Seattle Sound

Macklemore Confronts the Fame Monster in Fences' "Arrows" Video

The MC expresses the pressures of success in the new "Made in Seattle" clip

08/11/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

The Sporting Life

Soundgarden and Pharrell Williams Celebrate the Seahawks with Free NFL Kickoff Concert

Get "Happy" before the season opening game versus the Packers on September 4

08/05/2014 Photography by Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Shabazz Palaces' 'Lese Majesty'

The Sub Pop hip-hop returned in July to take us on another cosmic voyage

08/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Shabazz Palaces' Ishmael Butler

The experimental Sub Pop hip-hop duo returns with 'Lese Majesty'

07/29/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Capitol Hill Block Party 2014 Slide Show Recap

We chronologically capture three days of the hip summer music festival in 30 photos

07/28/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld and Jenni Moore

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Odesza's Harrison Mills

We chat with half of the chillwave duo about Seattle's electronic music scene and playing Capitol Hill Block Party

07/24/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Owuor Arunga

The trumpeter for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis talks about bridging musical generations with a Timeless performance, visualization, and space travel

07/16/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

Heart Plays Intimate Showbox Anniversary Gig and Jherek Bischoff Returns to the Moore

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers play their smallest Seattle show in years

07/09/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

KEXP Hosts a Rally for Its New Seattle Center Home

The tastemaking Seattle radio station heads to its future site with live music and a new fundraising effort.

07/03/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Talent

A Fiendish Conversation with Hollis Wong-Wear

The Flavr Blue singer talks about staying hyper busy, performing with Macklemore, playing Fremont Fair's new concert series.

06/17/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Concert Guide 2014

From Auburn to ZooTunes: a rundown of this year's open-air concerts

06/12/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Seattle Sound

Album of the Month: Kairos's Self-Titled EP

Lena Simon layers lush dream pop sounds on her debut solo record.

06/05/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Letter from New York

Seattle Symphony Orchestra Plays Carnegie Hall

Seatttle arts writer Thomas May follows SSO to New York for its East Coast premiere of John Luther Adams’s Pulitzer-winning 'Become Ocean.'

05/14/2014 By Thomas May

Article

Is Benjamin Salman Seattle’s Next Great Pianist?

At just 19 years old, the son of celebrated concert pianist Mark Salman is proving that a talent for tickling the ivories doesn’t skip a generation.

09/17/2013 By Matthew Halverson

Article

One ‘Ring’ to Rule Them All

Seattle Opera revives its Northwest-inspired cycle of Wagner’s The Ring.

08/01/2013 By Laura Dannen

Article

The New Sound of Seattle

From lyrical hip-hop to garage R&B, these three acts have what it takes to deliver our distinctly Seattle sound to the world.

06/14/2013 By Laura Dannen and Seth Sommerfeld

Article

Before They Were Stars: Madonna’s Virgin Tour in Seattle

To warm up for the Material Girl’s concerts at KeyArena this month, we flash back to 1985.

09/19/2012 By Brandon L. Bye

Music Fest

Slide Show: Capitol Hill Block Party 2012

We highlight some of the best moments of this year’s music fest and party on the Hill.

07/23/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld