2017's Best Festivals

Nothing screams summer more than a music festival full of writhing, sweaty bodies, long lines at the Porta Potty and overpriced beers. It’s also a great reason to load up the car and hit the road to catch some of your favorite bands. With all the choices out there…

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Gary Clark Jr. Brings Electrifying Blues & Soul to the Stage

The crowd at the Moore Theater in Seattle is eager. Warmed up. Ready. Music is piped through the PA and although the cheering has started, the stage remains dark. After a few minutes a sole, bright white spotlight drops on the stage. Eventually, out of the shadows emerges the-man-who-is-going-to-save-the-blues, the…

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Anderson East Finds Beauty in the Wild, Wrong & Flawed

On a rainy afternoon, [Anderson East](http://www.rhapsody.com/artist/andersoneast?ocode=social_user&pcode=social_user&cpath=Link&rsrc=artist) leaves his tour bus, crosses the slippery cobblestone street, and slips into a vintage guitar shop in Seattle’s historical district. He doesn’t draw any attention to…

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Prince dead at 57

The iconic recording artist Prince has died at the age of 57, the Star Tribune reported. Authorities were called to the musician’s Paisley Park recording studios Thursday morning in Chanhassen, Minnesota, which is located in a suburb west of Minneapolis. A cause of death has not been released. Minnesota’…

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Phife Dawg, of A Tribe Called Quest, Dead at 45

Phife Dawg, a founding member of groundbreaking hip-hop act A Tribe Called Quest has died at the age of 45. The MCs death was reported late Tuesday, March 22. The rapper’s real name was Malik Taylor, and Rolling Stone and Billboard confirmed his death. A cause of death has…

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