Archive for “January, 2014”

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Tractor Tavern celebrates 20 years with The Maldives, Mudhoney

Posted January 28th, 2014 by genestout

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This post has been updated with information about a Mudhoney show Feb. 15.) By GENE STOUT The Tractor Tavern, hub of Seattle’s alt-country scene, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a pair of weekend shows featuring The Maldives, a local band that has made the club its hometown headquarters. Old Ballard has changed […]

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With Macklemore & Lewis, a record year for local Grammy nominations

Posted January 26th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT With seven award nominations for Seattle rap duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, tonight’s 56th annual Grammy Awards could be a year of record winnings for a local group. It may also be a stellar year for rap and hip-hop in general, with Macklemore and Lewis, Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z and others nominated for […]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: A year of milestones leaves Shelby Earl ‘in the pink’

Posted January 24th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT On Saturday night, Jan. 25, Seattle singer-songwriter Shelby Earl celebrates the vinyl release of her 2013 album, “Swift Arrows,” with a show at the Tractor Tavern. The collectible LP (on Spark and Shine Records) will be an eye-popping pink, sure to stand out in anyone’s record collection. In 2013, Earl had the […]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Sizzling blues from Belgrade-bred Ana Popovic at Jazz Alley

Posted January 18th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT The former Yugoslavia might seem like an unusual place to begin a blues career. But Ana Popovic, born in 1976 in Belgrade (now the capital of Serbia), was introduced to the blues by her father and began playing guitar at 15. From there, she formed Hush, a four-piece R&B band with elements […]

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Seattle bands take flight with Speed of Sound concert series

Posted January 10th, 2014 by genestout

The Museum of Flight Speed of Sound concert series continues Jan. 31 with a three-band lineup of Northwest artists — Mark Pickerel and His Praying Hands, Star Anna, and Day Laborers & Petty Intellectuals. Mark Pickerel was the drummer for the seminal grunge band, The Screaming Trees, and has played on albums by Mark Lanegan, […]

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