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February 25, 2013

The Weekly Best: Top Shows in Seattle [Week of 2/25]

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February 18, 2013

Best Seattle Shows of the Week [2/18]

Another great mix of old and new favorites are in town this week.

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2/19 (Tuesday) – Mrs. Magician @ Barboza
Summery beach-pop hailing from sunny San Diego.

2/19 (Tuesday) – Eels @ The Showbox
Critically acclaimed, lyric-driven indie folk rock.

2/21 (Thursday) – Robb Benson & the Shelk @ Musicquarium
Local indie rock master and former frontman of Dear John Letters and Dept. of Energy.

2/21 (Thursday) – The Icarus Kids @ Barboza
8-bit video game rock superstars.

2/22 (Friday) – Kishi Bashi @ The Crocodile
Singer and multi-instrumental indie pop artist with classical flourishes.

2/23 (Saturday) – Ivan & Alyosha @ The Showbox
Local indie-rock heroes who are easy to love.

February 12, 2013

The 3 Best Seattle Shows of the Week

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2/15 (Friday) – The Country Lips @ The Blue Moon Tavern

Everything from upbeat, honky tonk jams to slow-dance worthy Country ballads from a Seattle eight-piece. You can also catch them at the Musicquarium (Triple Door) on Saturday

2/16 (Saturday) – Radiation City @ Tractor

Retro-leaning dream pop from a Portland quartet

2/17 (Sunday) – The Helio Sequence @ Neptune Theatre

Driving, ambient electro-rock from a favorite Portland duo

February 4, 2013

Best of Seattle Live Music [Week of 2/4]

Now that the Super Bowl is over, you might need something other than football to focus on. We suggest checking out some great shows happening in Seattle this week.

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2/4 (Monday) – Ben Folds Five @ The Showbox
Piano-driven rock with a spotlight on savvy, poetic lyrics from one of this generation’s musical masterminds.

2/5 (Tuesday) – FUN. @ Paramount Theatre
Queen-inspired pop rock from New York.

2/6 (Wednesday) – Adam Green & Binki Shapiro @ Barboza
Smooth, vintagey pop with “his and her’s” call-and-answer vocals.

2/7 (Thursday) – Soundgarden @ Paramount Theatre
Chris Cornell’s Seattle-based project from the 1980s and 1990s makes a triumphant return to the Emerald City.

2/8 (Friday) – Mark Kozelek @ Benaroya Hall
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter and former frontman of the Red House Painters and Sun Kil Moon.

2/8 (Friday) – Wake Owl @ Tractor
Peaceful, poppy, country-infused indie rock with thoughtful lyrics out of Portland and Vancouver.

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