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Deck the Hall Ball starring Metric, Visqueen, Vampire Weekend and Phoenix

Show Date: December 15, 2009

Deck the Hall Ball started a little late. The excellent opening band, Visqueen, started their set about twenty minutes later than the posted start time of 5:10. All was mostly forgiven the minute they took the stage, though, blowing through a short, twenty-minute set mostly of songs from their latest album, Message to Garcia. Their […]

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Tori Amos at WaMu Theater

Show Date: July 10, 2009

When Tori Amos walked out on stage for her Friday night set at WaMu Theater, she was wearing a long, green dress with gold, lame’ tights. It was an odd costume, to say the least. She helpfully explained mid-set that she wanted to wear “Emerald green for the Emerald City”. But before I get strung […]

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Leonard Cohen Live In Seattle After Sixteen Long Years

Show Date: April 23, 2009

Shortly after 8:00 p.m., the house lights went down and nine figures sauntered onto the stage to join an assortment of instruments. One could see a series of silhouettes, but none appeared to be the anticipated songwriter who last played in Seattle in 1993. A few seconds later, Leonard Cohen ran, yes, ran onto the […]

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Deck the Hall Ball 2008

Show Date: December 9, 2008

Aqueduct opened up the night, with David Terry greeting the audience in his jovial, well mannered way. He seemed even bubblier than I remembered in the past, repeated asking the audience “Are you ready to rock?!” and even giving a shout out to his coworkers at “TNS”, a video game designing firm. I seldom give […]

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DCfC sneak-peek-a-rama from last night's show

I had the privilege and pleasure of shooting for the house at last night's WaMu show, featuring Death Cab for Cutie, among a plethora of other bands — The Killers headlined, plus Cold War Kids and Shiny Toy Guns, with Aqueduct opening. Chona took some bad-ass shots that are up in the Flickr pool – […]

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