For Elvis tribute artist Robert Washington, clothes don't make the man.
The swinging holiday musical romp "A Stardust Christmas Carol" is not the greatest thing Harlequin has ever done (the "Stardust" series is nowhere near as remarkably raucous and rocking as their similar summer music reviews), but for random silliness and great swing-era music it might be hard to beat.
The original world tour for Pink Floyd's "The Wall" stopped in just four cities. But Saturday, "The Wall's" chief architect, Roger Waters, finally will bring the classic rock opera to Washington state.
The Black Crowes soon will be grounded indefinitely.
So what says Christmas better than James Mercer singing "Your Head Is On Fire?"
With Led Zeppelin, "Bonzo" John Bonham provided the techtonic beats behind some of rock's most epic recordings. Then his untimely death brought the band's legendary run to a sudden, shocking halt on Sept. 25, 1980. But now, 30 years later, his legacy lives on with his son. It has been three years since Jason Bonham sat in with Zeppelin's surviving members during a one-off reunion gig at London's O2 Arena. And now Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience is ready to rattle Seattle's WaMu Theater with "Kashmir," "Stairway to Heaven" and other Zep classics Saturday night.
Jo Dee Messina will bring her Music Room to Tacoma's Pantages on Sunday, an intimate, interactive version of her live show that's sure to include "I'm Alright," "My Give a Damn's Busted" and other fan favorites.
The private jet parked on the Boeing Field tarmac Thursday afternoon and shut down its engines. A few moments later, two iconic faces from 1970s film and television stepped out: Karen Black and Hal Linden. A white stretch limousine, practically as long as the plane itself, was waiting to whisk them to the Gig Harbor Film Festival, where they are making appearances through the weekend.
When Donnell Leahy heard the fiddling of Natalie MacMaster, it was instant love. "It was love at first listen and love at first sight," said Leahy, now MacMaster's husband. The couple, both masters of the fiddle, are playing Thursday in Olympia.
Someone will be notably missed tonight when the Deftones appear with the BlackDiamondSkye tour in Seattle.