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08.12.2013 | | Posted at 10:00 AM
By Evan Rytlewski
Few things are more insulting to fans than when artists cancel shows because of "scheduling conflicts," which almost always have less to do with schedules than with bottom lines. Typically when artists bail out of scheduled shows, it's because the show either wasn't selling or the artist received a more lucrative offer to perform elsewhere. Either way, it's a slap in the face of small-market fans�...
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
“Shepherd Express? Is that a fast herd of sheep or something,” asks Dick Chudnow, who co-founded ComedySportz with Bob Orvis in 1984. Orvis recalls those early days: “We’d go out and people hadn’t even seen
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
 When it came to writing the follow-up to their DIY album Take the Kids Off Broadway, Sam France and Jonathan Rado of the California band Foxygen didn’t have to search too long to find inspiration. The duo experienced a fury of creativity long before they headed to the studio. That’s
07.22.2013 | | Posted at 09:40 AM

With a new lineup

By Shepherd Express Staff
Indie-rock veterans Built to Spill will return to the Turner Hall Ballroom on Friday, November 15, the venue announced this morning. They last played the ballroom in 2010, when they were touring behind their latest album, 2009's There is No Enemy. The band had been fairly quiet in the years since, taking a rare break from the road before announcing a new lineup this year. Longtime drummer Scott Pl...
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

MSO performs his first and final symphonies

 Brahms may not have been the most enterprising of composers. The first of his four symphonies was 20 years in the making, a gestation period culminating in an initial performance in 1876 when the composer was 44 years
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Shoop-Kassner’s art book for the Grand Avenue Club

The Grand Avenue Club (GAC) strives to provide adults affected by mental illness with a variety of opportunities to build community and engage in productive educational and work experiences. Painter Colleen Shoop-Kassner
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
 Edwin Congreave says that Foals recent third album, Holy Fire, was easily the least stressful and smoothest album the group has made. “This album, we made it in London,” the keyboardist
Tuesday, May 7, 2013

May 6, 2013

I’ll always recall the first time I saw Crystal Castles live, because it was at Lollapalloza, and singer Alice Glass punched a fan in the face. Even from half a crowd away, it looked like a solid

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