On this page the following entries were made in the “December, 2010” time-frame.
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With the launch this year of her own recording label, Everso Records, Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Shelby Lynne was finally free to release a first-time Christmas CD on her own terms.
Arriving in stores in late October, “Merry Christmas!” could have done without an exclamation point. And that’s not a bad thing. This is an album that is [...]
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
My favorite girl-group song isn’t The Crystals’ “He’s a Rebel” or The Ronettes’ “Be My Baby,” or anything else found on the aptly titled LP “Presenting the Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica,” music from the future Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees that was meant “for the gods and the girls’ bathroom” (Greil [...]
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Roger Waters brought his spectacular, pyrotechnics-infused production of “The Wall” to the Tacoma Dome Saturday night, Dec. 11, to the delight of thousands of longtime Pink Floyd fans.
Waters’ magnum opus drew a multi-generational crowd of fans who sang along to the many songs that make up one of rock’s masterpieces.
The band included guitarist Snowy White, [...]
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Comedian Rich Vos, a master at working a crowd, is the featured guest at Bob Rivers’ “Twisted Christmas” party Thursday, Dec. 9, at the Snoqualmie Casino.
The versatile Vos was a breakout star on NBC-TV’s “Last Comic Standing” (seasons 1 and 3), as well as a regular guest on “Tough Crowd” with Colin Quinn.
Vos wrote material [...]
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With surprise guests The Presidents of the United States of America, as well as such previously announced bands as Broken Bells, The Black Keys, Jimmy Eat World and Temper Trap, the 2010 Deck the Hall Ball was as irresistible as a platter of Christmas cookies.
Deck the Hall Ball began in the 1990s — a generation [...]
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