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Thursday, June 24, 2010

Passion Pit, Crooked Fingers, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill and Usher

Though Michael Angelakos began Passion Pit as a solo project, writing songs for his girlfriend in his dorm room at Boston’s Emerson College, a lineup of Berklee College of Music students formed around him, and within a year the enthused synth-pop group’s Chunk of Change EP was charming all the right music blogs. Manners, the group’s 2009 full-length debut, proved the band’s broader commercial...
Friday, June 25, 2010

Tonight @ U.S. Cellular Connection Stage, Summerfest, 10 p.m.

Twenty years ago, the militantly political rap band Public Enemy would have been a controversial booking for a music festival like Summerfest, but the group has softened its image over the years. Leader Chuck D has embraced his role as a...
Friday, Aug. 15, 2008

Tonight @ the Stonefly Brewery - 10 p.m.

The title of tonight’s 10 p.m. bill at the Stonefly Brewery, “A Tribute To Inspiration: An Evening of Public Enemy,” overstates its case a bit. Milwaukee’s meat-and-potatoes rappers weren’t overly inspired by Public Enemy’s riotous cacophony, as least no more than any other rappers. Nonetheless, tonight . . .

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