Archive for “June, 2011”

On this page the following entries were made in the “June, 2011” time-frame.


Fans of Northwest songwriter Ron Davies pay tribute with new CD

Posted June 23rd, 2011 by genestout

“The Mystery of Ron Davies,” a tribute album dedicated to the music of Northwest songwriter Ron Davies, will be released at a show Sunday, June 26, at Hale’s Palladium, 4301 Leary Way N.W. Proceeds from the release party will go to MusicCares, a nonprofit organization providing assistance for music people in times of need. Among […]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: My Morning Jacket takes a circuitous route to hard rock

Posted June 20th, 2011 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS The new My Morning Jacket album, “Circuital” (ATO Records), which made its debut at No. 5 on the Billboard Albums chart, starts in a manner that’s, in the words of a classic “Almost Live!” sketch (you know, the one with the headbanging attitude that MMJ often shares), inexcusably lame. Happily, after this […]

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Seattle’s Out to Lunch series boasts a stellar lineup — for free

Posted June 20th, 2011 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Rodney Crowell, The Paperboys, Wheedle’s Groove, Dan Hicks & His Hot Licks, Star Anna & the Laughing Dogs, Portland Cello Project, Pearl Django with Greta Matassa. Is that, you ask, a partial lineup for Bumbershoot, whose theme this year is “The Great Mundane”? (Oh, wait: The Great Mundane is the name of […]

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Brett Dennen kicks off West Coast tour in earth-loving style

Posted June 17th, 2011 by genestout

Performing songs from his hot-selling fourth studio album, “Loverboy,” singer-songwriter Brett Dennen kicked off the West Coast leg of his current tour with a show June 14 at the Moore Theatre. Seattle photographer Jim Bennett was at the show to capture a few images of Dennen and opening act Dawes, a country-tinged L.A. group led […]

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A ‘repurposed’ Neptune Theatre reopens June 17 with Mark Lanegan

Posted June 17th, 2011 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS If you attended any of the Seattle International Film Festival screenings at the Neptune Theatre, you’d be forgiven for thinking it was business as usual at the venerable (est. 1921) cinema. In fact, the seats on the main floor of the University District landmark were loaners, the originals having been removed earlier […]

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