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Funky sunshine playlist

Funky sunshine playlist

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

March 12, 2020

Spring break is coming up and I know everybody is super excited to go back to the west side to catch coronavirus and redistribute it in Pullman. Whenever I’m simultaneously excited and in panic about a potential pandemic, there’s one genre I can count on to pick me up. We need the funk. Go...

Folk artist to ‘lumber rock’ Moscow

Folk artist to ‘lumber rock’ Moscow

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

March 12, 2020

Norman Baker and the Backroads, a Seattle-based folk band, will bring their original music to Moscow on Friday night at John’s Alley. Norman Baker, a singer and songwriter, is no stranger to Moscow. He said he has played several shows at John’s Alley Tavern, but it has been a few years since...

Playlist: Music for Women’s Month

Playlist: Music for Women’s Month

Taylor Gonzales, Evergreen columnist

March 5, 2020

March, the month dedicated to the celebration of women, has finally arrived and what better way to celebrate than through the power of music. This playlist is compiled of artists ranging from Lizzo to Amy Winehouse, designed to fit every mood of women’s month. Hitting every genre for every type ...

University of Idaho hosts weekend of jazz

University of Idaho hosts weekend of jazz

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

February 27, 2020

The Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival at the University of Idaho begins today and continues through Saturday. This is the 53rd year of the festival, said Joshua Skinner, Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival manager and instructor in UI’s School of Music. “I think it’s a great opportunity for building mu...

Playlist: Women in country music

Playlist: Women in country music

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

February 20, 2020

Last month, Country Music Television announced half their programming would be women’s music videos from here on out. Why is this a big deal? It’s simple. Country music has a problem with women artists and the events of 2019 made it painfully obvious. In April 2019, a study by researchers at th...

Concert IV

Concert IV

JOEL KEMEGUE, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2020

On Feb. 8 and 9 the Washington-Idaho Symphony Orchestra will perform Explorations: Celebrating Women & Minority Composers. As the subtitle suggests, the orchestra will be performing pieces from women and minority composers. The composers featured include Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich an...

Playlist: Women with stories to tell

Playlist: Women with stories to tell

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

February 6, 2020

February is Black History Month, and it’s important to dig into the past and learn the stories that have been repeatedly hidden and overlooked for generations. But don’t stop in the past. As Jamila Woods sings in her song, “Blk Girl Soldier,” “Look at what they did to my sisters — last century, las...

An adventure in music

An adventure in music

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2020

The Lionel Hampton School of Music at the University of Idaho is hosting the eighth annual World Music Celebration tomorrow and Saturday. Student ensembles and visiting international artists will perform collaboratively for the event, Navin Chettri, artistic director of World Music Celebration, said. ...

Pacifica Quartet will play at the University of Idaho

Pacifica Quartet will play at the University of Idaho

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

January 23, 2020

The Grammy Award-winning music group Pacifica Quartet will perform a concert tonight as part of the University of Idaho’s Auditorium Chamber Music Series. Pacifica Quartet is comprised of violinist Simin Ganatra, violinist Austin Hartman, violist Mark Holloway and cellist Brandon Vamos. The musician...

“Norman F**king Rockwell” achieved brilliance

“Norman F**king Rockwell” achieved brilliance

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen editor-in-chief

January 23, 2020

“God damn, man child." So begins Lana Del Rey's seventh full-length studio album. She did it. She finally made a perfect album. "Norman F**king Rockwell!" opens with heavy piano that's oddly reminiscent of Elton John and Carole King, both of whom Lana's cited as heavy influences on her music. ...

Get through the roar of the ’20s with even louder music

Get through the roar of the ’20s with even louder music

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen columnist

January 16, 2020

The new roaring ‘20s are off to an intense start to match the decade’s name — the Metro Goldwyn Mayer lion may as well have roared when the ball dropped. What’s that ear-splitting noise? Just the thunder of World War III, climate change burying us in snow, fires rumbling through Australia...

Bucer’s offers coffee, beer and live music

Bucer’s offers coffee, beer and live music

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2020

Over the last twenty years, Bucer’s Coffeehouse and Pub in downtown Moscow has hosted an impressive lineup of local musicians.  The coffee shop has also been hosting an open “jazz jam” every Thursday for the last eight years, said Pat Greenfield, owner and operator of Bucer’s.  “Original...

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