Archive for August, 2011

Guided By Voices - the Classic version.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011

Guided By Voices has been devoted to the lo-fi indie rock sound, recording their albums on four-track tape decks. After breaking up in 2004 Robert Pollard has reunited the “classic” GBV line-up for several festival dates including Hopscotch Music Festival on September 8.
Guided By Voices
Hopscotch Music Festival
Photo Credit: Michael Lavine

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Cat Power at Lou Fest

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Chan Marshall, aka Cat Power emerged from New York’s indie rock scene in the 1990s to record and perform powerful music ranging from bluesy jams to raw electric guitar ballads. You can see her at Lou Fest on August 28.
Cat Power
Lou Fest
Photo Credit: Stefano Giovannini

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Art Brut Brilliant! Tragic!

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

English art-rock band Art Brut bring their brash indie rock back with a fourth studio album title Brilliant! Tragic!. You can see them live at the Sunset Junction Festival in Los Angeles August 27.
Art Brut
Sunset Junction Festival

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Teatr Wiczy at Edinburgh Fringe

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Teatr Wiczy remains one of the premiere alternative theatre companies in Poland. Through improvisation and an expressive visual style, Teatr Wiczy weaves narratives that explore the human experience. You can see the production ‘I, the Dictator’ at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe August 9 - 28.
Teatr Wiczy
Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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Diego’s Umbrella tour their Gypsy Rock

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

What do you get when you mix flamenco, klezmer and Latin music? Diego’s Umbrella! These urban gringo mariachis introduce the world to Gypsy Rock with their unforgettable performances. You can see them live at Musikfest August 5 and 7 ant at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival August 14.
Diego’s Umbrella
Musikfest
Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival

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