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Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac, Football, & a Festival of Trees: This weekend around the Sound

it's the weekend! Some big musical acts are in our neck of the woods, and you know the holidays are upon us when holiday markets and the Nutcracker start showing up on the calendar. Enjoy! Twenty-one Pilots at the Tacoma Dome Friday, 7:00pm Fleetwood Mac at the Tacoma Dome Saturday, 8pm. Blues...
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Chocolate

Around the Sound this weekend: Chocolate, cars, and appreciation for vets

It's Veteran's Day Weekend , so in addition to everything on this list, there are a ton of vets-related things to do and see, and I put that list together here . But look what else is going on! VetsAid Sunday, 6pm. Joe Walsh and Don Henley from the Eagles, James Taylor, Ringo Starr (he used to be a...
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Beer drinkers

Taste beer, salute Italy, sing along to Journey: Around the Sound this weekend

There's autumn in the air, and it's the last weekend of September. Baseball is winding down, football is going strong, and Halloween is on the way. This weekend is full of activities to help you make that transition into fall: Mariners Baseball Friday – Sunday. It’s the final weekend of Seattle...
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Boz Scaggs

September 15th is your chance to see Boz Scaggs perform! The soul singer is hitting Emerald Queen Casino for a Saturday night show. BUY TICKETS The show starts at 8:30 PM, with tickets for the 21-and-over show starting at $40, which are available HERE. Video of Boz Scaggs - Lowdown (Audio)
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A whole bunch of cheese

Cheese, boats, birds, trucks, music, art. Your weekend around the Sound.

Is there ever a "slow" weekend around the Sound? Not these days. Here's a few ideas about how you can fill your weekend with fun: Washington Artisan Cheesemakers Festival Saturday, 1-5pm. Showcasing a wide array of artisan and farmstead cheeses made in Washington. Meet the cheesemakers and sample...
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House with Christmas lights

The Trans-Siberian Orchestra is bringing their holiday show to the Tacoma Dome this year

You may not quite be ready for the holidays, but it's pretty much all Al Pitrelli thinks about. He's the guitarist, musical director, and an original member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra, and unlike most touring bands, they pack a year's worth of concerts into two months -- they're incredibly...
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Storm vs Mystics

Autumn is in the air! What to do this weekend around the Sound

I'm pretty sure there are people in many parts of the country who don't have this much fun stuff to choose from on a typical weekend. And this is one of the reasons we love the PNW, right? Here's just a sampling of what you could do this weekend: Evanescense at White River Amphitheatre, Friday 7pm...
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Space needle at night

Bumbershoot is back! Labor Day weekend things to do around the Sound

Labor Day Weekend. Does it feel like summer's over? Well, technically it's not, but kids are back in school. There's that tinge of golden light toward evening, and a chill in the air when the sun goes down. The Washington State Fair, a.k.a. The Puyallup, is starting. Bumbershoot is underway. And...
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Small rock club

Is the end near for Seattle's legendary Showbox at the Market concert venue?

A developer wants to demolish Seattle's legendary Showbox at the Market and build a 442-unit highrise apartment tower. The Showbox has been there since 1930s. Some of the biggest names in music, from the jazz and big-band era through Grunge in the 1990s, have been on that stage: Duke Ellington,...
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Rock band

Listen: Toto's lead singer talks "Africa" and cold burgers backstage

Ready to sing along with "Africa" while the actual band Toto is performing it? You'll get the chance on Tuesday July 31 when Toto comes to Seattle's Moore Theatre. It'll be just the second stop on the band's "40 Trips Around the Sun" tour in honor of the band's 40th anniversary. ​I had a chance to...
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