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Aka annie clark, this ax-slaying alt-rock goddess is a serial collaborator who makes friends in every corner of the music world, from her cohort David Byrne (on their 2012 album, Love This Giant) to her uncle Tuck Andress (of jazz duo Tuc

Kurt Cobain openly admitted the influence of this trailblazing alt-rock band (specifically on “Smells Like Teen Spirit”), now in its fourth decade.

Originally composed in late summer and intended for an Eastertide performance—basically, it’s an obituary recounting Christ’s life—Handel’s 1742 oratorio eventually became the preeminent Christmas work in the classical canon.

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A comedy stage, cover bands playing the hits and admission to MoPop exhibits all come as part of Seattle’s biggest NYE party.

 

This bash features KEXP-FM DJs, science demos, a view of the Space Needle fireworks from under the courtyard arches and much more.

 

DJ Freddy, King of Pants, will get the crowds on their feet during the light show at the International Fountain while cover band Sway rocks in the Armory.

 

French-cuban multi-instrumentalist sisters Lisa-Kaindé and Naomi Díaz, who comprise Ibeyi, will perform songs from their sophomore album, Ash, which builds on their 2015 self-titled debut, a haunting, ethereal blend of electronic beats, l

The german pianist and composer known for his works on “prepared piano”—the instrument outfitted with everything from pingpong balls to aluminum foil—manufactures aural landscapes that sound strangely, often beautifully, extraterrestrial.

The culminating fall performance in this annual two-concert season, this year titled “Voices of Witness,” honors the irrepressible creativity of musicians and composers in prison and concentration camps with the world premieres of new works from c

Inspired by the likes of Bob Dylan and Woody Guthrie, British writer, performer and activist Billy Bragg has mixed the political and personal through more than 30 years of music and life, taking on labor issues, and fighting for a multiracial Brit