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December 4, 2014 at 12:33 PM

Stevie Wonder brings it all back home | Concert review

Stevie Wonder at KeyArena, Wednesday, Dec. 3. (David Conger)

Stevie Wonder at KeyArena, Wednesday, Dec. 3. (David Conger)

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.


Comments | More in R & B/Hip-hop, Rock/Pop | Topics: "Songs in the Key of Life", Concert Review, KeyArena

November 27, 2014 at 5:01 AM

Stevie Wonder to reprise ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ at KeyArena | Concert preview

(Eddie Wolfl)

(Eddie Wolfl)

It’s been a milestone year for Motown legend and former child prodigy Stevie Wonder, whose soul-stirring songs have brought him millions of fans and more than two dozen Grammy Awards.
The beloved musician recently received two national honors, in addition to launching one of his most ambitious tours in years.


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November 20, 2014 at 4:03 PM

Bastille storms KeyArena Tuesday| Concert preview

When London band Bastille first came to Seattle last year, they played at the venerable Tractor Tavern in a wild, sold-out show that had people begging for tickets outside. Just a little over a year later and with No. 1 hit “Pompeii,” Bastille is set to perform at KeyArena on Tuesday, Nov. 25, after canceling…


Comments | More in Rock/Pop | Topics: "Pompeii", Bastille, Concert Preview

November 19, 2014 at 9:52 AM

Barry Manilow’s ‘One last Time!’ tour coming to KeyArena in 2015 | Ticket alert

Barry Manilow is bringing his “One Last Time!” tour to KeyArena on May 27, 2015. Tickets, which cost $17.75-$125.75, will go on sale at noon Friday, Dec. 5 via Ticketmaster (800-745-3000  or  Manilow released his latest album, “My Dream Duets,” on October 27.


Comments | More in Rock/Pop | Topics: Barry Manilow, KeyArena, Ticket alert

November 4, 2014 at 10:16 AM

Bastille concert at Key moved to new date | Ticket alert

Bastille frontman Dan Smith gets into it at the Tractor Tavern in 2013. (Photo courtesy of AJ Dent.) KeyArena announced Tuesday that “due to unforeseen scheduling circumstances” the concert by the British group Bastille slated for Saturday, Nov. 15 at KeyArena has been moved to Tuesday, Nov. 25. November 15 tickets will be honored for the…


Comments | More in Folk, Rock/Pop | Topics: Bastille, KeyArena

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