EndSessions: The Wombats play afternoon acoustic set in a Seattle Brewery

With their Liverpudlian charm and a healthy love of Interpol, English rockers The Wombats swept through Seattle on tour in January, but before they played their show, they stopped by the Elysian Brewery on Capitol Hill to play an intimate acoustic EndSession for a few beer-loving friends of The End.
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Billy Corgan of the Smashing Pumpkins

Smashing Pumpkins announce reunion tour with Seattle show at KeyArena on August 24

The long-talked-about Smashing Pumpkins reunion (sans bassist D'arcy Wretzky) is officially happening and the Shiny And Oh So Bright tour will come to Seattle for a stop at KeyArena on August 24. Win tickets to see Smashing Pumpkins in Seattle Tickets for their Seattle show go on sale Friday,...
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A local cartoonist totally nailed a bunch of Seattle-themed Valentine's Day cards

A Seattle cartoonist who posts to Instagram as @SeattleWalkReport is feeling the love this Valentine's Day and has made a bunch of Seattle-specific Valentine's Day cards to give to your Emerald-city-loving significant other today. 50 things to love about Seattle Download these cards, print them off...
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LISTEN TO THIS: Seattle band Tellers release their new single "West"

A few weeks back I wrote a post telling people they needed to get down to the Tractor Tavern. Smokey Brights were releasing their new EP. But a big part why that show was so great was because Everett band Tellers were opening. Tellers have been at it for a little while now and over the years I've...
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Pacific Northwest Ballet company dancers in Kent Stowell’s Swan Lake, running February 2 – 11, 2018. Photo © Angela Sterling.

What to expect when you see Swan Lake at McCaw Hall

I married a ballerina, and now I go to the ballet. That's not a sentence I ever thought I would write, specifically from a dude who used to think the whole idea of "art" was lost in the coffers of the church or leaders of wealthy countries that commissioned it. I was younger and dumber then. Cirque...
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The Fremont Bridge is going to have a resident musician in one of the towers this summer

Some of the most exclusive and unique studio space is up for grabs for one lucky Seattle musician this summer. RELATED: 50 Things to love about Seattle The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture put out a call for musicians who want to use the northwest tower of the drawbridge as their personal...
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Macklemore and Ryan Lewis announce May Seattle show with Russell Wilson and Ciara

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis are getting back together for one night only in Seattle this May with the help of Russell Wilson and Ciara. All the tourist attractions in Seattle that locals should actually do On May 10, 2018 @DangeRussWilson and @ciara are joining forces with @macklemore & @...
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Foo Fighters release hilarious list of items prohibited at their shows

If you have tried going to a professional sports event or live concert at any major music venue over the last few years, you know that what might be allowed once might not be allowed the next time. It's all for public safety, but it's always wise to check what's allowed before you head to the show...
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LISTEN TO THIS: "Easy Coming" by The Moondoggies

The best news came down earlier this week when Seattle label Hardly Art announced they will be releasing the new album from Everett band (look, I'm from Everett and so are they so I'm going to point it out every single time) The Moondoggies! Listen to the Locals Only Podcast Along with the...
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Car Seat Headrest

Will Toledo had a massive 2016. His band Car Seat Headrest gained critical acclaim for the album Teens of Denial, a followup to the 2015 LP Teens of Style, and ended up at the top of nearly everybody's "Best of the year" lists. No stranger to success, the now seven-piece band (which happens to...
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