Live Music

#SaveTheShowbox: What's next and how you can help

Mark your calendar for June 5th, Rockaholics. The landmark nomination meeting to help Save The Showbox has been set for June 5th at City Hall. According to a post from Historic Seattle , the organization fighting tirelessly to protect and preserve this and other Seattle landmarks, the meeting will...
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Dave Grohl played the drums at the Ronnie James Dio Tribute

Did you know Dave Grohl and Ronnie James Dio used to be neighbors? At the 5th Annual Ride For Ronnie on Sunday, May 5th, Mr. Grohl hopped behind the drum kit for impromptu covers of Motörhead and Thin Lizzy, mentioning that the late Ronnie James Dio used to live right down the street from him...
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Check out the Loud & Local bands throwing down this weekend

The week just FLEW by, and that means it's time to head out and support local bands to the north, the south and everywhere in between! Friday night, the Unplugged Tributes to: Pearl Jam & Mother Love Bone play Rocko's Fireside in Everett. If you'll be in the city, check out Flowmotion featuring...
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Disturbed vs. Rob Zombie: The Battle of Pyrotechnics

Powered by StickerYou.com. With three days of Pain in the Grass on the calendar, we're already envisioning the insane stage sets from our headliners, two of which are quite famous for their pyrotechnics. Disturbed headlines Friday, August 2nd and Rob Zombie headlines Saturday, August 3rd, and if...
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SO Loud. SO Local. Check out these shows & support your local musicians

Your Friday, Saturday AND Sunday nights will be destined for excellence if you get out and see some of our favorite Loud & Local bands! The good times start Friday at The Edgewater in Seattle with the Chris Cornell Acoustic Trio Tribute featuring Outshined . You could opt to see Anthem RUSH...
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[Video] #Pain2019 band Pound melts a guy's face (and mind)

If you plan on getting to Pain in the Grass early on Saturday, August 3rd, consider yourself warned - your face may be melted when Pound takes the stage. This was certainly the case for a showgoer at a recent Pound gig: A reminder to rock at your own risk, Rockaholics! This Seattle-based...
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Scope out these Loud & Local bands this weekend

The work week has FLOWN by and it's time to get back to a local rock show! Check out these awesome bands all weekend long... The fun actually kicks off TONIGHT for the Best of the NW Tributes in our area! Stargazer - Mother Love Bone Tribute plays the Little Creek Casino this evening, then...
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Chad Smith, Taylor Hawkins to join Mike McCready's CCFA Benefit

The announcement came via Facebook today. Taylor Hawkins from Foo Fighters will join Chad Smith from Red Hot CHili Peppers at the Flight to Mars shows at the Showbox in May. After a hiatus in 2018, Flight to Mars, a tribute to 1970s English heavy rockers UFO featuring Pearl Jam guitarist Mike...
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Meet the women rocking Pain in the Grass

Rockaholics all over the PNW are FIRED UP about three days of rocking at White River Amphitheatre with a 20-band line-up. Of those 20 bands, FOUR feature kick ass women who rock, and you won't want to miss their sets. Maria Brink of In This Moment has become one of the most talked about female...
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Get to know the FIVE local bands playing Pain in the Grass

It's a pretty magical time for local Seattle rock with a TON of powerhouse bands playing every weekend in every local club. KISW is proud to showcase FIVE of these bands at Pain in the Grass this summer, and if you don't know them already, you should definitely pay attention. On Tuesday, July 30th...
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