Tag: Live Music

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Rick Astley, Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, 10/9/16

It is easy in the post-rickrolling era to forget the level of popularity that Rick Astley achieved during his late-1980s peak. With 40...

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Suburban Metal Dad #533, “When You Dance Into the Abyss…”

Welcome back to Suburban Metal Dad, Popdose’s resident webcomic. Read a new one every Monday and Friday. METAL DAD merchandise is...

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A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2015

Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all....

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Ryan Adams, Massey Hall, Toronto, 11/12/14

Nearly a decade removed from Ryan Adams’s most prolific year, when he released three full-lengths over seven months (while leaving...

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A Fan’s Notes: Shelby Lynne, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA, 5/31/14

Shelby Lynne gave another powerful performance in MA...

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A Fan’s Notes: Brian Wilson and Jeff Beck, Wang Theatre, Boston, 10/9/13

Two music legends unite in a remarkable collaboration...

Concert Reviews, Music

Concert Review: Chris Neptune, the Blue Room, Secaucus, NJ, 8/30/13

Headlining a benefit for the family of venue friend and local business owner, Silvio Dibello, local singer, songwriter and...

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Live Music: Kenny Loggins and Blue Sky Riders, the Kent Stage, Kent, OH, 8/26/13

Kenny Loggins and the Blue Sky Riders returned to Cleveland. We were there....

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Live Music: 10 Music Festivals to Overwhelm 2013

Music festival season is upon us! Do you Roo, or do you Hickey?...

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A Fan’s Notes: Amy Helm, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA, 3/23/13

Amy Helm and her first-rate band had a big night in Fall River...

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang, Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA, 3/20/13

Les Claypool is truly a singular artist. He’s transcended his various projects over the decades to become a sound, a style, a genre, all...

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Live Music: Caro Emerald, El Rey Theatre, Los Angeles, 1/22/13

Two quick points about last week’s Caro Emerald show at the El Rey here in Los Angeles. The first: it made me feel my age (37 years)....

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Live Music: Midge Ure, Beachland Ballroom, Cleveland, 1/16/13

Midge Ure has engendered quite a bit of goodwill over the years, thanks to a long musical career spanning myriad genres. In the ‘70s and...

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Live Music: Happy Body Slow Brain, Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco, 1/4/13

If you’re still looking for a New Year’s resolution that will both enhance your life and not be so easily discarded, might I suggest...

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Live Music: The Motet, the Independent, San Francisco, 12/15/12

Just before Christmas, the Motet lit up a little pocket of San Francisco, bringing a much-needed boost of merriment to a holiday season...

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Live Music: Leonard Cohen, HP Pavilion, San Jose, 11/7/12

Only Leonard Cohen could transform a space as impersonal and corporately stamped as the HP Pavilion into a dazzling concert hall on a tired...

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Live Music: The Presets, the Independent, San Francisco, 10/12/12

Bay Area music fans rejoiced as the Treasure Island Music Festival came back into town for its sixth year this past weekend. In addition to...

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Live Music: Shpongle, the Warfield, San Francisco, 10/5/12

Our writer was officially Shpongled, and lived to tell the tale....

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Live Music: Father John Misty, the Independent, San Francisco, 9/28/12

Father John Misty played a total of four public shows in San Francisco over the past month and a half. The initial interest in his music...

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Live Music: Looking Back on Outside Lands — A Reckoning

I didn’t intend for this lapse to happen, but it’s taken me over a week to get around to writing my Outside Lands coverage. Yeah, I...

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Live Music: The Polyphonic Spree, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, 4/3/12

The Polyphonic Spree have only released three full-length studio albums in the 12 years since their inception, but I don’t think that...

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Live Music: The Lumineers, Cafe du Nord, San Francisco, 3/24/12

The Lumineers are among the latest and greatest of the new generation of rootsy folk-rock bands that have kept Americana fresh and...

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Live Music: The Jayhawks, the Fillmore, San Francisco, 2/4/12

I didn’t even know who the Jayhawks were in the ‘80s and most of the ‘90s, arguably the band’s defining years. I was a small town...

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Live Music: The Budos Band, Mezzanine, San Francisco, 11/19/11

The funk tends to bring the fun, and Saturday night’s installment of San Francisco’s 10th annual Funk Festival lured the city’s dance...

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Live Music: Future Islands, Bottom of the Hill, San Francisco, 11/15/11

Straight out of Baltimore by way of Greenville, North Carolina, Future Islands brought their own brand of crazy to Bottom of the Hill on...

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Live Music: The Felice Brothers, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, 10/27/11

At San Francisco’s Great American Music Hall late last week, the Felice Brothers proved themselves a long way from the early busking days...

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Live Music: 2011 Newport Folk Festival Lineup Announced

Last night, the lineup for the 2011 Newport Folk Festival was announced at a live event in Cambridge, MA....

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Turn-Ons: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble — Once You Get It, You Can’t Forget It

You have no idea what you're missing. That's what Judd Marcello's here for. He says Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble is a rare musical...

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Live Music: The Weepies, Hiro Ballroom, New York City, 11/10/10

Michael Parr reviews The Weepies' recent performance at the Hiro Ballroom in NYC....

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Live Music: Jackson Browne and David Lindley in Cleveland, 9/19/10

“You know, he sounded JUST as good as he sounded when I saw him in the ’90s!” The comment, uttered by a fellow...