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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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David Sedaris

Show Date: April 21, 2003

It isn't often that, being a barista, I get to splurge on an evening out with one of my favorite authors. But, as the Coffee Gods would have it, fellow IB embracey managed to score tickets for David Sedaris' recent Seattle performance and, a free pound of coffee later, invited me to attend the event […]

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Nickel Creek

Show Date: September 5, 2002

Young bluegrass upstarts? You bet! Thumbing their cute noses at the 'new traditionalism' inspired by the staggering success of the orthodox bluegrass soundtrack for O Brother, Where Art Thou?, the Californian guitar-fiddle-mandolin trio Nickel Creek mix their bluegrass — a genre not known for its flexibility — with an incongruent dose of, well, just about […]

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