Julien Baker was stellar at the Cradle last week; photos are up on Speakers. Openers Gracie & Rachel were a little Tori Amos, a little Vienna Teng, a lot themselves, […]
A farewell show of sorts for MagCo, long among my local favorites, as drummer Jon Truesdale and his wife Jo are moving out of the country — a wonderful live […]
Joanna Gruesome photos are up at Speakers. You can check out the rest, from openers Aye Nako, Kings of Cats, and Museum Mouth, on Flickr.
Slingshot Cash, latest lineup, played their first show at the Speakeasy in Carrboro last Thursday. They’re sounding damn good these days, and it was a pleasure to hear the way […]
Pokey and Escondido photos — both great sets — up on Speakers. Ellis Dyson and the Shambles are a local band, with the kind of sharp songwriting and energy and […]
Last weekend some lovely folks from Alabama played rock and roll in my living room. You should have come.
If you’ve followed me even a little on social media at any point over the last, oh, say, five years, you know that I’ve been waiting to see Frank Turner […]
Trav is already shaking my life up, in that, on Thursday night at the Cradle, I didn’t just think, This is boring and I hate it of Cursive’s set. I paused, […]
My buddy Robinson, who used to live next door to the Cowboy, has been playing with his new band the River Otters for a while now, but I’m a terrible […]
A few weeks ago the Cowboy and I went to see Spider Bags, one of our mutual beloved locals. And Spider Bags were great, because they are always great; the […]