By Sarah on July 14, 2013
Well, when there’s an outdoor festival, you’ve always got to expect the unexpected, and for a second year in a row, Forecastle got the unexpected shoved at it. Â Thanks, weather. Â But more on that later. The day started uneventfully enough as I went to see Sarah JaroszÂ perform. Â There was quite a sizeable crowd for her, […]
By Sarah on April 24, 2010
The xx are a young band: singers Romy Madley Croft and Oliver Sim are just 20 years old, and they only have one full length album under their belts. But on stage, their performance is smooth, solid, and mature beyond their years, showing exactly why they’ve been generating a lot of buzz over the past year or so.
By Sarah on February 15, 2010
Some interesting shows going on this week. The Antlers stop by The Vic and will undoubtedly perform some beautifully atmospheric songs from Hospice. Snook Dog managed to sell out the Metro, Greg Laswell has his second night of his winter residency up at SPACE, and Billy Corgan lends his name and talent to a benefit show for the Kellogg Cancer Care Center.
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