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2014/10/01 22:04
2014/10/01 22:04
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Chivalry may be dead, but racism in this country, unfortunately, isn't. Yesterday (Sept. 30), guitarist and composer Leo Nocentelli sued Travelodge Hotels, Inc. for race discrimination. Nocentelli, a...
2014/10/01 22:04
2014/10/01 22:04
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2014/09/29 08:39
2014/09/29 08:39
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Parks and Recreation cult hero Nick Offerman has directed the new clip for Tweedy, the solo side project for Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy and his teenage son Spencer. The quirky clip for ‘Low Key’ sees the...
2014/09/28 13:52
2014/09/28 13:52
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Purple Rain. For his first trick Tuesday, Prince will release two albums, the solo joint Art Official Age and PlectrumElectrum, a collaboration with backup band 3rdEyeGirl. That evening, the 30th...
2014/09/26 23:04
2014/09/26 23:04
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... has been a creative watershed year for Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives. The band continues to play for packed houses across America, and they're working on an upcoming all-instrumental...
2014/09/26 16:29
2014/09/26 16:29
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Tweedy's Star-Studded Nick Offerman-Directed Video Is Anything but 'Low Key'Conan O'Brien, Michael Shannon, Chance the Rapper, Steve Albini, kittens, and more make cameosPlay September 26 2014, 12:02...
2014/09/26 07:56
2014/09/26 07:56
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Published: Friday, September 26, 2014, 12:01 a.m. Uneven documentary on Stax studio hits the right notes There's been a steady drumbeat of music-history documentaries this century, paying proper...
2014/09/26 05:39
2014/09/26 05:39
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... This information is provided in community partnership with Harkins Theatres. For showtimes, theater locations and tickets, go to HarkinsTheatres.com. New this week In an airport hotel on the...
2014/09/26 04:10
2014/09/26 04:10
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Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant famously said, “Once I heard the music of the Mississippi Delta, I was no longer English. I was a man of the world.” Countless other musicians have echoed his...
2014/09/26 02:13
2014/09/26 02:13
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There have been earlier and better movies about "The Memphis Sound," with the documentary "Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story" among the best. And there have been recent and better music...
2014/09/26 02:13
2014/09/26 02:13
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In the Memphis music documentary "Take Me to the River," which arrives Friday in Chicago, generations sometimes uneasily merge in the gray area between soul and rap, the past and the future. The...
2014/09/25 15:04
2014/09/25 15:04
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Legendary singer Mavis Staples turned 75 on July 10, and now her special year is being celebrated with a once-in-a-lifetime concert in her hometown of Chicago. On Nov. 19, Mavis will take the stage...
2014/09/25 11:56
2014/09/25 11:56
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Eric Church has been quite the interesting musician to peg since first album released in 2006. Now four studio albums and one live album in, the general audience is still stuck with that question,...
2014/09/25 04:57
2014/09/25 04:57
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Father-son duo Tweedy to headline Calvin Theater (John Green/San Mateo County Times/MCT) This Saturday night, Jeff Tweedy, the lead singer of Wilco, will hit the stage of the Calvin Theater in...
2014/09/24 22:44
2014/09/24 22:44
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Hard as it is to believe, 50 years have passed since the Free Speech Movement changed the University of California, the City of Berkeley, and the Baby Boom generation forever. And FSM veterans are...
2014/09/22 17:13
2014/09/22 17:13
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After drumming — and drumming well — on Mavis Staples' "One True Vine" album last year that was produced by his father, Wilco founder Jeff Tweedy, Spencer Tweedy might've been justified in feeling...
2014/09/22 17:12
2014/09/22 17:12
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There's an awful lot of history, music and culture in Memphis, Tennessee. Maybe too much. It's along the banks of the Mississippi River. The northern tip of the Delta. Elvis. Sun Records. The...
2014/09/20 02:49
2014/09/20 02:49
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Lucinda Williams, Tweedy, Ryan Adams, Jason Isbell, Emmylou Harris, John Prine, Deltron 3030 and Social Distortion are among the acts scheduled to perform at the 2014 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass...
2014/09/19 06:39
2014/09/19 06:39
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... This information is provided in community partnership with Harkins Theatres. For showtimes, theater locations and tickets, go to HarkinsTheatres.com. A Walk Among the Tombstones Formerly a...
2014/09/18 17:44
2014/09/18 17:44
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Members of Trampled by Turtles before they took the stage at the Forecastle Festival in Louisville, Ky., in July. / Jeff Wheeler, Star Tribune Saturday’s Festival Palomino at Canterbury Park is the...
2014/09/18 07:34
2014/09/18 07:34
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Here are the Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: Singer/guitarist Jeff Tweedy has had a pretty good track record, with his pioneering, influential alt-country pioneer group Uncle Tupelo in the late...
2014/10/01 22:04
2014/10/01 22:04
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