In the precious infancy of “Break My Soul,” the new single that Beyoncé released Monday night, consider checking your impulses. Try not to think of this song as a hype morsel, or a discourse starter, or an aesthetic foreshadowing. It’s true, Beyoncé has a blockbuster album, “Renaissance,” due out later this summer, but a song is not a movie trailer, and while this one already feels made for the ages, it’ll never be this new again.
If you're as tired of Drake as I am, you're tired of being tired. Encountering the sweet-nothingness of his voice in any public setting instantly makes me wish the 21st century would leave me alone, and I really don't want to feel that way anymore, because, like he taught us back in 2011, YOLO.
Pusha T considers himself a loner in hip-hop, surveying the landscape with skepticism from an aloof distance. Where some of his peers might enjoy the cumulative power of alliances, he takes pride in standing alone. He's put off by the music industry's smoke and mirrors, which he sees through with piercing clarity.
Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Friday for contemporary Christian rock band Casting Crowns with special guests CAIN and Anne Wilson who play the Spokane Arena on Oct. 2. Tickets for the Healer Tour can be purchased at ticketswest.com.
Though they had no idea as they were experiencing it, legions of “Stranger Things” viewers have been recently indoctrinated into a secular belief system that has already transformed millions of lives. The text that led them there? Kate Bush’s 1985 song “Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God).”
When owners Aaron Hein and Alyssa Agee officially opened Emma Rue’s in downtown Spokane the first week in January, they brought coffee (Emma Rue’s soft opened as a café in November), craft cocktails, food and desserts served late into the night to the culinary scene.
For one afternoon, the White House became an exclusive stage for global K-pop phenomenon BTS, with each of the 49 briefing room seats becoming the most coveted tickets in town. The group had been invited by the administration to raise awareness of the prevalence of anti-Asian discrimination.
After more than a half-century, ZZ Top's lineup was intact. From 1970 until 2021, it was vocalist-guitarist Billy Gibbons, bassist Dusty Hill and drummer Frank Beard as ZZ Top. But Hill passed away last summer. And ZZ Top, who headline Thursday at First Interstate Center, is now rolling along with bassist Elwood Francis.
Jennifer Lopez will be honored for her film and TV achievements at the MTV Movie & TV Awards. The network announced Friday that Lopez will receive the Generation Award on Sunday in Santa Monica. The award celebrates artists whose diverse contributions in film and television turned them into household names.
It's a special event when guitarist and bandleader Garrin Hertel and vocalist Julia Rinker pay tribute to jazz icon Mildred Bailey. But when the Spokane multimedia artist and Bailey's niece tip their hat to Bailey on Friday at Montvale Event Center, Hertel's Zonky Jazz Band will be joined by Ken Peplowski.
It’s time to queue up your playlists as New Kids on the Block’s Mixtape tour brings the boyband to Spokane Arena on Monday night with Salt-N-Pepa, Rick Astley and En Vogue. Sure, Astley was 21 years old when “Never Gonna Give You Up” was released in 1987, so the British singer-songwriter is 56 now.
New Kids on the Block is a moniker that has become an oxymoron. The New Kids aren't new, but it doesn't matter to their fervent group of fans who remain supportive of the middle-aged act. Yes, one of the most popular boybands from a generation ago remains a hot draw.
BaLonely has been working on its latest album, “Thank You, I’m Sorry,” for well over two years, the longest the band has ever spent on a record. They took their time with playing live sessions in the basement, tracking new parts in the studio and working through a long mixing and mastering phase.
Second Operation Opera – Seven-day festival presenting performers of contemporary chamber operas and art songs. Li’s opera “When the Purple Mountains Burn,” June 10 at 7:30 p.m.; an Art Songs Recital, written by the participating composers for the vocal participants, June 11 at 7:30 p.m.; and more.