On this page the following entries were made in the “January, 2010” time-frame.
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In just a few hours, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences will announce the winners of the 52nd annual Grammy Awards during a telecast at 8 p.m. ET/PT on CBS-TV.
Heavily favored to win is country-pop singer Taylor Swift, who is up against Lady Gaga, Beyonce, the Black Eyed Peas and the Dave Matthews [...]
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Seattlepi.com reports that the Seattle Symphony Orchestra and its musicians’ union reached an agreement Wednesday (Jan. 27) on a new contract that reduces salaries by five percent through the end of the current season.
Read the full story posted by John Levesque here.
Last week, the union rejected a “last and best” management offer. Read about it [...]
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By BILL VIRGIN
Herb Alpert could easily have capitalized on his legacy of helping to create the soundtrack of the American ’60s by hitting the casino, state fair and symphony pops circuit with a reconstituted Tijuana Brass and a “then I had a hit with. . . ” show.
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So many bands and musicians offered to play the “Seattle Helping Haiti” benefit concert and auction Thursday night (Jan. 28) that organizers have put together a second show at another venue.
The first event starts at 8 p.m. at the Moore Theatre. The lineup includes Sweet Water, Vince Mira, Mike Herrera of MxPx, The Maldives, The [...]
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Seattle’s new Hard Rock Cafe at 116 Pike St. will sport this replica of a Fender Mustang guitar, which was modeled after the axe Kurt Cobain played in the video for “Smells Like Teen Spirit.”
The eye-popping sign was installed Sunday (Jan. 25) at the new location, which could open as early as Feb. 10. For [...]
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