Music Memoirs: Concerts

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Today’s questions from Music Memoirs are all about concerts.

What’s the best concert you’ve attended?

I’m going to cheat and name two.

1.Over the Rhine in Kent, OH; April 2005: I traveled a ridiculous distance by car to go see them, was sleep deprived after spending one night driving straight . . . → Read More: Music Memoirs: Concerts

This Week in Great Music – 9/28 – 10/4

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Kind of a quiet week for music, but not every week can be full of difficult concert-going choices. There are actually a lot of great classical events going on this week, most of which I didn’t list, but a quick Google or stroll through Metromix should find you a ton of classical events if . . . → Read More: This Week in Great Music – 9/28 – 10/4

Concert Review: Brandi Carlile with Angel Taylor, House of Blues

Brandi and company put on an amazing show – tons of energy and charisma, lots of interaction with the audience. The audience was 100% into the show from start to finish. Lots of enthusiastic cheering, shouting, singing along. This was a crowd who loved everything about Brandi and it showed. . . . → Read More: Concert Review: Brandi Carlile with Angel Taylor, House of Blues

Music Memoirs: Underappreciated Artists

Five artists who I think need more exposure: Over the Rhine, Brad Yoder, Teddy Thompson . . . → Read More: Music Memoirs: Underappreciated Artists

Stream Rufus Wainwright’s New Live Album

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Rufus Wainwright’s newest release, a live CD and accompanying DVD, dropped on September 22nd here in the US, but for those of you who haven’t been able to get your hands on it yet (Amazon is holding mine hostage, sigh), the album is streaming in its entirety on Rufus’ imeem page. You have to . . . → Read More: Stream Rufus Wainwright’s New Live Album

Concert Review: Andrew Bird at the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago (WXRT’s Night at the Museum)

In front of a crowd of a few hundred people, scattered at tables and chairs across the wide open floor of the Art Institute’s new modern wing, Andrew Bird showed yet again why he is a force to be reckoned with in today’s music scene. . . . → Read More: Concert Review: Andrew Bird at the Modern Wing of the Art Institute of Chicago (WXRT’s Night at the Museum)