[ICYMI] After 40 Years, the B-52s’ Front Man, Fred Schneider, is Still a Fierce Persona

[ICYMI] After 40 Years, the B-52s’ Front Man, Fred Schneider, is Still a Fierce Persona

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Can’t believe it has been 40 years since the B-52s had its first big hit, “Rock Lobster”! And who could forget “Love Shack” or “Roam”? Heading up the group for the past 43 years has been the flamboyant Fred Schneider. And joining them on their new …

Disco Diva Thelma Houston Headlines this Year’s Pride Street Party at the Cuff on Sunday, June 30

Disco Diva Thelma Houston Headlines this Year’s Pride Street Party at the Cuff on Sunday, June 30

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Each year, I get to chat and meet an icon from my youth who comes to town to headline the annual Pride party at the Cuff Complex. This year, they totally outdid themselves with the fabulous Thelma (“Don’t Leave Me This Way”) Houston! Houston has a …

Steve Grand Returns to Seattle, Just in Time for the Cuff street party

Steve Grand Returns to Seattle, Just in Time for the Cuff street party

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott At the 2014 Seattle Pridefest, OUT music stars, Chely Wright and Steve Grand, headlined a special evening concert at the Mural Amphitheater. Steve Grand (24 at the the time) was a new star, most famous for his online underwear photos and being labeled, America’s first Gay …

{ICYMI} Dear Dar: An Interview with Dar Williams

{ICYMI} Dear Dar: An Interview with Dar Williams

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Gregg Shapiro The winter IS behind us, but there’s little doubt that for a lot of LGBTQ folks, it was a stressful time. Some seeking solace knew to listen to the Dar Williams song “The Christians and the Pagans” on repeat. The tune, from her flawless 1996 album …

Michael Feinstein with special guest Storm Large team up for ‘Shaken & Stirred’ at Bellingham’s Mount Baker Theatre on June 1

Michael Feinstein with special guest Storm Large team up for ‘Shaken & Stirred’ at Bellingham’s Mount Baker Theatre on June 1

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Pull out your evening wear for a top-notch night when Bellingham’s Mount Baker Theatre (104 N. Commercial St., Bellingham) welcomes one of music’s major forces to their main stage! Michael Feinstein has built a dazzling career as a singer and pianist bringing the music of the …

{ICYMI} Chad Michaels (as Cher) on Cher, Trump and Joining the Seattle Men’s Chorus

{ICYMI} Chad Michaels (as Cher) on Cher, Trump and Joining the Seattle Men’s Chorus

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott For two performances only, more than 200 singers from Seattle Men’s Chorus (SMC) will bask in six decades of #1 hits. ‘Believe: The Music of Cher’ runs at Seattle’s McCaw Hall (321 Mercer St.) on March 30 at 8pm and March 31 at 2pm. It features …

She’s back! Ms. Pak-Man returns to Re-bar March 14-30

She’s back! Ms. Pak-Man returns to Re-bar March 14-30

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Ms. Pak-Man: Mazed and Confused!, conceived and directed by Freddy Molitch, is the all-new and fifth installment of the critically acclaimed Ms. Pak-Man series. After wowing packed audiences in San Francisco and Los Angeles, Ms. Pak-Man is returning to Seattle with her cabaret style theatre experience! …

In ‘Alien/Angel’ Devin Bannon resurrects Klaus Nomi at Café Nordo

In ‘Alien/Angel’ Devin Bannon resurrects Klaus Nomi at Café Nordo

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott Café Nordo presents the world premiere of ‘Alien/Angel.’ Writer/performer Devin Bannon and director Keira McDonald bring to life historical TV interviews of the actual Klaus Sperber, while reimagining the musical acts of his rock alter ego Nomi in nine soaring numbers. In between the songs, Bannon-as-Klaus …

Seattle Symphony’s ‘Celebrate Asia’ was a day of music and culture

Seattle Symphony’s ‘Celebrate Asia’ was a day of music and culture

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott The 11th annual ‘Celebrate Asia’ presented by the Seattle Symphony was a whimsical day of music and culture that celebrated the whole continent of Asia. Interestingly enough the fun started 90 minutes prior to the actual concert with entertainment happening in the grand lobby of Benaroya …

{ICYMI} “Another Time” of her life: an interview with Jennifer Warnes

{ICYMI} “Another Time” of her life: an interview with Jennifer Warnes

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby Gregg Shapiro Seattle-born Jennifer Warnes has one of the most immediately recognizable voices of any singer in modern pop music. Whether she’s singing her own hit singles, such as “Right Time of the Night”; duet-ting on a movie theme song, as in “Up Where We Belong” with Joe …