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The 2011 BECU ZooTunes concert series opens with Taj Mahal June 22 at the Woodland Park Zoo.
Other performers in this year’s series include Lucinda Williams June 29, The Robert Cray Band June 30, Indigo Girls July 20-21, Brandi Carlile July 29, k.d. lang Aug. 10, The Go-Go’s Aug. 14 and Aimee Man Aug. 21, [...]
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The 2011 Noise for the Needy festival was announced today by Campaign Shoutin’ Communications.
Among the more than 80 artists performing June 7-12 at Seattle venues are Brendan Perry (ex-Dead Can Dance), Detroit Cobras, Akimbo, Loch Lomond, Fresh Espresso and The Pharmacy.
Proceeds will benefit the Real Change Empowerment Project, producer of Seattle’s Real Change street newspaper.
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
“Some people think little girls should be seen ‘n’ not heard, but I say,” Poly Styrene says at the start of X-Ray Spex’ Brit-punk classic 1977 single: “Oh Bondage! Up Yours!” (It’s not about sex, but there’s sax, played by Lora Logic.)
The pre-riot grrrl, born Marian Joan Elliott-Said to a British mother and [...]
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Rod Stewart may not be “Forever Young,” as one of his more famous songs suggests, but he could have fooled me.
At 66, the veteran rocker appeared trim, handsome and athletic Saturday night at KeyArena, kicking soccer balls into the crowd with the precision of a seasoned player and gliding effortlessly across a sprawling stage that [...]
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If you like your tribute bands hot and sassy, Seattle all-female AC/DC tribute group Hell’s Belles is a pocketful of dynamite.
New singer Amber Saxon, a native of Australia, recently joined the band and made her Seattle debut at an ear-shattering private show April 21 at the Sunset Tavern in Ballard.
Saxon and Adrian “Angus” Conner live [...]
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