June 10, 2015 in Entertainment, Music, New Release

Torches by Howie Day (@howiekday)

I’m not 100% sure if these are all the right words but this song is resonating with me loudly lately. Its off of Howie’s new album Lanterns, which you can get here: Lanterns by Howie Day (iTunes)   Torches Sipping coffee in the night Thinking how it all went wrong Yesterday your world is fine

May 7, 2015 in 101 Things To Do List, 50 Concerts, Entertainment, Live Music, Music

Damien Rice at McCaw Hall (04.21.2015)

#46 GO TO 50 CONCERTS OF 50 DIFFERENT BANDS/MUSICIANS (11/50) Concert 11: 04/21/2015 at McCaw Hall (Seattle, WA) Damien Rice with Special Guest Marketa Irglova   I am an extremely lucky person. I mean, how often do you get the chance to see musicians like Damien Rice and Marketa Irglova play a venue like McCaw Hall for free. Yes,

April 21, 2015 in 101 Things To Do List, 50 Concerts, Entertainment, Live Music, Music

The Replacements: Back By Unpopular Demand

#46 GO TO 50 CONCERTS OF 50 DIFFERENT BANDS/MUSICIANS (8/50) Concert 8: 04/09/2015 at Paramount Theater (Seattle, WA) The Replacements with Special Guests Young Fresh Fellows Back By Unpopular Demand Tour   I’m not one of those super hip cool people who knew all about The Replacements before their reunion shows. A friend of mine posted on

April 20, 2015 in 101 Things To Do List, 50 Concerts, Entertainment, Live Music, Music

Seattle Living Room Shows presents: Levi Weaver

#46 GO TO 50 CONCERTS OF 50 DIFFERENT BANDS/MUSICIANS (10/50) Concert 10: 04/18/2015 at a House in Lake Stevens, WA Levi Weaver Presented by Seattle Living Room Shows   Living room shows are one of the most amazing ways to see music. This Saturday I was lucky enough to see Levi Weaver play to a

April 17, 2015 in 10 Movies, 101 Things To Do List, Entertainment

Don’t you, forget about me…

#36: WATCH 10 MOVIES IN A MOVIE THEATER (2/10) Movie #2: The Breakfast Club (Thirtieth Anniversary) Date: 03/31/2015 I LOVE this movie!!! It’s been one of my favorites since I was a kid. Apparently, its been 30 years since this movie came out. Yeah, I feel old. Seeing as though I was four when it came

April 12, 2015 in 101 Things To Do List, 50 Concerts, Entertainment, Live Music, Music

Sugar…Yes, Please!!!

#46 GO TO 50 CONCERTS OF 50 DIFFERENT BANDS/MUSICIANS (7/50) Concert 7: 03/28/2015 at Tacoma Dome (Tacoma, WA) Maroon 5 with Special Guest Magic! and Rozzi Crane

April 12, 2015 in 101 Things To Do List, 50 Concerts, Entertainment, Live Music, Music, New Discovery

Win! Wait…who is playing again?

#46 GO TO 50 CONCERTS OF 50 DIFFERENT BANDS/MUSICIANS (6/50) Concert 6: 03/27/2015 at The Crocodile (Seattle, WA) Joe Pug with Special Guest Field Report (Solo)   I love Silver Platters! They have been responsible for me going three concerts in the past two years for free. All bands I have never heard of, but no

March 9, 2015 in 101 Things To Do List, 50 Concerts, Entertainment, Live Music, Music

Like we were just kids…

#46 Go to 50 concerts of 50 different bands/musicians (4/50) Concert 4: 03/07/2015 at The Moore (Seattle, WA) Mat Kearney with Special Guests Judah the Lion and Parachute I’ve been listening to Mat Kearney since 2005-ish. In my college years I had become an Aware Records Rep. This included promoting musicians, bands, and sometimes movies

March 6, 2015 in 10 Movies, 101 Things To Do List, Entertainment

Emotional Roller Coaster via film

#36: Watch 10 Movies in a movie theater (1/10) http://www.focusfeatures.com/the_theory_of_everything Movie #1: The Theory of Everything Let me explain this goal first. I am not a movie going person (caveat: I do watch movies with my nephews at the theater but these are usually age appropriate…meaning their age). I’m not even a big movie watching

March 6, 2015 in 101 Things To Do List, 50 Concerts, Entertainment, Live Music, Music

This is for Real

#46. Go to 50 concerts of 50 different bands/musicians (3/50) Concert Number 3: 02/17/2015 At The Showbox Market (Seattle, WA) Motion City Soundtrack w/Special Guest William Beckett   Aww yes, Motion City Soundtrack. Motion City Soundtrack is one of my favorite live bands. I know I have a lot of “favorite bands” but really, I