Stir announces rest of 2011 line-up

Stir Concert Cove revealed the rest of its initial 2011 summer line-up last night at a party held inside Harrah’s Casino. A July 5 Black Keys show had been announced long ago -- in fact, it's been sold out for quite some time, too -- and Mumford & Sons (June 14) were announced as somewhat of a teaser to last night's event by Harrah's last week. As for the new announcements from last night,...

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Hot Wax Holiday

We had time to kill before the 7:45 p.m. show at Aksarben Cinema, and having already grabbed a bite to eat decided for reasons of proximity to walk through Kohl's, whose overly ambitious catchphrase is "Expect Great Things." As I was strolling down one of the fluorescent-bright main aisles, somewhere between the jewelry counter and "notions" toward the checkout, I nearly stumbled over a stack of...

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A New Blog Site, Rockabilly, Blues & More

Welcome to the new world of Hoodoo, where I’ll be giving you updates online as The Reader continually makes its transition to the web. Please come visit me at HoodooRootsBlues.blogspot.com. Reader column content will also be reposted. Look for the next print version of the column in the April 21 issue and please bookmark the blog site. Pinetop Perkins Remembered The great blues piano man...

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A New Blog Site, Rockabilly, Blues & More

Welcome to the new world of Hoodoo, where I’ll be giving you updates online as The Reader continually makes its transition to the web. Please come visit me at HoodooRootsBlues.blogspot.com. Reader column content will also be reposted. Look for the next print version of the column in the April 21 issue and please bookmark the blog site. Pinetop Perkins Remembered The great blues piano man Pinetop...

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Digging Deeper

Dark Dark Dark's Marshall LaCount doesn't want this to sound like a boast. Or that he's an egotist. Really, all musicians are, he says. But that's not why he's hopeful and confident in the direction his band is taking. So there's this: “I think we’re ready to make our really great record next,” LaCount says. And this is despite the fact that Dark Dark Dark's latest album Wild Go just...

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Delicate Steve speaks, Stir Cove announcements and more

* Stir Cove concert organizers have set the bar high in advance of their summer lineup announcement this Thursday. A July 5 Black Keys show is already sold out and now the Harrah's Casino concert series is bringing Grammy-nominated folk rockers Mumford & Sons in for a June 14 show. Tickets for that one, on sale Friday, are $35. *Check out Delicate Steve Wednesday, April 14 at the Waiting Room...

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