Minus the Bear, Plus The Jams: Seattle’s Sons Come Home

After two months on the road, beloved Seattle band Minus The Bear wrapped up their fall tour in front of their hometown crowd at the Showbox at the Market on Friday, November 8. The band — who has been together more than a decade — was overflowing with jokes and laughter, mixing ease and energy on … [Read more...]


Though Seattle’s music community was already singing its praises, Phantogram didn’t catch my attention until recently while listening to local favorite KEXP on my radio dial. As per usual, KEXP plays an awesome song and I look up said song on cell phone while avoiding traffic accident. Thankful for … [Read more...]

Andrew McMahon Still Brings Out the Fans

Andrew McMahon played to an enthusiastic crowd last Tuesday at the Showbox, singing songs from both of his former bands Jack's Mannequin and Something Corporate, as well as a few new ones that will be released on his new project The Pop Underground EP April 30th. The night began with the smooth … [Read more...]

Ivan & Alyosha’s “All the Times We Had” at the Showbox

This Saturday, Seattle band Ivan & Alyosha will be releasing their first full-length album "All the Times We Had" at a very special show at Showbox at the Market.  Kris Orlowski, Smokey Brights, and the Passenger String Quartet round out the stellar lineup on this night of celebration.  Ivan … [Read more...]

Ain’t NO Party Like a P-Funk Party: George Clinton funks up the Showbox

Imagine yourself at 70 years old. Are you still running--or even walking--around Greenlake? What was the last live show you went to? Are you still hanging out at Conor Byrne open mic nights on Sundays? (Because if so, you should stop. Now.) Do you have lots of cats and 20 years’ worth of National … [Read more...]