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March 10, 2014 at 1:26 PM

Tickets for June performances at Chateau Ste. Michelle go on sale March 15

Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery Concerts. (Photo by Greg Gilbert)

Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery Concerts. (Photo by Greg Gilbert)

Tickets for June shows at the Chateau Ste. Michelle’s 2014 Summer Concert Series will be available at 10 a.m. on March 15. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster or in person at the Chateau Ste. Michelle Wine Shop (10 a.m.-5 p.m. daily).

June lineup below:

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November 26, 2013 at 10:36 AM

John Legend makes them swoon at the Paramount | Concert review

(Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)

(Erika Schultz/The Seattle Times)

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John Legend romanced his fans at the Paramount Theatre with nearly two hours of music Monday night — sexy, soulful fare that made them swoon, cheer and sing along.

Backed by a four-piece band and two female backup singers, the nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer-pianist opened with the silky-smooth “Made to Love,” from his current album, “Love in the Future.”

Dressed in black shirt, jacket, slacks and shoes, the Ohio native looked stylish but casual for a show that highlighted soul and R & B songs from “Love in the Future” and his previous album, “Evolver,” as well as “Once Again” and “Get Lifted.” Some the lyrics — “Give me the green light/Give me just one night” — sounded like pickup lines.

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November 22, 2013 at 5:35 AM

John Legend has love in his future | Concert preview

New-soul singer John Legend’s “Made to Love” tour, which comes to town Monday, is named for the hit song from his current album, “Love in the Future.” Before he went on the road in late October, Legend, a nine-time Grammy Award winner, released the sexy, romantic video of “All of Me,” the third single from “Love…

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