16 June 2016
The Swiss Tavern's 253 Draft Punk festival will be back for another round on Saturday, June 18.
From 2 p.m. until the pub closes, the event will again showcase tasty concoctions that local brew masters have been whipping up this spring while some of the region's hardest rocking bands provide the soundtrack.
9 June 2016
Tacoma's biggest festivals – Freedom Fair, Taste of Tacoma, Art on the Ave – are still weeks away. Right now, all eyes are turned towards Puyallup in search of a little fun in the sun.
Next week, Meeker Days will take over several blocks of the city's downtown – a section bordered on two sides by Main Street and…
26 May 2016
A new event, called Track 01, will showcase music videos created by some of the area's hottest bands and filmmakers on June 1 and 2 at the Grand Cinema. Then afterward, a related concert will give many their first glimpse at the soon-to-be-renovated Carpenters Building before it officially opens as a multiple-use arts space…
19 May 2016
Women of Tacoma, consider this your “trigger warning” for Corey Holcomb’s upcoming shows at Tacoma Comedy Club, six sets scheduled for May 27 to 29; www.tacomacomedyclub.com for details. The 47-year-old comedian revels in stirring up the battle of the sexes, whether he’s…
12 May 2016
Seattle's Red Heart Alarm is headed to Jazzbones where the quartet will make its first Tacoma appearance with Everson Pines on Friday, May 13. And here's a breakdown of the Americana band that Seattle alt-weekly The Stranger once likened to “Soundgarden meets Willie Nelson.”
Personnel: Corey Allred…
7 April 2016
From music to monster trucks, diving dogs to dancing horses, you'll be able to find it during the Washington State Spring Fair's festive, four-day run which kicks off at 2 p.m. April 14 at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup.
The Spring Fair will expand by about four acres along its southwest side this…
24 March 2016
In hindsight, it may not have been the best idea to bring up David Bowie during a recent interview with rock legend Peter Frampton.
Tacoma Weekly had Frampton on the line last week in anticipation of his acoustic tour taking over Broadway Center's Pantages Theatre on Saturday, March 26.
The conversation got off…