Kanye West, "Yeezus" (Def Jam/Roc-A-Fella)
There’s something unique about hearing music and seeing art surrounded by lush greenery. Musicians have been entertaining audiences and artists have painted outdoors since the ancient times. The appeal is still very much alive– especially in the Northwest, where our summer is so short and sweet.
They arent exactly your newest kids on the block. No, the stars in next weeks triple-whammy concert series at the Pantages are 59, 86 and well, lets just say hes gone to a better place. But Cyndi Lauper, Tony Bennett and Michael Jackson (aka impersonator Kenny Wizz) are making quite a success story for the Broadway Center, if ticket sales are anything to go by.
Bon Jovi announced today that the Tacoma Dome is going to be a stop on its Because We Can tour on Oct. 5.
A popular pair of Raes in pop music will hit the stage at the Washington State Fair in September, according to a fair news release.
Whether you prefer Zimbabwean folk or classical chamber music, whether you love wacky festivals or serious theater, whether you like being inside or outside or both, you’ll find a summer full of fun in the South Sound.
If you don’t already have tickets to Sasquatch – the alternative music festival stomping its big feet at the Gorge this weekend – you’re too late. Unless you’re willing to cough up a lot of money on the resale market.
For many Puget Sound folk, Memorial Weekend means one thing: the Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle. The free festival, now in its 42nd year, celebrates all things folk: music, dancing, poetry and art from as many cultures as you can think of. But its not just a draw for the crowds who come to listen and watch it attracts plenty of local performers.
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It just keeps coming: Three of Tacoma’s local churches offer acoustically — and visually — beautiful spaces for free concerts of every style of music you could want.
When Svend Ronning, Amy Grinsteiner, Roberta Hansen-Downey and Cindy Renander walk on stage tonight at Annie Wright School, they’ll do more than just fill the Great Hall with beautiful, complex French music. They also will stop time – musically, aesthetically and symbolically – as they play one of classical music’s most important pieces: Olivier Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time.” Along with ground-breaking works by Ravel and Satie, it’s part of the season finale for the Second City Chamber Series.
From PLU to The Met and back again: Rising opera star Angela Meade returns as commencement speaker
Its hard for any university graduate to see into the future, but when Angela Meade attended commencement at Pacific Lutheran University in 2001, she probably didnt guess that within 12 years shed have won dozens of elite opera competitions, sung on stages from New Yorks Metropolitan to the Vienna State Opera, and performed with musicians such as Charles Dutoit, Roberto Abbado and Plácido Domingo.
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You know a pop star is huge when he books KeyArena a year in advance. Justin Timberlake announced today that hes bringing his 20/20 Experience to Seattle on May 17, 2014.
- Armed man fatally shot by Lakewood police identified
- Cat nurses orphaned pit bull puppy in Ohio
- Tacoma Dome no more? Arena could receive a new name
- Earl Thomas on the air (and in it, as well)
- Angels 1, Mariners 0 – a loss in a very Seattle way