Stories tagged: music
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 12:44 P.M.
Kiss and Tell? Madonna makes Michael Jackson revelation
Madonna says she once made out with Michael Jackson after giving him a glass of chardonnay.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, NOON
Keeping the ‘Tradition’ alive: ‘Traditions of Christmas’ returns to CdA for the season
Now in its fifth year in Coeur d’Alene, the “Traditions of Christmas” is an old-fashioned holiday variety show, with dancing, singing, skits and seasonal fun.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 10:11 A.M.
Looking ahead: New and upcoming shows to check out
Our weekly list of shows on the horizon.
THURSDAY, DEC. 8, 2016, 10 A.M.
SJO takes on jazzed up ‘Nutcracker’
The Spokane Jazz Orchestra’s 42nd season continues this weekend with “A Christmas Celebration,” a concert at the Bing Crosby Theater that will showcase jazzy yuletide numbers designed to get you …
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 1:55 P.M.
Ryan Adams announces new album and wonders if you still love him
Ryan Adams posted to Instagram on Tuesday night announcing his upcoming album, “Prisoner,” to be released Feb. 17. He also shared the first track, “Do You Still Love Me?”
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 9:39 A.M.
Drake tops iTunes’ year-end music lists
Drake was all over Apple Music this year, so perhaps no surprise the rapper tops the iTunes music lists as well.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 7, 2016, 9:26 A.M.
He’s still our Boogie Man: KC and the Sunshine Band head to Northern Quest
At the height of the disco era, KC and the Sunshine Band were the biggest hit machines outside of the Bee Gees. Since returning to the stage in 1993, bandleader …
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 12:52 P.M.
Zuill Bailey, artistic director of the Northwest Bach Festival, earns Grammy nomination
Northwest Bach Festival artistic director has a good day, with Grammy nod and Innovator acknowledgment.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 12:44 P.M.
Kid Rock rolls out line of pro-Trump merchandise
Weeks after a series of digitally altered photos went viral, Kid Rock is capitalizing on the phenomenon by unveiling a line of pro- (and profane) Donald Trump merchandise.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 9:31 A.M.
Grammy nominations: Beyonce leads with nine, followed by Rihanna, Drake and Kanye West
The 2017 Grammy nominations were announced Tuesday morning and, as expected, Beyonce leads everyone with nine nominations on the heels of her hit “Lemonade” album. Rihanna, Drake and Kanye West …
MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 11:40 A.M.
Guns N’ Roses keep tour alive and will bring it to the Gorge
Rock band will return to the Northwest over Labor Day weekend.
SATURDAY, DEC. 3, 2016, 11 A.M.
Neil Diamond to celebrate career with world tour
NEW YORK – Neil Diamond took “Song Sung Blue” to the top of the charts, and now he promises to leave “no song unsung” when he takes the stage next …
UPDATED: MONDAY, DEC. 5, 2016, 3:06 P.M.
Kyle Gass Band’s rock entertains both comically, musically
Kyle Gass is best known as one half of Tenacious D, the comedy rock duo he formed with Jack Black in the mid-’90s. But Tenacious D is, because of Black’s …
THURSDAY, DEC. 1, 2016, 11 A.M.
‘Wreck the Halls’: Bret Michaels gets the bands back together
Just not his band. Not yet anyway.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 2:58 P.M.
Bruce Springsteen visits Denver to promote ‘Born to Run’ autobiography
Bruce Springsteen stopped in Denver on Wednesday as part of a nationwide tour promoting his new autobiography “Born to Run.”
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 12:50 P.M.
Elton John plans a ‘Wonderful Crazy Night’ in Spokane in ’17
British rock icon Elton John will bring his latest tour to Spokane in March. John, who last played town in 2014, will be at the Spokane Arena on March 5 …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 12:27 P.M.
iTunes: ‘Black Beatles,’ ‘24K Magic’ ride to the top
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending November 24, 2016:
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 10:12 A.M.
Canadian police force threatens Nickelback on drunk drivers
A police department in Canada’s province of Prince Edward Island is threatening to impose “the Nickelback treatment” on anyone who drinks and drives.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 10:34 A.M.
James Taylor announces summer 2017 tour of 4 baseball parks
Singer-songwriter James Taylor has announced a summer tour of four baseball parks, culminating in a date at Fenway Park, home of his beloved Boston Red Sox.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 10:30 A.M.
Decking the concert halls
If you need a break from Christmas shopping or want to duck out for a breather while your family is in town, local music venues are going to be pretty …
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 9:11 A.M.
36 years after its release, Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ finally debuts on Billboard 100
“Hallelujah” was arguably Leonard Cohen’s most famous song, the musical legend’s most lasting legacy.
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 7:25 A.M.
At 11, composer about to premiere first full opera
Alma Deutscher is a composer, virtuoso pianist and concert violinist who wrote her first sonata five years ago and whose first full opera will have its world premiere next month …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 7 P.M.
Perfect soundtrack for cooking the feast can be found on Broadway
For years, Spokane Public Radio’s Verne Windham has played Broadway show tunes on Thanksgiving morning. The tradition continues this year.
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 1:20 P.M.
Kanye West hospitalized in Los Angeles
Kanye West has been hospitalized in Los Angeles after abruptly canceling the last 21 dates of his national tour.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 11:30 P.M.
James McMurtry not afraid to speak his mind
A few days before the presidential election, James McMurtry released a single titled “Remembrance” as a free download on his website. The Texas-based singer-songwriter, who will perform a solo acoustic …
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 1 P.M.
Winter Jam 2016: Crowder headlines annual Christian music tour
David Crowder isn’t afraid to mix things up on his solo records
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 11 A.M.
McGinty returns to Celtic Thunder fold for U.S. tour
The group’s “Legacy” tour visits Northern Quest on Saturday.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 11 A.M.
SuperPops: Wylie Gustafson to take the Fox stage
A lot of country artists sing about the open range, of roping cattle and kicking up dirt. But how many of them are real life cowboys? When he isn’t performing, …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 10:14 A.M.
Prince’s estate sues Jay Z’s Roc Nation over Tidal streaming
Prince’s record company is suing Jay Z’s company for copyright infringement, saying it streamed Prince’s songs on the Tidal music service without permission after his death.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 5:16 P.M.
iTunes top 10: ‘Closer’ finally losing steam
iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending November 10, 2016.