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Dancing on the unfathomable fringe: my 1995 interview with David Bowie:

Posted January 11th, 2016 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
The news of David Bowie’s death brought an outpouring of reminiscences from fellow artists, fans and music writers.
Below is the complete text from my preview of his October 1995 concert with Nine Inch Nails at the Tacoma Dome. Bowie was engaging, good-humored and eager to talk about his 1995 album, “Outside,” which [...]

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Duran Duran, Chic offer a blue-ribbon concert at the Washington State Fair

Posted September 25th, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
If ’80s New Wave band Duran Duran had any misgivings about adding a state fair date to their current tour, they must have been dispelled at Wednesday’s concert.
Led by singer Simon Le Bon, the group played Sept. 23 at the Washington State Fair, with Nile Rodgers and Chic opening with a dance-fueled set.
Duran [...]

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Sea-Tac Airport and EMP Museum unveil Pearl Jam poster exhibit

Posted May 27th, 2015 by genestout

As part of the Experience the City of Music program at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the Port of Seattle, EMP Museum, Pearl Jam, and poster artists Ames Bros. today unveiled a new exhibit of screen prints commissioned over the years for the band’s promotional concert posters.
The exhibit on Concourse A is the second music-themed attraction for [...]

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Northwest garage-rock band The Sonics release first new album since 1967

Posted January 22nd, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Exciting news for fans of classic Northwest rock: legendary band The Sonics will release its first new studio album since 1967 on March 31.
The group known for such garage-rock classics as “The Witch,” “Psycho,” “Strychnine” and “Have Love Will Travel” will celebrate the release of the new album (on the band’s own Tacoma-based [...]

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‘Rockin’ the Wall’ film tour includes screening Nov. 4 at U.W. Tacoma

Posted October 26th, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
“Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall,” Jimmy Haslip said in 1989.
You don’t remember that? OK, so my recollection might be a bit hazy, but surely the event commemorated in “Rockin’ the Wall: 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall” explains the continued presence of such diverse musicians as Haslip (Yellowjackets), [...]

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