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AMY’S SHOWS LIST: COOL SHOWS TO GET YOU OFF YOUR COUCH

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Amy’s Shows List began many years ago as an email list and continues as one to inspire people to catch live music around town. Continue reading

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EXIT POLL: ANDREW @ ROYALE FOR DAWES

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To be quite honest, I had no expectations for this show and then they f-cking melted my face off. That’s my quote. Continue reading

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DAWES @ ROYALE BOSTON

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Not willing to incur an overdraft charge or two to make that summer trip to Santa Monica? Continue reading

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FOTOBOM: THE GENTLEMEN OF THE ROAD TOUR, PORTLAND

A couple of things about Michael Basu‘s latest FOTOBOM: He shot the whole damn thing on film, and the Dropkick Murphys shared the stage with Mumford & Sons. I KNOW. Flip through these and wish that you were there, just as we’re doing now. Continue reading

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NEWPORT FOLK FEST, DAY 2: O HAI MATT VASQUEZ, PATTY GRIFFIN UNPLUGGED (LOL), ETC.

Despite the fact that My Morning Jacket conjured up one hell of a downpour with some kind of melodic dark magic, the second day of the Newport Folk Festival doled out hearty portions of impromptu musical pairings, guitar O-faces and squashed rumors. This is the rundown of who we caught throughout our second day at Fort Adams. BOOM. Like a thunderclap.

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“IT’S ABOUT WHAT’S GOOD”: THE 2011 NEWPORT FOLK FESTIVAL

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We went. We saw. We folked. Three days, two sunburns and one very, very busy, beautiful weekend later, we’re back in the office and writing up our each and every kind of mind-blowingly good moment from Fort Adams this year at the Newport Folk Festival. (Hodge on photo; Hughes on words.) Continue reading

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GONE GONZO: DAWES

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In which Hodge & Hughes hang out with Dawes backstage at the Wang Theatre, talk shop with Taylor Goldsmith and dish on the Newport Folk Festival. Continue reading

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THE MORNING AFTER … 7.28.11

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The start of this week was slow … and then there was a master clusterf_ck of incredible shows on Thursday night. Definitely one of those instances where I wish I could’ve been in 912 places at once, here’s The Morning After chock-full of good sets, big names and local favorites. Continue reading

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IN THE TUBES: DAWES ON LETTERMAN

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Not really a secret in these parts: I love Dawes. After checking out this clip of them on Letterman last night, you probably will, too. Continue reading

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SXSW DAY 4: KINGSLEY FLOOD LIGHTS BAR ON FIRE; DEER TICK BREAKS EVERYTHING EVER; BODEGA GIRLS DESTROY PEREZ HILTON PARTY

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Did YOU get to light shots on fire with some of your best friends/favorite musicians, watch Deer Tick smash their gear to blithereens shortly after belting out “Lithium” and almost get motor-boated by Carmen of Bodega Girls? Because somebody did. And that somebody was ME. Continue reading

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FOTOBOM: MIDDLE BROTHER

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Not to brag about how incredible Dig photographers are, but John McCauley swilling a beer completely hands-free while playing guitar on his knees last night at the Middle Brother show? Jen Grygiel has outdone herself with this FOTOBOM. Continue reading