hope and resistance

Stay Inspired in 2017 with These Local Anthems

With a new POTUS comes a new soundtrack.

7:00am By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Radiohead Comes to KeyArena in April

The band returns to Seattle for the first time in 5 years in support of 'A Moon Shaped Pool.'

01/17/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

U2 Brings 'The Joshua Tree' Tour to CenturyLink Field

U talkin' U2 to me? (Yes, we are.)

01/09/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld

Year in Review

Top 10 Albums of 2016

Take a listen to the best records put out this year.

12/31/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Top 10 Seattle Albums of 2016

The best local music the year had to offer.

12/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Holiday Dread

David Bazan Is Dreaming of a Dark Christmas

The singer-songwriter explores the beautiful sorrow of the season on 'Dark Sacred Night' and attempts to cope with the Christian right in the age of Trump.

12/15/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Points of Reference

How the Head and the Heart Turned Commune Vibes and Classic Rock Influences Into 'Signs of Light'

Charity Rose Thielen chats about how Leonard Cohen, the Eagles, and a German set designer helped in the creation of the band's latest album.

12/06/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Seattle Singer-Songwriters Come Together To Honor Leonard Cohen

Ben Gibbard, Kimya Dawson, Tomo Nakayama, and more prepare to play a tribute concert for the departed Cohen at Town Hall on December 22.

12/01/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ch-ch-ch-ch-changes

EMP Museum Rebrands as Museum of Pop Culture

The Seattle Center institution settles on a new (more accurate) name.

11/16/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Hidden Seattle

You Can Practice Piano Inside the Seattle Public Library

And these private rooms are uniquely Seattle.

11/16/2016 By Josh Feit

Hidden Seattle

Secret Shows, Underground Comedy, and Undiscovered Talent in Seattle

Hidden performances and hidden history lessons are worth the hunt.

11/16/2016 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alerts

Coldplay Schedules CenturyLink Field Concert

The band brings its cavalcade of pop rock hits to Seattle in September 2017.

10/11/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Death Cab for Cutie Releases a New Anti-Trump Track

The Seattle group indie rock mocks the GOP nominee with a music video for "Million Dollar Loan."

10/10/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Binge Watch the Seattle Music Scene at Macefield Music Festival

A guide to the the fourth edition of Ballard's loaded local music fest.

09/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Music Video Premiere: Rabbit Wilde's "Howl"

The local quartet debuts a time-hopping clip packed with indie folk partying.

09/28/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Ranking the Songs of Nirvana's 'Nevermind'

A look back at the classic grunge album as it turns 25.

09/24/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Courtney Marie Andrews

The singer-songwriter discusses the atypical path that led her to 'Honest Life.'

09/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

Bumbershoot 2016: Nothing's In the Right Place

The highs and lows of this year's Labor Day weekend festivities at Seattle Center.

09/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Slide Show

Bumbershoot 2016 Photo Recap

The sights of another arts-filled Labor Day weekend at Seattle Center.

09/06/2016 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Fall Arts!

The Top Things to See and Do in Seattle: Fall 2016

A season’s worth of must-see events for every personality type.

09/04/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld