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Superchunk to play at Grumpy’s Northeast during Art-A-Whirl

This year’s Art-A-Whirl is just over a month away, and a number of venues have started releasing their schedules for live music coinciding with the annual art festival. Earlier today, Grumpy’s Northeast announced that indie-rock superheroes Superchunk will be performing at the bar’s “20th Anniversary Art-A-Whirl bash blowout” on May 19. This year marks 20 […]

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Review and photos: Of Montreal dazzle full house at Cedar Cultural Center

In a performance that featured psychedelic animal costumes, colorful projections, and several wardrobe transitions by lead singer Kevin Barnes, Of Montreal brought unparalleled energy to the Cedar Cultural Center last night. Since the band’s beginning in 1996, Barnes, the only remaining original member of the band, has always strived to push the boundaries of both […]

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What are the ‘unwritten rules’ of live music?

As baseball fans debate whether the Orioles violated an “unwritten rule” at Sunday night’s game against the Twins when they bunted while down 7-0 in the bottom of the ninth, we asked our followers on Twitter whether there were any “unwritten rules” of live music — for both performers and audience. Here’s some of what […]

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Ten years of Record Store Day Ambassadors: A history

Record Store Day (RSD) is fast approaching, with Run the Jewels being named this year’s Record Store Day Ambassadors. Record Store Day is a day where people are encouraged to go out to their local independent record stores and browse the collection, with incentives like exclusive releases and live performances. Each year’s “ambassador” is the […]

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