On this page the following entries were made in the “August, 2009” time-frame.
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The title of Diana’s Krall’s current album is “Quiet Nights,” a phrase that also describes her two-night stand at Chateau Ste. Michelle.
The second show Sunday night was a low-key but very classy affair featuring the jazz singer and pianist and her talented band — drummer Jeff Hamilton, bassist Robert Hurst and guitarist Anthony Wilson — [...]
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Weather forecast at The Gorge on Saturday: a chance of thunderstorms and precipitation.
Forecast on stage: 100 percent chance of thunder and lightning.
Hard-rock fans willl get a full-meal deal at The Gorge. The lineup for the 6 p.m. show includes headliner Nickelback, along with Hinder, Papa Roach and Saving Abel. This is one loud, kick-ass summer [...]
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Chrissie Hynde of The Pretenders called it “ladies’ night” at Marymoor Park.
Three feisty, female-fronted bands — The Pretenders, Cat Power and Juliette and the Licks — rocked their hearts out at the Redmond amphitheater.
The Pretenders kicked off their set with the title song of the current album, “Break Up the Concrete,” an anti-development diatribe that [...]
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It was the hottest ticket in town, but it didn’t cost a dime.
Seattle rock band Alice in Chains celebrated the upcoming release of “Black Gives Way to Blue,” its first studio album in 14 years, with hometown fans at a free, but very exclusive concert Wednesday night at the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction [...]
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Has Elvis Costello “gone country”?
Not quite. But there’s definitely a twang in his sound these days.
His current album, “Secret, Profane & Sugarcane,” explores American roots music — country, folk and bluegrass — with a deep respect for old-time styles.
Costello and his touring band, the Sugarcanes, a blue-ribbon, six-member group of Nashville studio musicians featured on [...]
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