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

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: THEESatisfaction's 'EarthEE'

February saw the Sub Pop hip-hop duo combine sci-fi aesthetics and a natural spirit.

03/03/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

Mumford and Sons' Stopover Festival Comes to Walla Walla

Foo Fighters, the Flaming Lips, and Jenny Lewis highlight this popup summer music fest.

03/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with THEESatisfaction

The Seattle hip-hop duo discuses their new sophomore Sub Pop album 'EarthEE.'

02/24/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

Allen Stone Plans 5 Shows Across Seattle to Celebrate His New Album

Get psyched for the soul singer's new album 'Radius' with April's Evolution of an Artist series.

02/17/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally Bring Their Raunchy Road Show to Town

Plus, Sufjan Stevens adds a second show at the Paramount Theatre.

02/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Music News

Seattle Symphony Wins Its First Grammy

John Luther Adams's 'Become Ocean' took home the trophy for Best Contemporary Classical Composition.

02/09/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld