{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 …

Nora Michaels delivers a great night of music at her 71st birthday show and CD release at Highway 99 Blues Club

Nora Michaels delivers a great night of music at her 71st birthday show and CD release at Highway 99 Blues Club

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott It was a great night of music and laughs on Friday, December 28 at the Highway 99 Blues Club (1414 Alaskan Way) along the waterfront in the shadow of the (soon to be gone) Alaskan Way Viaduct. The event was all about Seattle-based blues chanteuse, Nora …

Blues Chanteuse Nora Michaels to rock Highway 99 Blues Club one last time Friday, Dec. 28

Blues Chanteuse Nora Michaels to rock Highway 99 Blues Club one last time Friday, Dec. 28

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailby MK Scott When I first met Nora Michaels in the mid-90’s, I had no clue who she was, and her impact on her audience. I saw her perform as Edith Piaf at Portland’s Key Largo in 1995 and had no idea she would still be in my life, …

Seattle Men’s Chorus’ Jingle All the Way: The Best in Years

Seattle Men’s Chorus’ Jingle All the Way: The Best in Years

Share this…Facebook0TwitterLinkedinReddit0emailPhoto by John Pai. by MK Scott It is hard to fathom that it has been 20 years since I first attended a Seattle Men’s Chorus concert. The Jingle All the Way show this past Sunday (December 9th) was one of the best in years. Caldwell’s energy was relaxed, …