Archive for “April, 2011”

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


Nirvana legend rocks on with retrospective EMP|SFM exhibit

Posted April 20th, 2011 by genestout

“When Nirvana hit it big, it was overwhelming because we were part of the counterculture. Nirvana didn’t go to the mainstream — the mainstream came to Nirvana.” — bassist Krist Novoselic By GENE STOUT “Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Masses” opened last weekend at the Experience Music Project|Science Fiction Museum with the excitement and anticipation […]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Paul Simon still vital after all these years

Posted April 18th, 2011 by genestout

By JO ANN RIGGS It was a true Kodachrome moment. Paul Simon, who’d played WaMu Theater in Seattle on April 15, debuted the club portion of his new U.S. tour here Sunday night, April 17, at the Showbox at the Market. This was in many ways a snapshot of an earlier time, when the not-yet-headinin’ […]

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Peter Frampton, Jeff Bridges, B-52s heading to Chateau Ste. Michelle

Posted April 17th, 2011 by genestout

The 2011 summer concert series at Chateau Ste. Michelle features a lot of top musicians and one movie star — Jeff Bridges — who performs songs from the movie “Crazy Heart” with his band Aug. 28 at the winery’s amphitheater in Woodinville. The series opens with two previously announced shows — The Moody Blues June […]

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Songwriter Sam Phillips to receive prestigious Denise Levertov Award

Posted April 16th, 2011 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS She’s been nominated for two Grammys, under both her Christian name Leslie and her self-adopted one, but Sam Phillips has never won the award. Now, in a ceremony to take place May 5 at Seattle’s 415 Westlake (maybe you held your wedding reception there), Phillips will be the recipient of the eighth […]

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Yellowcard brings ‘violin induced pop-punk’ to Showbox SoDo

Posted April 14th, 2011 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS You’re far more likely to find violence than violins inspiring rock music. Oh, back in the day there was hippie-dippy It’s a Beautiful Day, featuring David LaFlamme. And not all that long ago I chanced upon Guarneri Underground, outside Bellevue Square, playing an electric-violin-based version of Led Zeppelin’s “Kashmir” (duh duh duhnt, […]

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