Archive for the ‘On Tour’ Category

Nashville’s Ruston Kelly set to stop in Seattle on August 23

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Ruston Kelly is one of my new favorite Nashville singer-songwriters. His album, Halloween, is full of lush instrumentation and beautiful melodies that make me feel like I’m cozy at home no matter where I am. You can catch Ruston in Seattle at Showbox at the Market on August 23rd (tickets here)! In the meantime, check […]

AJR Brothers brought a whole lot of fun to the Moore with Ingrid Michaelson + interview

Saturday, October 29th, 2016
AJR Brothers brought a whole lot of fun to the Moore with Ingrid Michaelson + interview

Brothers Adam, Jack and Ryan Met of AJR are no strangers to showing an audience a good time. They’ve opened for an impressive list of artists – Demi Lovato, Train, Andy Grammer to name a few – but I’m pretty sure we’re going to see some pretty big names opening for them someday. 🙂 I was lucky enough to connect with the guys just before their opening set for Ingrid Michaelson in Seattle and learn a little bit about them.

Ingrid Michaelson brings “Hell No” tour to Seattle’s Moore Theater

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016
Ingrid Michaelson brings “Hell No” tour to Seattle’s Moore Theater

When the lights dimmed down at Seattle’s Moore Theater last night, the audience went wild for their super woman, Ingrid Michaelson. Strings of white light swirled along the walls of the room and an ambient track made up of bits and pieces of Ingrid’s voice and music made her introduction powerful and immediately engaging.

Freewheelin’ Marc Scibilia makes a stop in Seattle + interview

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016
Freewheelin’ Marc Scibilia makes a stop in Seattle + interview

Donning a red plaid shirt and his trademark wild, curly hair, Marc Scibilia made his way over to me in the bar of Seattle’s historic Columbia City Theater on Tuesday night – just about an hour before the last show of his tour with fellow Nashville-dwelling singer-songwriter Jon McLaughlin. There are a few influences that I can hear […]

Review: Echosmith’s energetic performance at the Paramount!

Monday, October 26th, 2015
Review: Echosmith’s energetic performance at the Paramount!

Echosmith never ceases to impress! Sydney, Noah and Graham Sierota (along with their guest guitarist) energized the Paramount Theater crowd on Thursday night. The anticipation was palpable as soon as the lights went down and everyone could hear the music begin. The band started off their set with their free-spirited song “Let’s Love.” They continued with […]

Astronauts Etc debut “Rocketman” cover featuring Toro y Moi

Friday, September 11th, 2015
Astronauts Etc debut “Rocketman” cover featuring Toro y Moi

Astronauts Etc released this slowed down, lush interpretation of the Elton John classic “Rocket Man.” I love the way they broke it down and gave it a groove. Give it a listen, I think you’ll love it!

Interview: ZZ Ward is Back at it With New Album ‘This Means War’

Friday, August 21st, 2015
Interview: ZZ Ward is Back at it With New Album ‘This Means War’

ZZ Ward earned the attention of music fans across the world after her nostalgically soulful voice and gut-wrenchingly honest approach to songwriting defined her debut record, ’Til The Casket Drops. “I was completely heartbroken when I wrote that album,” she explained. “It was the easiest album to write because I was so depressed about everything that it was easy for me to just talk about it to get it off of my chest.”

Jukebox The Ghost On The Unique Approach To Their New Album and Life on the Road

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015
Jukebox The Ghost On The Unique Approach To Their New Album and Life on the Road

Jukebox the Ghost’s latest self-titled album goes into some new territory for the Washington, DC band. Singer Ben Thornewill is not only an incredible vocalist – he is also a classically trained and very talented pianist. To celebrate the album’s release on Cherry Tree Records, Ben recorded a piano version of every song to be included on the album. The piano versions take the songs to entirely new places and create the possibility for different interpretations.

Summer is ‘Hotting Up’!: A Q&A with Iration

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015
Summer is ‘Hotting Up’!: A Q&A with Iration

Your summer is about to get a lot hotter! California-based band Iration recently announced their third full-length album Hotting Up which is slated for release on August 28th. I was lucky enough to get a quick Q&A with Bassist Adam Taylor a couple of days after the Summer Meltdown Festival in Darrington. I LOVE these guys and I know you will too!

Taylor Swift plays for a sold out crowd at Century Link Field!

Tuesday, August 11th, 2015
Taylor Swift plays for a sold out crowd at Century Link Field!

August 8, 2015 – The ever sincere and greatly inspiring Taylor Swift put on an incredible show at Century Link Field on Saturday. Superbowl Champion Quarterback Russell Wilson and singer Ciara enjoyed the show and even went onto the stage during Taylor’s song “Style”!

Mark McGrath’s Under The Sun Tour: “This is a show for the fans!” + interview

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
Mark McGrath’s Under The Sun Tour: “This is a show for the fans!” + interview

The tour, which currently features 90s hit-makers Sugar Ray, Eve 6, Better Than Ezra and Uncle Kracker, is all about fun and giving the fans what they want. “A couple years ago, I said ‘why don’t we get a couple bands from the nineties together? We’ll play a solid night of hits and hit some beautiful venues that we could never play by ourselves anymore and have some fun!’”

Greg Holden on his groundbreaking song “Boys in the Street” and new album ‘Chase the Sun’

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015
Greg Holden on his groundbreaking song “Boys in the Street” and new album ‘Chase the Sun’

Just before his set opening for Ingrid Michaelson in Seattle last week, I had a wonderful conversation with Greg. I can’t wait for you to hear Greg’s songs, he is one of a kind!