On this page the following entries were made in the “July, 2011” time-frame.
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By GENE STOUT
“Space Cowboy” Steve Miller made a smooth landing at Chateau Ste. Michelle, parking his rock ‘n’ roll mother ship amid a field of high-spirited fans.
With roots dating to the San Francisco scene in the late ‘60s, the Steve Miller Band is known for songs that are now staples of classic rock radio, among [...]
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By GENE STOUT
Eddie Vedder was clearly thrilled to be home after a long string of dates on his solo “Ukulele Songs” tour.
Speaking to the capacity crowd at the first of two shows Friday, July 15, at Seattle’s Benaroya Hall (the second was July 16), the Pearl Jam frontman said he was “anxious” to do laundry [...]
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
Star Anna looks more than a bit like Brandi Carlile in her recent photos, but don’t let that fool you.
Apart from the tumbleweed connection to Elton John in some of the piano stylings of Ty Bailie, Star Anna & the Laughing Dogs’ new album, “Alone in This Together” (out now on Local 638 [...]
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Effervescence is Colbie Caillat’s trademark. Ever since the stratospheric debut of her 2007 single, “Bubbly,” the twenty-something, Malibu, Calif., beach girl has identified herself with sunny vibes and romantic optimism.
While it may be easy to dismiss her as a girly-girly lightweight, Caillat (who unsuccessfully auditioned for “American Idol” before finding fame on her own) is [...]
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