tribute to the country music icon and his 1968 album “At Folsom …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
First two members of Polish death metal band ‘Decapitated’ charged with rape, kidnapping in Spokane
Wearing yellow jail suits, Waclaw Kieltyka and Michal Lysejko, members of Polish metal band Decapitated, had their first court appearance in Spokane County. They are accused of gang raping of …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 2:08 p.m.
Acclaimed cellist Lynn Harrell to perform with Gonzaga Symphony
Harrell, 73, is a celebrated classical musician and recording artist, having performed around the world alongside too many prestigious orchestras to list.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Country artists rethink gun rights
Country music has long idealized the gun-owning lifestyle. But after a mass shooter killed himself and at least 58 people at Las Vegas’ Route 91 Harvest country music festival, voices …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 6 a.m.
Concert preview: Gavin DeGraw keeps blurring lines between pop and country, preferring the term ‘American’
For all the talk of moving forward artistically and broadening his creative horizons, DeGraw this fall is doing a show that should better suited to older, rootsy songs like “Chariot” …
Mon., Oct. 9, 2017
Dan Zanes on why sensory-friendly shows are ‘the future of family entertainment’
Sensory-friendly” is the new buzz phrase in family entertainment, describing performances that are welcoming to audience members who struggle with autism, verbal expression, overstimulation or short attention spans.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Concert review: Nakahara leads symphony in energetic, precise program
Music lovers in Spokane this month have the opportunity of hearing two outstanding pianists as guests of the Spokane . This weekend at the Fox, we heard Ran Dank and …
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
Bunny Sigler, who helped create 1970s Philly Sound, dies
Walter “Bunny” Sigler, a singer, songwriter and producer who helped create “The Sound of Philadelphia” in the 1970s, has died.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, noon
From B.B. to Bonamassa: Guitarist brings the spirit of his mentor to his music
Joe Bonamassa, who’s been a playing professionally since he was 11, returns to Spokane on Tuesday.
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, noon
A season of ‘Discovery’ for Coeur d’Alene Symphony Orchestra
Symphony seeks to replace its longtime artistic director, and will hand the baton over to five finalists this season.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Death metal band Decapitated, accused of rape, kidnapping, extradited to Spokane County
Two members of the Polish death metal band Decapitated are on their way to Spokane County to face accusations of kidnap and rape after a concert in Spokane.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
Final interview: Tom Petty’s death comes just days after an introspective interview
Tom Petty always had a purpose, and a man like that, a man with a purpose, should have had more time – weeks, months, years – to practice what he …
Tue., Oct. 3, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Tom Petty, down-to-Earth rock superstar, dies at 66
Tom Petty, an old-fashioned rock superstar and everyman who drew upon the Byrds, the Beatles and other bands he worshipped as a boy and produced new classics such as “Free …