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UPDATED: Sun., June 16, 2019

Street Music Week ends on a high note

Street Music Week 2019 ended Friday and raised $29,333 for the Second Harvest Inland Northwest Food Bank, which equates to 146,665 meals.


World, meet the new Keyboard Cat: Skinny is raising some fur – and some funds – during Street Music Week

Spokane fans will get to meet the latest incarnation of the internet sensation when Skinny makes his public debut as Keyboard Cat during Street Music Week, the annual fundraiser to …


Family of musicians bonds over helping community

Carey Eyer and his daughters Neilia and Ivy are participating in their sixth year at Street Music Week in Spokane, and have raised hundreds of dollars for local charity over …


Paul Turner: Street Music Week is back this week and deserves your support

Street Music Week is practically a Spokane institution. And it’s not just a downtown thing. You can hear performers in the Garland District and Coeur d’Alene.


‘Street Music Week’ starts Monday

The streets of downtown Spokane will be a little livelier than usual during lunch hour next week.


Doug Clark: Psychedelic flashbacks, bucket thieves on camera and other highlights from Street Music Week

The future of Street Music Week tracked me down Wednesday inside the Red Robin restaurant. I was grabbing a late lunch when he stuck one of our red collection buckets …


Clark: Thief can’t put a damper on Street Music Week

The 15th annual Street Music Week kicked off Monday in downtown Spokane with warm weather, cool jazz and a felonious punk.


Doug Clark: Street Music Week kicks off on Monday

A 50-year-old, black-and-white video on YouTube. That’s what started it all.


Doug Clark: Tune up your fiddles and polish your flutes, because Street Music Week is around the corner.

It’s just three weeks away from Spokane’s 15th annual Street Music Week. The annual event always takes place during the noon hours of Monday through Friday.


Doug Clark: Just one fellow Feastmaster heeded my call

A winner has been crowned in my Feastmaster Barbecue Bonanza contest.


Doug Clark: Street Music Week bringing out the best of Spokane

My friend Myles Kennedy has done the sort of cool things that every guitar-picking rock star wannabe dreams of. Touring with his band Alter Bridge in the United Kingdom, Kennedy …


Doug Clark: Whatever the key, Spokane Street Music starts with a groove

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, …


Doug Clark: Street Music Week is about generosity, not virtuosity

The 14th annual Spokane Street Music Week kicks off Monday with simultaneous satellite events going on in the historic Garland District and downtown Coeur d’Alene.


Doug Clark: Donations big and small set another music week record

Do you believe in happy, sappy endings? I didn’t – until last Friday, that is.


Doug Clark: Happy to loan guitar to out-of-towner for Street Music Week

Guitarless in Coeur d’Alene. That’s the tragic situation Chris DeClerk found himself in the other night.


Doug Clark: Musicians hit Inland Northwest streets for week with charity beat

The 13th annual Spokane Street Music Week opened at noon Monday with some of the highest expectations I’ve ever seen when it comes to raising Second Harvest food bank donations. …


Listen to the Music

The 13th annual Spokane Street Music Week opened at noon Monday with some of the highest expectations I’ve ever seen when it comes to raising 2nd Harvest food bank donations. …


Doug Clark: Call out for all would-be buskers for Street Music Week

Monday noon will kick off the 13th annual Spokane Street Music Week, and the stars appear to be gloriously aligned. And by stars I mean those local TV meteorologists.


Buskers, helpers all tuned up for annual Street Music Week

A nice guy at The General Store gave me a discount on those red paint buckets we use every year for collecting food bank donations. A tub of shiny new …


Doug Clark: It’s time for Salvatori to sing lame-duck blues

Steve Salvatori announced his resignation from the Spokane City Council the other day. He’d love to stay, of course, but the poor guy must follow his business to Dallas, where …


Doug Clark: Street Music Week hit whole new high

Before we strike up the band and make the big confetti mess, I’d like to explain why the 11th annual Spokane Street Music Week should be remembered as the year …


Clark: Street Music Week expanding to include Garland district

Red collection buckets. Check. Yellow sign-up notepads. Check.


Clark: Spokane not only city with Street Music Week

Seven weeks and change. That’s the countdown until the next Spokane Street Music Week rocks the downtown sidewalks with noon-hour music and entertainment.


Spotlight: Huey Lewis, Styx set to play Spokane fair

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 …


Doug Clark: Thank you: Music taps soul of city

The ninth annual Spokane Street Music Week will be remembered for a lot of record setting. As in …


Doug Clark: Shogan clears his throat for charity, again

Say what you will about City Council President Joe Shogan. He’s a bit too opinionated, perhaps. He doesn’t suffer fools well and can be a bit quick to pop his …


‘Rising Sun’ promised to all who brave the rain

What? Let a little drizzle fizzle the sizzle? Not on your rusty glockenspiel.


Get your act together for Street Music Week

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 …


Music week’s crescendo outstanding

I had major doubts Monday. I didn’t think the seventh annual Spokane Street Music Week could possibly live up to 2008, which collected a record $3,800 for the food bank. …