Archive for “October, 2010”

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Soul Asylum headlines Lounge Acts 2010, a Kurt Cobain benefit concert

Posted October 28th, 2010 by genestout

Grammy winners Soul Asylum and Seattle band Sweet Water headline Lounge Acts 2010, a fourth annual Kurt Cobain Memorial Foundation benefit concert Nov. 13 at the renovated D&R Theatre in Aberdeen, Wash. Tickets to the all-ages concert are $20-$30 at the historic theater’s Web site. All proceeds will go to the foundation, which plans to […]

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CD REVIEW: Shakira’s new album, ‘Sale el Sol’: ‘I’m crazy but you like it’

Posted October 22nd, 2010 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS If Shakira hasn’t yet appeared in Seattle, maybe it’s because she hadn’t found the ideal venue. Judging by her largely Spanish-language new album, “Sale el Sol,” the problem is now solved. This bright Colombian would be a perfect fit for Bumbershoot’s Fisher Green stage (this year sponsored by State Farm, although a […]

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Seattle rap duo Blue Scholars kick off inaugural City Arts Fest with big beats

Posted October 22nd, 2010 by genestout

Seattle’s Blue Scholars, reportedly the first local rap duo to headline the Paramount Theatre, kicked off the first City Arts Fest Wednesday night. The lineup included Brother Ali, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Fresh Espresso, Mash Hall and Tilson (formerly of The Saturday Knights). Across town, Belle & Sebastian were also celebrating the start of the […]

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Chow down on first City Arts Fest kicking off Wednesday in Seattle

Posted October 19th, 2010 by genestout

As its name suggests, City Arts Fest covers a lot of ground artistically. The inaugural Heineken-sponsored festival Oct. 20-23 includes music, theater, dance, readings and recitals to satisfy a wide variety of tastes and sensibilities. Landing in the middle of the very busy fall season — and on a month often dubbed “Rocktober” for its […]

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‘Grievous Angel: The Legend of Gram Parsons’ makes its Seattle debut

Posted October 19th, 2010 by genestout

In 1973, musician and writer Michael Bate interviewed Gram Parsons, known as “the original cosmic cowboy.” Six months later, the pioneering country-rocker (and father of alt-country and Americana) was dead of an overdose at 26. Bate’s chance interview with Parsons was the inspiration for “Grievous Angel: The Legend of Gram Parsons,” a threatrical concert starring […]

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