Archive for “rock ‘n’ roll”

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Dancing on the unfathomable fringe: my 1995 interview with David Bowie:

Posted January 11th, 2016 by genestout

By GENE STOUT The news of David Bowie’s death brought an outpouring of reminiscences from fellow artists, fans and music writers. Below is the complete text from my preview of his October 1995 concert with Nine Inch Nails at the Tacoma Dome. Bowie was engaging, good-humored and eager to talk about his 1995 album, “Outside,” […]

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Legendary Seattle radio DJ Marco Collins hosts a MusicCares benefit

Posted November 24th, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Seattle DJ Marco Collins, who was the subject of the SIFF film “The Glamour and the Squalor,” is putting his energy and passion into a benefit for MusicCares, a national organization that helps musicians in need. The organization operated by The Recording Academy. The event, dubbed “Every Little Counts (sic), is at […]

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Chris Cornell announces solo album and tour for ‘Higher Truth’

Posted June 4th, 2015 by genestout

Grammy Award-winning, Golden Globe-nominated singer songwriter Chris Cornell of Soundgarden fame has announced plans to release a new solo studio album, “Higher Truth.” Due Sept. 18 and produced by Brendan O’Brien (Bruce Springsteen, Pearl Jam, Neil Young), the album expresses Cornell’s continuing evolution as a songwriter, lyricist and musical craftsman, telling stories which resonate across […]

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Elvis Invitationals competition celebrates 20 years of ‘Burning Love’

Posted December 30th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT The Seattle (Elvis) Invitationals contest returns Jan. 23 to the club where it all began 20 years ago — The Crocodile. The 20th annual competition to crown a new “King” (the late, great Elvis Presley) is the largest and longest-running gathering of Elvis impersonators in the Northwest. Backing all 20 contestants is […]

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‘Rockin’ the Wall’ film tour includes screening Nov. 4 at U.W. Tacoma

Posted October 26th, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS “Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall,” Jimmy Haslip said in 1989. You don’t remember that? OK, so my recollection might be a bit hazy, but surely the event commemorated in “Rockin’ the Wall: 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall” explains the continued presence of such diverse musicians as Haslip […]

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