Michael Feinstein’s salute to the crooners was an evening to remember and a dream fulfilled at Tacoma’s Pantages Theater

Michael Feinstein’s salute to the crooners was an evening to remember and a dream fulfilled at Tacoma’s Pantages Theater

by MK Scott¬† A 25-plus years’ dream was fulfilled last month as I headed down to the Pantages Theater in Tacoma to see the legendary Michael Feinstein’s Celebrating the Crooners’ concert. As I mentioned in my February 9 interview with Feinstein, I became an instant fan of his in the …

Arnaldo Inocentes talks about March is Cabaret Month in Seattle

Arnaldo Inocentes talks about March is Cabaret Month in Seattle

by MK Scott March begins next week, which means that Cabaret Month at Egan’s Ballard Jam House (1707 NW Market St.) is about to begin. Arnaldo Inocentes helped create the Pacific Northwest Cabaret Association in 2006 and starting March 2nd they in association with Cricket Foundation and Brian Silkworth and …

Broadway stars Jeremy Jordan and Betsy Wolfe get double standing ovations at Seattle Symphony Pops’ ‘Broadway Today’ concert

Broadway stars Jeremy Jordan and Betsy Wolfe get double standing ovations at Seattle Symphony Pops’ ‘Broadway Today’ concert

by MK Scott It was a full house at Benaroya Hall this past Friday, January 12, when not one, but two Broadway stars Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Bonnie and Clyde, and TV’s ‘Smash’) and Betsy Wolfe (Bullets Over Broadway, Waitress) teamed up with guest conductor Steven Reineke (from the New York …

New York singer and songwriter Ari Hest to perform at The Triple Door this Sunday, January 14

New York singer and songwriter Ari Hest to perform at The Triple Door this Sunday, January 14

by MK Scott Ari Hest is a New York-based singer and songwriter who is bringing his act to Seattle’s Triple Door for one-night only this Sunday (Jan 14). Hest’s early influences range from classic rock to folk rock – from The Beatles to Leonard Cohen and the Dave Matthews Band. …

Blues chanteuse Nora Michaels turns 70 with a birthday gig at the Highway 99 Blues Club

Blues chanteuse Nora Michaels turns 70 with a birthday gig at the Highway 99 Blues Club

by MK Scott It was a great night of music and laughs on Friday, December 29, at the Highway 99 Blues Club (1414 Alaskan Way) in the shadow of the Alaskan Way Viaduct along the waterfront. The event was all about Seattle-based blues chanteuse, Nora Michaels, who used the gig …