Archive for “folk-rock”

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Northwest violinist Geoffrey Castle celebrates the season with spirited ‘Noel’

Posted December 17th, 2016 by genestout

By GENE STOUT During the holidays, while I was growing up, my mom used to pull out her timeworn LP of Bach and Handel favorites by English-born concert organist E. Power Biggs, who helped revive the classic pipe organ while living in Cambridge, Mass. Along with “White Christmas,” “The Merriest,” “The Christmas Song,” “Winter Wonderland” […]

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Crystal Bowersox moves beyond ‘American Idol’ with current show

Posted February 25th, 2015 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Crystal Bowersox is no longer someone to dread. That is, the dreadlocks that so unnerved Simon Cowell (always a good thing, in my book) on the 2010 season of “American Idol” (she was runner-up, with Cowell‘s blessing) are now a thing of the past. In some ways Bowersox, who released the excellent […]

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MusiCares benefit concert celebrates the sounds of Little Feat

Posted September 10th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Northwest musicians are gathering Friday for “Get Yer Feet Wet,” a tribute show featuring the music of Little Feat, an eclectic, influential band that has played nearly every genre of roots-oriented music, from rock to soul. The lineup of local all-star players includes Jeff Fielder, Garth Reeves, Chris Friel, Kim Virant, Andy […]

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All-star band gathers at Bumbershoot to perform Big Star’s iconic third album

Posted September 3rd, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS “Never traveled far,” Replacements singer-guitarist Paul Westerberg sang in the set-closer “Alex Chilton” Sunday at Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival, “without a little Big Star.” No matter how spectacular The Replacements’ early-evening set at the Main Stage (“We’re a bar band,” bassist Tommy Stinson complained about performing without the cover of darkness) might have […]

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Kellee Bradley rides life’s ups and downs with new ‘Milestones’ CD

Posted August 4th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT It’s been nine years since Northwest singer-songwriter Kellee Bradley has released an album. Her new “Milestones” CD reflects the journeys she has taken in the last decade. “I suddenly realized it had been nine years since my last CD, and I thought, ‘How did that happen?’ I have been so busy facing […]

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