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Stories tagged: concert

UPDATED: Tue., March 10, 2020

Review: Tool offers impeccable musicianship, eye-popping stage in ‘Fear Inoculum’ stop at the Arena

Following a handful of international festival appearances, Tool kicked off its “Fear Inoculum Tour” at the Spokane Arena on Monday night to a nearly sold-out venue with fans converging from …

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019

Review: ‘Weird Al’ and friends bring the laughs to Northern Quest

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: Tue., July 30, 2019

Royal Fireworks Concert dazzles audience after two-year absence from Riverfront Park

The free concert and fireworks show returned to Riverfront Park after a cancellation in 2017 due to funding woes and construction in the downtown park. Ballet dancers performed at twilight, …

Snoop Dogg returns to Spokane

Hip-hop performer, entrepreneur brings two shows to Northern Quest this summer.

UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019

Free fireworks concert returns to Riverfront Park on July 28

After a two-year absence, a free concert with fireworks is returning to Riverfront Park.

UPDATED: Mon., June 10, 2019

Train, Goo Goo Dolls bring the hits to Northern Quest

Northern Quest kicked off its outdoor summer concert season Sunday night with Train and Goo Goo Dolls.

Ogren inspires as final candidate for Spokane Symphony music director

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 …

UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019

Aberdeen teen sings with Michael Buble

When world-renowned singer Michael Buble singled out Aberdeen 17-year-old Ben Fagerstedt to sing with him Saturday night in front of 18,000 people at the Tacoma Dome, it was a dream …

UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019

KISS keeps the spectacle level high with ‘End of the Road’ stop at Spokane Arena

After an artistic reveal, the iconic rock band took center stage in Spokane for the final time.

Front Porch: Fans keep on lovin’ REO Speedwagon

He stood like a lonely Statue of Liberty, holding his lighter aloft, its flame flickering in the darkness. An actual cigarette lighter, not a pale imitation cellphone flashlight. You should …

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 4, 2018

Concert review: Metallica thrills fans with long-awaited return to Spokane Arena

The iconic metal band wowed on Sunday night with impressive pyrotechnics and special effects and a setlist deep with fan favorites.

Concert review: The Spokane Symphony and Alon Goldstein in both tragedy and triumph

From the opening measures of “Out of the Mist,” the symphony musicians played with remarkable beauty and power.

Cirque de la Symphonie returns to Spokane

Morihiko Nakahara conducts the “Cirque de la Symphonie” in SSO season’s first pops concert.

Concert review: Godsmack, Shinedown electrify crowd at Spokane Arena

From the first chord to the last pyrotechnic blast, you could feel every Godsmack drum beat and Shinedown guitar riff echoed in your chest.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 5, 2018

All Killer, No Filler: Godsmack and Shinedown continue their musical partnership

Godsmack and Shinedown’s co-headlining tour comes to the Spokane Arena with Asking Alexandria opening this weekend.

Los Lonely Boys brings its charismatic style back to Spokane

They may be called “lonely boys,” but this band of brothers knows how to create a sense of community.

Spokane Symphony’s season launched with a bright new star

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: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018

Spokane Symphony fills Comstock Park with music and memories of summer

Staking out a spot before the annual Spokane Symphony’s Labor Day Concert in Comstock Park can be serious business.

Album review: Lamb of God affirms metal roots with ‘Legion: XX’ cover album

Lamb of God returns to their roots with covers album “Legion: XX.” The group also is returning to Spokane for a show at the Knitting Factory on Aug. 22.

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 16, 2018

Concert review: Alabama gives its fans hit after hit after hit

Alabama’s 90 minutes of nonstop hits hit all the right notes.

Pink in Sydney hospital with stomach virus, cancels 3rd show

Pop superstar Pink remained in a hospital on Tuesday with a stomach virus, forcing her to postpone a third Sydney show, her promoter said.

Good Charlotte to headline benefit concert for 5 slain

The city of Annapolis will hold a benefit concert featuring Maryland-bred rockers Good Charlotte to honor the five Capital Gazette employees killed in an attack in their newsroom.

Metal singer jailed in wife’s murder plot back with band

A heavy metal singer convicted in a murder-for-hire plot to kill his estranged wife has reunited with his Grammy-nominated band and performed with the group in San Diego over the …

UPDATED: Sun., May 13, 2018

Pianist Natasha Paremski shines in Rachmaninoff piano concerto

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 …

UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018

With torn ligament, SZA powers through performance

R&B singer SZA didn’t let a torn ligament in her foot slow her down at a concert for her feverish fans in New York City.

Concert review: In ‘re-imagined’ festival, musical magic can be found everywhere.

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: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018

Metallica announces new tour, will stop at Spokane Arena on Dec. 2

The Grammy-winning, platinum-selling rock quartet will hit Spokane Arena on Dec. 2 as part of their “WorldWired” tour.

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 3, 2018

Concert review: Miranda Lambert reveals all sides of her personality at Spokane Arena show

The country star played the Spokane Arena on Friday night during a stop on her “Livin’ Like Hippies” tour.

Hurricane relief effort led by ex-U.S. presidents raises $41M

A hurricane relief effort led by five former U.S. presidents that included a Texas concert with rock star Lady Gaga has raised more than $41 million.

Lorde scraps Israel concert amid boycott calls

Lorde on Sunday cancelled a performance in Israel scheduled for next summer after appeals by pro-Palestinian activists.