Distinctively Dodos

The Dodos are back to being a two-piece band and they just finished an album with longtime collaborator John Askew. But this year’s model of the Dodos has a few new angles to call its own. The most apparent thing about the just-released No Color is its directness, starting with opening song “Black Night”. The album is a sprightly, nimble and brighter than anything the band has done. And...

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Josh Garrett, Roomful of Blues, Jumpin’ & Swingin’

Last week I got so wrapped up in wistful longing for Austin’s SXSW events that I failed to give a good preview to Josh Garrett & the Bottomline. The band’s horn-driven Louisiana music hits the Zoo Bar Wednesday, March 16, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. So if you have this column in your hands in time on Wednesday, head on out to the Zoo. You won’t be disappointed. Fans of Tommy Castro and Tab Benoit should...

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Red Sky Mining

Speculation is always a dangerous proposition. It can be construed as rumor mongering, which to be honest, I've never shied away from (as long as there was some substance to the rumors, of course). But when it comes to Omaha’s first annual Red Sky Music Festival, speculation is all we have, for now. The event, slated to take place July 19-24 at the brand-spanking new Ameritrade Park, has been...

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<p>Satchel Grande’s James Cuato (left) and Chris Klemmensen jam during The Reader’s SXSW send-off show Monday night at The Waiting Room.  </p>And They Are Off

The Reader-sponsored South By Southwest band Satchel Grande played two hour-plus-long sets Monday night to a crowd of about 150 festive supporters as part of TR's send-off show. Frontman Chris Klemmensen said the band was scheduled to leave for Austin Tuesday at 8 a.m. Their SXSW gig is tonight (March 16) at Karma Lounge in Austin, 119 W. 8th St. The send-off show included raffles and...

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Kung Foo at the MAC

The Foo Fighters will be back in the metro on May 23 at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs. Tickets will go on sale March 19 at 10 a.m., are $49.50 and available at all Ticketmaster outlets and the MAC box office. Opening acts are Motorhead and Biffy Clyro.

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Wonderland Weds, Austin’s SXSW Approaches

Facebook friends and fans were able to follow the wedding day of Austin’s Carolyn Wonderland long-distance. The locally popular blues and roots artist married A. Whitney Brown of “Saturday Night Live” and more recently “Daily Show” fame on Friday, March 4. The a ceremony was on Doug Sahm Hill in Austin’s Butler Park. They were married by Michael Nesmith of The Monkees fame, who became...

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