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By GENE STOUT
Concertgoers spent nearly $56 million last year at The Gorge Ampitheatre, the Tri-City Herald reports.
That figure includes ticket sales, food, merchandise and camping, based on information released by Live Nation, which owns and operates the amphitheater. The figures came from a study by former state Department of Revenue Director Don Burrows.
Gorge revenue had [...]
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Promoters of the second annual Paradiso Festival, an electronic dance music event June 28-29 at The Gorge, have posted a colorful promotional video of the upcoming event on YouTube.
The trailer below features footage of the crowds and craziness at last year’s inaugural event, which featured the slogan “Where Digital Meets Nature.”
The weekend festival created by [...]
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The Sasquatch! Music Festival took place two weeks ago, but here’s a fresh batch of photos from Seattle photographers Alex Crick and Suzi Pratt, who attended the four-day festival Memorial Day weekend at The Gorge.
The massive, sold-out festival featured such acts as Foo Fighters, Modest Mouse, Wilco, Robyn and Das Racist. The complete lineup is [...]
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By GENE STOUT
Seattle singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile, whose voice is among the most powerful and stirring in the Northwest, calls her new CD “a rock ‘n’ roll symphony album.”
“It really is the meeting of two worlds, two different kinds of artists who got together for completely different reasons,” Carlile says.
“Brandi Carlile — Live at Benaroya Hall [...]
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Over Labor Day weekend, the Dave Matthews Band extended its house attendance record at The Gorge Amphitheatre with headlining shows No. 34, 35 and 36 (Sept. 3, 4 and 5) at the central Washington State amphitheater operated by Live Nation.
Shortly after opening the gates on Sunday, the 700,000th ticket-buying fan, Reece Honour of Alberta, Canada, [...]
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