Beat Connection Connects Audience to Disaster Relief

On Sept. 7, Seattle based alternative indie band, Beat Connection, posted on their Twitter, “Praying for the world right now.” Overwhelmed by recent global tragedies, Beat Connection challenged their audience to act and help aid relief efforts in Mexico, Houston and Puerto Rico. The band collaborated with Ticketfly and Seattle electronic DJs Zoolab and Beeba, […]

Eagles’ Rock Melodies Soar at Safeco Field

Safeco Field erupted in energy Saturday evening when the Doobie Brother’s took the stage as the opening act in The Classic Northwest tour. The stage surged in light and noise as the Doobie’s kicked off the concert with a spirited rendition of “Jesus Is Just Alright”. The beat of their drums resonated to the heart […]

Tacocat Showcases Glittery Eccentricity at Doc Martens

Bright pink balloons and abundant amounts of glitter, stars, and jewels embellished the instruments of the Seattle-based band Tacocat as they played at the Doc Martens store in Downtown Seattle last Thursday. SAMIRA SHOBEIRI • SPECTATOR Local band, Tacocat, performs at the Dr. Martens store in downtown Seattle. First expectations held ideas of innocence and […]

Quadstock Recap: Good Tunes in the Sun

Temperatures climbed to a high of 71 degrees this past Saturday, just in time for Seattle University’s annual Quadstock concert. The 28th annual Quadstock was a time for students to dance, sing and bask in the precious Seattle sunlight. The absence of clouds caught some students unprepared, leaving them with stinging pink sunburns. JESSICA DOMINGO […]

Chapel Choir Celebrates Twenty Years with CD

The 2016–2017 school year has been filled with milestones for Seattle University, including the 125th anniversary of the school itself and the 20th anniversary of the Chapel of St. Ignatius. In celebration of the Chapel’s 20th birthday, Chapel Choir has decided to record an album for the first time ever. MANDY RUSCH • THE SPECTATOR “I […]

British Blossoms Play on American Soil

Tom Ogden looked up from his guitar between songs. “This is the most intimate show we’ve done in a long time,” the singer said coyly to the crowd of roughly 40 people. ELISE WANG • THE SPECTATOR England’s rising band, Blossoms, performs at the Vera Project during their first stop in the U.S. “Intimate” is certainly […]

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