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By GENE STOUT
Northwest musicians are gathering Friday for “Get Yer Feet Wet,” a tribute show featuring the music of Little Feat, an eclectic, influential band that has played nearly every genre of roots-oriented music, from rock to soul.
The lineup of local all-star players includes Jeff Fielder, Garth Reeves, Chris Friel, Kim Virant, Andy Stoller, Jason [...]
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Talk about pickin’ and grinnin’.
In a concert Saturday night (June 19) at Chateau Ste. Michelle, Steve Martin (yes, the comedian) and the Steep Canyon Rangers, a bluegrass band from Asheville, N.C., offered just the right combination of expert playing and delightful goofiness.
Even Wally, Martin’s yellow lab, got into the act by sniffing around the stage, [...]
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Pearl Jam will make its first appearance at the Jazz & Heritage Festival April 23-25 and April 29-May 2 — along with Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, Lionel Richie, The Neville Brothers, Allman Brothers Band, Anita Baker, My Morning Jacket and many, many other artists.
Now in its fifth decade, the 41st festival at the Fair Grounds [...]
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Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Elvis Presley surely would have loved Ladysmith Black Mambazo — and not because of the group’s habit of greeting applause with the words, “Thank you, thank you very much.”
The gospel-loving Presley would have admired the surround-sound harmonies and call-and-response singing of the Grammy-winning, nine-member, South African vocal group famous for its light a cappella singing and [...]
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