Stories tagged: concert review
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
At 78 minutes, it was one of the shorter rock concerts I’ve attended, but that was all the time it took for 3 Doors Down to hit the right notes …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019
The oldies but goodies – “I Lost on Jeopardy,” “I Love Rocky Road” and “Like a Surgeon” – were relegated to a medley at the top of the show. “Eat …
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019
Judas Priest’s 18-song set, which lasted roughly 90 quickly-paced minutes, traversed nearly the entirety of their 18 studio albums across their 50-year career.
UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019
Northern Quest kicked off its outdoor summer concert season Sunday night with Train and Goo Goo Dolls.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
There are two things to know about Colin Hay. First, his voice sounds just as it did all those years ago on those Men at Work albums you listened to …
Mon., April 15, 2019
The fifth shoe dropped on Saturday night, when Jayce Ogren, the last of five candidates we were to hear for the position of music director of the Spokane Symphony, led …
Mon., March 25, 2019
There may have been some in the audience of this weekend’s concerts by the Spokane Symphony who harbored a secret wish that the concerts had not gone so well as …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019
Soloist Haochen Zhang proved himself to be a marvel in his performance of Liszt’s second piano concerto.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
After an artistic reveal, the iconic rock band took center stage in Spokane for the final time.
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 1, 2019
Country singer and his band go undercover at the Hot Country
Thu., Jan. 31, 2019
In 1977, a Spokesman-Review staff writer went to see KISS perform at the Spokane Coliseum. He was not impressed.
Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
The show may have been at the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, and members of the Spokane Symphony may have been on stage, but what transpired on Friday night …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019
This weekend’s Classics 5 concert by the Spokane Symphony marked the midpoint of the 15th and final season in which Eckart Preu has led the orchestra as its music director …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018
Concert review: Clarion Brass players demonstrate great skill in bringing new sounds to familiar tunes
At this concert, the focus was and remained very much on the music itself, the quality of its performance, and the skill and originality of its composer, William Berry.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
Myles Kennedy was clearly enjoying the hometown crowd at a packed Fox Theater on Friday night.
Mon., Oct. 22, 2018
From the opening measures of “Out of the Mist,” the symphony musicians played with remarkable beauty and power.
Wed., Oct. 10, 2018
From the first chord to the last pyrotechnic blast, you could feel every Godsmack drum beat and Shinedown guitar riff echoed in your chest.
Mon., Sept. 10, 2018
For a few seconds, the only sound one could hear in the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox was of two flutes, gently retracing an upward-moving figure. The sound was …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018
Alabama’s 90 minutes of nonstop hits hit all the right notes.
UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018
At a time when our thinking about Russia is clouded by evidence of election meddling, authoritarianism and geopolitical hostility, we would do well to step back and contemplate “The Heart …
Fri., May 4, 2018
When he spoke to The Spokesman-Review in December in advance of Alter Bridge’s sold-out show at the Knitting Factory, singer/guitarist Myles Kennedy expressed awe at the path his life had …
UPDATED: Mon., March 26, 2018
Instead of the engaging virtuoso showpiece we expected with “Symphonie Espagnole,” Aleksey Semenenko’s profound re-evaluation and flawless execution revealed a masterful and serious concerto for violin and orchestra, worthy of …
UPDATED: Mon., March 12, 2018
Zuill Bailey burst upon the consciousness of most of us here by performing the six Suites for Cello by Bach during the festival six years ago, seated in the same …
Sat., March 3, 2018
After traveling from Barrister Winery to River Park Square, the festival popped up at the Hamilton Studio, itself a re-imagined 1928 school building in Spokane’s West Central neighborhood.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018
Flute solo makes an impact in weekend concerts.
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018
The country star played the Spokane Arena on Friday night during a stop on her “Livin’ Like Hippies” tour.
Sun., Jan. 28, 2018
Guest violinist Mira Wang set a standard which future performers of Rasch’s “Tropoi” will find hard to match.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
Throughout the Saint-Saëns concerto, the Spokane Symphony played superbly, but was eclipsed by the soloist.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017
Music lovers in Spokane this month have the opportunity of hearing two outstanding pianists as guests of the Spokane . This weekend at the Fox, we heard Ran Dank and …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 1, 2017
The German rock band the Scorpions kept things in high gear at nearly sold out Spokane Arena show on Friday night.