Tag Archives: Craig Finn

Live Video: The Hold Steady

After pumping out five albums in seven years, The Hold Steady were due for a break. But during the time between albums, the Brooklyn-via-Minneapolis band just couldn’t keep from working. While vocalist Craig Finn released and toured a solo album of his own, guitarist Tad Kubler got the guys together, now including an additional guitarist,Read more…

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Live Video: Craig Finn

There are few songwriters who can tell as story vividly and poignantly as Craig Finn. While his songs with The Hold Steady typically depict the lives of the down-and-out — gutter rats, barflies, drug addicts and a lot of people who make some pretty bad choices — their overwhelming appeal lies in the fact thatRead more…

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Live Around Town This Week

A nice extended weekend (President’s Day), usually leads to a good week of shows. This week starts with Grimes at the Sunset Tavern on Monday night (sold out, sorry!). On Tuesday, Veronica Falls, Bleached, and Seapony are at the Tractor, and Damien Jurado plays a free in-store set at Sonic Boom Records in Ballard. WednesdayRead more…

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Out This Week 1/24

If 2012 is really the apocalypse, we’ll at least be serenaded by lots of great music as our world goes up in flames. Yes, it’s another great week of new releases filled with KEXP favorites, new and old. In fact, we’ve long been fans of Nada Surf, who return with their sixth album this week,Read more…

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