Sprint Pavilion

Death Cab for Cutie plays The Sprint Pavilion Thursday, October 18. Photo by Eliot Lee Hazel

ARTS Pick: Death Cab for Cutie

Begun as a side project in Washington state over two decades ago, Death Cab  for Cutie broke through  with relatable, brokenhearted odes on 2003’s Transatlanticism, an album that landed songs  on “The O.C.” series soundtrack and ratcheted up the group’s indie rock caché. On tour for its ninth studio album, Thank You for Today, Ben Gibbard and company still […]

The Turnpike Troubadors play the Sprint Pavilion Friday, October 5. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Turnpike Troubadors

Evan Felker is full of stories, Southern twang, and soul. As frontman for the Turnpike Troubadours, Felker delivers tales of loss and love bolstered by the fiddling and electric strumming of his Oklahoman bandmates in tunes that swing from listening moments to dance-your-ass-off numbers. Playing bigger stages hasn’t changed the band’s accessible, laid-back approach to […]