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CONCERT PREVIEW: Cellos take center stage in a pair of Seattle shows

Posted April 25th, 2012 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
You had me at “cello.”
Over the next week or so, that instrument, usually featured in a supporting role, takes center stage in a pair of Seattle concerts.
First up, Friday (April 27) at The Triple Door, is “this big horde of cellos called the Portland Cello Project,” PCP founder Douglas Jenkins explained in a [...]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Tony Bennett celebrates ‘the good life’ in song

Posted December 19th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
What could be a better Christmas gift for a classic-pop fan than a Tony Bennett concert at Christmastime?
The age-defying, 85-year-old crooner rolled into Seattle for a typically classy — and classic — performance Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Paramount Theatre.
Though the concert was short on Christmas songs — he performed such chestnuts as [...]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Seattle’s Jim Page supports Veterans for Peace

Posted November 18th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Iconic Seattle folk musician and activist Jim Page will perform a benefit for Veterans for Peace at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, at Seattle Public Theater at the Bathhouse, formerly known at the Bathhouse Theater. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The Seattle Chapter of Veterans for Peace will use the event to raise public [...]

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CONCERT REVIEW: Eddie Vedder strums his stuff for hometown fans

Posted July 17th, 2011 by genestout

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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Q&A: Brandi Carlile rocks the symphony with ‘Live at Benaroya’

Posted May 1st, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Seattle singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile, whose voice is among the most powerful and stirring in the Northwest, calls her new CD “a rock ‘n’ roll symphony album.”
“It really is the meeting of two worlds, two different kinds of artists who got together for completely different reasons,” Carlile says.
“Brandi Carlile — Live at Benaroya Hall [...]

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