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March 8 • Bogart's

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Clutch has been one of the primary groups to bring Stoner Rock and Alt Metal to a broader audience. Over the course of Clutch’s 23-year history, the quartet has recorded 10 studio albums — their latest, Earth Rocker, is slated for a March 19 release.

Buddy (and Jim) Picture

Roots heroes Jim Lauderdale and Buddy Miller realize a longtime dream with 'Buddy & Jim'

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 27, 2013
After 18 years of planning, longtime pals/peers (and Roots music heroes) Buddy Miller (left) and Jim Lauderdale’s joint album, Buddy & Jim, took just three days to record.  

Jahman Brahman

March 2 • The Mad Frog

0 Comments · Monday, February 25, 2013
Once again, our state capital has thoughtfully provided us with a little ass-shaking musical joy rather than the usual fist-shaking political anger, this time in the wondrous form of Jahman Brahman.    

Ex Cops

March 3 • MOTR Pub

0 Comments · Monday, February 25, 2013
Brian Harding and Amalie Bruun have fairly lengthy Indie Rock genealogies between them, but none of their earlier affiliations would have indicated the sonic territory staked out on True Hallucinations, their debut together as Ex Cops.    

Indigo Girls

March 5 • Madison Theater

0 Comments · Monday, February 25, 2013
After a 25-plus year-run, with periods of inactivity for recharging and solo projects, business ventures and a variety of causes (LGBT and political issues, the environment, among others), Amy Ray and Emily Saliers are still finding ways to make Indigo Girls relevant in the new millennium.

Music: Meshuggah

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 19, 2013
In the Extreme Metal community, few bands loom as large as Meshuggah. The Swedish quintet celebrated their silver anniversary with 2012’s Koloss, the most commercially successful album in their   

Aesop Rock

Feb. 20 Thompson House

0 Comments · Monday, February 18, 2013
Aesop’s Indie style is reminiscent of early Beck while his rumbling vocal rasp and brilliant sense of wordplay leans in the direction of Mike Doughty, not to mention the MC’s numerous Hip Hop heroes.  

Mod Sun

Feb. 19 • 20th Century Theatre

0 Comments · Monday, February 11, 2013
Mod Sun works a feel-good genre angle he’s dubbed Hippy Hop that runs on sunshine, positive vibrations and righteous herb. His infectious positivity and zest for living makes him Hip Hop’s Andrew WK.  

Trixie Whitley

Feb. 10 • Molly Malone's Covington

0 Comments · Monday, February 4, 2013
Trixie Whitley was destined for a creative life. She's the daughter of acclaimed Blues/Folk singer/songwriter Chris Whitley and his Belgian wife Helene Gavaert, whose Gypsy lineage brims with painters, sculptors and musicians. 


Feb. 12 • The Mad Frog

0 Comments · Monday, February 4, 2013
From the very start, dada crafted a unique sonic identity that defied comparison to their AltRock/Grunge peer group. The Los Angeles trio offered a sophisticated blend of Prog’s complexity and precision, Power Pop’s sunny melodicism and Psychedelia’s swirling abandon.