Seattle’s Legendary Posies Play A Reunion Show at The Triple Door, by Holly Homan

Saturday night, August 23, was a date I looked forward to for some time, for this night a rare reunion concert of the Posies was to occur at Seattle’s Triple Door. The lineup consisted of what was the original Posies, that is Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow. The two formed The Posies while still . . . → Read More: Seattle’s Legendary Posies Play A Reunion Show at The Triple Door, by Holly Homan

Ken Stringfellow and The Maldives & Friends Play to A Sellout Crowd at The Tractor Tavern, By Holly Homan

Saturday night in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood I attended one of the hottest shows in town — Ken Stringfellow with the Maldives. Both Friday’s and Saturday’s shows were sell outs and that says a lot seeing how many shows were happening those same nights.

Ken Stringfellow was a founding member and half the driving force . . . → Read More: Ken Stringfellow and The Maldives & Friends Play to A Sellout Crowd at The Tractor Tavern, By Holly Homan

Musicians Across the World Pay Tribute to Levon Helm – Robbie Robertson Visits One Last Time and Praises Helm

[Update 4/19/2012 – On his website, the family of Levon Helm has announced, “Levon Helm passed peacefully this afternoon. He was surrounded by family, friends and band mates and will be remembered by all he touched as a brilliant musician and a beautiful soul.” The material below was posted earlier in the week, prior . . . → Read More: Musicians Across the World Pay Tribute to Levon Helm – Robbie Robertson Visits One Last Time and Praises Helm

Ken Stringfellow: Madonna, M.I.A. OK, But Not a Feminist Victory Until Half of All Media Companies Are Owned By Women

MIA flips the bird, and it’s a step for feminism (I tacitly agree). But a lot of the artistic side is T&A, still, backed by huge media conglomerates. When 50% of the media companies are owned by women, I’ll call that a victory for feminism. Not when you have to be young and pretty . . . → Read More: Ken Stringfellow: Madonna, M.I.A. OK, But Not a Feminist Victory Until Half of All Media Companies Are Owned By Women

The Posies, Star Anna & The Laughing Dogs, and Curtains for You at The Neptune in Seattle 11/19/11, By Holly Homan

Photo by Dave McCoy – www.davemccoyphotography.com

The Neptune Theater in Seattle’s University District only just recently was converted into a live music venue. I’d been in it many times when it was a movie theater. The venue lends itself well for hosting live music. The seats on the main floor were removed making a . . . → Read More: The Posies, Star Anna & The Laughing Dogs, and Curtains for You at The Neptune in Seattle 11/19/11, By Holly Homan

Ken Stringfellow on Music Past, Music Future and the Extreme Right of France – An Exclusive Interview By Holly Homan

On November Sixth 2011 I made my first international call to Paris to interview Ken Stringfellow, a powerful creative force (along with Jon Auer) behind Seattle’s long-running, legendary, melodic power rock combo, the Posies. A full-time Paris resident now, Stringfellow has a thriving career as a solo artist, is writing music scores for films, . . . → Read More: Ken Stringfellow on Music Past, Music Future and the Extreme Right of France – An Exclusive Interview By Holly Homan

The Posies to Perform “Frosting on the Beater” in Portland 11/17 and Seattle 11/19

Received the messages below from Ken Stringfellow saying the Posies will play Portland on 11/17 at the Doug Fir and Seattle on 11/19 at the Neptune Theater with their live shows of the entire Frosting on the Beater album. Also, the Disciplines new album is out:

“The Posies latest is our finest hour…check the . . . → Read More: The Posies to Perform “Frosting on the Beater” in Portland 11/17 and Seattle 11/19