Blake Lewis Quote
Link to Seattle, Washington Pop Critic Gene Stout Twitter Page

Archive for “concert reviews”

On this page the following entries were made in the “concert reviews” category.


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 [...]

Continue reading “Duran Duran, Chic offer a blue-ribbon concert at the Washington State Fair” »


Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons take fans on a fun nostalgia trip

Posted September 14th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Still witty and engaging after decades of performing, 80-year-old Frankie Valli led his storied vocal group on a baby boomer nostalgia trip Friday, Sept. 12, at Chateau Ste. Michelle winery.
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, whose tale has been told in the Broadway musical and movie “Jersey Boys,” rolled out hit after hit [...]

Continue reading “Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons take fans on a fun nostalgia trip” »


All-star band gathers at Bumbershoot to perform Big Star’s iconic third album

Posted September 3rd, 2014 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
“Never traveled far,” Replacements singer-guitarist Paul Westerberg sang in the set-closer “Alex Chilton” Sunday at Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival, “without a little Big Star.”
No matter how spectacular The Replacements’ early-evening set at the Main Stage (“We’re a bar band,” bassist Tommy Stinson complained about performing without the cover of darkness) might have been, the [...]

Continue reading “All-star band gathers at Bumbershoot to perform Big Star’s iconic third album” »


CONCERT REVIEW: Chris Isaak struts his stuff at Chateau Ste. Michelle

Posted July 28th, 2014 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Whether he’s crooning the sultry 1991 hit “Wicked Game” or teasing his fans about their eating habits, Chris Isaak has mastered the role of Mr. Entertainer.
Sporting an embroidered, neon-blue “Nudie” suit, the 58-year-old retro rocker raised in Stockton, Calif., thrilled a large crowd sprawled on the lawn Sunday night, July 27, at Chateau [...]

Continue reading “CONCERT REVIEW: Chris Isaak struts his stuff at Chateau Ste. Michelle” »


CONCERT REVIEW: Pearl Jam ‘comes home’ at KeyArena

Posted December 8th, 2013 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
It was a Pearl Jam homecoming concert like no other.
A buoyant Eddie Vedder led the iconic Seattle rock group in a raucous, playful and often moving performance Friday night, Dec. 6, at KeyArena to celebrate the close of the group’s fall tour. Taking the stage just before 9 p.m., the band played well [...]

Continue reading “CONCERT REVIEW: Pearl Jam ‘comes home’ at KeyArena” »




Note: This is the end of the usable page. The image(s) below are preloaded for performance only.