Posts Tagged ‘live music’

festival // Fall Free for All : 2012

festival // Fall Free for All : 2012

This October, Tacoma’s Broadway Center hosted a weekend-long arts and cultural festival in the heart of downtown Tacoma—the 2012 Fall Free For All. We managed to capture a few of the excellent music performances along with several of the other sights and experiences—the wide variety of which represented some of Tacoma’s and the greater Pac NW’s best [...]


music // Cathedrals : David Bazan + Pretty Broken Things + Passenger String Quartet

music // Cathedrals : David Bazan + Pretty Broken Things + Passenger String Quartet

Stained glass and hipsters—who would have known they were a match made in heaven (quite literally?) The second much-anticipated Tacoma Cathedrals show, presented by the Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, filled Tacoma’s Immanual Presbyterian Church with the luminous sounds of local and independent musicians. “I think that Tacoma is doing a really good job [...]


music // Kevin Sur + Passenger String Quartet : 2012.07.07

music // Kevin Sur + Passenger String Quartet : 2012.07.07

Tacoma’s summer stage was set—fathomless blue sky slowly melting toward the West into a cocktail of red and orange. The perfect backdrop for a live performance. Locals gathered in the historic lobby of the Pantages Theater, downing libations and little bites before being breezed away via shuttle to two different house shows: one featuring  OK Sweetheart and the [...]


festival // Squeak + Squawk : 2012

festival // Squeak + Squawk : 2012

After a brief haitus, Tacoma’s Squeak + Squawk returned last weekend with its third music festival. The 2012 festival took place across several Tacoma venues and featured a broad and dynamic lineup from Tacoma favorites to global buzz bands—or both. Case in point is local Tacoman Brad Oberhofer (SOTA grad!) who played at The Space [...]