Melissa Etheridge stormed onto the American rock scene in 1988 with the release of her critically acclaimed self-titled debut album, which led to an appearance on the 1989 Grammy Awards show. For several years, her popularity grew around such memorable originals as “Bring Me Some Water,” “No Souvenirs,” and “Ain’t It Heavy,” for which she won a Grammy® in 1992.
Tacoma Arts Live
Recognized for 43 years of leadership in presenting world-class artists in addition to nationally recognized access and education through the arts programs which serve 50,000+ students, teachers, and parents annually, Tacoma Arts Live is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization that works daily to strengthen the bonds of community through the arts. Tacoma Arts Live is located at the Historic Tacoma Armory in Tacoma's Hilltop, thanks to the generous gift of Fred and Ann Roberson. In the new permanent home at Tacoma Armory, one of the most versatile and functional event venues in Washington state, Tacoma Arts Live is committed to continuing to activate Tacoma's downtown theaters as well as delivering at an even greater creative capacity vibrant and immersive events and engagements throughout the South Sound.
John Crist is one of today’s fast-rising stand-up comedians, with more than one billion video views, over five million fans on social media and sold-out shows from coast to coast making Pollstar’s Top 100 Global Tours list in 2019 with over 197,000 tickets sold.