Israel Nash – Silver Season

Israel Nash live at Bumbrshoot Caitlin Peterkin

Seattle – “I love to make albums,” says Israel Nash. In a recent interview with Best New Bands, the singer-songwriter revealed his underlying goal of creating a “listening album” – something people can put on “and just be in another place for a little bit.” And with Silver Season, his fourth full-length release which comes

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The Season of Israel Nash


Seattle – With several festivals under his belt this summer (like his stellar appearance at Bumbershoot), Israel Nash is getting ready for a busy fall season. With bandmates Joey McClellan (guitar), Aaron McClellan (bass), Eric Swanson (pedal steel), and Josh Fleischmann (drums) behind him, the singer-songwriter heads out on an extensive tour in support of

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5 New Bands Wrap Up Bumbershoot – Day 3

Hozier live by Caitlin Peterkin

Seattle – The final day of Bumbershoot had a lot to live up to after the outstanding performances Best New Bands saw on Saturday and Sunday. But thanks to the appearances of talented local artists, up-and-coming national acts, and globally celebrated musicians, Monday closed out the renowned arts and music festival with a bang.  

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New Bands At Bumbershoot – Day 2

Bumbershoot by Caitlin Peterkin

Seattle – After the high energy from Bumbershoot’s opening day – largely thanks to the stellar lineup of acts – Sunday kicked off with full force as festivalgoers enthuiastically walked through the gates of Seattle Center. People had already staked out their patch of lawn at various stages, spreading blankets over the grass and ready

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5 New Bands At Bumbershoot – Day One

Bumbershoot Crowd: Uncredited - Bumbershoot's Facebook page

Seattle – The city’s renowned music and arts festival is finally here, kicking off on what started out as a beautiful, sunny, almost-autumn day, before the pouring rain, thunder, and lightning took over. Regardless, music lovers from around the region – and the nation – came out in droves to see the festival’s diverse range

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4 New Bands to See at Bumbershoot

Bumbershoot by Christopher Nelson

Seattle – Though the Pacific Northwest skies are darkening earlier, the forecast predicts a sunny, temperate Labor Day weekend – perfect for the thousands of music lovers flocking to Seattle Center to attend the annual Bumbershoot music and arts festival. Now in its 45th year, Bumbershoot has become a Seattle cultural touchstone, presenting diverse acts

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Cayucas Brings Surfy Pop-Rock to Barboza

Cayucas live by Caitlin Peterkin

Seattle – As the days are gradually getting shorter, cooler, and cloudier, Seattleites are relentlessly seeking ways to clutch on to those last days of summer. Last week, there was no perfect place to be than in Capitol Hill’s Barboza, where music lovers were treated to the breezy, atmospheric sounds of California-based band, Cayucas, on

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