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ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The 2016 Laid Back Festival Featuring Gregg Allman, Jason Isbell, America, the Marshall Tucker Band, Jaimoe’s Jasssz Band, Orleans, Devon Allman and Levon

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Gregg Allman, Jason Isbell, America, the Marshall Tucker Band, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, Orleans, Devon Allman and Levon
The 2016 Laid Back Festival
Nikon at Jones Beach Theater
Wantagh, NY
July 23, 2016

Starting out as the creative collaboration between Gregg Allman and Live Nation, the Laid Back Festival began ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Grace Potter at the Paramount

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Grace Potter
The Paramount
Huntington, NY
December 10, 2015

Grace Potter's performance on Thursday, December 10th at the Paramount in the tony Long Island town of Huntington, NY was a high energy performance much akin to a tent show revival. The audience members all came to worship and by the end ...

ARTICLE: DVD/FILM REVIEWS

JACO (The Film)

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Jaco Pastorius
JACO (The Film)
Slang East/West
2015

With author Bill Milkowksi's extraordinarily detailed and honest accounting of Pastorius' life in his biography--first published in 1996 but reissued nearly a decade later as Jaco: The Extraordinary and Tragic Life of Jaco Pastorius: Deluxe Edition (Backbeat Books, 2005), with a hundred pages of ...

ARTICLE: MULTIPLE REVIEWS

Three Views of Jaco: Weather Report: The Legendary Live Tapes 1978-1981 / JACO: The Film & Original Soundtrack

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It's hard to believe that, despite being gone for 28 years, bassist/composer Jaco Pastorius remains not just an important figure in the world of jazz, but beyond its broadest purview as well. His seemingly sudden appearance on a series of four albums in 1976 demonstrated that this was an artist with virtually no restrictions. In addition ...

Sly and the Family Stone: Live at The Fillmore East October 4th and 4th 1968

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Sly and The Family Stone's galvanizing appearance at the Woodstock Music and Arts Fair in August of 1969 may well represent the pinnacle of their career, but their rise to this apogee of recognition was the culmination of a long slow climb to fame dating back even further than Sylvester Stewart's, nee Sly, tenure as a ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Gaslight Anthem at The Paramount

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The Gaslight Anthem
The Paramount
Huntington, NY
July 21, 2015

New Jersey's newest favorite sons rocked a sold-out, packed-to-the-gills Paramount on a steamy Tuesday evening in late July. It was blistering hot outside and the Gaslight Anthem's burning performance insured that it was just as hot inside the Huntington, NY rock ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Dawes at Higher Ground, South Burlington, VT

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Dawes
Higher Ground
South Burlington, VT
July 21, 2015

Dawes is making up for lost time in 2015. The jny: Los Angeles-based band reasserted themselves as recording artists in the studio with All Your Favorite Bands (Hub Records, 2015) and is now taking the next logical step in their development as ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Minus the Bear at the Gramercy Theatre

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Minus the Bear
The Gramercy Theatre
New York City
October 17, 2014

A warm fall night welcomed Minus the Bear into the Gramercy Theatre in Manhattan. The five man band from Seattle earned a “Sold Out" sign on the marquee outside, on this the third show of their fall tour in ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Jimmy Eat World at The Space at Westbury

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Jimmy Eat World
The Space at Westbury
Westbury, NY
October 20, 2014

The members of Jimmy Eat Word drink Gatorade and Poland Spring. At least on stage. The band's crew placed numerous bottles of both near each members station. It was good thing, too, because as the show ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

The Kooks At the Paramount

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The Kooks
The Paramount
Huntington, NY
October 9, 2014

Formed in 2004 in Brighton, East Sussex, in 2004, the Kooks are: Luke Pritchard on vocals and guitar, guitarist Hugh Harris, bassist Pete Denton and drummer Alexis Nunez. Its swirling jangle-pop music is very much influenced by the bands of the British ...


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