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Tonight's Recommended Show: Kay Kay & His Weathered Underground/The Quiet Ones/Southerly at the Croc

When Seattle band Kay Kay & His Weathered Underground were picked as one of the Strangers Bands to Watch for 2007, I must confess I'd never heard of them before. I have now, and all I can say is… whoa. The band features Kirk Huffman and Kyle O'Quin of Gatsby's American Dream and Phil Peterson […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: Nicole Atkins and the Sea (in Boston)

THIS JUST IN: Nicole Atkins & the Sea just had to cancel their Boston show tonight because of bad weather. From the band: "We'll be back there next week on monday with bells on so please come on out then." Bummer!! I blame Global Warming.  ********************  New York-based chanteuse Nicole Atkins and her band, the […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: Modest Mouse, Love As Laughter, Grand Archives at the Paramount

Tonight's recommended show in Seattle is a no-brainer: the Johnny Marr-augmented Modest Mouse, riding the success of their recently top-of-the-Billboard-charts latest release We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank. The addition of opening band Grand Archives — the new project of Mat Brooke (formerly of Carissa's Wierd and Band of Horses), who were just […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show: The Long Winters at the Showbox

Three Imaginary Girls have long been Long Winters super-fans. At last count, we've written about no fewer than 15 live show reviews of the band. Crazy, huh? But no matter how many times you catch this band, they're captivating live, and there's always something new to discover. John Roderick is a master showman, and for […]

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Tonight's Recommended Show (redux): Brent Amaker & the Rodeo at Easy Street

Hang onto yer cowboy hats, Seattle — local boy Brent Amaker and his Rodeo are ready to kick-up a shit-storm at Easy Street Records in West Seattle tonight at 7p. We just posted this hilarious review of their debut, self-titled record. From the review: "I want to know where the REAL MEN are. Men who […]

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Tonight's Recommend Show: Woven Hand, Willard Grant Conspiracy, Palodine at the Triple Door

You never need to twist my arm to go to the Triple Door, a venue as elegant as the food (from Wild Ginger) is delicious. The venue feels like a complete throwback to the speakeasy days, when drinking was a naughty thing and a night on the town to hear music was an event, not […]

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Gorgeous Paulo

I know I've already written my official Seattle recommended show of the day, but I'd be remiss not to remind you all that this gorgeous Scotsman plays the Showbox tonight: I just saw Paolo Nutini play at SXSW and I'll say this: even if he weren't incredibly talented — which he most definitely IS — […]

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Tonight's Recommend Show: Son Volt, Magnolia Electric Co, and North Twin at the Showbox

You all know you should head to the Showbox to catch the legendary Son Volt and Magnolia Electric Co. But I'm here to tell you to arrive early to catch the latest arrival on the Northwest Americana front: a new Seattle band called North Twin. The band boasts members of the now-defunct Lazy Susan and […]

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