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Liz Phair continues to do it her way at The Fillmore

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Indie-Rock heroine Liz Phair’s sold out show at The Fillmore in San Francisco Thursday night was a homecoming of sorts. The 51 year old singer-songwriter and guitarist is touring in support of the recently released “Girly-Sound to Guyville,” a retrospective 25th Anniversary three disc set of her …

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David Byrne keeps making sense with American Utopia tour

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER 35 years after he guided The Talking Heads to “Stop Making Sense”, David Byrne clearly demonstrated that his genius continues to shine as he returned to share his view of an “American Utopia” at the Bill Graham Civic in San Francisco Wednesday evening. Backed by the precise …

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Jethro Tull celebrates 50 years at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER Taking the stage at the Greek Theatre to a backdrop of old color television consoles broadcasting scenes of Robert Kennedy, Vietnam and the Mexico City Olympics protest, Ian Anderson and his band arrived to perform a 50th Anniversary celebration of the music of Jethro Tull Saturday night …

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Angélique Kidjo rocks the Talking Heads at UC Theatre in Berkeley

BY DANIEL GLUSKOTER African musician Angélique Kidjo’s electrifying interpretation of the Talking Heads iconic album “Remain in Light” was a thrilling moment for those in attendance to experience at her concert Friday night at the UC Theatre in Berkeley. Kidjo, a 57 year old three time Grammy Award winning Beninese …

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