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Perfume Genius with The Lone Bellow and Mina Tindle

Sunday • Memorial Hall

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
The cover of Perfume Genius’ third album, 2014’s Too Bright, features frontman/creative ringleader Mike Hadreas clad in a shiny, sleeveless gold-and-silver top that hugs his slight frame.   

Chatham County Line with Sam Lewis

Sunday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Chatham County Line has always played Bluegrass music its own way.   

Lucero with Ryan Bingham and Twin Forks

Sunday • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Tom Waits doesn’t necessarily leap to mind when listening to Lucero’s raucous brand of Memphis-fueled Rock & Roll.  

Swervedriver with Gateway Drugs

Monday • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 11, 2015
From the opening salvo of “Autodidact” on I Wasn’t Born to Lose You, Swervedriver’s first album of new material in 17 years, the listener is transported back to the mid-’90s.  

Iris DeMent with Pieta Brown

Thursday • 20th Century Theater

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
In the Folk/Gospel/Country realm, few singer/songwriters are as acclaimed, respected and beloved as Iris DeMent by devoted fans as well as her adoring peer group.  

The Life and Times with Ashes and Iron

Thursday • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Indie Rock power trios are as common as crime, but the ones that rise to the top of the form defy the limitations of their numbers by sounding more expansive than the standard guitar/bass/drums set-up.   

The Church with The Sharp Things

Sunday • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
In the late ’70s, Australia exported a fair amount of bracingly unique Alternative Rock that rivaled anything produced by America or Great Britain.  

Justin Townes Earle with Gill Landry

Tuesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Tuesday, March 3, 2015
When you are Justin Townes Earle and you are the son of the famous musician Steve Earle, the bonus of name recognition soon gives way to overt scrutiny.   

The Bunny The Bear with Released by Prayer and Time and Distance

Thursday • Southgate House Revival (Sanctuary)

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Bunny The Bear has plied its progressive Post Hardcore/Synthcore/Indiecore trade for the past seven years to a rabidly loyal and consistently expanding fan base.  

American Aquarium with Ben Knight & the Well Diggers and Rod Hamdallah

Thursday • Southgate House Revival (Revival Room)

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The cool thing about American Aquarium is that they have always been really good.   

JJ Grey & Mofro with The London Souls

Friday • Taft Theatre

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Coming from a former family chicken farm and pecan tree grove in Jacksonville, Fla., you’d expect JJ Grey to exude the flavor of the South, and that’s just what he does.  

The Contortionist with Revocation, Fallujah, Toothgrinder, The Requiem and Sea of Treachery

Saturday • Thompson House

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Although hints of growled dirty vocals sometimes form an undercurrent to the proceedings and even push to the forefront, The Contortionist seems detached from the Deathcore/Death Metal proponents with which it is often grouped.  

The Main Squeeze with Benchwood Wyse and Nevele

Saturday • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 18, 2015
If any old fogey tries to tell you there is no soul left in modern music, sit him (or her) down in his favorite reclining chair and tell him to shut up and listen while you give him a juicy taste of The Main Squeeze.
  

Into It. Over It. with Kevin Devine and Laura Stevenson

Wednesday • Southgate House Revival

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 18, 2015
The Into It. Over It. frontman (often only man) has been a music fan since elementary school, falling hard for Emo in seventh grade after getting a taste of Sunny Day Real Estate.
  

Nikki Lane with Young Heirlooms

Friday • Woodward Theater

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Nikki Lane twangs and bangs with the ferocity of a roadhouse Rock band churning out amped up Country covers behind the sturdiest chicken wire known to man.