Live Music

KISW Presents: Uncle Sam's Hellzapoppin Circus Freakshow & Music Festival

Uncle Sam's Hellzapoppin Circus Freakshow & Music Festival is coming to Uncle Sam's American Bar & Grill on July 16th! Bands, booze, food, freaks, wet t-shirt contests and so much more fun! Spectators will experience one of the world’s last authentic circus sideshows with performances using...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: WOODSHED plays my hometown Friday night!

Three of my FAVORITE dudes in the world make up one of my FAVORITE local bands, and I'm pretty much FREAKING OUT that WOODSHED is playing in my hometown of Stanwood Friday night. In the past, I've referred to them as what would happen if Alice In Chains and Mastodon had a baby. I think you should...
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Geoff Tate Spends 10 Minutes With Taryn!

Geoff Tate's Operation Mindcrime rocks Charlie's Bar & Grill in Olympia tomorrow night, so I caught up with the man himself to dish on all things ROCK! Geoff Tate Interview w Taryn.mp3 Grab your tickets here and get ready for an incredible night! Hope to see you out for an unforgettable Thirsty...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Iron Dragon's CD Release Party

KISW Loud & Local presents Seattle's Iron Dragon at the Crocodile Cafe on Friday night, this time celebrating their brand new, self-titled EP! The guys stopped by to bring me my VERY OWN COPY of the new record, which you'll be able to score tomorrow night. It TOTALLY rocks! Plus they're a lot...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: See PNW Musicians Pay Tribute To Chris Cornell

I know I am not alone when I say that I am still processing, mourning and grieving the loss of Chris Cornell. I truly believe that much of Seattle is in the same place as I am at this time. I just learned that next Saturday July 8th, 4 northwest bands will pay tribute, bringing out local community...
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Rock Blog: Pain in the Grass ROCKED. And it was HOT!

Rockaholics, you truly out-did yourself on Saturday at Pain in the Grass! Sure, the temps sky-rocketed into the 90s, but you didn't let it slow you down! White River Amphitheater was ALIVE and the engergy was unlike any other show I've been to! THANK YOU! Check out some of these incredible posts...
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Rock Blog: 1 Thing That Makes #Pain2017 Better Than The Rest

There are many things that make our Pain In The Grass AMAZING year after year. But one thing in particular makes #Pain2017 better than the rest. You guessed it, folks. THE ROCKAHOLICS!!! Can I just say that I cannot wait to rock, mosh, scream, hug, drink, laugh, and make memories with y'all...
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New Blood: Nothing More

The new Nothing More song "Go to War" arrived this morning. Find it on The Stories We Tell Ourselves out September 15. They're at the Croc on Nov 1. See you there. - RC Video of Nothing More - Go To War (Lyric Video)
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Rock Blog: 2 Charities You're Helping By Going To Pain in the Grass

If you're headed to White River Amphitheater on Saturday for Pain in the Grass - THANK YOU! You're quite the philanthropist, don't ya know? It's TRUE! For another year, KISW has partnered with Pearl Jam's Vitalogy Foundation , and $2 from every ticket sold for Pain in the Grass is helping further...
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Rock Blog: 3 Chicks Who Will Rock You @ #Pain2017

Pain in the Grass is THIS SATURDAY and we are really pumped up over here for many reasons. 3 of those reasons are Babymetal . You might think, "Taryn, Babymetal is only ONE reason." But you're wrong. Because there are 3 chicks who stand at the front of the stage, each of whom serve as a reason to...
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