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Country star Sammy Kershaw is paying tribute to his late friend and mentor George Jones with the release of a new album dedicated entirely to the “Possum.”
Kershaw will release “Do You Know Me? – A Tribute to George Jones” on July 22.
Kershaw’s vocal style has often been compared to that of George Jones. Kershaw [...]
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By MIKEL TOOMBS
“Bogguss and an Ace Band Bring Haggard to West Coast,” the title of the press release declares.
In fact, singer (Suzy) Bogguss doesn’t have to bring country-music icon (Merle) Haggard here; the Hag is coming of his own accord, appearing March 1 at Tacoma’s Emerald Queen Casino.
What Bogguss, who had ‘90s Nashville hits with [...]
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The life of Fabulous Wailers pianist and singer Kent Morrill, who passed after a long battle with cancer April 15 surrounded by family members and friends at the Tacoma home where he grew up, will be celebrated at 7 p.m. tonight, May 4, at the Temple Theatre, 47 Saint Helens Ave., Tacoma. Admission is free.
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The Experience Music Project will present a special weekend commemorating the 40th anniversary of Seattle native Jimi Hendrix’s death on Sept. 18, 1970. The event will honor the life, music and legacy of one of the most influential musicians in rock history.
Beginning Saturday (Sept. 18), a collection of rare artifacts from the last years of [...]
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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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