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Lynn Anderson RIP: ‘95 interview revealed down-to-earth country star

Posted August 1st, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
Lynn Anderson, who died Thursday, July 30, in Nashville, was a down-to-earth country star with a great sense of humor and many delightful personal stories.
When I interviewed her by phone in advance of two April 1995 concerts at the Auburn Performing Arts Center in Auburn, Wash., Anderson was 47 years old.
Best known for [...]

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Former Pipettes singer Gwenno Saunders debuts ‘political concept album’

Posted May 7th, 2015 by genestout

By MIKEL TOOMBS
Gwenno Saunders, once lead singer of British girl-band Pipettes (the delightful if slight 2007 “We Are the Pipettes”), soon will be debuting “a political concept album inspired by an obscure Welsh language sci-fi novel, subtly disguised as a blissful kraut-pop record.”
Sung entirely in Welsh, “apart from one song in Cornish,” the album, called, [...]

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Maroon 5 kicks off huge tour, heads to Seattle after Academy Awards

Posted February 13th, 2015 by genestout

This year’s highly anticipated Maroon 5 World Tour will kick off Monday, Feb. 16, when the rock band takes the stage at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.
MAGIC! will join the tour as special guests, along with Rozzi Crane as the opener for U.S. dates.
The tour will visit 27 cities, with a stop at [...]

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KEXP reveals plans for new location and increased public engagement

Posted January 14th, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
In the coming year, beloved Seattle nonprofit radio station KEXP will move from its cramped headquarters on Dexter Avenue to a spacious new facility at Seattle Center.
The new facility at the Northwest corner of Seattle Center will be a game-changer for the eclectic, cutting-edge alternative music station, allowing it to reach a higher [...]

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Gladys Knight, Martina McBride and Estelle grace inaugural ‘Skyville Live’

Posted January 13th, 2015 by genestout

By GENE STOUT
On Wednesday, Jan. 14, a new concept in Internet entertainment – “Skyville Live” – will make its debut at 5 p.m. PT (8 p.m. ET) at the official website here.
The free, interactive, inaugural broadcast, which will stream in HD video in front of a Nashville studio audience, features performances by Gladys Knight, Martina [...]

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