Archive for “June, 2009”

On this page the following entries were made in the “June, 2009” time-frame.

REVIEW: King Sunny Ade at the Triple Door

Posted June 30th, 2009 by genestout

Known for their all-night dance marathons, Nigeria’s King Sunny Ade and His African Beats turned an hourlong set into what felt like an all-night party Monday night at the Triple Door. With more than a dozen colorfully dressed male singer-musicians gyrating and harmonizing on a compact stage, the concert created an intoxicating groove that brought […]

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Rock Hall celebrates Michael Jackson

Posted June 26th, 2009 by genestout

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum pays tribute to the life and legacy of two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Michael Jackson this weekend at its 12th annual Rock and Soul Festival. Jackson, 50, died on Thursday in Los Angeles. “Michael Jackson was one of the most creative and influential […]

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Rock marathon leads to Marymoor

Posted June 26th, 2009 by genestout

Seattle is so awash in good bands that music will be as big a part of Seattle’s first Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon as the marathon itself. More than 40 bands will play on nearly 30 stages along the marathon’s route from Tukwila to Qwest Field on Saturday. The race begins at 7 a.m. For details, […]

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The Rough Guide to Nirvana

Posted June 25th, 2009 by genestout

Seattle music journalist Gillian Gaar is celebrating the release of her latest book, “The Rough Guide to Nirvana,” roughly coinciding with the 20th anniversary of “Bleach,” the album that launched the Seattle band’s career. Gaar’s previous books include “She’s a Rebel: The History of Women in Rock & Roll,” “Green Day: Rebels With a Cause” […]

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Michael Jackson RIP

Posted June 25th, 2009 by genestout

Michael Jackson’s death today is truly a shocker that will resonate with generations of fans and remain in the news for weeks to come. The King of Pop died in Los Angeles after going into cardiac arrest. Jackson was set to play 10 concerts at London’s O2 Arena in July. Here’s one of the first […]

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