Monthly Archives: May 2010

Weekend Roundup: Karaoke, hardcore and Good Old War

I hope all of you folks have a wonderful holiday weekend. I, for one, will be filling mine with yard work and barbecues. Hopefully the weather stays nice. I’m also hoping to get to a few shows this weekend. Here … Continue reading

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Jenny Lewis teams up with boyfriend for Jenny & Johnny

A couple places are reporting on Jenny Lewis’ new project with boyfriend Johnathan Rice, which they’re calling Jenny & Johnny. As pointed out by others, few details exist about the band’s music. I do know that the duo recorded at … Continue reading

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Bartolomei, Bocca Lupo and Ben Brodin (and how all these things fit together)

The last time I talked to Steve Bartolomei, it was around Christmas-time and we chatted about Mal Madrigal’s latest album, “From The Fingers of Trees.” Now, Bartolomei has moved to Manhattan. And Mal Madrigal recorded another record at ARC that … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup; Land of Talk’s new record

Looks like this weekend is one that could be spent at the Waiting Room… Lots of shows there. Check ‘em out: • The show at the top of my list this weekend is Criteria‘s performance with Ladyfinger on Saturday. Two … Continue reading

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Maha Music Festival main stage lineup is now complete

That’s it, folks. Your Maha Music Festival main stage lineup is all full. Who are the latest additions? Ben Kweller and the local boys in It’s True. I, for one, love Ben Kweller and his last record, “Changing Horses,” is … Continue reading

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Are the Monsters of Folk coming back?

So, the Monsters of Folk are confirmed as performers for Austin City Limits, the Oct. 5-7 festival in Austin, Texas. It’s run by the same folks that run Lollapalooza and basically has the same format. It begs the question: Will … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup: Block party, Man Man and more

Hey there, folks. There’s a good amount of shows coming up this weekend, so here’s a handy guide to what you can expect. One could stay pretty busy over the next three nights… Friday • 8th Wave, a band that … Continue reading

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Watch out Qwest, Lincoln is getting a new arena

It’s been mentioned in passing for a few years, but it wasn’t until a few weeks ago that the push was on for a Lincoln arena. The reason was because, during yesterday’s election (yes, there was an election yesterday… yes, … Continue reading

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Headlines! Nine Inch Nails, The Mynabirds and more

How was your weekend? I spent mine going to “Iron Man 2″ on Friday, which was pretty epic. Maybe not quite as good as the first one, but on the same level, in my opinion. I also enjoyed the music … Continue reading

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Weekend Roundup: Hoshaw, Paramore, Matt Pond PA

Not as busy of a weekend as usual. But the next couple weeks will be picking up a bit. Here’s what’s on my radar… >> If you’re not going to see Iron Man 2 tonight (I’m seeing it at the … Continue reading

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