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Kongos launch U.S. tour with alternative-rock hit ‘Come With Me Now’

Posted February 3rd, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Kongos, a Phoenix, Arizona-based band of brothers (by way of London and South Africa), is making waves on the alternative-rock charts with “Come With Me Now,” a gritty, bluesy, hard-rocking folk tune performed with such instruments as banjo, accordion and slide guitar.
The song has been featured in promos for the NFL, NBA and [...]

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Bumbershoot is a musical feast, from Tony Bennett to Skrillex

Posted August 30th, 2012 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
The musical and cultural smorgasbord we call Bumbershoot is about to begin. Three big days of music, arts, comedy and performance art Sept. 1-3 at Seattle Center.
In a single weekend, you can experience a year’s worth of musical performances. The 2012 lineup includes Jane’s Addiction, Heartless Bastards, Sera Cahoone, Tony Bennett, Wanda Jackson [...]

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Photos from Day One of Seattle’s 2012 Capitol Hill Block Party

Posted July 21st, 2012 by genestout

The Capitol Hill Block Party, the city’s biggest indie music festival, began Friday, July 20, in the Capitol Hill business district.
Seattle photographers Jim Bennett and Suzi Pratt were among the photographers capturing images of the performers and crowds at the annual festival, which continues through Sunday, July 22.
The gallery of photos below includes Fitz & [...]

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CONCERT PREVIEW: Leni Stern’s musical journey took her to ’source of the blues’

Posted July 20th, 2012 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
She was born in Munich, studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston and now lives in New York City. But that’s not the half of world-class jazz guitarist Leni Stern’s musical journey.
Stern, whose first N.Y.C. band (in 1983) included fellow future guitar star Bill Frisell, now a Bainbridge Islander, has “spent most [...]

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Second annual City Arts Fest brings a hefty harvest of music and culture

Posted October 20th, 2011 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Sometimes it pays to think big.
Organizers of the 2011 Heineken City Arts Fest opening today, Oct. 20, and continuing through Saturday, Oct. 22, have assembled more than 150 local and national artists for a fall bash at more than 20 local nightclubs, theaters and other venues.
The second annual festival boasts a lineup featuring [...]

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