Final Encore

Seattle Symphony Conductor Ludovic Morlot Goes Out with a Bang

The music director closes his eighth and final season at the front of Seattle Symphony this week.

06/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Pride 2019

Volunteer Park Pride Festival Returns This Saturday

Thunderpussy and SassyBlack headline Capitol Hill’s annual free music festival.

06/05/2019 By Lily Hansen

Lawn Songs

Seattle Summer Outdoor Concert Guide 2019

The Rolling Stones, Lizzo, Lionel Richie, and many, many more.

06/04/2019 By Sam Jones

Festival Season

Bumbershoot Just Dropped Its 2019 Lineup

After a weeks-long delay, the major festival brings the Lumineers and Tyler, the Creator—along with a slew of others—to Seattle Center.

06/03/2019 By Gennette Cordova

Hear Here

11 Songs for Sunny Seattle Days

Our localish list of tracks released in the last year.

05/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Sounds to the North

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival Returns This Week

Wolf Parade, Travis Thompson, and the Coathangers come to Everett for the festival’s sixth year.

05/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Album Review

Tacocat’s This Mess Is a Place Is Polished Work from a Local Gem

The Seattle quartet’s new album arrives Friday and is streaming now on NPR.

04/30/2019 By Stefan Milne

Summer Sounds

What Does the Future Hold for Music Festivals?

After the collapse of Sasquatch and Upstream, our festival landscape appears uncertain. But some are hanging on—even growing.

04/23/2019 By Stefan Milne

Now Hear This

Mark Arm Was on WTF with Marc Maron

The Mudhoney frontman talks growing up near Kirkland, surfing, and persisting as a musician.

04/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Crate Dig

A Guide to Seattle’s Record Store Day

Record Store Day is Saturday, April 13. Here’s how to navigate based on your musical inclinations.

04/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Now Hear This

Shana Cleveland's Album Is a California Space Dream

The La Luz singer's solo LP, Night of the Worm Moon, finds her working in sci-fi folk mode.

03/28/2019 By Stefan Milne

Grunge Grudge

Does the Nirvana Smiley Face Mean Anything Anymore?

The band is suing Marc Jacobs for appropriating its iconic logo—but is the designer really devaluing it?

03/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

The Black Keys and Modest Mouse Will Play the Tacoma Dome

The blues rock pair just released their first song in five years, and now they're hitting the road with Modest Mouse.

03/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Book it to the Block

RL Grime, Phantogram, and Lizzo Headline Capitol Hill Block Party 2019

Dig out your fanny pack and sunglasses: The lineup for the 23rd annual Block Party just dropped. And it's rad.

02/27/2019 By Aly Brady

Vinyl Vegans

Seattle Music Industry Insiders Are Opening a Capitol Hill Bar

It’s called Life on Mars and it promises plant-based food and cocktails, plus a heap of records.

02/27/2019 By Stefan Milne

24/7 Symphony

Octave 9 Is Another Symphonic World

Seattle Symphony's 24-hour Contemporary Music Marathon showcases new tech in a new performance space.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

In the Key of Black

The Black Tones' First Album Is Finally Coming

This spring, eight years after forming, the brother and sister rock duo release their first full album.

02/26/2019 By Stefan Milne

Pop Gifts

Tacocat Signs to Sub Pop and Drops First Single from New Album

The new record is called "This Mess Is a Place" and it comes out May 3.

02/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Ticket Alert

Major Seattle-Area Shows Go on Sale Friday

Heart with Joan Jett, Father John Misty with Jason Isbell, Beck with Cage the Elephant and Spoon, Josh Groban, and the Chainsmokers all announced local shows...

02/13/2019 By Stefan Milne

Lauded Locals

Seattle Artists Won 7 Grammys

Brandi Carlile, Seattle Symphony, and Chris Cornell took home awards at last night's show.

02/11/2019 By Stefan Milne