Home / Tag: Shepherd Express
Sunday, June 29, 2008

Tonight @ Frank's Power Planet

Sounding like a more popish Joan Jett backed by the same retro energy that propelled The 5.6.7.8s to brief but ubiquitous commercial exposure, Plexi 3 are returning home from a busy tour of the Eastern states. Their 9 p.m. show at Frank’s Power Planet tonight is a pleasant reminder...
Sunday, June 29, 2008

Galactic, Polyphonic Spree, Michael Franti

New Orleans’ Galactic is one of the few bands in the jam scene to attempt hip-hop without embarrassing themselves. Unlike all the bands that condescend with snot-nosed, novelty covers of rap hits or time with monotone raps, Galactic challenges themselves with more thoughtful, complex hip-hop rhythms...
Saturday, June 28, 2008

Tonight @ the M&I Classic Rock Stage

Debbie Harry’s recent show at the Turner Hall Ballroom wasn’t particularly well received—no surprise, since she was touring behind an awful solo album and refused to play any Blondie songs. Tonight, however, she should offer a make good for jilted when she reaches into her considerable bag of New Wave...
Saturday, June 28, 2008

Dashboard Confessional, Trace Adkins

The airwaves are saturated with dozens of banal singer-songwriters and emo bands, so its curious that Dashboard Confessional and frontman Chris Carrabba, one of the more harmless of the lot, has sparked such an venomous army of detractors. Sure, Carrabba’s earnest heart-on-sleevery isn’t for everyone...

0|12