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Taking its name from revolutionary rebels in Nicaragua, Sandinista!, The Clash’s groundbreaking album from 1980, is “an exciting, sprawling mess,” according to writer Jimmy...

Watermelon Slim & the Workers

Watermelon Slim is an ex-reporter, ex-sanitation truck driver, ex-lots-of-jobs bluesman and Vietnam vet who quit the “real world” after a heart attack in 2002...

Everyday People

Singer-songwriter-multi-instrumentalist Keite Young doesn’t waste a lot of time thinking about labels. But bring up the term “neo-soul” — a marketing catchphrase dating back...

It’s Time to Party

Several years ago, a solo singer-songwriter with long, greasy hair, a five o'clock shadow - and a body frame that otherwise would have qualified...

The Von Ehrics

If you listen to any Dropkick Murphys album, you get a sense that Boston, their hometown, is largely made up of blue-collar punks who...

It’s Time to Party

Several years ago, a solo singer-songwriter with long, greasy hair, a five o’clock shadow — and a body frame that otherwise would have qualified...

Song of Himself

The next time Texas balladeer Steven Fromholz performs here, you might be snapping your fingers rather than applauding. “I will be dressing all in black...

Anjani

“There’s perfume burning in the air / Bits of beauty everywhere,” sings jazz pianist-vocalist Anjani on the opener to Blue Alert, her third album....

Oliver Future

Oliver Future maybe may be the hardest-working unsigned band around. They’ve committed themselves to the stage, the road, and the studio as ferociously as...

For the Children

Last Saturday at 6th Street Live, some marquee rawkers piled into the Westside club to do that thing they do and also to raise...