Show Preview: Noise for the Needy Begins Tonight, Th. 6/20

This year’s Noise for the Needy kicks off this evening, June 20th. This year it’s all about Ballard, with venues Conor Byrne, the Sunset, the Tractor and Hattie’s Hat featuring performances by artists such as Kris Orlowski, Said the Whale, James Apollo, Gladiators Eat Fire and Manplus. Tix are only $10-$15, and proceeds for the […]

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Photos: Fox and the Law in 2012

Last year I caught six Fox and the Law shows. They sure played many more shows than that in the area, but here are my photos of the following shows: A Planned Parenthood benefit at the Crocodile in May, a Noise for the Needy benefit at the High Dive in June, a summer show at […]

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Photos: The Grizzled Mighty in 2012

I’m pretty sure the Grizzled Mighty was my most photographed band of 2012. It’s possible there might be a tossup between them and Fox and the Law, but I think the Grizzled Mighty has the tiebreaker by one show. I saw the duo play the Sunset, the Comet (as part of Noise for the Needy), […]

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Photos: Noise for the Needy w/ JD McPherson, Henry at War, Rats in the Grass @ the Tractor

JD McPherson, Henry at War and Rats in the Grass appeared at the Tractor on June 1st as part of this year’s Noise for the Needy benefit. McPherson’s debut (technically re-released) Signs and Signifiers is out now on Rounder Records. John Rudolph volunteered his time and talents to photograph the Oklahoman artist who was joined […]

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Photos: The Spinning Whips @ the Sunset Tavern

The Spinning Whips were part of this year’s Noise for the Needy by performing a show on a lovely evening at Ballard’s Sunset Tavern on June 10th. You really should check this band out live – they are awesome and unique. You’ll see what I’m talking about if you see their upcoming High Dive date […]

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