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Live Music Picks: Sept. 20-26

Beck, Dying Fetus, Slothrust, and more

Live Music Picks: Sept. 13-19

Murder By Death, Blue Oyster Cult, Chali 2na, and more

Live Music Picks: Sept. 6-12

DJ Snoopadelic, Josh Ritter, Mushroomhead, and more

Live Music Picks: August 30 - Sept. 5

Benny the Butcher, Sean Strange, Gov't Mule, The Magpie Salute, and more
Slow Code, Pick Pocket,Parkway Drive and Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever

Live Music Picks: August 23-29

Melvin Seals, Dead Crown, Stephen Marley, atmosphere and more.
Steel Pulse, Yuno, Infernal Coil, Rare Form, 2 Headed Whale, Sister Missionary

Live Music Picks: August 16-22

River Whyless, Hop Along, Amen Dunes, Juice Wrld and more.
Asheville, N.C., quartet River Whyless might have started life as a folk-inspired new-Americana outfit.

Live Music Picks: August 9-15

I’m With Her, Angélique Kidjo, Chris Stapleton, Melvins and more.
Given that Sarah Jarosz, Sara Watkins and Aoife O'Donovan are each exceptional artists in their own right, I'm With Her is a supergroup of sorts.

Live Music Picks: August 2-8

The Decemberists, AJJ, Mourn, TrouBeliever Fest, Exes and more.
The Decemberists' sound has always been based in the past.

Live Music Picks: July 26-August 1

G-Eazy, Amos Lee, Car Seat Headrest, Skeleton and more.
Powered by The Beautiful and the Damned, his fourth studio release, Oakland producer/rapper G-Eazy (né Gerald Earl Gilliam) comes to town headlining the Endless Summer Tour.

Live Music Picks: July 19-25

JJ Grey, Exmortus, Moon Darling, James McMurtry and more.
JJ Grey & Mofro's come swamp-rock roots are legit.

Live Music Picks: July 12-18

Quicksand, Todd Snider, YOB, Grace Potter and more.
Even though the early 1990s was a golden era for hardcore, it was born from the angry, passion-filled generation that made up the New York scene in the '80s.

Live Music Picks: July 5-11

Thievery Corporation, The Paul Thorn Band, La Santa Cecilia, Jeremy Enigk and more.
Thievery Corporation is the shared brainchild of Rob Garza and Eric Hilton, two world music aficionados who joined forces in a Washington, D.C., nightclub in 1995.

Live Music Picks: June 28-July 4

The Get Up Kids, Janelle Monáe, Petal, Fantastic Negrito and more.
The Get Up Kids returned in 2018 with their first release in seven years, an EP calledKicker that updates their classic emo-punk sound with tales of adult travails like parenthood and marriage.

Live Music Picks: June 21-27

People Under the Stairs, Shy Boys, The Milk Carton Kids, Protoje and more.
"Regulators! Mount up!"

Live Music Picks: June 14-20

Nasty Nasty, Iceage, R.A. the Rugged Man, Black Milk and more.
Learning how to say "fuck you" without really saying it is pretty much all I learned in my four years in the Marine Corps, an environment where women (and/or those who identify as such) have to fight for respect in a sea of toxic masculinity.

Live Music Picks: June 7-13

Grupo Revelação, The Flaming Lips, The Atlas Moth, Zeds Dead and more.
Samba is Brazil's version of American jazz and blues—a mishmash of art forms based on black culture that was adapted from rural roots and updated for the increasingly urban 20th century.

Live Music Picks: May 31-June 6

George Winston, Salt Lake Metal Fest 2018, Hockey Dad, Blue Water Highway and more.
Like many budding musicians, pianist George Winston was drawn to the classics early on—not necessarily the music of Beethoven and Mozart, but rather more recent keyboard heroes like Floyd Cramer, Booker T. Jones, Jimmy Smith and the like.

Live Music Picks: May 24-30

Grey Glass, Celtic Woman, Jenny Don’t and the Spurs, Broncho and more.
For those of us who grew up listening to local alt radio—this writer used to plan his nightly routine around KXRK 96.3 FM's Top 10 Songs That Don't Suck program—solid, well-formatted alternative rock can be like a cool drink of water.


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