April 14, 2012 in Live Music, Music

Matt Nathanson o/f Kelly Clarkson (03.22.12)

Matt came around again…and again he was opening for a big act. Since with the new job and job hunt a trip to Spokane was unlikely I decided to grab a ticket for the show. Now I know you may be reading that and thinking that I don’t like Kelly Clarkson but it’s not that.

March 2, 2012 in Live Music, Music, Non-Profit

Melodic Caring Project: You are all invited!

Hello! I’ve recently discovered a new non-profit called the Melodic Caring Project where they bring music to patients who are in the hospital battling diseases via streaming. I’m really excited about this non-profit. As a huge music lover I know what music can do to a person’s morale when they are down and need a

February 9, 2012 in Live Music, Music

MuteMath…memories and sadness

My friend got me into this band. She love love loved them and she wanted me to love them too. Unfortunately every time she mentioned them she said their name so quickly I thought she was saying “Meat Math” and I was not interested in seeing a band that might possible sing about about “meat”

January 25, 2012 in Live Music, Music, Uncategorized

30 Seconds to Mars: MARS300 extravaganza (part 2)

  This was the big night dubbed MARS300. The show where the guys would receive their Guinness World Record for the most shows played in support of a single album. I forget the actual record title but I know that it mentioned them playing 309 shows. When this show was announced I knew I had

January 20, 2012 in Live Music, Music, Uncategorized

30 Seconds to Mars: MARS 300 week extravaganza (part 1)

People overuse the word EPIC all the time. Its gotten to the point that they use it to describe any cool thing. In the webster dictionary epic (adj.) is defined as the following: 1 : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of an epic 2 : extending beyond the usual or ordinary especially in

October 1, 2011 in Live Music, Music, Seattle Bands, Uncategorized

10.01.11 Ravenna Woods w/openers The Young Evils and The Summer Babes (Tractor Tavern, Seattle WA)

So let me say first, I love small venue shows. The type of show where the band is mingling with everyone before it starts so that once the performances begin, its like a group of friends hanging out partying together. Before the show started I noticed a large group of people chatting and drinking. Normally

September 27, 2011 in Live Music, Music, Uncategorized

09.27.11 Gomez w/openers The Kopecky Family and Greylag

I’d heard of Gomez for years, and I do mean years. The first time was back in 2002 I think. Jason Mraz was opening for them and I was in love with him. So began the chain of near misses with Gomez. I didn’t see them that night because I was in Portland, then every

September 25, 2011 in Live Music, Music, Seattle Bands, Uncategorized

09.25.11 Pearl Jam (Vancouver, CAN)

(Check out more pictures from the show by clicking the image above.) I was never a big Pearl Jam fan. Okay I admit it, I was never a fan at all. I know they are an iconic band from my home state no less but I just couldn’t get into them. So when a friend

May 4, 2011 in Live Music, Music, Uncategorized

Brandi Carlile CD Release @ Easy Street Records 05.03.11

Yesterday was the release of Brandi Carlile’s new live album “Live at Benaroya Hall with the Seattle Symphony”. To celebrate the release she did a myriad of performances at some of the best places in Seattle. Early morning consisted of a trip to spend time with Marty Riemer to record for his basement podcast. A