Stories tagged: spokane street music week
Sun., June 18, 2017
The 15th annual Street Music Week reached its finale at 1 p.m. Friday amid intermittent rain and steady generosity.
Sun., June 19, 2016
The 14th annual Spokane Street Music Week officially expired at 1 p.m. Friday amid blue skies, sunny dispositions and an unexpected windfall. John Huckabay handed a piece of paper to …
Mon., June 13, 2016
Blake Busch finished rocking some AC/DC on his electric guitar and then consented to an interview following his Street Music Week debut Monday in downtown Spokane. Busch, by the way, …
Mon., May 16, 2016
It’s happened again. Time has trickled away like the oil in most of the vintage cars I’ve owned. We are now less than a month away from the 14th annual …
Sun., June 14, 2015
Do you believe in happy, sappy endings? I didn’t – until last Friday, that is.
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014
Frank Wagner called JayDean Ludiker last Sunday night with instructions. “You’re in charge of the music at my service,” the dying man told his longtime friend, adding that they would …
Sun., June 15, 2014
And just like that it was over. The final notes faded. Another spirited week of lunch-hour music and entertainment ceased.
Thu., June 12, 2014
Judy Burr hadn’t been in town very long when she noticed that something quite different was happening on the sidewalks of Spokane. “What’s this?” she asked.
Thu., June 13, 2013
Wednesday’s installment of Spokane Street Music Week was truly one for the ages. Or the annals of YouTube, perhaps.
Tue., June 11, 2013
The 11th annual Spokane Street Music Week kicked off with stellar sunny weather and 40-plus performers, including a juggler, a ukulele made out of a cigar box and Cole Barber, …
Sun., June 17, 2012
After last year’s edition of Spokane Street Music Week took in a record $8,300 despite grotesque weather conditions, a challenge was raised by some of my closest friends. “Go for …
Thu., June 14, 2012
The 10th annual Spokane Street Music Week will be remembered for its number of exciting firsts. As in …
Tue., June 12, 2012
The 10th annual Spokane Street Music Week continues all week from noon to 1 p.m. on downtown street corners.
Tue., June 12, 2012
Day one of our 10th annual Spokane Street Music Week had it all: warm weather, about 50 performers and gobs of generous donors to help put us on the road …
Sun., May 27, 2012
Huey Lewis and the News and Styx are among the rock acts heading to the Spokane County Interstate Fair this summer. Kicking off the fair’s Grandstand entertainment this year is …
Sun., May 20, 2012
I’d like to reassure everyone that our upcoming 10th annual Spokane Street Music Week will go on as planned despite recent meddling with the municipal noise ordinance by overzealous City …
Tue., May 8, 2012
Time again to put out the call to bluegrassers, rockers, jazz cats, sidewalk shufflers and vocalists from beginners to virtuosos. Mark your calendars for June 11-15.
Sun., June 19, 2011
The ninth annual Spokane Street Music Week will be remembered for a lot of record setting. As in …
Thu., June 16, 2011
Mary Verner became a history-making Spokane mayor on Wednesday. No, it didn’t have anything to do with her current attempt to become the first two-term mayor since Spokane had a …
Tue., June 14, 2011
Spokane Street Music Week kicked off Monday under butt-ugly skies and the impending threat of deluge. Weather as usual, in other words.
Thu., May 20, 2010
In a positively shocking flash of municipal efficiency, the mayor’s office this week e-mailed me a draft of my eighth annual Spokane Street Music proclamation, even though … A. I …
Thu., June 11, 2009
Can anything be more rewarding than playing music to strangers on the sidewalk? Aw, who am I kidding? There are a zillion things more rewarding.
Tue., June 9, 2009
Spokane Street Music Week kicked off Monday to terrific weather if you are a salamander – or Seattle. Actually, I knew we were in for a drippy Monday morning because …
Tue., May 15, 2007
Organizing an annual event like Spokane Street Music Week – which will take place June 11-15 – is a lot more challenging than many of you might suspect. Oh, sure, …