by Sean Jewell:: Happy New Year everyone. Lets kick 2016 off with a bill full of badassery. We want to get you in front of three of our favorite Seattle bands on Friday night. Maszer: A true power trio, Maszer combines the thundering drums of Joseph Braley and hypnotic vocals of Katie Blackstock with Stitcx […]

by Sean Jewell :: Jesus, take the wheel, and drive me to The Tractor Tavern on Sunday night. Local country acts Ole Tinder and Cahalen Morrison & Country Hammer are supporting LA cowboy Sam Outlaw, and it’s gonna be one hell of a show. Sam seemed to come out of nowhere earlier this year. He recorded […]

You want tickets to Charlie Parr at the Tractor this coming Tuesday night? Well, we’ve got ’em. In case you’re not familiar, here’s a little bit more about Charlie’s sound (from Wayne Robbins over at It’s the music of a self-taught guitarist and banjo player who grew up without a TV but with his […]


By Bart Cameron  You write the lines “Like the feelings from a photograph/ before its meanings all get told/ The words I say can be silver, but what’s unsaid can be gold.” You learn your instruments very well. You get signed to a major label. Then what? After half a decade of constant touring, Dawes […]


This Saskatoon group has been a favorite for some time. They play Seattle’s Tractor Tavern on Tuesday May 6th and KEXP‘s Roadhouse radio show on Wed May 7th. Their latest LP Jubilee may very well be their best effort yet (tho I like them all) and their super-rooted folk rock has garnered much respect among not only […]