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Darren Hanlon @ the B-Side at One Lucky Guitar (5/23/15)

I woke up on Saturday morning, made some coffee, and checked in on the internet.  One of the first things I saw was an Instagram post from Darren Hanlon saying he’d left New York City at 3:00 a.m. on a … Continue reading

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Marc Cohn @ the 20th Century Theatre (5/6/15)

I drove by this marquee in Oakley last week and decided right there that I’d go see Marc Cohn in concert on the following Tuesday.  I was quite excited as Marc is an old favorite of mine and I’d never … Continue reading

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Robyn Hitchcock & Emma Swift @ the Columbia City Theater (3/16/15)

The first thing I usually do when I get home from a concert is go through my scribbled notes and put together a complete and proper setlist.  If I don’t have time to do it that night, then I definitely … Continue reading

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“American Originals” @ Music Hall (1/23/15)

Part I: Before the Concert (written 1/23) I first started working on my Best Things I Heard All Year post for 2014 about a month ago.  Joe Henry’s Invisible Hour was in the running for the #1 slot and I … Continue reading

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Death From Above 1979 @ Neumos (11/19/14)

Backstory: cousin, YaWIaM, Chicago, road trip, nope, disappointment, breakup, disappointment, etc. (ten years go by) More backstory: reunion, new album, tour, Seattle date, sold out, disappointment, disappointment, depression, five hours out, StubHub, cheap ticket, fuck yeah, camouflage pants, knit hat, tiny French … Continue reading

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Josh Ritter @ Woodland Park Zoo (7/30/14)

Beth and I went to see Josh Ritter & the Royal City Band at the zoo last night.  That sounds sort of exotic, but the truth is that I didn’t see or hear any animals other than birds and gnats … Continue reading

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Luluc @ the Fremont Abbey (7/22/14)

No offense to Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, but the best concert I’ve seen by an Australian band so far this year wasn’t their show in Louisville last month but the one Luluc put on in Seattle last night. … Continue reading

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Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds @ the Louisville Palace (6/16/14)

Today featured a power outage, a busted air conditioner, a forgotten wallet, unbearable heat, and approximately 20,000 orange construction barrels on the road from Cincinnati to Louisville, but it ended on a positive note with a chance spotting of Nick … Continue reading

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Richard Buckner @ My House (5/19/14)

If you’ve been paying any attention at all, then you know that I volunteered to host the Cincinnati stop of Richard Buckner’s ongoing Living Room Tour.  I’m happy to report that the concert went off without a hitch last night.  … Continue reading

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Sun Kil Moon @ the Neptune Theatre (2/21/14)

I don’t know what annoyed me most about last night’s Sun Kil Moon concert, the annoying assholes in the audience who kept shouting about there being too much reverb, the annoying asshole on stage who kept shouting back that there … Continue reading

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