Archive for “December, 2013”

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Massy Ferguson plows into the new year at Tractor Tavern

Posted December 31st, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT It’s a perfect fit: Seattle country-rock band Massy Ferguson (named for the company that makes tractors and farm equipment, but with a different spelling) is playing the Tractor Tavern — one of its favorite venues. Massy Ferguson opens a double bill Saturday, Jan. 4, with headliner The Paperboys, a Canadian folk band […]

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New Year’s Eve at the Swedish Club is served with a pancake ‘toast’

Posted December 27th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT Those who go out on New Year’s Eve are always looking for something different. The fabulously fun-loving Three Crowns Ball at the “architecturally significant” Swedish Club is the new kid on the block when it comes to hipster NYE bashes. The event at 1920 Dexter Ave. N. on the east side of […]

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CD REVIEW: ‘Build Me Up From Bones’ by Sarah Jarosz

Posted December 17th, 2013 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS Tuesday is the traditional day to release new CDs. However, the album dominating my player this Tuesday is not new, although it’s been newly recognized: Sarah Jarosz’ “Build Me Up From Bones” (Sugar Hill Records), released 11 Tuesdays ago, has been nominated for two Grammys, for Best Folk Album and, for its […]

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X and the Blasters celebrate a rockin’ ‘Family X-Mas’ at El Corazon

Posted December 17th, 2013 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS The first time I saw X and the Blasters perform together was in, wait for it, 1980. That show, at the North Park Lions Club in San Diego, took place before X revealed its roots, um, roots (although having the Blasters as its opening act might have provided a hint). It was […]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Rosie Flores shreds the holidays with a ‘Mex-mas’ show

Posted December 11th, 2013 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS There’s a flyer on a local lamppost advertising Girls That Shred, a benefit concert for Skate Like a Girl that will take place Jan. 10 at Seattle’s all-ages Vera Project. One girl who shreds, albeit in the guitar hero(ine) sense, is Rosie Flores. Now, having made her mark in the late ’60s […]

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