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Live Around Town This Week

Wednesday, December 29 THE BRAMBLES with Buffalo Death Beam, Jack Wilson @ The Tractor Tavern Local female-led alt-country band The Brambles will headline what will be a full night of good music at the Tractor on Wednesday. Sharing the bill will be Buffalo Death Beam as well as impassioned folk singer Jack Wilson, who releasedRead more...

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Happy 4th of July!

Happy 4th of July, everybody! While the songs in this video roundup aren’t always about patriotism in a traditional sense or necessarily about today’s holiday itself -- they’re sad, joyous, uplifting, and even angry and disillusioned -- they share a yearning for personal freedom that goes well beyond the meaning of the term as thrownRead more...

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Thursday News Threads

The legendary Queen of the Blues, Koko Taylor, died yesterday at age 80 due to complications resulting from her recent surgery to correct a gastrointestinal bleed. Last month Taylor received her 29th award as a blues musician, making her the most honored artist in the genre and has shared the state with just about everyRead more...

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Oh, Messy Life: Three days of Coachella

Coachella Day One: Crystal Castles, Girl Talk, Morrissey, Paul McCartney, Genghis Tron I had flown back home from a school language trip to Sevilla, Espana two days before I left for Coachella. I spent the night in Indio before the show was supposed to begin and planned my route for the inevitably sweaty and funRead more...

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Live Review: X @ Showbox at the Market 4/10

review and photos by Brian Cullen Just over a week ago, I got the opportunity to see one of the most important bands of all time. I’m not going to pretend to be some kind of lifelong X-super fan. I started listening to them so recently that when I bought their seminal album (Los Angeles)Read more...

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