Shovels and Rope – 4/19/14 – The Bartlett, Spokane, WA

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Shovels and Rope with Parker Millsap 4/19/14 – The Bartlett, Spokane, WA Review, photos and video by thenaturalstoner   Shovels and Rope brought their fantastic husband and wife band to one of Spokane, Washingtons newest music venues tonight and had the sold-out crowd dancing and jumping and hootin’ and hoolerin’ along for a solid 90 minute release of folk-country-rock energy.  We got to The Bartlett around 7:30pm for the 8 o’clock show and opening act Parker Millsap and bandmates Michael Rose and Daniel Foulks came ... Read More

4/19/14 Local H @ DC9 in Washington, DC

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So I've written a handful of Local H reviews already and I feel like I can't possibly be creative anymore in my reviews for them. Of course I'm going to say they killed it! They always do! Of course I'm going to say they left me with a "high" that will be with  me for weeks, they always do! Of course I'm going to tell you that if you've never seen them live that you have to...The only new thing about tonight's ... Read More

Drive-By Truckers Rocks Columbia, MO – The Blue Note – 04-17-14

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Drive-By Truckers 04/17/2014 The Blue Note, Columbia, MO Words/Video/Photos by BeezNutzSTL First and foremost I want to say Thank you to The Blue Note for always running fun promotional contests via social media. Which is how I won these tickets to attend this awesome show. Do yourself a favor and go follow them, like them and LOVE them now and you can be the next winner. I found out I won these about 6:30 day of show. Its a 90 mile drive to Columbia, well ... Read More

Jerry Seinfeld and Larry Miller 4/12/14 – Beasley Coliseum, Pullman, WA

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Jerry Seinfeld and Larry Miller 4/12/14 – Beasley Coliseum, Pullman, WA Review, videos, and photos by thenaturalstoner   While Mom’s Weekend on the Washington State University campus is packed full of events every year, us “locals” typically hunker down and stay inside to avoid the massive influx of people and drunken carnage that comes along with the moms.  I have always heard that more booze, condoms, and morning after pills are purchased this weekend than any other in Pullman, Washington, and I believe that.  While ... Read More

Jack White Touring North America

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During times that legendary musicians aren't stopping by Third Man Records to record things in every way besides typical, Jack White does indeed fancy himself a live musician. Besides a handful of Festival dates, the pale faced guitar beast has scheduled a bakers dozen of dates across North America, kicking off in Tulsa on May 29th. Fox Theater in St. Louis AND Detroit are happening, as well as two nights in Chicago before the tour "closer" at the Air Canada Centre in ... Read More

Meat Puppets and The Moistboyz @ Fox Theater – Boulder, CO 04/02/14

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Hanging with folks this week who have fond memories of the Meat Puppets opening for Ween at Red Rocks some years back. So of course the amazing Red Rocks Amphitheater was part of the day's sight seeing tour, along with a walk on campus at University of Colorado where I sat in on a Psych class for no reason whatsoever. Tonight we're in Boulder at The Fox Theater, and it's a tad later show. Doors at 8:30. Moistboyz at 9 and the Meat ... Read More

Moistboyz and The Meat Puppets @ The Gothic Theater – Denver, CO 04/01/14

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Exactly one year after taking a road trip down to Pennsylvania to catch The Meat Puppets in Ween Country for two nights, tonight we kick off another double dip of the Meat Puppets, this time with The Moistboyz in the great state of Colorado. Always a good time when you could get me off the east coast. Last time I crossed time zones was Soundgraden at The Gorge Amphitheater  in Washington in 2011. Now it's Denver's turn to have me inside of ... Read More

Leverage Models Invade Vintage Vinyl, 03/18/14

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Leverage Models Vintage Vinyl, St. Louis, MO 03/18/14 By BzNtzSTL I just can't stay away from Vintage Vinyl and, its for good reason too. The special events/instores they frequently host are just too good to pass up. On a nice, chilly Tuesday night in St. Louis, the Leverage Models from New York stopped by the give everyone reason to funk it up. Earlier in the week I won a Twitter contest put on by Vintage Vinyl for ZZ Ward concert tickets. I had ... Read More

