Tag Archives: Dick Dale

Video Roundup: National Senior Citizens Day

Frankly, every damn day should be National Senior Citizens Day (sorry for the language, gramma), but August 21st is officially the day we honor the elders in our community. The day was designated in 1988 by then-president Ronald Reagan, who added, “For all they have achieved throughout life and for all they continue to accomplish,Read more...

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Video Roundup: International Lefthanders Day

It’s August 13th, which means it’s International Lefthanders Day, a worldwide initiative kicked off in 1976 to “promote awareness of the inconveniences facing left-handers in a predominantly right-handed world.” And can you imagine the struggles of being a left-handed musician, at that? Guitarists either need to find left-handed guitars, or get right-handed guitars and alterRead more...

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Live Review: Dick Dale @ Tractor Tavern 1/13

words and photos by Krystopher Beiro Last Friday, the Tractor Tavern was sold out, as it should be for guitar legend Dick Dale. The crowed gathered and stood ready for the show. It was apparent that the age-diverse crowd was there to see both Seattle opener Dead Man and the guitar player who has stoodRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

A great week for shows in the Northwest, and most notably great local talent big and small. We skip Monday this week and go ahead and start on Tuesday (tell your work KEXP said it was OK) with a great local show at Neumos starring Stephanie, Flexions, Erik Blood, and OC Notes as well as a lovelyRead more...

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Live Video: Dick Dale

Undoubtedly one of 2009′s most memorable moments at KEXP was the blistering live set by the legendary Dick Dale. Our guest on the Afternoon Show with Kevin Cole, the undisputed King of Surf Rock was not only a gracious and generous guest, an innovator of the electric guitar, a man who has twice beaten cancer,Read more...

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A Week of Photos 12/18

The big event of the week, of course, was the 7th Annual Yule Benefit last Saturday. The Thermals, The Cave Singers, The Builders & The Butchers, and Grand Hallway all performed brilliantly during this completely sold-out event! Photographer Jim Bennett captured these great shots...

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