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  • September 19 - 25 in nightlife: Deadmau5, Fleet Foxes, Brad Paisley, Wilco

    September 19 - 25 in nightlife: Deadmau5, Fleet Foxes, Brad Paisley, Wilco
    How was HFstival this weekend? Were there as many bugs as during FreeFest? Did the Avett Brothers make it at least worthwhile? There are no festivals in Baltimore this weekend, but there are a handful of excellent shows. And Deadmau5 is performing in...
  • Fleet Foxes search for 'one melodic voice'

    Fleet Foxes search for 'one melodic voice'
    Toward the end of 2009, Fleet Foxes' lead singer and songwriter Robin Pecknold was offered a solo slot on Joanna Newsom's tour. As a fan of the progressive, indie harpist, Pecknold considered it an easy decision. The difficult part was figuring out...
  • At Hideout Block Party, a little twang, and little funk

    At Hideout Block Party, a little twang, and little funk
    Jangling guitars intertwined, dreamy keyboards washed over them, and a chugging bass line pushed along an insistent beat. The song was "Lost In the Dream," the finale of The War On Drugs' performance, which itself capped off the Hideout Block Party...
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  • Music Box: Jersey band The Smithereens ride in for two shows at Rams Head On Stage

    The Smithereens saunter into town for two shows on Friday night at Rams Head On Stage in Annapolis (6 and 9 p.m.). The Jersey band reunited with their former producer Don Dixon for a 2011 all original songs project. Band leader Pat DiNizio and company...
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  • Lollapalooza after-parties include Afghan Whigs, Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes

    Lollapalooza after-parties include Afghan Whigs, Passion Pit, Alabama Shakes
    Once again the shows will just go on and on Lollapalooza weekend Aug. 3-5, with 31 after-party concerts at 13 venues over five nights to be announced Tuesday.  The after-parties for the annual festival in Grant Park include no headliners on par with...
  • Lollapalooza 2012 lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Black Keys headline

    Lollapalooza 2012 lineup: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Black Sabbath, Black Keys headline
    The 2012 Lollapalooza lineup to be announced Wednesday reaffirms that the culture of DJs and electronic artists is catching up with rock as a live attraction on the lucrative summer festival circuit.  Two of the rock headliners for the Aug. 3-5...
  • Sharon Van Etten learns how to share

    Sharon Van Etten learns how to share
    Sharon Van Etten was a struggling, uncertain artist trying to find an audience on tour in 2010 when she was awakened one morning with some life-changing news. The night before, the National’s Aaron Dessner had joined Bon Iver on stage at the...
  • The Walkmen run toward a new record, tour with Fleet Foxes

     
    The Walkmen have gotten a sprinter’s start as they prepare a follow-up to their 2010 album, “Lisbon” -- recording 18 songs ahead of schedule for the forthcoming record. So far, the new tracks have proved to be an exercise in sonic...
  • Book recommendations from poets and rock stars at The Millions

     
    What people who like to read liked reading this year....