Seattle-based guitarist Bill Frisell was among the headliners announced Wednesday by the Bellevue Jazz Festival, which takes place May 28-June 1. Others artists featured in the four-day bash include Poncho Sanchez; the East-West Trumpet Summit, with Ray Vega, Thomas Marriott and pianist George Colligan; and salsa specialistas Carlos Cascante Y Su Tumbao. Complete festival information and ticket…More
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By Zosha Millman
Seattle local Otieno Terry is a man of many musical talents. And with those talents, the R&B pianist, singer, songwriter and guitarist won first place at the EMP’s 13th annual Sound Off! competition Saturday, Mar. 1.More
Seattle’s favorite folk singer, Damien Jurado, soul singer Charles Bradley and J Mascis of Dinosaur Jr. lead a packed Timber! Outdoor Music Festival 2014. Festival organizers released the first batch of artists, including hip-hop trio The Physics and Grynch this morning as the festival is set to return July 24-26 to Carnation, Wash. Timber! is the brainchild of…More
Between the Super Bowl hangover that many of us were probably feeling all week and Seattle’s snow day on Saturday, it might have been easy to miss the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Never fear, Soundposts has you covered with a quick recap of the musical highlights and we’ve even included some Youtube videos.
Yes, Sochi’s ceremony could never match London’s 2012 Summer Olympics in terms of spectacle, style or pop music heritage, but music still played a pretty big part in the event’s opening ceremonies.More
The suspicions have proven true. Outkast — the Atlanta hip-hop duo that’s reuniting after a decade at Coachella this April — is also going to play the first installment of this year’s two-part Sasquatch! Music Festival at the Gorge Amphitheatre in May.
Soundgarden headlines phase two of the festival in July. Below is the full lineup for Memorial Day and Fourth of July weekends, announced at a launch party at Seattle’s Neptune Theatre Monday night.
Lost amid the Seattle Seahawks thrilling, dominating victory over the Denver Broncos was a stellar performance by Bruno Mars. The producer and pop singer wasn’t the most obvious choice for the Super Bowl halftime show, as one fawning article from USA Today pointed out. A quick look at some of the huge names…More
American folk legend Pete Seeger has died at age 94 of natural causes. Videos, photos and links point to his legacy.More
It was Seattle’s year at the Grammys. Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won four, including best new artist. Dave Grohl and Krist Novoselic entered the winners’ circle. Neko Case was nominated for Best Alternative Album. Our coverage included on-the-spot reporting in L.A., a complete list of winners, red-carpet photos and photos of…More
Katy Perry will perform on Sept. 13 at the Tacoma Dome. Tickets, which are not yet on sale, will cost $20.50-$100.50. Perry will be touring 46 cities in support of her platinum album, “Prism.” For more information and updates on when tickets will be available, visit www.katyperry.com.More
Norman Durkee, longtime music director for Teatro ZinZanni, died Sunday. Mr. Durkee, who was with the dinner theatre/cabaret show from the beginning, in 1998, had left ZinZanni in 2012 and was recovering from serious health problems, having suffered congestive heart failure and a double bypass two years ago. He was 65 years old. A Seattle Times article…More