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By MIKEL TOOMBS
Do you remember being 13? Do you remember “Be My Baby”? Do you remember “My Pal Foot Foot”? Do you remember “Luka”?
That’s part of the pitch for the eclectic music festival POP Montreal (Sept. 17-21), which will feature the likes of Ronnie Spector (the Ronettes’ “Be My Baby”), the Dot Wiggin Band (the [...]
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(EDITOR’S NOTE: Seattle author and music journalist Gillian Gaar was a writer and columnist for The Rocket for many years and was working on a story about Courtney Love and her band Hole the week Kurt Cobain’s body was found at the Denny Blaine mansion he shared with Love. Here is Gaar’s personal account of [...]
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By GENE STOUT
Kurt Cobain was a mess.
Sitting motionless on a tiny stool in a dressing room at the Paramount Theatre on Halloween night in 1991, Nirvana’s lead singer held his head in his hands at a backstage “meet and greet.”
His blond hair was damp and stringy, and he looked utterly exhausted or stoned – or [...]
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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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