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Thou Live In Concert

Under a barrage of gnarled riffs, the Baton Rouge sludge-metal band plays a bruisingly heavy set.

Thou Live In Concert

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Circle Takes The Square Live In Concert

The influential post-hardcore band's first show in three years attracts a hardy, impassioned crowd.

Circle Takes The Square Live In Concert

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pg. 99 Live In Concert

"It's the crowd that gave pg. 99 its delivery," says guitarist Mike Taylor. At the Black Cat, we were the sweaty limbs of an eight-member band, pounding our fists in the air to a furious swarm.

pg. 99 Live In Concert

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Wanda Jackson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

The Queen of Rockabilly was a forceful presence at the Newport Folk Festival.

Wanda Jackson, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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Pokey LaFarge, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

Folk Alley

In slicked-back hair and vintage clothing, hear Pokey LaFarge perform old time music at Newport.

Pokey LaFarge, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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Freelance Whales, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

With eclectic instrumentation, hear the lustrous pop-rock band's sunny songs in a live concert.

Freelance Whales, Live In Concert: Newport Folk 2011

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Thurston Moore In Concert

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The iconoclastic Sonic Youth guitarist turns down the volume for an acoustic set of songs from his new solo album, Demolished Thoughts.

Thurston Moore In Concert

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