Behind the Music with Marc E. Bassy

By Mikayla Kimery          The thought of interviewing a celebrity can be quite nerve-wracking, until you pause and remember that they’re human, another person, just like you. It’s also ten times easier when your interviewee is as laid-back as Marc E. Bassy.  CWU’s annual Student Appreciation Day is May 24, 2018, and Marc E. Bassy will [...]

4 Up-and-coming Seattle Hip-Hop Artists That You Need to Hear

By Tyrelle Phillips, CWU Publicity Center || Seattle is a melting pot for diverse cultures, and it shows with all of the varying areas and different people that encompass the entire city. One of this city’s unique characteristics aside from the people’s loyalty to an incompetent baseball franchise is it’s people’s appreciation for art. Though [...]

Aspen String Trio hits the Central Stage

Join us for a night of music and inspiration as we welcome the Aspen String Trio to the Central stage. These classically trained musicians regularly move audiences to their feet, garnering rave national and global reviews.  The trio may hold a small portion of the stage, but their harmonies and accompaniments immerse concert halls in sound. [...]

‘Along for the ride’ – Q&A with Whiskey N’ Rye lead singer Philip Lindholm

Americana, blues, roots-rock; whatever you want to call it, Whiskey N' Rye is it. This five-piece from Seattle knows how to put on a show. They recently released their sophomore album, "Sick Soul Summertime" to rave reviews and sizable fan-fare. They're headed to CWU this Friday, so we caught up with lead singer and songwriter [...]

College Radio Day: Round Two

If you were here last year, you probably heard of the College Radio Day Parade – a loving ode to College Radio Day created by 88.1 The 'Burg featuring a parade and live music at the El Mira in Downtown Ellensburg. Well now, it's time for year two. And with experience comes expertise, so this [...]