With big acts like funk/R&B legend Charles Bradley and Seattle indie rock folk hero Damien Jurado on the bill, it's hard to believe that this is only Timber! Outdoor Music Festival's second year. Though, to be fair, the lineup announced this morning -- which is just half of the acts that have been confirmed -- is technically their third.
This year, Sasquatch! Music Festival is trying something new.
Rooting for the Hawks is enough to make even the most hardcore Hawks fan work up a powerful appetite -- and Northwest companies are getting creative and cashing in on the region's collective hunger for gridiron glory (and food) by dishing out specialty, limited-time offers, ranging from blue-and-green chips to Skittles-laced sausage.
If you're ready to spring into Feast Mode this weekend, here's where:
Who else could possibly perform at the halftime show of this weekend's NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field but the city's most beloved hip-hop duo, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis?
The Dave Matthews Band will hit the road for a 40-stop tour of the United States this summer, including their traditional three-night engagement at the Gorge Ampitheater in Eastern Washington. The tour will focus on the band's expansive career of recording, and include an acoustic set of older songs.
Called "A Very Special Evening With Dave Matthews Band," each performance will include two sets, and will highlight a variety of artists, including guitarist Tim Reynolds.
In previous years, it might have been easy, though inaccurate, to lump Cataldo creator and frontman Eric Anderson into the broad category of "Seattle musicians with guitars who play music about feelings." But with Cataldo's forthcoming fourth album, "Gilded Oldies," Anderson breaks far from that archetype to create a record that is more mature, both in substance and style.
Two local acts will be featured on a forthcoming Valentine's Day-themed album released by Starbucks. Brandi Carlile The Head and the Heart will both have tracks on "Sweetheart 2014," a 13-track album of covers of famous loves songs, which also includes performances from Fiona Apple, Vampire Weekend and Sharon Jones.
Enthusiastic Seahawks fans waited outside the Pierce County Auditor's Office on Thursday morning to buy one of the first license plates to honor the playoff-bound Seattle team.