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Newport Jazz Festival turns left

At this year's edition, there was very little you couldn't call jazz — maybe Afropop star Angelique Kidjo or, if you were being especially churlish, New Orleans trombonist and trumpeter Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews, with his funk-heavy set.
Now nonprofit, the event combines artistic and commercial viability
By JON GARELICK  |  August 12, 2011

Coachella 2011 Photos: WFNX Sapporo House

WFNX and Sapporo hosted band interviews and performances during Coachella | April 15-17, 2011
Freelance Whales, Foster The People, Jack's Mannequin, Mumford & Sons, The Joy Formidable, Cults, Neon Trees, Plan B, She Wants Revenge, The National
By  |  April 29, 2011
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Coachella 2011 Photos: The Strokes, The Presets and The National

Concert photos of bands performing at the 12th Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival  
 Coachella | Indio, CA | April 16, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  April 29, 2011
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Coachella 2011 Photos: Mumford & Sons, The Arcade Fire and Suede

Bands perform at the 12th Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival  
Coachella | Indio, CA | April 16, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  April 29, 2011
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Coachella 2011 Photos: Crystal Castles and Cut Copy

Concert photos of bands performing at the 12th Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival
Indio, CA | April 15, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  April 29, 2011
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Coachella builds a sweaty buzz over three days in the California desert

Coachella builds a sweaty buzz over three days in the California desert
Tough acts to follow
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  April 22, 2011


Mellow Bravo at Rock 'n' Roll Rumble

Out: Rock And Roll Rumble preliminary week

Midnight was fast approaching late last Thursday, April 7, when Keith Pierce of Mellow Bravo extended perhaps the standout set of this year's Rock And Roll Rumble preliminary week.
Don't call it a Battle of the Bands, k-thx
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  April 15, 2011
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Photos: Fourth night of preliminaries at Rock 'n' Roll Rumble

Mellow Bravo win the fourth night of Rumble preliminaries at TT's
 Rock 'n' Roll Rumble at TT The Bear's | April 7, 2011
By DEREK KOUYOUMJIAN  |  April 08, 2011
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Representing the badgeless at SXSW

Unofficially indie
Unofficially indie
By LIZ PELLY  |  March 25, 2011
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SXSW Music 2011 Photos Day 3: Wild Flag, Fishbone, Wu-Tang Clan, MellowHype, Motionless In White, Yelawolf

Live concert photos at SXSW Music Festival in Austin
 Wild Flag, Fishbone, Wu-Tang Clan and more
By KELLY DAVIDSON AND K. BONAMI  |  March 25, 2011
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SXSW Music 2011 Photos Day 3: Miami Horror, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Surfer Blood, Trap Them

Live concert photos at SXSW Music Festival in Austin
Miami Horror, Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Surfer Blood, Trap Them | SXSW | March 16, 2011
By JANICE CHECCHIO  |  March 25, 2011


Wild Flag photo by Kelly Davidson

The good, the bad, and the indie: Boston may have broken Austin at this year's SXSW

AUSTIN, TX — The South by Southwest Music and Media Conference hadn't even wrapped up its third day before local news outlets were already bitching about the rowdiest batch of spring-break hipsters Austin has seen in the event's 24-year history.
South by South Wasted
By MICHAEL MAROTTA  |  March 19, 2011
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Homegrown II: Shea's stadium

All too often, our music scene is referred to in the past tense.
Uniting 53 bands under one roof
By NOLAN GAWRON  |  October 15, 2010

Solid Sound Festival, Aug 13-15, Mass MoCA

Even if you don't love Wilco (anymore), it's hard to imagine a festival being much more pleasant and casually engaging than their inaugural event in North Adams.
Music Seen
By CHRISTOPHER GRAY  |  August 20, 2010