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Mother’s High Tea Music Mix

Mother’s High Tea Music Mix

For  fun, we made up a music mix to inspire the event production hours spent creating this year’s Mother’s High Tea. Have a listen and enjoy the 3rd Biennial Mother’s High Tea music mix featuring mama songs, 50s R&B classics, bird songs for 4 & 20 Blackbirds, and songs of empowerment from famous feminine songbirds.  It’s […]

Legalized CO Summer Music Mix ’14

Legalized CO Summer Music Mix ’14

Summer fun forever!  The summer concert season at Red Rocks Amphitheatre came to a close earlier this month. As autumn takes hold, I’m feeling nostalgic for the heat and the fun of summer.  Listening to the live music at outdoor concerts and festivals is one of life’s greatest joys, especially if the show is at […]

Summer Music Festival Fashion Etsy List

Summer Music Festival Fashion Etsy List

Summer often flies by in a blur of charcoal smoke, blue skies, and mosquito bites. For some people, is isn’t summer until there’s watermelon or until they’ve gone swimming. For some others though, it isn’t summer until festival season starts. Music festivals have a culture all their own, and each event is unique. Still, there […]

Ultimate List of Ani Difranco Playlists

Ultimate List of Ani Difranco Playlists

If you’ve ever seen Ani Difranco play live, you understand why she demands a list of playlists: she may be tiny, but her voice and her music are intensely powerful. She plays her guitars so hard that she breaks fingers playing and has to switch instruments between each and every song. Ani  is an inspiring […]

PLAYLIST: Rocking the 420 Freedom Beats

PLAYLIST: Rocking the 420 Freedom Beats

IMAGE: Smokedown Prohibition, Phildelphia 4/20/2013, Photo: Vanessa Waltz Welcome to the holiday weekend. It’s a celebration, and your love keeps lifting me higher, into the happy green gardens of funkytown. We freedom warriors have the eye of the tiger, and we are, undoubtedly, the champions. Groove is in the heart – all of our hearts – and this […]

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: Nicole Atkins Tour and Album Drop

REVIEW/INTERVIEW: Nicole Atkins Tour and Album Drop

PHOTO: Kirk Stauffer, Creative Commons The uniquely designed Nectar Lounge is located at “The Center of the Universe” in Seattle’s well-known Fremont District. With a design allowing for a combined indoor/outdoor experience for patrons, Nectar Lounge is a smaller club but can still let you rock out like you’re at the front row of a […]

Off To a Good Start: New Music in 2014

Off To a Good Start: New Music in 2014

Even though February isn’t even halfway over yet, the year 2014 has already been packed with new album releases that appeal to diverse music lovers and crowds. Beginning with albums released in January, here are a few cool picks: Pixies, EP2 (Jan. 3) Genre: Alternative/Indie Rock The second in a series of EPs released by […]

PLAYLIST: Diane Fornbacher’s ‘Preaching the Word’

PLAYLIST: Diane Fornbacher’s ‘Preaching the Word’

Diane Fornbacher (above) Seattle Hempfest 2012 backstage before speaking PHOTO Credit: Sharon Ravert I’ve done hundreds of speeches, vigils, interviews, protests and presentations. Though I am told I am fairly decent at public speaking, I never cease getting nervous before engaging an audience. It’s all a mixture of being around many people in public, wanting […]

PLAYLIST: End and Begin

PLAYLIST: End and Begin

Goodbye 2013 and hello 2014! In the spirit of change and renewal, beginnings and endings, the old and the new,  we offer you this swell collection of groovy tunes. Happy 2014, Ladybuds!