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LIVE: Music Picks, Feb 23-March 1

Pharoahe Monch, Stef Chura, Stevie Nicks

LIVE: Music Picks, Feb. 16-22

Al Stewart, Kate MacLeod, L.A. Guns, and more

LIVE: Music Picks, Feb. 9-15

The Rock Princess Trio, Mike Doughty, Run the Jewels, and more

LIVE: Music Picks, Feb. 2-8

Jake Shimabukuro, Pepper, Intra-Venus & the Cosmonauts and more
Despite his modest following in Japan, the 40-year-old ukulele virtuoso was virtually unknown to the rest of the world until a YouTube clip of him performing the Beatles' "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" garnered 12 million views and suddenly made him an internet sensation, as well as an international star.

LIVE: Music Picks, Jan. 25-31

The Album Leaf, Shooter Jennings, AFI, and more
THURSDAY 1.26 The Album Leaf, New Shack You could call the music Jimmy LaVelle makes as The Album Leaf a few different things: electronic, ambient, post-rock, post-1980s-soundtrack-era Tangerine Dream and probably several other things. What it is, really, is aural medicine.

LIVE: Music Picks, Jan. 19-25

Felly, Badfeather, Warbly Jets, and more
Despite the fact that the town of Trumbull, Conn., sounds like a place that is more familiar with MBAs than MCs, it just so happens to be upstart rapper Felly's (born Chris Felner) point of origin.

LIVE: Music Picks, Jan. 12-18

Nahko and Medicine for the People, Chicago Mike Beck, Robert Earl Keen and more...
In these troubled and divisive times, they've made it their mission to bring optimism, peace and positivity to the group of followers they call their Tribe.

LIVE: Music Picks, Jan. 5-11

Badflower, Martian Cult, Slow Caves and more.
So much so, that they sign bands like Badflower, who're more or less a straight-up rock 'n' roll band.

LIVE: Music Picks Dec. 28 - Jan. 3

The Pimps of Joytime, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic and more...
Growing up as a Kiss fan, I wanted everything associated with them: the records, the cheap iron-on transfers for my Hanes undershirts, the lunchbox—and, seein' that it was issued by Kiss' label, Casablanca Records, Parliament's Live: The P-Funk Earth Tour (1977).

LIVE: Music Picks Dec. 21-27

The Arvos, Gene Loves Jezebel, Lil Jon, and more..
One of the most encouraging things about new music is young bands continually studying traditional genres and musical forms to find inspiration for their own music.

LIVE: Music Picks Dec. 15-21

Planes Mistaken for Stars, Old Dominion, Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons and more
These days, approximately 20 years later, a whole passel of those musical outfits have been or are near celebrating two decades extant—and '90s nostalgia is in full bloom.

LIVE: Music Picks Dec. 8-14

Mark Kozelek, Rick Gerber, Living Legends, and more
Kozelek is well-known for both his covers and his own compositions, as formidable as they are.

LIVE: Music Picks Dec. 1-7

David Bazan, Dragonette, Quiet Riot, and more
Formerly the prime mover of Pedro the Lion and Headphones, songwriter and musician David Bazan went solo in 2008.

LIVE: Music Picks Nov. 24-30

Super 78, Sad13, Kung Fu, and more
As opposed to the garage rock of numerous bands in the Psych Lake City scene, Super 78 claims more atmospheric antecedents like Spacemen 3, Primal Scream and even Phil Spector's Wall of Sound with its orchestral flourishes.

LIVE: Music Picks, Nov. 17-23

Felix Martin, Shovels & Rope, Method Man & Redman, and more
Venezuela-born Martin's playing is out of this world, thanks in part to his custom-designed 14- and 16-string axes.

LIVE: Music Picks, Nov. 10-16

A roundup of can't-miss concerts heading your way this week.
Steve Grimmett, Jai Wolf, Steven Wilson, The Fabulous Miss Wendy, Glen Phillips, The Manhattan Transfer and more.

LIVE: Music Picks Nov. 3-9

Blind Pilot, William Fitzsimmons, Rae Sremmurd, and more
You don't want to miss these upcoming concerts, Utah.

LIVE: Music Picks Oct. 27-Nov. 2

The Faint,Big Sam's Funky Nation, Zed's Dead and more
The Faint was one of the original post-punk emo-disco bands, emerging from Omaha, Neb., slightly more than 20 years ago.

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