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April 25, 2013 at 9:54 AM

The Postal Service tickets go on sale Saturday

This video of the Postal Service performing “Such Great Heights” at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is a preview of what’s coming to KeyArena on July 18. The visuals are stunning: Massive crowds clapping along, a Ferris wheel and Ben Gibbard giving a command performance on vocals and synthesizer. The reunited band, which…

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April 8, 2013 at 1:49 PM

Paul McCartney to play Safeco Field

Live Nation has announced that Paul McCartney will play  at Safeco Field July 19.  The first major concert to be presented at the Mariners home field,  the show is part of the ex-Beatle’s 2013 “Out There” tour. McCartney, whose 2012 album “Kisses on the Bottom”  won a Grammy, has not performed in Seattle since 2005. The…

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April 4, 2013 at 10:00 AM

Low, slowcore pioneers, play the Crocodile Saturday

Low: L-R: Steve Garrington, Alan Sparhawk, Mimi Parker (Photo by Zoran Orlic). Low has been making sparse, slow-tempo rock music for 20 years. I first saw the Duluth, Minnesota trio in 2008 at Sub Pop’s 20th-Anniversary Festival and I was ill prepared for how massive the band’s live show would be. Sandwiched between the Fluid and…

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April 2, 2013 at 5:32 PM

Kube 93 announces Summer Jam lineup — guess who’s hosting?

If you guessed Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, well, you’re right, but there’s no special prize since they’re ubiquitous lately. It’s unclear, however, if the duo will actually be playing the June 8 event at the Gorge, but those who will include T.I., Trey Songz, 2 Chainz, Wale and J. Cole. Tickets  go on-sale on Saturday,…

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March 28, 2013 at 2:48 PM

Update: Timber! Music Fest adds more artists

The Timber! Music Festival, which takes place July 26-27 at King County’s Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation, WA, has added some great bands to its already stellar lineup. Additions to the festival include Portland indie rockers Quasi, led by Sam Coomes and Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney/Wild Flag). Seattle bands Hobosexual,…

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March 15, 2013 at 9:00 AM

Seattle Shakespeare Co. goes Wilde

Along with three plays by William Shakespeare, the 2013-14 season at Seattle Shakespeare Company will offer a production of the classic Oscar Wilde comedy, “The Importance of Being Earnest.” The lineup for the company’s next indoor season: –“Much Ado About Nothing” directed by SSC artistic head George Mount. (Oct. 23-Nov. 17 at the Center Theatre, Seattle Center.) –“Richard II”…

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March 14, 2013 at 11:18 AM

Dollar deal: See the Rep’s ‘Good People’ for a buck

Seattle Rep, currently staging David Lindsay-Abaire’s popular play “Good People,” is offering a Dollar Store Deal for patrons. Starting Wednesday, the theater is making 25, $1 tickets available for each performance until the show ends on March 31. Ellen McLaughlin, left, and Cynthia Lauren Tewes in “Good People.”/Gerry Goodstein photo The tickets are only available the day…

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