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Northwest Convergence Zone to launch 24-hour online music programming

The Northwest Convergence Zone guys plan to launch a 24-hour online music station later this month. I just got of the phone with co-founder Darrell Fortune, who launched the popular, weekly NWCZ podcast in 2009. And he tells me that his crew will have NWCZradio.com up and running by Feb. 18.
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At last! An actual band schedule for Tacoma Hempfest

It was surprisingly hard to come by, but finally I’ve got a band schedule for the inaugural Tacoma Hempfest, which will take place Saturday at Wright Park.

Big Wheel Stunt Show, 8 p.m.
Sweet Kiss Momma, 7 p.m.
Legend of Bigfoot, 6 p.m.
Q. Dot, 5 p.m.
Vile Red Falcons, 4 p.m.
Mr. D.O.G, 3 p.m.
Voxxy Vallejo, 2 p.m.
Fun Police, 1 p.m.
Deborah Page, noon
State of Murdoch 11 a.m.

Big Wheel Stunt Show guitarist Evan Nagle was also telling me something about an

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A roundup of local Haiti earthquake benefit shows

The Haiti musical benefit announcements keep rolling in, so I figured I’ll update this post periodically as I have new info. Organizers say show proceeds are going to the American Red Cross unless otherwise indicated:

* Songs for Hope, a benefit for Haitian orphans, Roberto Bonaccorso, Annie Lockwood, China Davis, Quincy “Q. Dot” Henry, Voxxy Vallejo, Heidi Vladyka, Michael O’Neill, Fuzz 58, Deborah Paige, Jason Lillie, Evan Purcell, Kim Archer, Joe Rosati, Matt Eklund, Dave Thomas and more beginning 3 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 24) at Tacoma’s Swiss Tavern. Cover is $10.

* Mike Herrera of MxPx,

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Haiti rock benefits coming up at the Swiss Tavern and the Moore

STG Presents just released the lineup and ticket details for Seattle Helping Haiti, a rock benefit for Haitian earthquake victims set for Jan. 28 at the Moore Theatre.

The 8 p.m. show’s lineup will feature regional favorites Mike Herrera of MxPx, Sweet Water, Vince Mira, The Maldives, The Classic Crime and The Memphis Radio Kings. The event will also include a silent auction with items donated by local businesses, athletes, and musicians.

Tickets are $15 and are on sale now through Tickets.com. All proceeds will go to the American Red Cross’ relief

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Benefit for slain Pierce County sheriff’s deputy scheduled at Swiss

While I was out of town, local musician Ben Fuller pulled together another benefit for a fallen local officer, this one set for 3 to 11 p.m. Tuesday (Jan. 5) at Tacoma’s Swiss Tavern for the slain Pierce County sheriff’s deputy Kent Mundell.

Ben and bro Ted from China Davis, Motopony, Heidi Vladyka, Rod Cook, Ted Wallis and Joey Bean of Stargrass, Matt Eklund, Voxxy Vallejo, Nick Deonigi, Jason Lillie, James Coates, Evan Purcell and members of

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Lineup taking shape for Swiss Tavern Lakewood police benefit

The lineup is shaping up for the the Swiss Tavern’s benefit for the families of slain Lakewood police officers, Mark Renninger, Ronald Owen, Tina Griswold and Greg Richards.

The event is scheduled for 3 to 11 p.m. Sunday (Dec. 13) with a lineup that includes the Missionary Position, Sweetwater’s Dudley Taft, Mom’s Rocket, China Davis, Voxxy Vallejo, Jim Basnight, Motopony’s Daniel Blue, Kim Archer, Joe Rosati, Nick Deonigi, Heidi Vladyka and Jason Lillie with more to be announced.

China Davis front man Ben Fuller was inspired to book the event by his dad, who was a

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Tributes to slain Lakewood police officers

I’ve caught wind of a couple of tributes to Mark Renninger, Ronald Owen, Tina Griswold and Greg Richards, the four Lakewood police officers who were gunned down Sunday morning.

First, Fitz from KKWF-FM (The Wolf, 100.7) is asking listeners go gather for a candlelight vigil at Lakewood town center from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday (Dec. 4), and form in the shape of a heart in honor of the Lakewood Four. Participants will gather in the Lakewood Towne Center parking lot behind Target, 5731 Main St., SE, in Lakewood.

And I’m also hearing that

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