Category Archives: Concert Review

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Escort @ LEAF Downtown, Asheville 8-4-17

Based on my experience in 2014, there was no band I wanted more to see than Escort. A few weeks ago I noticed that the LEAF Downtown Festival, held for the last three Summers, was bringing the band back for … Continue reading

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Cindy Wilson + Pylon Reenactment Society @ The Mothlight 6-27-17

I was getting ready to buy my tickets for the excellent David J show earlier this month and I was agog to see that Cindy Wilson, my favorite member of the B-52’s was going to be in town on the … Continue reading

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David J @ The Mothlight – 6-16-17

Back in January, when scoping out the Roedelius show I attended nearly three months ago at The Mothlight, I couldn’t fail to notice that David J, everyone’s favorite bassist/vocalist from Bauhaus and Love + Rockets was coming to town last … Continue reading

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Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium 6-7-17 [part 3]

[…continued from previous post] Next came another, even more striking song I was aware of since day one, but had never heard. “Tupelo” was certainly mythmaking at an extremely high level. The performance of the song was complete with black … Continue reading

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Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium 6-7-17 [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] The show had no opening act. It sort of made sense. Who would want to follow Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds? The venue’s website proclaimed that the show would begin promptly at 8 p.m. but … Continue reading

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Nick Cave + The Bad Seeds @ Thomas Wolfe Auditorium 6-7-17 [part 1]

Preamble I don’t know exactly why I’m not more of a Nick Cave fan than I have been. Until recently, I only had the “Murder Ballads” CD in the Record Cell, and even that was at my wife’s selection. It’s … Continue reading

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Franz Ferdinand @ The Orange Peel 5-26-17 [part 2]

[…continued from previous post] What was interesting about the tour was that when it was announced, I assumed that a new album was in the pipeline, ready for release either a week into the tour or right before. I searched … Continue reading

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