Join Us at MAWPfest 2014!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Saturday August 16th

Posted by on Jul 30, 2014 in Home Page Blog | 0 comments

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We will be at the Music and Arts in Wrights Park this year for a full on day of great music, food and fun! Saturday August 16th from noon to 7pm. IT”S FREE!!!!!! A great line up of bands including Girl Trouble, Mos Generator, The Purrs, Bandolier, Trees and Timber, Phazers on Kill and several more including the band picked by you our listeners!!!! Mechanism is the NWCZradio’s people’s choice this year and they will bring their rock and roll goodness to the stage thanks to YOU!!!

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Saturday July 26th!! Be There or Listen Here!!!!

Posted by on Jul 24, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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We will be broadcasting live Saturday July 26th from the Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival from Stonegate’s main stage! Join Oogie, Kevin McBride, Jay Mabin, Big D and others as they keep you informed and dialed into the music!! It all starts at 1pm. www.nwczradio.com   http://www.tacomajazzfestival.com/schedule/

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Help Our Photographer-At-Large Win A Contest!

Posted by on Jul 22, 2014 in On Scene | 0 comments

Hello All! Our Photog has entered a contest & needs your help. The winner will receive exposure on the websites of Linkin Park, 30 Seconds To Mars, & AFI from their Carnivores Tour on September 13th at The Gorge AND a sizable lump-O-cash. All you need to do is click on the link below and vote thru both your Facebook and Twitter accounts (Yes, that’s voting twice). It’s that easy, no registrations or anything. Voting is open until 10am tomorrow morning (Wednesday, July 23rd).

Link:  https://www.talenthouse.com/i/208/submission/125584/9fdc0715

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Brian Welch of KORN Mayhem Festival 2014 White River Amphitheater, Auburn WA

Brian Welch of KORN
Mayhem Festival 2014
White River Amphitheater, Auburn WA

 

 

From the staff here at NWCZ… Thank you for your continued support!

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Summer is here!!! Let the music festivals play on…………

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014 in Home Page Blog | 0 comments

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Summer 2014 is shaping up to be a great time of sun and music!! Join us as we will be out and about this summer at several festivals! We will be broadcasting live from many of them, handing out free CD’s,stickers and other promotional items as well. Look for your favorite show host at some of the following festivals:

Saturday July 12th  Tacoma’s Old Town Rhythm and Blues Festival

Sunday July 13th  Art on The Ave (6th ave in Tacoma)

Saturday July 26th Tacoma Jazz and Blues Festival (54th and South Tacoma Way)

Saturday August 16th Music and Arts in Wrights Park (Tacoma’s Wrights Park)

Saturday August 30th Emerald City Music Festival (Sandpoint in Seattle)

Saturday September 13th Leavenworth Music Festival (Leavenworth, Washington)

More may be added and we’ll keep you posted.  Tune into www.nwczradio.com for details and listen in to hear these events live!!

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June 8th at 8pm…Tune in for The Jazz Vortex!!!

Posted by on Apr 28, 2014 in Home Page Blog | 0 comments

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Tune in beginning June 8th at 8pm on www.nwczradio.com as your hosts Kevin McBride and Jay Mabin take you on a weekly 3 hour Jazz odyssey!! 

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An Evening With Sevendust

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in On Scene | 0 comments

An Evening With Sevendust

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Sevendust put on an amazing acoustic performance for the sold-out crowd at El Corazon.  The place was packed from the beginning & they stayed until the lights were turned on at the end.  The band is on tour promoting their latest release “Time Travelers & Bon Fires”, an acoustic album full of Sevendust favorites and a few new ones.  The album can be found on several sites including iTunes & Best Buy and can be streamed thru GuitarWorld on Soundcloud here: http://www.guitarworld.com/acoustic-nation-exclusive-stream-sevendust-time-travelers-and-bonfires-premiere

Album Cover Art

Album Cover Art

They played a 16 song set an a stage filled with ambient light from candles and led lights decorating Lajons’ mic stand.  There was no lack of sound or emotion from the band, or enthusiasm from the crowd, though. Let me tell ya!  With the tiny venue and no barricade, the stage was like they were playing in your living room.  The band stopped & just about had a conversation with the audience between almost every song, and when they sang, the crowd was screaming right along.  At one point the crowd had gotten too rowdy & drunk fighting had begun, so they decided it was time to maybe play something happy.  They made up a “No fighting, please” little ditty that was soon joined in by the rest of the band playing along and the audience sang along to that, too!  

Lajon Witherspoon

Lajon Witherspoon

They played eleven songs, twelve if you include “No fighting”, took a break, & came back for six more songs including a killer cover of “Hurt”.  They ended the show with an emotional explanation of how “Angel Son” was recorded & the meaning behind it, and finished with “Black”. 

Morgan Rose

Morgan Rose

Local band, Jaded Mary, played their own acoustic set immediately following the end of the show for an after-party in the front lounge. Many music lovers stayed to listen to their show too… And a good time was had by all!

Jaded Mary

Jaded Mary

 

More photos here:  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.774280609262938.1073741845.190708867620118&type=3

 

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Bryan Ferry LIVE at McCaw Hall 4-7-2014

Posted by on Apr 17, 2014 in On Scene | 0 comments

Bryan Ferry brought his tour to Seattle to showcase his career in music. What a career it’s been too! Spanning a 40 year career he had plenty of material to draw from. Hit songs from both his Roxy Music days and a celebrated solo career were all on display.

Bryan Ferry at McCaw Hall

Bryan Ferry at McCaw Hall

Looking dapper as always, Bryan crooned and played the keys as he was backed by a talented band and a couple of back up singers.

Bryan Ferry at McCaw Hall

Bryan Ferry at McCaw Hall

With so many songs to churn through he didn’t stop to talk much and when he did what he had to say was brief. Acknowledging the crowds enthusiasm and singing along. His voice may not be as strong as it once was but there were magic moments when Ferry’s crooning was on par with his early years.

Bryan Ferry at McCaw hall

Bryan Ferry at McCaw hall

Who knows if we’ll see Bryan Ferry pass through this way again. If not this was a fine was to pay homage to an enduring talent who has an enduring appeal!

More photos can be found here:  https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.769831946374471.1073741844.190708867620118&type=3

Written by Darrell Fortune

Photos by Carolyn Frye

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