Browsing the "Garage rock" Tag

Add a Little 1965 Tacoma to Your Holiday Playlist

December 17th, 2012 | by Katy Evans

If you’re like me (and I refuse to believe that I am the lone fanatic in this town), you harbor an appreciation for holiday music. You may never voice it or you may be audacious about it, but either way, you can stand a little carol now and then. Or maybe heaping, endless hours of it (like me). And perhaps (also like me) you have exhausted the classics and are yearning for something a little more, oh, Tacoma-esque in your playlists. Well, way back in 1965, The Ventures were there to help out.

Jini Dellaccio: "Her Aim Is True"

November 22nd, 2011 | by Daniel Rahe

With the lens of her Leica camera, Jini Dellaccio used her assured sense of composition to document a critical moment in Tacoma's music history. Now, at 94, the camera turns toward her with the filming of a documentary

Tacoma Rock and Roll Wall of Fame

October 3rd, 2011 | by Daniel Rahe

The event is called "Tacoma Rock and Roll Wall of Fame Banquet". In this age of Bon Iver, H&M and academi-hop, I can think of few things less likely to attract a young audience - with the possible exception of a deviled-egg convention. But that's because I stupidly hadn't done my homework

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