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

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: April 20–26

'Fresh Off The Boat' author Eddie Huang dishes on food and culture and 'Angry Housewives' returns: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

04/20/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

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

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: April 6–12

Questlove spins records at Neumos and the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival showcases black filmmakers: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

04/06/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld and Atoosa Moinzadeh

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

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: April 2015

Allen Stone retraces his rise with five concerts, America’s Test Kitchen visits the Moore, and the record setting musical Angry Housewives returns.

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

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: March 30–April 5

Kate Wallich explores post-postmodernist dance with 'Splurge Land' and the Sonics fittingly play Sonic Boom: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

03/30/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

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

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: March 9–15

Hip-hop collective Doomtree takes Neumos, Seattle Jewish Film Festival returns for year 20, and the female spirit of 'Bell Jar': the best ways to spend your week without spending much

03/09/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

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

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: March 2–8

Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth, Metropolis with a live orchestra, and Charles Bradley roadtrippin' to SXSW: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

03/02/2015 By Darren Davis

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

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: February 23–March 1

A belated symphonic celebration of the Chinese New Year and writing on (and about) the Metro: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

02/23/2015 By Darren Davis