On this page the following entries were made in the “September, 2010” time-frame.
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X Japan may be Japan’s biggest rock band, playing arenas and stadiums throughout Asia for many years. But the group has long dreamed of touring the United States, even if it meant performing at small venues.
“Oh, my God,” band leader Yoshiki (Hayashi) said by phone from his hotel in San Francisco. “Even when we started [...]
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Ciara has created a sexy, sultry video for “Speechless” from her upcoming album, “Basic Instinct,” which represents a return to her urban roots.
Due Nov. 1, it’s the fourth studio album by the R&B singer, in collaboration with writer-producers Tricky Stewart and The-Dream, who worked with her on 2009’s “Fantasy Ride.” The album yielded the hit [...]
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A Flaming Lips show is as much a visual experience as it is a musical one. And the effect is often magical.
Seattle photographer Jim Bennett snapped these photos of The Flaming Lips Monday night (Sept. 27) at the Paramount Theatre.
Bennett photographed a number of artists at Lollapalooza in August and will be at the upcoming [...]
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While lounging on the lawn at Chateau Ste. Michelle for a Harry Connick Jr. concert Saturday night (Sept. 25), I started thinking about the airfare I had saved by not having to fly to New Orleans.
The Crescent City bandleader brought the Bourbon Street vibe to the Woodinville winery, all nicely packaged with plenty of good [...]
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Hatless cowboys ruled the grandstand at the Puyallup Fair Friday night (Sept. 24), drawing a noisy, foot-stomping crowd for a double bill featuring Billy Currington and Uncle Kracker.
Though not really cowboys at all, the two Nashville stars represent the new guard in mainstream country music in the past decade — rocking, raucous and without the [...]
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