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OMD Make Another Summer Shed Tour – This Time With B-52s + Berlin

If you were paying attention to the comments on yesterday’s post, you knew that OMD were in Charlotte this summer. The bigger picture is that The B-52s are celebrating their 40th anniversary with a [what else?] fun summer tour. Well, … Continue reading

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Blondie And Elvis Costello + The Imposters Join Forces For Summer Extravaganza

Can you smell it in the air? The imminent aroma of Summer Shed Season coming upon us? The time when rock royalty get their houses in order so that they can play to as wide an audience as possible in … Continue reading

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Big Ears Festival Ropes in Monk [and Wife] With Harold Budd Residency

We have attended three of the last five Big Ears Festivals since they have an eye for the sort of artists that we will definitely capitulate for. A-list non-rock artists like Laurie Anderson, Philip Glass, and Harold Budd. The festival … Continue reading

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Mott The Hoople Are Touring America In ’74 Configuration

A few weeks ago I was hanging around the Trouser Press Forum, and to what to my wond’ring eyes did appear but a thread discussing the fact that Mott The Hoople were mounting their first US tour since 1974 in … Continue reading

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Graham Parker 2019 US Tour Happening This Spring

Against all odds, after finally having a Graham Parker tour date within driving distance for the first time since 2001, we trekked to Atlanta to enjoy a great Graham Parker solo set at the City Winery there. On the trip … Continue reading

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Midge Ure Rocks 1980 40 Years Later

I was wondering what Midge Ure playing the “Visage” album would sound like – now we’ll know! How timely can we get? Just last week when we dug into the DLX RM of Midge Ure’s first solo album, “The Gift,” … Continue reading

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Molly Nilsson’s World Tour Continues With Second US Leg In 2019

Yours truly was fortunate enough to have seen Molly Nilsson twice in the sleepy mountain hamlet I call home back in 2012 and 2013. In fact, she had a gig on the night of my birthday in 2013; a delightful … Continue reading

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