Patti Smith turned 68 two weeks ago, but her sold-out show at the Moore Theatre Monday had many moments of youthful rebellion. Over an 18-song set Smith danced, sang, swore and screamed.More
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Most tribute concerts are bloated affairs where a slew of acts can make you just want to hear the original songs on the albums. But Thursday’s EMP Museum Founder’s Day Jackson Browne tribute was a template for how it can be done right.More
Boasting a lineup of hitmakers from the current rock charts, 107.7 The End’s Deck the Hall Ball offered a rich musical feast Tuesday at KeyArena.More
America may have created Ferguson, but it also created Stevie Wonder.
In a cathartic, nearly four-hour marathon with one short intermission, Wonder offered the packed house at KeyArena a sanctified celebration Wednesday, while also spreading balm on the nation’s racial wounds, opened by this month’s grand jury decisions in Missouri and New York.More
With the return of singer-pianist Christine McVie after a 16-year absence, a re-energized Fleetwood Mac wowed a near-capacity crowd with a powerful, sometimes explosive concert Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Tacoma Dome.More
A big triple wow for Flying Lotus’ sold-out show at the Neptune Theatre Tuesday, Nov. 18. One wow for the non-stop assault of electronically mashed up sound, one for the warp-speed 3D visuals by Timeboy and Strangeloop — they came last year, too, but this was my first encounter — and one for the opening trio…More
Rising U.K. singer/songwriter/producer/dancer FKA Twigs’ performance at the Showbox Tuesday, Nov. 18, was everything that her music is — moody, intimate and dramatic, but ultimately kind of slow-moving.It was FKA Twigs’ first appearance in Seattle, part of her first large-scale international tour.More
If you are a fan of spontaneity, it may disappoint you to learn that the Black Keys played the exact same set Saturday at KeyArena as they did on Friday in Portland and Vancouver the night before that. The benefit of all that repetition was easy to see, however, as the band turned in an impressive marathon of some of its biggest hits that was on point from start to finish.More
Effervescent New York chanteuse Karrin Allyson opened a four-night stand to a full house at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley Thursday in a relaxed, bluesy mood, mixing crowd favorites with some stimulating new material.More