Archive for “Jazz Alley”

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PREVIEW: Singer Dana Fuchs brings her powerhouse show to the Northwest

Posted March 17th, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Powerhouse blues-rock singer Dana Fuchs and her band bring their current tour to the Northwest, with shows March 17 and 18 at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley and March 21 at Jazzbones in Tacoma. Her latest release, “Songs From the Road,” is packed with soulful swagger. If you’ve experienced her new live CD/DVD, recorded […]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Sizzling blues from Belgrade-bred Ana Popovic at Jazz Alley

Posted January 18th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT The former Yugoslavia might seem like an unusual place to begin a blues career. But Ana Popovic, born in 1976 in Belgrade (now the capital of Serbia), was introduced to the blues by her father and began playing guitar at 15. From there, she formed Hush, a four-piece R&B band with elements […]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Ricky Skaggs books a bluegrass show at Jazz Alley

Posted May 21st, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Here’s something a little different for Jazz Alley: Ricky Skaggs, the reigning king of contemporary bluegrass, performs June 13 at the downtown jazz palace. Skaggs, accompanied by his band, Kentucky Thunder, performs music from his current album, “Music to My Ears.” Accompanying him is his band, Kentucky Thunder, featuring Andy Leftwich (fiddle), […]

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‘Shakespearean’ Molly Ringwald adds second show at Jazz Alley

Posted April 12th, 2013 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS “Tony Randall. Mary Tyler Moore. Molly Ringwald.” “Molly Ringwald, Cordelia, King Lear, Godard.” The first reference is to Bikini Kill’s great riot-grrrl anthem “Tony Randall,” the second to a video of a scene from legendary director Jean-Luc Godard’s not-so-great 1987 film version (the manual typewriter lets on that’s it’s not a period […]

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Molly Ringwald pays homage to the Great American Songbook

Posted March 1st, 2013 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Molly Ringwald became famous, of course, as the late film writer-director John Hughes’ muse, starring in “Sixteen Candles” (1984), which explored the secret life of the American teenager, the high-school detention epic “The Breakfast Club” (1985) and (“Isn’t she…”) “Pretty in Pink” (1986). More recently, she’s been playing a mom on ABC […]

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