There’s nothing minimalist about the 25th anniversary “A Year With Swollen Appendices: Brian Eno’s Diary.” Praised by the Guardian as one of the seminal books about music, the out-of-print work was recently republished by Faber and Faber.
With livestream concerts providing the next best alternative at the moment, musicians and promoters are aiming for the kind of “event status” we’ve come to expect from the real thing after floundering in 2020.
Local musical artist Norman Robbins chooses not to let the frigid winter snowstorms ride too heavy on his mind. He keeps things light, listening to dance music that’s more summer-and-sand than anything.
The University of Idaho’s Lionel Hampton School of Music will welcome back international performer Eduardo Mendonca during a World Music Celebration at 7:30 p.m. Friday. The free event will be broadcast live from Haddock Hall.
Alice Cooper just received his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine and can't wait to return to Spokane. The godfather of theatrical rock, who called from his Phoenix home, is familiar with the Pacific Northwest.
Northwest BachFest will celebrate its 44th year with an online concert series featuring selections from J.S. Bach’s “Six Suites for Unaccompanied Cello” performed by artistic director and Grammy Award-winning cellist Zuill Bailey.
The pandemic isn’t over, but the light at the end of the tunnel just got a lot brighter. Amid the chill of winter, Spokane residents received more news that life is poised to return to normal: Pig Out in the Park plans to turn Riverfront Park.
“American Idol” – The show must go on – even in a pandemic. To simplify things and follow COVID-19 protocol, the popular singing contest ditched the cross-country tour. Instead, it held virtual online auditions followed by quarantined, in-person tryouts.
In a lengthy social media post, Justin Timberlake says that he wants to apologize to Britney Spears and Janet Jackson “because I care for and respect these women, and I know I failed.” “I’ve seen the messages, tags, comments and concerns, and I want to respond."
The new year is off to a solid start for indie singer-songwriter Casey Ryan, who spent his formative years in Idaho and Spokane and launched his music career in the Inland Northwest: Ryan, 31, has been selected by Breedlove Guitars to be the company’s Featured Artist for 2021.
Music alters mood, according to a study by the Journal of Positive Psychology. That's especially so for love songs, which have quite an impact on couples who can take a trip down memory lane courtesy of music.
If Dave Grohl retired after the release of 1999's "There's Nothing Left to Lose," the leader of the Foo Fighters could have been like his former Nirvana bandmate Kurt Cobain. The late Nirvana leader kept ascending before he perished, which is a rock rarity.
The cogs and wheels of a local music scene as rich as Spokane’s are not a bunch of money-hungry businessmen in top hats and monocles, but rather time-giving patrons and grass-roots individuals championing business models focused on community success.
“Collapsed in sunbeams / Stretched out open to beauty however brief or violent,” opens Arlo Parks’ debut album, the British singer-songwriter serenely invoking the album’s title, “Collapsed in Sunbeams.” It’s something shy of a song, this 60-second opening track.
Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers weren’t the only winners at Super Bowl 55. Despite the big football game’s ratings being the lowest since 2007, halftime show performer The Weeknd saw an uptick in music sales after the event.
Mary Wilson, one of the original members of the Supremes, the 1960s girl group that helped establish the Motown sound and propelled Diana Ross to superstardom, has died. She was 76. Wilson died Monday night at her home in Las Vegas.
The Super Bowl Halftime Show is just as memorable as the Big Game – if not more memorable in some years. Janet Jackson’s wardrobe malfunction alongside Justin Timberlake? The legendary Prince? Shirtless and heavily tattooed Maroon 5 frontman Adam Levine?
Hall of Fame songwriter Jim Weatherly, who wrote “Midnight Train to Georgia” and other hits for Gladys Knight, Glen Campbell and Ray Price, has died. He was 77. The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame said in a release Friday that Weatherly’s family confirmed his death.
While I wasn’t under the impression of listening to a whole new artist with the Staves’ latest album, “Good Woman,” the three sisters certainly seem to be redefining what form their harmonies and melodies take.
An Army veteran lands himself in the Inland Northwest and, while a student of computer science, kickstarts his own career in music during a global pandemic. That’s not a story you hear every day, but it is the story of Mike Wolf.
State financial aid offers lifeline to Washington students during crisis
Amber Webber lost her job when COVID-19 hit Washington early last year.