Interview: Geoff Tate of Queensryche @ The State Theatre, 3/13

Interview: Geoff Tate of Queensryche @ The State Theatre, 3/13

Multi-platinum selling, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Geoff Tate is regarded as one of the most skilled vocalists in the rock genre with hundreds of modern, popular artists citing him and his band as a major influence. Combining social consciousness and expertly crafted lyrics with high-energy, melodically complex music, Geoff and his band, Queensrÿche, have become internationally recognized […]

Interview: The Expendables @ Jannus Live 2/20

Interview: The Expendables @ Jannus Live 2/20

Santa Cruz, California based reggae-rock band, The Expendables, with catchy hooks and ear-catching lyrics, bring their laid-back and breezy sound to Jannus Live. Their performance is one-stop in their major city annual Winter Blackout Tour, with their friends Stick Figure and Seedless. All four friends have been playing and performing together for over 17 years, […]

Interview: Creed Bratton @ State Theater DC 2/22

Interview: Creed Bratton @ State Theater DC 2/22

Creed Bratton is a man of many talents. While well known from his role on NBC’s The Office, many aren’t aware of his lifelong pursuit of music, and multi-faceted career. From his travels around Europe, Africa, and the Middle East and membership in the Grass Roots, to his acting career and solo music performances, it’s […]

Interview: Hard Working Americans @ State Theatre 1/26

Interview: Hard Working Americans @ State Theatre 1/26

What do you get when you take a batch of incredible songs, five veteran players who have never played together, with an arsenal of five musical minds working in unison to reinvent them? You get Hard Working Americans. Genres meld seamlessly with the birth of this group, featuring artists from the Americana, singer/songwriter, experimental, jam […]

Interview: Dopapod @ The State Theatre 9/27

Interview: Dopapod @ The State Theatre 9/27

Dopapod is not so much a jam band as they are a band that improvises. They are an electronic band without computers. They are a metal band with groove and soul. They are a funk band that’s not afraid to get intricate. With no regard towards toward stylistic boundaries, the sound that emerges from the […]

Interview: Queensrÿche; Playing @ The State Theatre June 13th!

Interview: Queensrÿche; Playing @ The State Theatre June 13th!

Queensrÿche is an American progressive heavy metal band formed in 1982 in Bellevue, Washington. The band released twelve studio albums and continues to tour and record. To lay down the gauntlet further and keep the music he’s created over the past three decades alive, Queensrÿche vocalist and founding member Geoff Tate is taking the newly-announced […]

Ticket Alternative in this month’s Venues Today Magazine

Ticket Alternative in this month’s Venues Today Magazine

 Ticket Alternative got a couple of mentions in this month's Venues Today Magazine. First, the magazine profiled Ticket Alternative President Iain Bluett. Here's a transcript of the piece. Hometown: Barnstaple in Devon, EnglandPet Peeves: Not delivering something on time.Hobbies: I love music and playing keyboards. I've recently started taking lessons flying airplanes.Favorite sports team: Manchester […]