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Pop Explosion 2014new

No sleep 'til Sunday
The Coast, Halifax's Weekly  |  Staff  |  10-23-2014  |  Concerts

2014 Austin City Limits Music Festival Line-upnew

Hip-hop tops the two weekends with ladies close behind.
Austin Chronicle  |  Staff  |  04-23-2014  |  Concerts

Doing Drugs at Coachella? Here's How to Avoid Trouble With the Policenew

A festival fan's guide to how to partake without fear of rude surprises.
L.A. Weekly  |  Katie Bain  |  04-16-2013  |  Concerts

South By South Carolinanew

Four days with eight South Carolina bands at SXSW.
Columbia Free Times  |  Patrick Wall  |  03-20-2013  |  Concerts

Toots and the Maytalsnew

Toots and the Maytals, we call them, but to the island of Jamaica, they were and always will be simply the Maytals: the rah-Jah Temptations of ska, reggay champions before there was reggae music, the most soulful and sensational vocal group to come out of the Caribbean in the 1960s.   Led by the restive rasp of Frederick "Toots" Hibbert, the original trio (Hibbert, Henry "Raleigh" Gordon and Nathaniel "Jerry" Matthias) fell short of the stateside chart heights and pop-cultural impact of Bob Marley and the Wailers, though a handful of its Jamaican-record 31 No. 1 hits — chiefly "Sweet and Dandy," "54-46 (That's My Number)" and "Pressure Drop," all products of a fertile, rapid-fire recording period from 1968-70 — became ubiquitous cover selections and worldwide rocksteady standards...
Gambit  |  Staff  |  10-22-2012  |  Concerts

More Metal!new

The Southwest Terror Fest makes its debut this weekend with 32 bands
Tucson Weekly  |  Casey Dewey  |  10-17-2012  |  Concerts

Review: X-Fest Uproar Tournew

Joey Megan Harris reviews the highly anticipated, always impressive X-Fest Uproar tour 2012 at Klipsch Music Center on Saturday, September 8.
NUVO  |  Joey Megan Harris  |  09-21-2012  |  Concerts

Review: Minus the Bearnew

Jordan Martich reviews Minus the Bear's performance at The Vogue on Sept. 17 with Caspian and Cursive.
NUVO  |  Jordan Martich  |  09-21-2012  |  Concerts

The Sights and Sounds of Forecastle Xnew

A look back at Louisville's biggest music fest yet.
LEO Weekly  |  Peter Berkowitz  |  07-18-2012  |  Concerts

Good Times, Great Oldies

Bonnaroo 2012 brings out a few old friends.
YES! Weekly  |  Ryan Snyder  |  06-19-2012  |  Concerts

Wyclef Jean Agrees to 4/20 Censorshipnew

Wyclef Jean, whose performance on Friday at Colorado University-Boulder has been pitched as an alternative to the annual 4/20 smokeout on campus, has agreed to not directly mention marijuana or 4/20 during his show.
Boulder Weekly  |  Hadley Vandiver  |  04-19-2012  |  Concerts

The Big Spill: The people's answer to SXSWnew

Backbeat's publisher Angel Castorena is no stranger to mammoth multi-day fests. Last April, he closed Local Music Week with a three-day festival featuring 45 bands.
San Antonio Current  |  Enrique Lopetegui  |  03-07-2012  |  Concerts

Reaching Out Morenew

Ozomatli heads to the Rialto to raise funds for the fight in favor of TUSD's ethnic studies.
Tucson Weekly  |  Gene Armstrong  |  02-16-2012  |  Concerts

Super Indy: Talking football with Fuelnew

Taylor Peters speaks with Bret Scallions about Fuel's various members and his Super Bowl predictions in advance of their Super Bowl Village performance.
NUVO  |  Taylor Peters  |  01-27-2012  |  Concerts

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