Tag Archives: Michael Franti & Spearhead

Bumbershoot 2016, Day 1: Iska Dhaaf, Bob Moses, DoNormaal, Father John Misty, & Michael Franti and Spearhead

Iska Dhaaf: It was going to take something special to get the mainstage started off right on a drizzle dampened afternoon at Bumbershoot. Iska Dhaaf had just the formula. With a drum laced adrenaline shot of up-tempo jams and raucous stage theatrics, the band shook the ever-growing crowd of early attendees and late arrivers intoRead more…

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Live at Bumbershoot, Day 1: Michael Franti & Spearhead at KEXP

KEXP’s stellar lineup at Bumbershoot continues with festival heavy-hitter Michael Franti & Spearhead live on the Secret Stage. Franti has his fingers in many pots. He’s a poet, rapper, and singer-songwriter, who has been spreading positivity all over the world since 1994 with his current project, Michael Franti & Spearhead. Their music blends rap with a wide variety of otherRead more…

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Out This Week 7/30

Another light summer week of new releases, but there’s a handful hitting shelves today that you’ll definitely want to check out. Portland singer-songwriter Alela Diane tops the list with her fourth album of heartbreaking (and broken) folk-pop, highlighting her rich voice and often personal lyrics. Dead Confederate frontman T. Hardy Morris strips back his band’sRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

One of the highlights of this week’s roundup of shows going on around town is a special dance presentation of local band Lemolo‘s debut album, The Kaleidoscope, choreographed by two Northwest ballet and contemporary dance companies. The band will perform live alongside dancers from The BareFoot Collective and MLKBallet at Urban Grace Church in TacomaRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, August 4th JOANNA NEWSOM with Robin Pecknold @ The Moore Indie folk fairy princess Joanna Newsom will team up with Fleet Foxes front man Robin Pecknold to entertain interested parties at The Moore on Wednesday. Earlier this year Newsom released Have One On Me, an ambitious triple LP to follow up her acclaimed debutRead more…

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