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Archive for “June, 2012”

On this page the following entries were made in the “June, 2012” time-frame.


A day of visual (and digital) delights at the carnival-like Paradiso Festival

Posted June 25th, 2012 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
More than 19,000 concertgoers turned out for the first Paradiso Festival, a 12-hour carnival of electronic dance music (EDM) Saturday at The Gorge.
Timed to coincide with the end of the school season, the inaugural festival attracted droves of colorfully dressed fans eager to celebrate the start of summer, as well as the explosive [...]

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James Apollo plans July release party for his new Damien Jurado-produced CD

Posted June 24th, 2012 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Seattle singer-songwriter and bandleader James Apollo celebrates his new album, “Little War, Little Less,” with a special concert July 27 at the Fremont Abbey Arts Center.
The former Brooklyn, N.Y., resident will be joined by the Seattle Rock Orchestra, as well as touring band His Sweet Unknown and Ghosts I’ve Met.
The gritty, soulful album [...]

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CONCERT REVIEW: A double rainbow greets John Fogerty’s season opener

Posted June 18th, 2012 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Like a fine wine, John Fogerty just gets better with age.
The former leader of Creedence Clearwater Revival kicked off Chateau Ste. Michelle winery’s 2012 summer concert season Saturday night with an impressive concert of greatest hits and well-chosen covers. Even at 67, Fogerty delivered an energetic performance that made fans smile and sing [...]

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Seattle songwriter Barbara Ireland sees ‘Red’ Saturday night at the Royal Room

Posted June 2nd, 2012 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Seattle singer-songwriter Barbara Ireland calls her newest batch of songs “slinky retro 1960s pop-jazz tunes.”
“Red” is her first album of original songs, a project she has been working on for six months.
Ireland, a former member of Seattle punk band the Fags, is celebrating the release with a show at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, June [...]

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The Sorry for Party Rocking tour whomps Seattle’s KeyArena Saturday night

Posted June 1st, 2012 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
I was once riding on London’s subway, the Tube (oh, I get around), when there was a slight delay. An automated voice apologized for the inconvenience.
“They’re not sorry at all,” a fellow traveler observed, wearily.
And I’m sure that LMFAO, despite headlining the Sorry for Party Rocking tour that visits Seattle’s KeyArena Saturday night [...]

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