REVIEW BY KATIE MOULTON Seven songs in, I was afraid I wouldn't make it out awake. Eight songs in, and the Amp energy garbage I had chugged to prevent just such an experience was crashing hard against Jakob Dylan and the Wallflowers' mellow vibes. Dylan emerged quietly last night, his thin frame ... More >>
Twangfest 13 closed out on Saturday, June 13 at the Duck Room, but you could consider the Pageant debut for Jenny Lewis (supported by indie twang-blues rockers Deer Tick and the droll and self-consciously eclectic Farmer Dave) an unofficial fifth night. And yet the vast majority of the capacity crow ... More >>
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