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An Evening Of Cray

Robert Cray barely took a break to breathe in Friday’s show. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The Spokesman-Review

Met Demands Much From Symphony

Spokane Symphony Orchestra Sunday, April 30, The Met The Spokane Symphony moved with the change of seasons Sunday afternoon at The Met. Conductor Fabio Mechetti assembled a springlike garland of …

An Evening Of Cajun Magic Bass To Fiddle To Guitar, Beausoleil Plays The Music That Keeps The Fans On Their Feet

Michael Doucet (left) is still the star of the Cajun band he started 20 years ago. BeauSoleil brought the sound of Louisiana to Spokane Thursday night. Photo by Shawn Jacobson/The …

Tillis’ Talent Rings True Fans Were Treated To An Excellent Band And A Well-Received Country-Pop Repertoire

Pam Tillis received the Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year award this year.

Bridge Ensemble Spans Wide Range Of Styles

The Bridge Ensemble Friday, April 21, The Met The 2-year-old Bridge Ensemble linked three diverse musical styles in an outstanding concert at The Met Friday in the Spokane Chamber Music …

Trio Serve Up Many Flavors Of Christian Music

The Alltogether Tour Sunday, April 23, the Opera House Christian music fans were treated to a multitude of musical flavors at the Margaret Becker, Susan Ashton and Christine Dente concert …

Vince Gill Shares His Love Of Music ‘Gill Phenomenon’ Succeeds On Strength Of Performance Alone, Leaving Smoke And Light Shows To The Others

Vince Gill put on an outstanding performance in Pullman Thursday night.

Rory Block Pours Emotion Into Music, Audience

Rory Block

Shoveljerk Packs House In Local Gig Black Happy Offshoot Meets High Expectations Of Fans

Shoveljerk Saturday, April 15, at Outback Jack’s Shoveljerk, the new Black Happy offshoot, played its maiden local show Saturday at Outback Jack’s but the new group hardly expected a sell-out …

Great Music Zephyr’s Performance Friday Night Tosses Dreary Stereotypes Of Chamber Music To The Wind

Peter Rejito, cello; Kendall Feeney, piano; James Schloepflin, clarinet, and Elisa Barston, violin, performed as Zephyr Friday night at The Met. Photo by Sandra Bancroft-Billings/The Spokesman-Review

Fresh Energy Sets Predictable Program Apart

Violin soloist Elmar Oliveira. Henry Grossman photo

Schuller’s Ragged Side Conductor Shows Another Facet Of His Considerable Talent With Ragtime Concert

Spokane Symphony Sunday, April 2, at North Idaho College ‘The guy is just amazing.” That was the phrase I heard again and again Sunday. It came from professional musicians, students …

Guest Conductor And Pianist Excel

Piano soloist Ursula Oppens possesses a mighty intellect, a splendid technique and a great sense of style.

Guests Push The Sjo To New Heights

Spokane Jazz Orchestra Saturday, March 18, The Met It’s an ill wind that blows no one good, and when one McDougall stood in for the other Saturday night, the old …

Listeners Taken On Emotional Musical Journey

Spokane String Quartet Sunday, March 19, The Met Why would anyone give up a springy Sunday afternoon to listen to a depressing, despairing string quartet? Is it really more fun …

Songcatchers Use Music To Blend Cultures

The SongCatchers

Wagner Fulfills Pops Audience’s Exceptations Longtime Spokane Favorite, Pianist Richard Wagner, Brought His Dazzling Style To The Opera House Saturday Night.

Walt Wagner’s first name is incorrect in the headline and caption. Pianist Richard Wagner brought his energy and enthusiasm to the Opera House Saturday night.

Rover’s Songs And Wit Hoist Listeners’ Spirits

The Irish Rovers Sunday, March 12, at the Opera House From the looks of it, St. Patrick’s Day came a week early this year in Spokane. First, the St. Patrick’s …

Allegro’s Season-End Concert Combines Lively Music, Dance

Allegro’s “Dance Baroque” Tuesday, March 7, The Met Allegro wrapped up its season - directors Beverly Biggs’ and David Dutton’s silver anniversary of making music in Spokane - with a …

Inspiring, Soul-Searching Sounds Twila Paris Shares Her Voice And Her Beliefs With Enthusiastic Audience

Twila Paris sang at the Opera House Thursday night.

Soloist Use Violins To Tell Their Stories Cerovek And Ferris Added Color And Imagery To Symphonic Notes

Spokane Symphony Orchestra Friday, March 3, the Opera House Great instrumentalists are either actors or storytellers. The “actors” supply such bodily commentary as “oh, see how gorgeous this tune is” …

The King’s Singers Ensemble Performs Like A Well-Oiled Machine

The King’s Singers

Ledoux’s And Chestnut’s Fans Were In Full Form For Their Stars Hard-Rocking Honky-Tonk Sound Rocks The Spokane Coliseum

Chris LeDoux and Mark Chesnutt, Sunday, Feb. 26, the Spokane Coliseum It wasn’t a sold-out concert, but judging from the crowd’s response to the performances by both Chris LeDoux and …

Jazz - Gotta Love That Razzmatazz Festival Offered Four Days Of Total Jazz Immersion

Ray Brown and his trio, a self-contained band, highlighted Saturday night’s concert.

Mega-Metal Friday’s Crowd Came Out For A Heavy-Metal Beating — Megadeth Deliverd

Megadeth’s heavy-metal sound rocked the Coliseum Friday night. Ken Settle photo

Thrilled Missoula Crowd Gives Pearl Jam Send-Off

From left, Stone Gossard, Eddie Vedder and Mike McCready.

Holding Back Gibson Was Good But Lacked All Out New Orleans Jazz Energy

Banu Gibson and her New Orleans Hot Jazz Orchestra shared the stage Saturday night with the Spokane Symphony Orchestra.

Quick Review

Banu Gibson & New Orleans Hot Jazz with the Spokane Symphony Saturday night at the Opera House “Banu Gibson and her hot jazz sextet were ably backed by the Spokane …

Sawyer Brown Continues To Ride Wave Of Country Success

Joe Smyth, Mark Miller, Gregg “Hobie” Hubbard, and Duncan Cameron and Jim Scholten make up Sawyer Brown.

Glowing Sound From Lafayette String Quartet

The Lafayette String Quartet consists of violinists Ann Elliott-Goldschmidt and Sharon Stanis, violist Joanna Hood and cellist Pamela Highbaugh-Aloni.