The Westword Music Showcase celebrates seventeen years, a lifetime for some of 2011's performers
When Russ Christiansen wanted to develop his skills and confidence as a songwriter, he went straight to his peers. For more than a year, the former Three Miles West frontman has spearheaded the Surplus Cheaper Hands Collective, a studio project that's seen input from a slew of local musicians ... More >>
As singer and guitarist of the Demon Funkies, Ryan Chrys clearly knows his way around a groove, but he's also well-versed in other genres, as evidenced by his new solo album, The Ambivalent Justice Of... With some help from Seth and Josh Larson of Something Underground, Brent Loveday from Reno Div ... More >>
This must just be the week for seemingly inactive bands to unceremoniously jump back into the fold. Earlier this week, we posted an item about the Titan Courageous, who's been off the grid for a while, making new music. Now we've received confirmation that Three Miles West, an outfit led by Russ ... More >>
Click here for more photos by Brian Folkins. The Hollyfelds and Three Miles West Friday, May 2, 2008 The Walnut Room The Hollyfelds are a country band – a fact that co-lead singer Eryn Hoerig made sure to point out. Although this was pretty obvious after the band's first song, Hoerig’s charm w ... More >>
There was something for every musical appetite at the Westword Music Showcase.