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 […]

Quadstock to Adjust Talent Vetting After Canceling Headliner

The following contains mention of sexual misconduct. Following Friday’s announcement that Sean Kingston will no longer headline at Quadstock 2017, Seattle University’s Student Events & Activities Council (SEAC) plans to create a more thorough vetting process for future Quadstock bookings. CAM PETERS • THE SPECTATOR The crowd celebrates at Quadstock 2016. Kingston’s name on the lineup […]

Somebody Call 911! Sean Kingston Is at Quadstock 2017

“The beauty of the KXSU stage at Quadstock is that it’s going to be a combination of bands who are getting pretty big in Seattle right now and bands you’d be more likely to see on Seattle University’s campus,” KXSU’s Promotions Director Jason McCue said at the Quadstock reveal party last week. CECI ESTELA • […]

Upstream Music Festival Looks to Promote Local Talent

On May 11-13, Upstream will conduct its inaugural festival, bringing together acts from all over the Pacific Northwest to showcase their talents. In a phone interview, Executive Producer Jeff Vetting shed some light on what to expect for attendees. IMAGE COURTESY OF UPSTREAM MUSIC FEST + SUMMIT Upstream Music Fest + Summit takes place on […]

Las Cafeteras Visit Seattle from East LA

Strobe lights focused on the tarima, which was placed at the center of the stage. VIA RAFAEL CARDENAS The tarima is a wooden platform that is used in traditional Son Jarocho music. Typically, one dances on the rectangular tarima wearing heeled shoes or boots. This zapateado dance, creating a percussive sound, adds to the music. […]

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