The Lonely Wild Live From Vintage Vinyl 03.06.14

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The Lonely Wild Vintage Vinyl 03.06.14 by bzntzstl Before thier show later that evening at The Old Rock House, The Lonely Wild came to Vintage Vinyl in The Delmar Loop for a intimiate performance. I was lucky enough to of caught the instore put on by Royal Teeth earlier that day so I hung around the famous loop and grabbed a bite to eat. It was a bright, very sunny day in St. Louis the perfect weather for getting out of the house for some ... Read More

Local H Add Spring Tour Dates For The East Coast

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Local H is currently on the inaugural tour with new drummer Ryan Harding, and by all indications things seem to be moving along smoother than a friction-less surface.  So after endless nights awake looking for shooting stars to pass along the sky it turns out the band has added more gigs to this trek. With a handful of shows left for March ending with a Scott Lucas solo spot in Forest Park, IL, the boys will head further east hitting towns Local ... Read More

Royal Teeth Brings Their ” Glow ” to Vintage Vinyl 03.06.2014

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Royal Teeth 03.06.14 by bzntzstl On a beautiful, bright day in the Delmar loop in Saint Louis, MO. Royal Teeth, a five piece band from New Orleans, LA stopped by Vintage Vinyl for a stripped down acoustic performance before their show at the Demo later that evening. They are on the road promoting their latest release " Glow " which is on Dangerbird Records and features the single " Wild ". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wLbdGZ2tAx8& It is always a wonderful feeling being at Vintage Vinyl, good ... Read More

Tool – 3/4/2014 Spokane Arena – Spokane, Washington

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Tool – 3/4/2014 Spokane Arena – Spokane, Washington Video and Words by thenaturalstoner, Photos by thenaturalstoner and Mouph Breaver   Full Concert Confessions Disclosure Intro: I am a Tool noob.  Not the biggest noob of all time mind you, but one nonetheless.  I know and enjoy most of the popular songs, but have not taken the time in my past to delve deep into their catalog.  This is a self-admitted mistake and something I hope to rectify down the line.  Regardless of my naivety, I ... Read More

Linkin Park Touring North America w/ 30 Seconds To Mars and AFI

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So with all that Stone Temple Pilots stuff on the back burner for now, it looks as if Linkin Park will dust off their gear and hit the road once again. Joined by a band fronted by a movie star 30 Seconds To Mars and special guests AFI, the trek will hit loads of outdoor venues and arenas beginning this August in Florida. They'll take things up the east coast and back across the country through Texas and wrapping up in California ... Read More

Summerland Returns For 2014 With Everclear, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog

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Art Alexakis is still looking to cash in on you missing the 1990’s. Summerland will return for the third consecutive year. This time out, Soul Asylum, Eve 6, and Spacehog will round out the lineup, with Everclear taking the top slot. Here is where you can catch the nostalgia in 2014. It is worth noting that the only Canadian date takes place in a city called Medicine Hat. Way to go Canada Summerland 2014 Tour Dates: 6/13 Pompano Beach, FL – Pompano Beach Amphitheatre 6/14 St. ... Read More

Primus Hitting The Road w/ Dean Ween Group This May/June

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Let's break it down for you. Les Claypool recently released a new record with  Duo De Twang titled Four Foot Shack. Also, the man known as Dean Ween is currently touring with the Moistboyz. Now forget the last two sentences, because if you're looking at this post you're here to find out tour dates for Primus and The Dean Ween Group (not to be confused with the Moistboyz), which kicks off May 1st through the 3rd at the Brooklyn Bowl's  Las Vegas location. ... Read More

Hall & Oates Bring Adult Education to Oklahoma – 2/28/14

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Hall & Oates - 2/28/14 Grand Casino - Shawnee, OK Words/Photos by Steven Anthony For the last few years Hall & Oates have extensively toured throughout the United States, peppering dates in seemingly every corner of America. They generally make a few stops here in my home state of Oklahoma, and 2014 is no different with the band finding themselves closing out February in Shawnee at the new venue inside the Grand Casino. For a little over 90 minutes, Daryl Hall and John Oates delivered hit ... Read More

TOUR DATES: Yonder Mountain String Band Spring Dates / Lineup Summer Festival Schedule

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Yonder Mountain String Band Set To Hit Road for Spring Trek / Announce Festival Plans.  As the calendar turned to 2014 and the members of the Yonder Mountain String Band set out for their Winter tour... they forgot to pick up one quarter of the band on their way to the first stop. Actually Jeff Austin decided to sit this one out and instead spend a few months of quality time with his wife and recently born baby girl.  The other three members ... Read More

