Archive for “Christian music”

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Songwriter Sam Phillips to receive prestigious Denise Levertov Award

Posted April 16th, 2011 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS She’s been nominated for two Grammys, under both her Christian name Leslie and her self-adopted one, but Sam Phillips has never won the award. Now, in a ceremony to take place May 5 at Seattle’s 415 Westlake (maybe you held your wedding reception there), Phillips will be the recipient of the eighth […]

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CD REVIEW: ‘Ain’t Nothin’ Like Christmas’ with Shelby Lynne

Posted December 23rd, 2010 by genestout

With the launch this year of her own recording label, Everso Records, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne was finally free to release a first-time Christmas CD on her own terms. Arriving in stores in late October, “Merry Christmas!” could have done without an exclamation point. And that’s not a bad thing. This is an album that […]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Auburn’s He Is We has a Taylor Swiftian ingenuousness

Posted November 3rd, 2010 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS “Is this more than a crush?” He Is We singer Rachel Taylor asks on “Blame It on the Rain,” one (actually two) of the many simple and engaging songs on the Auburn, Wash., duo’s current release, “Old Demos.” Yes, there’s a Taylor Swiftian ingenuousness to the pop-topped He Is We, and while […]

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UPDATE: Newly ‘out’ singer-songwriter Jennifer Knapp will perform after all

Posted April 27th, 2010 by genestout

(EDITOR’S NOTE: Thursday is Jennifer Knapp time in Seattle, after all. After cancelling her Town Hall gig, which was speculated about here, the newly “out” Christian singer, fresh off a bold appearance on “Larry King Live,” added a show at the Hard Rock Cafe, 116 Pike. Tickets for the 21-and-over show are only $8, or […]

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Singer-songwriter Jennifer Knapp “comes out” but cancels Seattle show

Posted April 18th, 2010 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Seattle’s Town Hall prides itself on being a forum for controversial subjects. And the venue may have been prescient when it booked million-selling, Grammy-nominated Christian singer-songwriter Jennifer Knapp for a solo show on April 29. Trouble is, Knapp canceled her appearance here, citing “routing/schedule changes.” It seemed a bit odd, since she’s […]

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