Stories tagged: music
Mon., March 27, 2017, 10:57 a.m.
“Brief History” tour brings Matchbox Twenty, Counting Crows to Spokane Arena July 12
Prepare to flashback to the ‘90s this summer as alt-rockers Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows bring their “A Brief History of Everything” tour to Spokane Arena July 12.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Former Boston drummer Sib Hashian dies at age 67 on cruise
John “Sib” Hashian, former drummer for the arena rock band Boston, died on board a cruise ship Wednesday. He was 67.
Thu., March 23, 2017, 5:06 p.m.
Scorpions and Megadeth to stop by Spokane Arena Sept. 29 on “Crazy World” tour
“Crazy World” tour brings Scorpions and Megadeth to Spokane Sept. 29
Thu., March 23, 2017, 1 p.m.
Violinist Benjamin Beilman reunites with Spokane Symphony for ‘Classics 8: The Russian Soul’
Benjamin Beilman reunites with Spokane Symphony for “Classics 8: The Russian Soul.”
Thu., March 23, 2017, noon
Country singer Jackie Lee found his own sound with ‘Getting Over You’
Country singer Jackie Lee had the creeping suspicion that the musical road he was on was the wrong one, but, because of the success of the people he was working …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 5:23 p.m.
Vans Warped Tour announces lineup for 2017 festival; tour kicks off June 16 in Seattle
Vans Warped Tour announces lineup for 2017 festival, which kicks off in Seattle June 16.
Wed., March 22, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
Chuck Berry’s new ‘Chuck’ album set for June 16 posthumous release
Chuck Berry’s long-gestating final studio album “Chuck” has been set for release on June 16, and the first track, “Big Boys,” featuring guests Tom Morello and Nathaniel Rateliff, is available …
Wed., March 22, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Foo Fighters’ Chris Shiflett brings a taste of honky-tonk to the Big Dipper in Spokane
Shiflett, who plays lead guitar for Foo Fighters, used the band’s recent hiatus to write and record a new alt-county album, “West Coast Town.”
Wed., March 22, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Mark your calendars, music fans: Record Store Day approaches
There’s just one month before Record Store Day celebrates its 10th anniversary, April 22. Among the artists participating are Lumineers, David Bowie, Buddy Guy, Sam Hunt and Big Star.
UPDATED: Tue., March 21, 2017, 6:08 p.m.
For Strand of Oaks’ Tim Showalter, ‘Hard Love’ is a reinvention
Timothy Showalter is on tour with his musical project Strands of Oak, after releasing the album “Hard Love” last month. The tour lands at the Bartlett in Spokane on Thursday.
UPDATED: Wed., March 22, 2017, 2:04 p.m.
AP Interview: McCartney, Costello and the album that never was
Two of the reissue’s three audio discs are devoted to McCartney’s songwriting collaboration with Elvis Costello in 1987 and 1988, which produced some 15 songs. The mythical disc could have …
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
Rock ‘n’ roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90
Chuck Berry, rock ‘n’ roll’s founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music’s joy and rebellion in such classics as “Johnny B. Goode,” “Sweet Little Sixteen” and “Roll Over …
UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017, 3:57 p.m.
Eric Church pulls out the stops, putting voice, guitar and showmanship on stage at Spokane Arena.
Church, winner of five ACM and three CMA awards, played his “Holdin’ My Own Tour” without any supporting acts to a nearly packed Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena on Friday night. …
Fri., March 17, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
T.I. announces Knitting Factory show; Jason Aldean returns to Spokane Arena
Fans at either end of the musical spectrum are in for a treat today as rapper T.I. and country singer Jason Aldean have announced upcoming shows in Spokane.
UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Charismatic Pineda leads Journey through the greatest hits at the Arena
As soon as the lights dimmed Thursday night in the Spokane Arena, the entire audience rose to its feet, with many on the floor bouncing from foot to foot in …
Fri., March 17, 2017
Album review: No shortage of surprises from Shins on first album in five years
After a decade-plus in which they’ve evolved from cult heroes to respected major-label denizens, the Shins still prove capable of delivering a few surprises.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Time was finally right for Steve Curtis Chapman to write a book instead of songs
Steveen Curtis Chapman headlines the Rock and Worship Roadshow, which comes to the Spokane Arena on Sunday.
Thu., March 16, 2017, 2:15 p.m.
St. Patrick’s Day live music
An abundance of two things is guaranteed on St. Patrick’s Day: Green beer and live music. Green beer may not be your thing, but there’s sure to be a show …
UPDATED: Thu., March 16, 2017, 11:14 a.m.
Caspar Babypants coming to Spokane Valley
The Spokane County Library District is hosting a free concert on April 1.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 11:45 p.m.
Stradivarius heard for first time since 1980 theft
The three daughters of renowned violinist Roman Totenberg heard the sound of their late father’s Stradivarius for the first time since it was stolen nearly four decades ago.
Mon., March 13, 2017, 11:13 a.m.
Long in the making, Ed Sheeran will make a cameo on ‘Game of Thrones’
Executive producers David Benioff and D.B. Weiss revealed that English singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran will be making a cameo appearance in Season 7 of HBO’s hit series.
UPDATED: Mon., March 13, 2017, 10:53 p.m.
Paul Simon to play at Spokane Arena on June 23
Tickets to see the legendary singer-songwriter go on sale Friday.
UPDATED: Sat., March 11, 2017, 6:25 p.m.
Joni Sledge, member of Sister Sledge, dies at 60
Joni Sledge and her sisters Debbie, Kim and Kathy formed the Sister Sledge in 1971 in Philadelphia, their hometown, but struggled for years before success came.
Fri., March 10, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
Rap battle: Nicki Minaj addresses Remy Ma drama in new song ‘No Frauds’
Some fans said they expected more from Minaj’s response. Minaj released two other songs – “Changed It” and “Regret In Your Tears” – on Friday.
UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017, 10:21 p.m.
Journey keeps on believing
In a few weeks, Journey will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Before then, they’re bringing all their beloved hits to the Spokane Arena.
Thu., March 9, 2017, 4 p.m.
For Karli Ingersoll and Windoe, it’s a time of growth, creativity and exposure
After starting Windoe as a solo act, Ingersoll has expanded it into a band. Now, Windoe is having a Very Big Week. First, on Friday, there’s a new EP, “Shake …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
Bearded Michael Stipe finds doppelganger in David Letterman
Both the singer and the late night television icon have been sporting bushy beards lately. Letterman showed his off in a cover shot for this month’s New York magazine. Stipe …
Thu., March 9, 2017, 6:40 a.m.
Spokane’s Palomino hosts Americana night with Bluegrass in the City
Bluegrass in the City will feature local acts Brown’s Mountain Boys, a quartet that plays both traditional and original bluegrass songs, Lucas Brookbank Brown, who infuses a dose of soul …
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 5:09 p.m.
Lily Collins forgives her father, Phil Collins, in new book
In “Unfiltered,” Lily Collins writes she forgives her father for “not always being there” when she needed and for “not being the dad” she expected. She adds they can’t “rewrite …
UPDATED: Wed., March 8, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Symphony mixes No-Li brews and Beethoven
As history tells it, Ludwig van Beethoven wasn’t shy when it came to drinking, so much so that it’s noted in “The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven: Volume 3” by …