Neon Trees at the Knitting Factory on June 10, 2014 in Spokane.

Iffy photo of Smallpools opening for Neon Trees at the Knitting Factory on June 10, 2014 in Spokane.

Iffy photo of Smallpools opening for Neon Trees at the Knitting Factory on June 10, 2014 in Spokane.

Grieves at the Bartlett on June 2, 2014 in Spokane. This guy has some of the funniest stage banter I’ve ever heard :)

SonReal opening for Grieves at the Bartlett on June 2, 2014 in Spokane.

SonReal opening for Grieves at the Bartlett on June 2, 2014 in Spokane.

Fearce Vill opening for Grieves at the Bartlett on June 2, 2014 in Spokane. The power cut out about 30 seconds before the end of his last song, so Fearce just hushed the crowd and finished his set a capella :)

Music, etc. turned 4 today!

Music, etc. turned 4 today!

I don’t usually post my writing on this blog, but I thought I’d share my latest story for “The Inlander.” I wrote about the Paper Cutout Crew, an awesome Spokane-based break dancing crew :)

"Rubikon" - Rags & Ribbons

Introducing Portland’s Rags & Ribbons, aka my new favorite band. I interviewed guitarist/vocalist Ben Weyerhaeuser today and will hopefully be able to catch them in Spokane next weekend. More R&R info and tour dates here :)

"Moving On" - Rags & Ribbons

"Rillo Talk" - Wild Child