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Peter Frampton live!

Peter Frampton live!

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Like Linus who found his long lost blanket, Peter Frampton owned the Chicago Theatre Saturday night with his old pal and newly found 1954 Gibson Les Paul.

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The Promise Ring reunited!

The Promise Ring reunited!

| February 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

Before it became an epithet and anyone outside of punk-rock circles knew what it was, The Promise Ring were highlighted in nascent Teen Vogue magazine as the access point to emo.

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Purple people eater

Purple people eater

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Perhaps enamored by purple’s adaptibility, Martyparty has christened a hip-hop/dubstep hybrid after it. He, Porter Robinson, The Life & Times, Innkeepers, and Jessie Baylin are in town this weekend.

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Guns N Roses & Flogging Molly pics!

Guns N Roses & Flogging Molly pics!

| February 20, 2012 | 1 Comment

Tim Hiatt was a busy boy this weekend! Visit our photo site for live pics of both Guns N Roses and Flogging Molly at the Aragon!

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Barrie & The Jets

Barrie & The Jets

| February 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

  It’s been five years since its last album, but the U.K.-based power trio Little Barrie could hardly be accused of contemplating its respective navels, having collaborated with artists as disparate as Primal Scream, Mark Ronson, Paul Weller, and both Morrissey and Johnny Marr.

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18th! Don’t know what we want!

18th! Don’t know what we want!

| February 15, 2012 | 0 Comments

Hugh Masakela, The Jealous Sound, Moe, Leni Stern: all here on the 18th. So we’ll kick of with something only (on the) 17(th!). It’s never too late (or early) for love, or movies about reggae in the ’70s.

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Clean, tidy awards

Clean, tidy awards

| February 13, 2012 | 1 Comment

Was there tension at the Grammys this year? No one felt slighted? With Whitney Houston’s death, was all of the traditional windbagging deemed untoward? Good. We can move on. This week: Sharon Van Etten, The Black Belles, and West 34’s release party.

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Ditat deus!

Ditat deus!

| February 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Though obviously feted every year, this February 14th is particularly special as Arizona celebrates 100 years of statehood. (Happy b-day to you too, Oregon!) Lined up for local festivities are Heartless Bastards, Talkdemonic, and Andrew Belle! Emboss M&Ms with your message now!

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The trouble with . . .

The trouble with . . .

| February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

A quartet of acts traipsing through Chicago within the week all dangle their feet over the brink of Complete, Utter Mistake. Do Lost Lander, Scale The Summit, Wim, and Foxy Shazam survive?

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Wow, what a game!

Wow, what a game!

| February 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

It hasn’t even started yet, but we know everyone’s thrilled to root for the guy who made a jerk of himself when he was drafted, versus the guy who’s already won it enough. New York against Boston! No one’s tired of that! Cleanse your spirit with Red Wanting Blue or Asteroids Galaxy Tour this week.

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