Archive for “August, 2011”

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


CONCERT REVIEW: Jeff Bridges plays Bad Blake at Chateau Ste. Michelle

Posted August 29th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT The real Bad Blake drinks wine, not whiskey. Movie star and musician Jeff Bridges, who portrayed down-and-out, whiskey-swilling country singer Bad Blake in the 2009 movie “Crazy Heart,” was sipping Chateau Ste. Michelle’s finest when he took the stage Sunday night, Aug. 28, at the winery in Woodinville. Backing him was his […]

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PHOTO GALLERY: deadmau5 perks ears at Paramount Theatre

Posted August 22nd, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Seattle photographer Jim Bennett shot these photos of Toronto, Canada, progressive electronic artist and house producer deadmau5 (the stage name for Joel Zimmerman), who brought his concert tour to the Paramount Theatre last Thursday, Aug. 18. A capacity crowd of fans in big-eared face masks was on hand for the colorful show. […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: British singer Adele exercises her powerful voice

Posted August 13th, 2011 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Singer Adele canceled her June concert in Seattle, complaining of laryngitis. Now we have a good idea why. Friday night (Aug. 12) in a sold-out show at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre, the British neo-soulstress, who doubles (triples?) as a gay icon and plus-size role model, did more than exercise her powerful voice. The […]

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I’ll drink to that: Heineken City Arts Festival returns for 2011

Posted August 10th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Pass the beer and put me on the guest list for the 2011 Heineken City Arts Festival. The second annual city-wide Seattle event returns Oct. 20-22 at more than a dozen Seattle venues, among them Benaroya Hall, Paramount Theatre, Showbox Market and Showbox SoDo, Crocodile Café, The Triple Door and The Comet. […]

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Singer-songwriter Eilen Jewell is the retro queen of the minor key

Posted August 2nd, 2011 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Eilen Jewell earns another retro grade “A” with her new album, “Queen of the Minor Key.” Eilen fans (rhymes with “ceilin’ fans”) — and there are enough of them to earn the Boise-bred, Massachusetts-based singer-songwriter the headlining spot Friday, Aug, 5, at Seattle’s Tractor Tavern — should be delighted at the high-shelf […]

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