By Sarah on October 31, 2011
I’ll be at SPACE tonight for Communion Music’s big US tour. And I’m thinking about trying to figure out a way to make it out to Berwyn to see the Blind Boys of Alabama. It’ll be a heck of a road trip-via-public transportation, that’s for sure. Monday, October 31 Matthew and the Atlas, The David […]
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By Sarah on October 18, 2010
Lots of stuff during the week to check out; not so much over the weekend. I’ll be checking out Carolina Chocolate Drops on Friday. As always, the below is just a list of shows that tickle my fancy. Your mileage, or taste in music, may vary.
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By Sarah on July 12, 2010
The indie music world comes to a screeching halt this weekend as Pitchfork rolls into town. Three-day tickets have been sold out for ages, so try hitting up Craigslist or something to make your way in.
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By Sarah on March 15, 2010
There are a lot of great shows this week featuring local bands, and lots of them are free or very cheap. You should check some of them out, give some love and support to the local music scene.
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