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By MIKEL TOOMBS
F. Scott Fitzgerald, were he alive today (he’d be 118), no doubt would observe that Taylor Swift is different from you and me. (The classic reply still applies: “Yes, she has more money.”)
Swift’s ascendance, perhaps transcendence, will be celebrated Sunday on the American Music Awards, that classic 42-year-old (!) merger of television and [...]
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By GENE STOUT
Here’s something a little different for Jazz Alley: Ricky Skaggs, the reigning king of contemporary bluegrass, performs June 13 at the downtown jazz palace.
Skaggs, accompanied by his band, Kentucky Thunder, performs music from his current album, “Music to My Ears.” Accompanying him is his band, Kentucky Thunder, featuring Andy Leftwich (fiddle), Cody Kilby [...]
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
She’s been nominated for two Grammys, under both her Christian name Leslie and her self-adopted one, but Sam Phillips has never won the award.
Now, in a ceremony to take place May 5 at Seattle’s 415 Westlake (maybe you held your wedding reception there), Phillips will be the recipient of the eighth annual Denise [...]
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More than 500 people turned out for the 2010 Seattle City of Music Honors Wednesday night (Oct. 6) at Showbox at the Market.
Though she was unable to attend the awards ceremony because of her touring schedule, Brandi Carlile received the Breakout Award for her continuing worldwide success as a recording artist. Carlile was featured in [...]
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Brandi Carlile, Clarence Acox, Scott Brown and Gerard Schwarz will be honored at the second annual City of Music Awards Oct. 6 at Showbox at the Market.
The awards will kick off the first City of Music Festival, featuring a month of musical performances by hundreds of artists from Seattle’s diverse music community.
Performers at the awards [...]
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