Arctic Monkeys Invade The Pageant in St. Louis 2/15/2014

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Arctic Monkeys Invade The Pageant in St. Louis 2/15/2014 Words and Pictures by Bradley Darby (Follow @DarbySTL / LIKE DarbySTL)   105.7 The Point has done a great job over the past 21 years bringing some of the biggest names in modern rock to town to celebrate Halloween, Christmas, and their Birthday by playing shows across St. Louis. When this one was announced back in the Fall it was no question that this would sell out. The Arctic Monkeys have played at The Pageant before ... Read More

Biffy Clyro 02/14/14: El Rey Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

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While I recognized the name Biffy Clyro, I only started to pay attention to the band after they became the latest temper tantrum target for the once great artist known as Trent Reznor. In a tweet sent right before the massive Reading Festival across the pond in the United Kingdom, the Academy Award winner was upset that some “whoever the fuck they are” band was not only following Nine Inch Nails, they also “fucked him” on production. Not knowing a damn thing ... Read More

Failure 02/13/14: El Rey Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

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It has been exactly 47 hours since I stood five feet away from Failure as they played live music and the truth of the matter is that I still don’t believe it happened. The group has been number one on my list of bands I want to see reunite since I rescued Fantastic Planet from a discount bin at well-known Bay Area record store. That lone purchase I made on that afternoon in October 1998 would end up becoming my favorite album ... Read More

Ghost Return To North America With Spring 2014 Tour

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Ghost will return to North America in April as the ghoulish rockers will hit the road for a month long trek. The tour will cover most major markets and feature King Dude as main support. Here is where you can catch the mighty Ghost. 4/17 - Toronto, ON @ Phoenix Theatre 4/18 - Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE 4/19 - Chicago, IL @ The Vic Theatre 4/20 - St. Louis, MO @ Pagent 4/22 - Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater 4/23 - Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theater 4/25 - ... Read More

Alice In Chains Announce Spring 2014 U.S. Tour Dates

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Good news for those in B level markets and neighborhoods with casinos. Alice In Chains will be paying you a visit later this year. Still supporting the highly forgettable The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here, check out where you can catch Jerry and the gang below in the United States later this year. Alice In Chains Spring 2014 U.S. Tour Dates:   04/25 Tulsa, OK – Brady Theater 04/26 Thackerville, OK – Winstar World Casino & Resort 04/28 Austin, TX – Moody Theatre (ACL Live) 05/01 Tunica, MS – ... Read More

Joseph Arthur 01/23/14: McCabe’s Guitar Shop – Santa Monica California

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With a smorgasbord of musicians spread across Southern California for the annual NAMM convention, Joseph Arthur once again found himself west of the 405 freeway for a night of hilarious comedy. Did I say comedy? I meant music. To be fair the intimate late night set at McCabe’s Guitar Shop in Santa Monica was a 50/50 split of both, much to the delight of those who politely turned off their phones  and turned their focus onto the man who had recently returned ... Read More

Guns N’ Roses Top 2014 Rock On The Range Lineup

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For the 8th year in a row, a massive football stadium in Columbus Ohio will host the Rock on the Range Festival. Artists set to bring the HARD AND THE HEAVY to THE Ohio State University include Guns N’ Roses, Slayer, Mastodon and many more. For more information, check out the Rock on the Range website. Read More

Watch Helmet’s Ferocious KEXP Session

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It’s crazy to think that Helmet has been cranking out tasty heavy metal jams for over twenty years. With no new album to support, hardcore 49ers fan Page Hamilton and the gang ventured into the enemy territory known as Seattle for a few gigs with Wire. During their stop in the Emerald City, the band took time to record a quick session for local radio powerhouse KEXP. You can enjoy Helmet performing with headphones on down below. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=s4LxLkDAhUw To read past Helmet confessions from ... Read More

Modest Mouse, The National, & More Set For Shaky Knees Festival 2014

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  Atlanta will suck a little less during the weekend of May 9th through 11th as the Shaky Knees Music Festival will hit the cities Atlantic Center. The National, Modest Mouse, and a third headliner to be announced will be making appearances in the ATL. Highlights from lower down on the card include Blitzen Trapper, Cold War Kids and Jason Isbell. For all information on Shaky Knees 2014, head to the official website.   Read More