Finding Shelter With Angus And Julia Stone

Finding Shelter With Angus And Julia Stone

Angus and Julia Stone w/ Luke Sital-Singh Neptune Theatre, Seattle, WA 11.29.17 The world has seen plenty of performance duos, even more bands, and loads more solo artists. But one thing we don’t see quite as often is sibling duos. Hailing all the way from Sydney,...
The National Are Not Just Standing By

The National Are Not Just Standing By

The National w/ This Is The Kit Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA 11.28.17 & 11.29.17 There are no pyrotechnics or showers of confetti, no gimmicky costumes and nary a teenager in sight. This is The National, where what you see—and hear—is, thankfully, what you get....
Fall Out Boy Refuse To Fade

Fall Out Boy Refuse To Fade

Fall Out Boy w/ Blackbear and Jaden Smith KeyArena, Seattle, WA 11.12.17 While pop-punk hit its prime around 2005—and has pretty much faded out since—most of the genre’s stars have been left in the past. But Fall Out Boy, part of the ‘emo trinity,’ has refused to be...
An Evening With Third Eye Blind

An Evening With Third Eye Blind

Third Eye Blind Showbox SoDo, Seattle, WA 11.12.17 The year is 1997 and on the radio, you hear the familiar refrain of “Do do do, do da doo do.” Immediately you begin to sing along until the actual verses start, then you are about 80% accurate with the...
Sweaty Soul: Vintage Trouble With Desi Valentine

Sweaty Soul: Vintage Trouble With Desi Valentine

Vintage Trouble w/ Desi Valentine Neumos, Seattle, WA 11.11.17 Choose any Saturday night to pop by Neumos and you’ll find them hosting notable metal, alternative, folk, electronic, and pop artists. But this time, the Seattle stage overflowed with dynamic soul from UK...
Daniel Caesar: More Than Studio Magic

Daniel Caesar: More Than Studio Magic

Daniel Caesar w/ Jhene Aiko The Crocodile, Seattle, WA 11.10.17 It’s easy to get lost in a massive lineup like Bumbershoot. So when Daniel Caesar played day two at KeyArena, he didn’t seem to make much of a splash. I heard everything from “it was a spiritual...
Duke Evers On The Rise

Duke Evers On The Rise

Alex Clare w/ Bobby Bazini and Duke Evers Neumos, Seattle, WA 11.08.17 Occupying a little corner in the middle of Capitol Hill, Neumos is home to some of the best on-the-rise concerts around. So when local band Duke Evers was added as a last minute opener to Alex...
LANY Is Easy To Love

LANY Is Easy To Love

LANY w/ Dagny Showbox, Seattle, WA 11.07.17 LANY pretty much came out of nowhere. They’ve shown up randomly on a few Youtuber-made compilations since around 2015, and managed to headline a packed show at the Neptune a little over a year ago. With a positive response...
Tedeschi Trucks: Jam Band Reimagined

Tedeschi Trucks: Jam Band Reimagined

Tedeschi Trucks Band Paramount Theatre, Seattle, WA 11.05.17 Tedeschi Trucks Band are a force of musicality. The yin and yang of Susan Tedeschi and husband Derek Trucks—one bursting with vibrancy and spirit, the other laser focused on being arguably the best...