The MTV VMAs have embraced “Bieber fever.” Justin Bieber won artist of the year and kicked off Sunday’s ceremony with an energetic performance that featured him rappelling from the ceiling of Barclays Center” and launching into “Stay” with Kid Laroi and his single “Ghost.”
One of the Spokane Symphony’s many married couples, assistant concertmaster Jeanne Bourgeois and double bassist Stephen Swanson might easily have met during their studies at Northwestern University, but they finally crossed paths in ... Switzerland.
NEW YORK — After weeks of smooching on yachts and holding hands on intimate walks, Jennifer Lopez and old flame turned new again Ben Affleck made it official Friday night on the red carpet for the premiere of Affleck's “The Last Duel” at the Venice International Film Festival.
Death Cab for Cutie’s road crew loaded onto the stage, and the crowd started to pour down from the grassy hillside to the floor to get a closer spot for the indie rockers’ first show in Spokane in six years. Frontman Ben Gibbard sat behind his piano.
Already midway into their touring season after a year at home, the chart-topping musicians of Foreigner are thrilled to be getting back onstage and into the swing of things. They will be joined by glam metal artist Lita Ford and the East Valley High School Choir.
The Gorge Amphitheatre provided solace for Michael Hadreas, who suffered through a difficult childhood in Seattle during the 1990s. Hadreas, who is best known by his stage name Perfume Genius, came out in high school. "It was a giant relief to tell my parents," he said.
One of the first stops on their post-shutdown tour, the internationally acclaimed Eroica Trio – named for Beethoven’s popular third symphony – will explore a wide variety of musical periods during two distinctly programmed concerts Monday and Tuesday at Barrister Winery.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. — Country singer Brett Eldredge has had another encounter with wildlife, this one involving a bear at a North Carolina home. This week, Eldredge posted a video of the run-in after the bear entered a garage at a home in Asheville, North Carolina.
The Spokane String Quartet concerts will require audience members to wear masks and provide proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test from within 48 hours of all upcoming indoor concerts until further notice. The quartet’s season opens at 3 p.m. Oct. 3.
Micky Dolenz, 76, and Mike Nesmith, 78, are the last Monkees standing. Vocalist-percussionist Davy Jones passed away in 2012, and vocalist-multi-instrumentalist Peter Tork died in 2019. Dolenz and Nesmith are on "The Monkees Farewell Tour."
Smells Like Nirvana (A Tribute to Nirvana) – Nirvana tribute band. Tickets purchased prior to rescheduled date are valid. Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. Knitting Factory, 919 W. Sprague Ave. $13-$45. (866) 468-7623.
“On Broadway” - An all-star cast tells the inside story of the Broadway theater and how it came back from the brink thanks to innovative work, a new attention to inclusion and a sometimes uneasy balance between art and commerce. Directed by Oren Jacoby.
“Point Break” – Young FBI agent Johnny Utah must go undercover as his next assignment, tasked with becoming close to a group of surfers who spend their off hours robbing banks and hiding their identities behind masks of former U.S. presidents Johnson, Nixon, Carter and Reagan.
Death Cab for Cutie is playing it safe in a couple of ways. The Bellingham alt-rock band, which has managed to be a commercial success and a critical darling, isn't rushing its next full-length album. "We're sitting on a lot of new material," guitarist-keyboardist Dave Depper said.
The Dave Matthews Band will continue its longstanding tradition of playing the Gorge Amphitheatre on Labor Day weekend. But this year, just hours before the start of its first show in a three-night stand, the band posted that, due to coronavirus, it would be using an “alternate format.”
Featuring a “welcome poem” from Poet Laureate Rena Priest, the livestream will showcase “the Humanities Washington programs that bring our state together,” and Charles Johnson, Tiffany Midge and Jess Walter will read aloud original works at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8.
Just one week ahead of the Spokane Symphony’s official season-opening concerts in the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, the orchestra will treat audiences across the Inland Northwest to two free outdoor concerts over Labor Day weekend.
"When I got to college, I discovered the Pixies, Sonic Youth and Liz Phair," Alicia Bognanno said while calling from her Nashville home. "The first time I heard the Breeders, I was like, 'Wait, that's my favorite part of the Pixies.' "
In the landscape of modern music, it’s more important than ever to stand out. For local hip-hop artist Pive (Ryan Mullane), that isn’t so difficult. From the moment you first encounter Pive’s debut album, “I Will Forever Be,” it’s clear that he isn’t your everyday rapper.
Summer break has ended. School has started. Sorority decision letters have been sent out. COVID-19 cases are on a rise. There is mayhem all over. Thankfully, nothing liberates the dopamine more than the music offered by our 21st century talents.