Summer Music Festivals

Sasquatch! Music Festival 2015 Photo Recap

Visually recounting four days of music, comedy, sunsets, and sunburns at the Gorge

05/26/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld Photography by Amber Zbitnoff


Boss Battle with Speedy Ortiz

Sadie Dupuis discusses her band's new album 'Foil Deer,' neurological feminism, and gendering bands.

05/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Music Fest

Who to See at Sasquatch! Festival 2015

Our selections for the must-see acts at the Gorge's Memorial Day weekend music blowout

05/19/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld


Win Tickets to Fisherman's Village Music Festival

Check out this weekend's loaded local music showcase in Everett without paying a dime.

05/12/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Fiendish Conversation

Breaking Down STG's 2015–16 Season Lineup

New STG season programming director Jack McLarnan talks about minutiae involved with putting together a diverse slate of performances.

05/08/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: St. Kilda's Self-Titled LP

Local soundtrack specialists craft an album of atmospheric indie folk that's all their own.

04/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Festival Season

Bumbershoot 2015 Features Ellie Goulding, Faith No More, and the Weeknd

The Labor Day weekend fest also includes Hozier, Chance the Rapper, Fitz and the Tantrums, Social Distortion, Brand New, and Neko Case. Tickets on sale now.

04/29/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

The Rocky Road to Redemption

Rocky Votolato had given up on music. But with Chris Walla's help, he's crafted his best album in a decade, 'Hospital Handshakes.'

04/21/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

ZooTunes Lays Out Its 2015 Summer Concert Lineup

Woodland Park Zoo hosts Melissa Etheridge, the Doobie Brothers, Indigo Girls, Blondie, Mavis Staples, and more.

04/21/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Points of Reference

How George Carlin, Ken Burns, and Stevie Wonder Influenced Allen Stone

The Seattle soul singer preps for his new album 'Radius' and the Evolution of the Artist concert series by sharing his inspirations.

04/13/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Local Flavor: Timber! and Fisherman's Village Music Festival 2015 Lineups

Get a crash course in Seattle's music scene with these two slightly out of town fests.

04/07/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Perfume Genius

Singer-songwriter Mike Hadreas chats about his acclaimed album 'Too Bright' before playing the Paramount with Belle and Sebastian.

04/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Death Cab for Cutie's 'Kintsugi'

Death Cab artfully repairs its cracks on its latest record.

04/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Festivals

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015 Features TV on the Radio, Ratatat, and the Kills

Built to Spill, the Julie Ruin, Wye Oak, and Jamie XX also highlight the urban summer festival.

03/31/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Death Cab for Cutie's Nick Harmer

The band's bassist discusses the new album Kintsugi and the post–Chris Walla era.

03/30/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

Chateau Ste. Michelle Reveals Its 2015 Summer Concert Series

This year's lineup includes Sheryl Crow, Randy Newman, and annual favorites. Tickets go on sale Saturday.

03/25/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Chastity Belt's Julia Shapiro

The singer discusses 'Time to Come Home,' tech bros, inverted boredom, and school picture day.

03/24/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Points of Reference

How David Foster Wallace and INXS Inspired OK Go's 'Hungry Ghosts'

OK Go frontman Damian Kulash discusses what led to the new sounds on the band's latest album.

03/19/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Seattle Men's Chorus's Dennis Coleman

The departing artistic director discusses the emotional weight and importance of SMC's Legacy.

03/16/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Venue News

The Rebirth of the Funhouse and Return of Chop Suey

Two storied Seattle rock clubs are back in business.

03/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld