Tag Archives: Old 97's

Live Video: Rhett Miller of Old 97′s

Between Rhett Miller and his band Old 97′s, they’ve racked up a total of 8 in-studio performances at KEXP in the past 10 years -- that’s just how much KEXP listeners and DJs love them. The long-lived band started up in the early 90′s -- back in the heyday of alt-country‘s popularity -- and haveRead more...

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Live Review: Old 97′s with Langhorne Slim @ Showbox at the Market 1/24

Rhett Miller and the Old 97′s love Seattle. For somewhere so far away from their home state of Texas, both geographically and culturally, they have always been outspoken about how impressed they are with the city. He spent time Monday praising KEXP and comparing Seattle to Austin in “weirdness,” but noting that Seattle has aRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Monday, January 24 OLD 97′S with Langhorne Slim @ Showbox at the Market Most of us are familiar with the Old 97′s (if you’re not, here’s a review of their most recent stop by the Showbox last June). Rhett Miller and Co. bring it every single night, never leave anyone disappointed, and are just aRead more...

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Live Review: Old 97′s with The David Wax Museum @ Showbox 6/30

The Old 97′s were one of the first bands I ever saw live, years ago at the now defunct Gypsy Tea Room in Dallas, Texas, a city that isn’t exactly known for churning out good music for how big it is. Both the Old 97′s and myself hail from the Big D, however, and I’veRead more...

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Live Around Town This Week

Tuesday, June 29 Femi Kudi & Positive Force @ the Showbox at the Market Since his father and Afro-Beat pioneer Fela Kuti died in 1997, Femi and his band Positive Force have been carrying on his father’s legacy while at the same time blazing their own trail. Though he has garnered the bulk of hisRead more...

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KEXP Bumbershoot Lounge Presents: The Old 97′s

photos by Chad Syme Earlier this year The Old 97’s released their 11th studio effort Blame It On Gravity, which was recorded in Dallas-where they got their start, with a renewed emphasis on lead singer/guitarist Rhett Miller’s songwriting. As they got back to their roots physically, the album also brought their sound back to aRead more...

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