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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.
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By GENE STOUT
Marina and the Diamonds – a solo, uptempo alternative-pop act featuring Welsh singer Marina Lambrini Diamandis — will join Coldplay’s worldwide tour, but not soon enough to perform at Coldplay’s headlining concert April 25 at KeyArena.
Diamandis, who simply goes by the name Marina (the “Diamonds” are her fans, she explains), joins Coldplay for [...]
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Synth-pop artist Thomas Dolby, who has long had a reputation as pop music’s mad professor, will have something other than a band “in tow” for his current Time Capsule tour, which opened March 16 at SXSW in Austin, Texas, and features a show April 11 at Seattle’s Showbox at the Market.
He’ll be pulling a trailer [...]
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The Psychedelic Furs’ latest tour kicked off May 27 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Orlando, Fla., and included a show Saturday (June 19) at Seattle’s Showbox SoDo.
Seattle photographer Kam Martin snapped the accompanying photos of the band in Seattle. Founded in England in 1977 during the height of the punk-rock scene, the group is [...]
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The West Seattle Summer Fest, now in its 28th year, is shaping up to be a great party.
The all-ages, absolutely free outdoor festival is July 9-11 at the West Seattle Junction at the intersection of California Avenue S.W. and S.W. Alaska Street.
Organizers are promising a big-name surprise band, but won’t announce it just yet. And [...]
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