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Seattle Music Venues Wonder if Their Businesses Will Survive Pandemic

by Alexa Peters 


After this is all over, do you want to be able to see live music in Seattle? 

This is the question being posed by Washington Nightlife and Music Association (WANMA), a new coalition of thirty small- and medium-sized music venues throughout Washington that since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic have been forced to cancel or postpone all events, lay off employees, and board up — perhaps for good.

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The Myriad Vocal Stylings of BEARAXE’s Shaina Shepherd

by Jake Uitti

There are many ways front people try to connect with their audience. For some, it could be a sunny song about tequila and the beach. For others, maybe a short skirt lures listeners. But for Shaina Shepherd, lead singer of the Seattle-based band BEARAXE, the connection is rooted in stories of resilience.

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