Author Archive | imaginary liz

The Western State Hurricanes at the Tractor. Photo: Laura Duffy

Western State Hurricanes Reunited! Here’s our scrapbook of the night of fun and friends and some of our favorite songs!!!

Show Date: February 8, 2020

I have a long history with The Western State Hurricanes. Even though the Seattle band’s heyday (circa 1998) was just a wee bit before I moved here, the cloud of Western State Hurricanes mystique was woven into my courtship with Seattle. During my own heyday of nights out and making best friends with folks who […]

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Playback 2019

Let’s go discover our new favorite Seattle band! Thanks Seattle Public Library & Playback!

Earlier this year I was honored to be on the judging panel for Seattle Public Library’s PlayBack project. In a nutshell: The Seattle Public Library’s PlayBack is an online collection that showcases and shares current local music for free. Seattle’s musical culture is known for its originality, passion and creativity, as our local artists continue […]

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Boaty Weekender 2019. Photo by: David Lee

Interview with a Boaty Weekender! Find out what it’s like to cruise the Mediterranean with Belle & Sebastian and Friends

In early 2018, the Belle & Sebastian {B & S} folks asked everyone to complete a  survey (and a polite one at that). They were looking for input on entertainment and travel ideas for the Boaty Weekender – a cruise featuring sets by Belle & Sebastian AND B & S fans’ favorite bands AND assorted […]

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The Beths at Chop Suey (August 1, 2019). Photo: David Lee / https://www.instagram.com/david.james.lee/

Live Show Review: The Beths at Chop Suey {August 1, 2019}

Show Date: August 1, 2019

Photos: David Lee Last night’s The Beths show was fantastic. Sure, the venue was packed (justifiably sold-out) on a hot summer night – but the crowd euphoria filled the room with a heartwarming and demure spirit. By the time they hit the song, “Whatever” early on in the set, we were wrapped around their collective […]

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PlayBack - Seattle Public LIbrary

Attention all our favorite bands: It’s PlayBack time!!!

For those who haven’t dug into PlayBack yet, this wonderful initiative is… …an online collection that showcases and shares current local music for free. Seattle’s musical culture is known for its originality, passion and creativity, as our local artists continue to demonstrate. PlayBack helps new audiences discover a wealth of today’s local music. (read all […]

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