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“Android Amaker,” a unique, collaborative, music and arts project led by Seattle vocalist and co-creator Brent Amaker, will be performed Friday, Nov. 7, at Neumos.
The project emcompasses a sci-fi electronic concept album of the same name inspired by futurist Raymond Kurzweil’s theory of the Singularity, a point when progress becomes so rapid that humans won’t [...]
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
Seattle’s Tractor Tavern is going to Hades this week. Fortunately, or perhaps not, it’s just for one night (Thursday, March 29).
That’s when Anais Mitchell, a wildly ambitious, Vermont-based singer-songwriter, will introduce a rare (Portland is the only other city on the “tour”) live staging of her acclaimed folk opera “Hadestown,” which bowed on [...]
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Roger Waters brought his spectacular, pyrotechnics-infused production of “The Wall” to the Tacoma Dome Saturday night, Dec. 11, to the delight of thousands of longtime Pink Floyd fans.
Waters’ magnum opus drew a multi-generational crowd of fans who sang along to the many songs that make up one of rock’s masterpieces.
The band included guitarist Snowy White, [...]
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Director Michael Mayer has created a rock opera based on Green Day’s “American Idiot” album.
According to the New York Times, the rock opera “has now reached Broadway as one of the most anticipated musicals of the spring, set to open on April 20, and Mr. Mayer’s belief in the power of Green Day’s explosive melodies [...]
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