Concert Review: The Handsome Family/Daniel Knox
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Concert Review: The Handsome Family/Daniel Knox

There’s a pathogen floating in our cultural DNA that we caught sometime around the Beatles’…

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Concert Review: Jenny Lewis/Deer Tick/Farmer Dave
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Concert Review: Jenny Lewis/Deer Tick/Farmer Dave

Listen, folks: appearance isn’t everything. Lately, I’ve noticed more and more crowds resembling the bands…

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Concert Review: Old 97’s / Rhett Miller / Murry Hammond
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Concert Review: Old 97’s / Rhett Miller / Murry Hammond

“Welcome to this great experiment: an evening with the Old 97’s.” So announced Old 97’s…

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Concert Review: Viva Voce/Cut Off Your Hands
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Concert Review: Viva Voce/Cut Off Your Hands

Viva Voce returned from touring to play a hometown show/record release at the Wonder. It’s…

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Concert Review: Bill Callahan/Bachelorette
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Concert Review: Bill Callahan/Bachelorette

Like the presumed eagle Bill Callahan wishes we could become (based on the title of…

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Concert Review: The Builders and the Butchers/Loch Lomond
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Concert Review: The Builders and the Butchers/Loch Lomond

Portland (by way of Alaska) quintet The Builders and the Butchers played the Wonder Ballroom…

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Concert Review: Camera Obscura/Anni Rossi
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Concert Review: Camera Obscura/Anni Rossi

At a time when it’s fairly easy to obtain albums for free, seeing a band…

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Concert Review: Explosions in the Sky
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Concert Review: Explosions in the Sky

A life lesson to all: the biggest disappointments arrive at the most unexpected times. How…

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Concert Review: David Byrne
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Concert Review: David Byrne

Oh Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, The Schnitz, gilded palace of music. You know you’re someone…

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Concert Review: Metric
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Concert Review: Metric

I’m a little embarrassed to admit that Metric rocked harder than I’d expected. Despite the…

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