Elvis Costello, master of the three-minute rock song and irrepressible dabbler in other genres, from jazz to classical, will perform a solo concert in Seattle April 26, 2015 at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 12; $45-$75; (877-784-4849 or tickets.com or in person at the Paramount box office, 911 Pine…More
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“Frozen” star Idina Menzel is coming to the Paramount Theatre on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. on Dec. 5 via LiveNation.com.More
Old Crow Medicine Show has its signature hit, “Wagon Wheel,” but there’s much more to the Nashville string band, which stops by Seattle Friday. Its latest album, “Remedy,” is a boozy, charming collection of songs that confirm the band members’ songwriting chops even as they continue to modernize their sound. Highlights include the silly humor of “Brushy…More
Sometimes a pop singer can appear to have dropped to Earth with zero backstory, and while this is rarely the case, for Sam Smith, the British vocalist with a lovely tenor voice with a choke in it, and a falsetto he squeezes like lemon on a salad, there is not much story there.More
Bob Dylan and His Band will perform for three nights Oct. 17-19 at the Paramount Theatre. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, September 5 at LiveNation.com, STGPresents.org, or by phone 877-784-4849. Prices have yet to be announced.More
There may not yet be a clear winner for “song of the summer,” but 2014 has not been wanting for entire albums with a definitive sound.More
When the Arctic Monkeys came onstage Monday at the Paramount for the first of two sold-out shows, the adoring audience cheered at just the sight of them. The band responded with a performance that was white hot, yet also surprisingly detached and cool in places.More
Singer-songwriter Tori Amos, who has received multiple Grammy nominations and sold more than 12 million albums, performs the first U.S. show of her 80-city tour Thursday, July 17, at the Paramount Theatre.
The tour supports her current album, “Unrepentant Geraldines,” which made its debut at No. 7 on The Billboard 200 album chart.More
New Order, formed in 1980, pioneered a blend of post-punk and synth-pop, creating huge dance-floor anthems, including “Bizarre Love Triangle” and “Blue Monday.” The band currently features founding members Bernard Sumner (pictured), Stephen Morris and Gillian Gilbert along with Phil Cunningham and Tom Chapman, who replaced original bassist Peter Hook in 2011. New Order 8 p.m. Sunday, July…More
Electronic music is so ubiquitous today that EDM (electronic dance music) fans may not appreciate how revolutionary the music was in the early ’70s.
German group Kraftwerk pioneered the sound, releasing the mesmerizing album “Autobahn” and its title track in 1974.More