Pin It
Favorite

Sound Advice 

by Inlander Staff & r & & r & Cops Out


We were stoked to have the (Clash-esque) politi-punks the Cops coming to town this week (had an article written and everything), but it wasn't meant to be. They were supposed to play Saturday at Empyrean, but they apparently got a better gig offer over in Seattle. (We blame the Capitol Hill Block Party; that's the last time you screw us over!) Alex at Empyrean, though, has assured us he's working to reschedule.





File Under "Possible"

Last we'd heard, the geniuses who made Spokane safe for rock again -- the guys at the 40 Oz House -- had gotten fed up with putting on shows at their pad and vowed never to do it again. But now here we are, getting press releases from national publicity houses saying that Giant Squid (yes, Giant f---ing Squid!) is going to be playing the house on Friday. The band's MySpace page corroborates this, but the guys at the house never got back to us so we're not sure. You Squid fans might want to go and, you know, loiter around the back door until something -- or nothing -- happens.


Yes, Metal


Provided free of editorializing: James Pants invites you to a heavy metal dance party at the Peking North on Friday. Neither the genre nor the location are typos. You've been warned.





There's One of Those For Everything


Did you know that there's a Hall of Fame for Western Swing Music? Hell yeah, and it's based out of Seattle, which may or may not be the western swing music capital of the world (we're guessing not, but then, it's not like Cooperstown is the baseball capital, either). Why you should care: One of Spokane's own, pedal steel virtuoso Dean Simmons, is fixin' to be inducted into the Western Swing Music Hall of Fame. Among his accomplishments are performances in the '60s on Jamboree, KREM's version of the Grand Ol' Opry. Congratulations Dean.
  • Pin It

Latest in Comment

  • Women's Movement
  • Women's Movement

    The Zags are thrilling their fans and filling the stands in a way few women's programs are anywhere
    • Dec 17, 2014
  • Cultural Warrior
  • Cultural Warrior

    Publisher's Note
    • Dec 17, 2014
  • Sorry, Senator Risch
  • Sorry, Senator Risch

    But transparency isn't the problem with torture
    • Dec 17, 2014
  • More »

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Today | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed
Hosted Eagle Viewing

Hosted Eagle Viewing @ Coeur d'Alene

Sat., Dec. 20, 8-11 a.m. and Sun., Dec. 21, 8-11 a.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

More by Inlander Staff

  • Embrace Change
  • Embrace Change

    The Inland Northwest reignites each fall in a whirlwind display of color.
    • Oct 22, 2014
  • More »

Most Commented On

  • Let Us Breathe

    Spokane joins national protests over the failure to indict white officers for killing black civilians
    • Dec 10, 2014
  • Screw Big Cities

    A mid-sized manifesto
    • Dec 3, 2014
  • More »

© 2014 Inlander
Website powered by Foundation