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February 27, 2014 at 2:44 PM

Blues master B. B. King coming to Moore Theatre | Concert preview

Born in a cabin on a Mississippi plantation, Riley “B.B.” King got his start in the late ’40s as a DJ on WDIA, America’s first black radio station (it’s still there, right in Memphis). You know the rest. The 88-year-old blues master, who gave us “Sweet Little Angel” on “Live at the Regal” as well…

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February 21, 2014 at 11:08 AM

Rosanne Cash brings ‘The River & the Thread’ | Concert preview

(Clay Patrick McBride)

(Clay Patrick McBride)

“I think it takes until middle age before you’re interested in your ancestry,” says singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash, 58, who has had 11 No. 1 country singles and also happens to be the daughter of the late Johnny Cash. “I thought my connection to the South was just a footnote.”

That was before Cash and her husband (and producer) John Leventhal and her 13-year-old son took a road trip to the South.

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February 11, 2014 at 9:45 AM

Smooth talking Aziz Ansari coming to the Moore on March 30

Comedian Aziz Ansari will perform two shows on March 30 at the Moore Theatre. Tickets are $25-$45. Ansari, who plays the smooth-talking player Tom Haverford on NBC’s Emmy-nominated “Parks and Recreation,” released his third special, “Buried Alive” in 2013. My interview with Ansari, in which he discussed being dissed…

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October 3, 2013 at 9:59 AM

Tickets announced for a fifth Dave Chappelle show on Friday at the Moore Theatre

Dave Chappelle’s opening-night performance on Tuesday for his four-night stand at the Moore Theatre was legendary. The comedian commanded big laughs and full attention of the audience throughout his hour and twenty minute set. A fifth late show for 9:30 p.m. on Friday has also been added. Tickets are still available to that…

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June 7, 2013 at 11:32 AM

Eugene Mirman to host Sub Pop Records Silver Jubil-Eve Comedy Thing (For Charity!)

Comedian Eugene Mirman will host Sub Pop Records’ Silver Jubil-Eve Comedy Thing (For Charity!) with performances by David Cross, Jon Benjamin, Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunohler. The all-ages performance is at 7 p.m. on Friday, July 12 at the Moore Theatre, 1932 Second Ave., Seattle. Tickets are $22.50. Proceeds and donations collected will benefit local…

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