City Sounds

Seattle Outdoor Concert Guide 2022

From ZooTunes to the Gorge, Dave Matthews to Brandi Carlile, Seattle is primed to spend this summer outdoors.

05/23/2022 By Sophie Grossman

This Month in Seattle Music

Washingtonians Gear Up for the Grammys and Fans Mourn Taylor Hawkins

The Grammy nominations are studded with local names, including Brandi Carlile, Fleet Foxes, and the Foo Fighters, who recently lost their drummer.

04/01/2022 By Sophie Grossman

A bit of every-thing

Thing Is Back with a Lineup Geared Toward Music Discovery

Sasquatch!'s spiritual successor brings headliners Jungle, Modest Mouse, and Father John Misty to historic Fort Worden, along with visual arts programming.

03/15/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Mixtape

Music Recommendations from Your Favorite Seattle Bands

From Brandi Carlile to Modest Mouse, Washington has birthed some musical greats. We asked Seattle artists to pick their favorite songs by other locals.

02/10/2022 By Sophie Grossman

On the Right Track

Black Fret’s 2022 Grantees Should Make You Hopeful for the Future of Seattle Music

Local artists including Parisalexa, Beverly Crusher, and the Black Ends will receive funds from the Austin-based music nonprofit.

02/08/2022 By Sophie Grossman

Sounds Off

Is Brandi Carlile a Pop Singer? She Doesn't Think So.

One of Washington state's most famous musicians holds tight to her Americana roots.

11/02/2021 By Allison Williams

Live, From New York...

At Last, a Saturday Night Live Performance for Brandi Carlile

The singer-songwriter performing on the comedy show has a new album, In These Silent Days, coming out October 1. Apparently she's also a Ted Lasso Fan.

09/23/2021 By Lucas Kaplan

Hear Here

Guayaba’s Fantasmagoría Is an Eerie and Eclectic Wonderland

The local rapper and singer’s new album packs manifold influences—bossa nova, Edith Piaf, Three 6 Mafia—into an “opera of the bizarre.”

11/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Seattle Sounds

Scott McCaughey Had a Stroke. Then He Wrote an Album in the ICU.

The Northwest icon and his band the Minus 5 play the Tractor Tavern, supporting 'Stroke Manor.'

07/25/2019 By Stefan Milne

O Say Can You Rock

Jimi Hendrix's “Star-Spangled Banner” Turns 50

At Woodstock, Seattle’s iconic guitarist changed the national anthem—and maybe music—forever.

07/23/2019 By James Ross Gardner

Sounds to the North

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival Returns This Week

Wolf Parade, Travis Thompson, and the Coathangers come to Everett for the festival’s sixth year.

05/14/2019 By Stefan Milne

Crate Dig

A Guide to Seattle’s Record Store Day

Record Store Day is Saturday, April 13. Here’s how to navigate based on your musical inclinations.

04/11/2019 By Stefan Milne

Home For Orphans

How One Seattle Pirate Radio Station Is Making the Local Scene Think Globally

The DJing couple behind Orphan Radio wanted to bring Seattle music up to speed—and the city is taking notice.

08/31/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: August 19–26

This week: pet some puppies and kittens and miniature donkeys, or enjoy some face-melting grunge rock in a parking lot. Either way, there will be snacks.

08/19/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Local Talent

Seattle Band on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Tonight

Pop-rockers Eclectic Approach get their big break at midnight.

10/01/2012 By Laura Dannen

Seattle Sound

New Video: Damien Jurado’s "Museum of Flight"

Watch the singer-songwriter on his European tour.

07/12/2012 By Laura Dannen

Local Music

New Video: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’s "Wings"

Local rapper and DJ bemoan consumerism and a closet full of Air Jordans.

07/21/2011 By Laura Dannen

Local Music News

The Head and the Heart Announce Headlining Tour

But there aren’t any Seattle dates…yet.

07/11/2011 By Laura Dannen

Local Music

New Video: Blue Scholars’ "Fou Lee"

Seattle’s hip-hop heroes celebrate the release of their new album at Neumos this weekend.

06/15/2011 By Laura Dannen

Local Music News

Vicci Martinez Makes It to Next Round of NBC’s The Voice

Tacoma rocker outsings Niki Dawson in "the best duet of the night."

05/11/2011 By Laura Dannen