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Graham Nash, two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and recipient of EMP’s 2013 Founder Award (with Crosby, Stills & Nash), performs with Heart at “Kiss the Sky! The Orca Freedom Concert” Tuesday, April 22, at EMP’s Sky Church.
Also performing at the concert are Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Jett made headlines by fronting [...]
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By GENE STOUT
In honor of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain, who died 20 years ago this spring, EMP Museum offers a panel discussion on the rock icon from 2-3:30 p.m. April 6 at the JBL Theater, 325 Fifth Ave. N.
Admission is free, but first-come, first-served.
Led by EMP senior curator Jacob McMurray, the panel includes people with intimate [...]
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
Hey, Jack Kerouac!
Next Thursday (Feb. 28) the Seattle U-District dive bar you (supposedly) frequented, the Blue Moon Tavern, is hosting the Tucson band Saint Maybe, whose leader, Oliver Ray, was introduduced to neo-beat goddess Patti Smith by none other than Allen Ginsberg. (The night before, Saint Maybe opens for Ms. Smith a bit [...]
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Playing the final set of the night as a “wild card” band, Seattle baroque pop group Tomten won the tenth annual Sound Off! competition for underage bands Saturday, March 5, at the Experience Music Project and Science Fiction Museum.
Voted into the wild-card spot by EMP’s Youth Advisory Board, Tomten stepped to the front of a [...]
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Next April, the Experience Music Project will launch what promises to be the most extensive exhibit on Nirvana, the Northwest punk/grunge band that exploded out of Seattle in the early ’90s.
Curated by EMP’s Jacob McMurray, “Nirvana: Taking Punk to the Massess,” is scheduled to run April 16-22, 2011. The exhibit will feature rare and previously [...]
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