Tag Archives: Live Concerts

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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Adrian Belew Power Trio @ Isis Music Hall 5-4-17

I have always had time for Adrian Belew. He has both killer pop instincts and a desire to really stretch out and play in the margins. Since his colorful burst into my musical world with “Lodger” in 1979, he quickly … Continue reading

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The Magnetic Fields @ The Carolina Theatre 3-21/22-17 [part 2]

It must be said that this was a Magnetic Fields show like no other. If anyone is familiar with the band live, Merritt usually takes his place stage left or right. Not tonight. He was front and center, no matter … Continue reading

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