On this page the following entries were made in the “September, 2009” time-frame.
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Beginning Oct. 6, the venerable Paramount Theatre will shed its iconic blue and gold, nearly 80-year-old sign for a new, energy-efficient replica.
The photo above shows the sign and marquee (which will be renovated at a future date) on the week in March that the Seattle Post-Intelligencer ceased publication.
The old sign is in sad shape, just [...]
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On a busy week of homecoming shows by big Seattle bands — Pearl Jam, Heart and Alice in Chains — it was Alice that had the last word.
Returning from Europe to kick off a new tour in its hometown, Pearl Jam played Monday and Tuesday at KeyArena. Heart, which had been on the road for [...]
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For tireless troupers Ann and Nancy Wilson, the Puyallup Fair was close enough to call home.
The Wilsons, of Seattle-based rock band Heart, have been on tour for many months, and a sun-drenched Puyallup Fair grandstand packed with excited fans was like a homecoming party.
“I can’t tell you how good it is to be home,” Ann [...]
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Though Pearl Jam can now call itself an indie band after releasing a new album on its own label, the Seattle group is still playing in the big leagues when it comes to staging an arena rock show.
The Seattle group kicked off its latest tour with a megawatt, two-hour-plus concert Monday night at KeyArena, revvving [...]
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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a guest post by music writer Mikel Toombs:
It’s not hard to spot the Northwest Connection here: Meat Puppets and Dead Confederate, who co-headline Wednesday at Chop Suey, each owe an obvious debt to Nirvana.
Arizona’s trippy Puppets were already 14-year veterans of the alt-rock scene in 1994, when a guest appearance [...]
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