Stories tagged: music
Fri., July 14, 2017, 6 a.m.
Ben Harper taking a more collaborative approach
It took seven years for Ben Harper to reunite with the Innocent Criminals, and he says in making “Call It What It Is,” his current album with his longtime band, …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 1:35 p.m.
Review: Counting Crows, Matchbox Twenty delve into their history as tour kicks off in Spokane
Where Counting Crows was folksy and a little mellow, a summer shandy or a blonde ale with a little hoppy bite here and there, Matchbox Twenty was the scotch ale …
Mon., July 10, 2017, 11:59 a.m.
Jay-Z announces ‘4:44’ tour kicking off in October
NEW YORK – Jay-Z will bring his latest album to life when he hits the road this fall. The rap icon announced the “4:44” tour Monday, which kicks off Oct. …
UPDATED: Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:43 p.m.
Concert review: Sublime with Rome, The Offspring show the power of cross-generational punk in Northern Quest show
Both bands opened on their co-headline tour at Northern Quest Resort & Casino in Airway Heights Thursday night, part of the casino’s Pepsi Outdoor Summer Concerts series.
Fri., July 7, 2017
Longtime friends Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows hit the road again
‘A Brief History of Everything Tour’ lands at the Spokane Arena on Wednesday
Thu., July 6, 2017, 2:36 p.m.
Sixth annual Wallace Blues Festival brings big acts to a small town
Big blues acts like Terrie Odabi and Duke Robillard will descend on the small town of Wallace, Idaho, as it prepares to host its sixth annual blues festival.
UPDATED: Thu., July 6, 2017, 4:12 p.m.
Lukas Nelson, Delbert McClinton, Marcus King and Too Slim on the lineup for Winthrop blues festival
The 30th Annual Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival will be July 21-23 at the Blues Ranch, located a mile west of Winthrop on Highway 20.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 10:28 p.m.
Paul Shaffer: Same dude, same band, different time
Since “The Late Show with David Letterman” ended, band leader Paul Shaffer has been busier than he anticipated. Keeping him busy? A new album with the World’s Most Dangerous Band.
UPDATED: Wed., July 5, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
Ed Sheeran says trolls drove him off Twitter; Lady Gaga sends her love
Ironically, Sheeran’s widespread popularity has partly made him a target for online haters. Upon release of his new album, “Divide,” in March, Sheeran had 16 songs on the UK Top …
UPDATED: Sat., July 1, 2017, 10:08 p.m.
Concert review: Sammy Hagar and the Circle let loose with a top notch set of rockin’ hits
The set list at Northern Quest on Friday touched on various stages of Hagar’s career – from Montrose and his solo stuff to Van Halen and beyond. And there was …
Fri., June 30, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Jay-Z’s new album ‘4:44’: Here’s everything you need to know
It’s been quite a month for the Carters. Just a couple weeks after Beyoncé reportedly gave birth to twins – though the family has yet to release an official statement …
Thu., June 29, 2017, 12:01 p.m.
Looking ahead: Shows to put on your calendar
Our weekly roundup of new and upcoming shows in the Spokane region.
UPDATED: Thu., June 29, 2017, 3:29 p.m.
Pop superstar Adele hints ‘25’ tour is her last
The 29-year-old included a signed, handwritten note in the program for her Wednesday night show at Wembley Stadium in London stating, “I don’t know if I’ll ever tour again and …
Wed., June 28, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Beatlemania On Tour keeps the British invasion going strong
In Beatlemania on Tour, audiences go on a journey from the Beatles’ beginnings in Hamburg and Liverpool, to performances on the BBC and “The Ed Sullivan Show” and at Shea …
UPDATED: Sat., June 24, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
Concert review: Paul Simon brings his best in Spokane Arena show
The legendary American singer-songwriter shines in performing classic and new material before an enthusiastic Spokane crowd.
Fri., June 23, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
Tesla wants to develop its own music service
It may not be enough for the electric car company Tesla to take on the giants of Detroit, like General Motors and Ford. The Palo Alto-based automaker is said to …
Wed., June 21, 2017, 5 p.m.
Chuck Berry, Glen Campbell make final statements
Recent albums from the late Chuck Berry and the ailing Glen Campbell bring to mind differing thoughts on legacy.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 4:21 p.m.
Speaking of Nirvana: Both Grohl and Novoselic bringing their bands to Spokane
Krist Novoselic is bringing his new band, Giants in the Trees, to the Big Dipper on July 21.
UPDATED: Tue., June 20, 2017, 4:16 p.m.
Foo Fighters announce new album, make plans for Spokane Arena show
Tickets go on sale June 29 for the Dec. 4 show at the Arena in support of the new album, “Concrete and Gold.”
Mon., June 19, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
iTunes top 10: It’s one, two, three for the Biebs
On the iTunes’ official music charts for the week ending June 15, 2017, Justin Bieber is featured artist on the top three songs.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 11:30 a.m.
Yoko Ono, a co-producer on ‘Imagine,’ gets writing credit
Rolling Stone magazine ranked “Imagine” at No. 3 on its list of “The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time” in 2004.
Thu., June 15, 2017, 5 a.m.
Doug Clark: Psychedelic flashbacks, bucket thieves on camera and other highlights from Street Music Week
The future of Street Music Week tracked me down Wednesday inside the Red Robin restaurant. I was grabbing a late lunch when he stuck one of our red collection buckets …
UPDATED: Thu., June 15, 2017, 3:32 p.m.
School’s out for summer: Alice Cooper set to rock Northern Quest
Cooper will perform “School’s Out” and other hits, as well as songs from his upcoming album, “Paranormal,” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday at Northern Quest Resort and Casino.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Looking ahead: Grouplove will headline Gleason Fest
Our weekly look at shows on the horizon.
Wed., June 14, 2017, 1:56 p.m.
On sale: Foster the People, Mastodon with Eagles of Death Metal, and Cave Singers book tickets to Spokane
Our weekly roundup of newly announced shows.
UPDATED: Wed., June 14, 2017, 12:05 a.m.
Idaho folk singer and legend Rosalie Sorrels dies at age 83
Rosalie Sorrels – an Idaho singer, songwriter, storyteller and folk music legend with a career that spanned more than 50 years – died late Sunday night at her daughter Holly …
Fri., June 9, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
Taylor Swift’s latest move is petty, savvy and guaranteed to annoy Katy Perry
Katy’s been gleefully dissing Taylor for weeks. Trust Taylor to get in the last word.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 7:27 p.m.
Sirius XM buys stake in music streaming site Pandora
Online music service Pandora is selling a nearly 20 percent stake to satellite radio company Siriuus XM for $480 million as part of moves aimed at raising cash to help …
Thu., June 8, 2017, 5 p.m.
7 Nights Out: Our picks for fun things to do June 9-15
Gordon Lightfoot, Elkfest and more around town this week.
UPDATED: Thu., June 8, 2017, 5:48 p.m.
Concert review: Def Leppard delivers unforgettable night of high-voltage rock
English hard rockers came to the Spokane Arena with Poison and Tesla.