Music

Ian Terry / The Herald Kevin Morby performs at the Historic Everett Theatre as part of the Fisherman’s Village Music Festival in downtown Everett on Saturday, March 31. Photo taken on 03312018

Travis Thompson, Wolf Parade headline Fisherman’s Village fest

The Everett Music Initiative festival, May 16-18 in Everett, will showcase more than 50 acts.

 

TacocaT got you a new song for Valentine’s Day. Photo by Helen Moga

TacocaT Returns to Dance With Its Seattle Drag Pals in the “Grains of Salt” Video

The Seattle rock quartet’s new album ‘This Mess Is a Place’ comes out May 3 on Sub Pop.

 

Brandi Carlile needs more mantel space after taking winning three Grammys on Sunday night.

Seattle Cleans Up at the Grammys

Brandi Carlile, the Seattle Symphony, and Chris Cornell combine to take home six awards.

 

Pickwick’s Galen Disston stars as Drew in 5th Ave’s ‘Rock of Ages.’ Photo by Mark Kitaoka

Pickwick’s Galen Disston Takes the Stage in ‘Rock of Ages’

The local rocker steps outside his comfort zone for 5th Avenue Theatre’s ’80s hair metal jukebox musical.

Pickwick’s Galen Disston stars as Drew in 5th Ave’s ‘Rock of Ages.’ Photo by Mark Kitaoka
Caroline Shaw. Photo by Kait Moreno

Caroline Shaw’s Classical Music Fan Fiction

Seattle Symphony premieres the Pulitzer Prize-winning composer’s postmodern take on Beethoven.

Caroline Shaw. Photo by Kait Moreno
Quadrant and Iris performing at Le Bikini nightclub in France. Photo by Thomas Feugas

Seattle’s First Family of Drum and Bass

Leigh and Karen Caplan (Quadrant and Iris) are key producers in Seattle thriving underground electronic music scene.

Quadrant and Iris performing at Le Bikini nightclub in France. Photo by Thomas Feugas

On Being Trans: J Mase III Creates a Space to Feel Welcome

The Seattle artist hosts a three-day event at Gay City.

All Star Opera. Photo by Rachel Koll

All Star Opera Embarks on a World Tour of Seattle

The hip-hop/soul band’s second annual tour of the city’s venues with local artists raises money for homeless women and children.

All Star Opera. Photo by Rachel Koll

Top 10 Albums of 2018

The best music of the year.

Travis Thompson’s Ride From Burien to the “Corner Store” and Beyond

The local hip-hop up-and-comer and Macklemore protege readies to headline The Showbox.

Top 10 Seattle Albums of 2018

The best the local music scene had to offer.

Minus the Bear is Ready to Hibernate

After 17 years of influential innovation, the Seattle rock band prepares to say goodbye.

Brandi Carlile Notches Six Grammy Nominations

Fellow Seattleites Alice in Chains, the late Chris Cornell, and the Seattle Symphony also are up for awards.

The boys are back in town: Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus combine forces to form Boygenius. Photo by Lera Pentelute

The Girl Power of Boygenius

Julien Baker discusses her new indie songwriter supergroup with Phoebe Bridgers and Lucy Dacus.

The boys are back in town: Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker, and Lucy Dacus combine forces to form Boygenius. Photo by Lera Pentelute
Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall). Photo by Julien Bourgeois

Cat Power Powers Through

The acclaimed singer-songwriter chats about her stripped-down new album ‘Wanderer,’ motherhood, and when performance gets in the way of the song.

Cat Power (aka Chan Marshall). Photo by Julien Bourgeois
Sloucher displaying surprisingly decent posture. Photo by Eleanor Petry

Sloucher Is Not Posturing

The Seattle band doesn’t shy away from embracing ’90s guitar rock on ‘Be True.’

Sloucher displaying surprisingly decent posture. Photo by Eleanor Petry

Blues Traveler Still Giving the Run-Around

Now-local John Popper marks the 25th anniversary of his band’s big break.

Greta Klein (center right) brings the soft indie pop Frankie Cosmos to The Neptune. Photo by Angel Ceballos

The Soft Comfort of Frankie Cosmos

Sub Pop’s tenderest band brings its indie pop to The Neptune.

Greta Klein (center right) brings the soft indie pop Frankie Cosmos to The Neptune. Photo by Angel Ceballos
Pedro the Lion. Photo by Ryan Russell

Pedro the Lion Returns with “Yellow Bike”

After nearly 15 years without new music, the Seattle band releases a song and video from the upcoming album, ‘Phoenix.’

Pedro the Lion. Photo by Ryan Russell
Mitski auditioning for a role in a new <em>Poltergeist </em>film. Photo by Bao Ngo

Seattle Halloween Concert Guide

With a handful of stellar options, how should one celebrate Rocktober?

Mitski auditioning for a role in a new <em>Poltergeist </em>film. Photo by Bao Ngo