On this page the following entries were made in the “March, 2011” time-frame.
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
Bumper sticker recently spotted in Seattle’s Phinney Ridge neighborhood: “FLEE BALLARD.” (That car hadn’t gotten far.)
No matter how trendy it’s become, the venerable once-city is still home to establishments that honor its principally Scandinavian heritage. And one reason to head back to Ballard is the Tractor Tavern, which in April moves beyond its [...]
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In support of his upcoming solo album, “Ukulele Songs,” Eddie Vedder will launch a short U.S. solo tour in June and July.
Vedder’s tour kicks off June 15 at Performing Arts Center in Providence, R.I., and closes July 15 at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall. See dates below.
Joining Vedder on the road is musical guest Glen Hansard (The [...]
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
You could call this show “Lauren in Ballard.”
Lauren Pritchard, who performs Sunday, March 27, at the Tractor Tavern (she opens at 8 p.m. for Brendan James and Matt White), recalls Dusty Springfield’s classic LP “Dusty in Memphis” on her debut CD, “Wasted in Jackson” (Universal Republic), which is sassy, sexy and, yes, oh-so-soulful.
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Hard-working Seattle photographer Christopher Nelson blitzed the SXSW music festival and conference last week. You’ll find multiple stories and photos at GeneStout.com.
The photos in this post are from a live broadcast by Seattle station KEXP last Thursday, March 17, at Mellow Johnny’s Bicycle Shop in Austin.
The featured band was the Black Angels, an Austin band [...]
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Seattle photographer Christopher Nelson finished his week at the SXSW conference and festival in Austin, Texas, by taking the accompanying photos at the Rachel Ray showcase, Flatstock poster show and Bright Eyes concert at Auditorium Shores Saturday, March 19.
You’ll find additional photos by Nelson in recent postings on GeneStout.com. To see his last gallery of [...]
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