Music

AppleJam returns to Yakima for Fourth of July

YAKIMA, Wash. -- If you're dreaming of summer time fun and warmer weather, you're not alone. Musicians are preparing for the Fourth of July Celebration, AppleJam. Artists from the region will turn out for a day packed with music, fun…

Stevie Nicks set to perform at the Gorge Amphitheatre May 14

Credit: Evan AgostiniQUINCY, Wash. — One of rock and roll’s most recognizable performers is set to play at the Gorge Amphitheatre. Stevie Nicks will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 14. The singer and songwriter is one of rock and roll’s most successful and groundbreaking artists. She is the only woman to have been inducted into the Rock & Roll…

Paul McCartney to kick off upcoming tour at Spokane Arena

SPOKANE, Wash. – One of music’s all-time greatest artists is kicking off his latest tour right here in the Lilac City.  Paul McCartney will headline the Spokane Arena on April 28 at 8 p.m. This is the first time he will play in Spokane.  McCartney is most famously known for his songwriting and playing with the Beatles. When they disbanded,…

The Lumineers to headline the Gorge this July

GEORGE, Wash. – The Lumineers will headline the Gorge Amphitheatre this July.  The two-time Grammy award-nominated band announced their upcoming North American tour on the heels of their fourth studio album release. “Brightside” is now available worldwide.  In 2020, the Lumineers created the world’s first major climate positive tour and will be partnering with the environmental non-profit REVERB.org again on…

Iron Maiden to play two Washington state concerts in 2022

Dave Hogan // Getty ImagesIron Maiden paid homage to the 1968 movie “Where Eagles Dare” with its song of the same name. The lyrics recount the story of the film, set in World War II and starring Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood. The film follows an Allied attempt to rescue an American general captured by the Nazis. The lyrics go:…

MercyMe to perform at the Toyota Center in Kennewick

KENNEWICK, Wash. — An award-winning Christian music group is getting ready to play an arena show in Kennewick, with tickets going on sale tomorrow. The Toyota Center has announced MercyMe will perform live on April 8, 2022, featuring Rend Collective…

Towering musical theater master Stephen Sondheim dies at 91

Stephen Sondheim, the songwriter who reshaped the American musical theater in the second half of the 20th century, has died. He was 91. Sondheim influenced several generations of theater songwriters, particularly with such landmark musicals as “Company,” “Follies” and “Sweeney Todd.” His most famous ballad, “Send in the Clowns,” has been recorded hundreds of times, including by Frank Sinatra and Judy Collins. Six of Sondheim’s musicals won Tony Awards for best score, and he also received a Pulitzer Prize for “Sunday in the Park,” an Academy Award for the song “Sooner or Later” from the film “Dick Tracy,” five Olivier Awards and the Presidential Medal of Honor.

Climate Pledge Arena ready to get Kraken for hockey debut

The home of Seattle's new NHL team is about ready for its hockey debut on Saturday night when the Kraken host the Vancouver Canucks. The arena will have its first official event Friday night when Coldplay performs and it also hosted a benefit concert featuring Foo Fighters. The arena project started nearly five years ago when Oak View Group was selected by the city of Seattle to renovate the original Seattle Center Coliseum. The final cost of the project is expected to exceed $1 billion.

TobyMac tour hits Toyota Center in February 2022

KENNEWICK, Wash. — Christian hip hop artist Toby McKeehan, better known by his stage name 'TobyMac', is coming to the Tri-Cities this Winter. According to an alert from the Toyota Center, TobyMac will be live at the venue on February…