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Jonathan Butler: Close To You

Read "Close To You" reviewed by Chris Mosey

Dearly Beloved, Jonathan Butler having loudly--even hysterically, you might feel--proclaimed to the world that he has fallen in love with Jesus, let us consider his latest album and ponder Verse Two of “I'll Never Fall In Love Again" by Messrs. Hal David and Burt Bacharach: What do you get when you kiss a girl? You get enough germs to catch pneumonia. Surely anyone who can turn words like that into a smash hit must ...

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Jonathan Butler at Yoshi's

Read "Jonathan Butler at Yoshi's" reviewed by Walter Atkins

Jonathan ButlerYoshi'sOakland, CAOctober 27, 2016 Serious Bay Area fans braved heavily snarled traffic on this rainy dark Thursday night for the second set of renowned South African guitarist Jonathan Butler. Now living in warm Southern California, Butler and his potent band flew in the same day for a two night stand at Yoshis in jny: Oakland. Butler's steadfast band consisted of bassist Dan Lutz, drummer Chaun Horton and keyboardist Arlington Jones.During his introduction, ...