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10 YEARS AND A LOT OF CLOCKENFLAP!

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Review by Scott Murphy November 17th, 2017 – Hong Kong When the Clockenflap Festival began in Hong Kong 10 years ago, the venue was the back of Cyberport in Pokfulam. There was one stage, with a couple handfuls of buzzing international alternative acts, a few thousand attendees, a makeshift food stand and a single Ardbeg stall liberally pouring whisky so ... Read More »

Upright Man to Walk Tall at Stanhope House in New Jersey

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Interview by Danny Coleman  “We all met in a composition class at NYU and we wound up writing a couple of tunes together and that’s where it all started,” says bassist Nick Katz of the New York based band Upright Man as they prepare for their November 19 show at The Stanhope House in Stanhope, NJ. A cornucopia of influences make up the group and they credit various genres, musicians and ... Read More »

Marley Sons Lead Army of Pop Stars in 40th Anniversary of Exodus Album Live

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Review + photos by L Paul Mann November 1, 2017 |  Los Angeles, CA –  Stephen and Ziggy Marley came to the Orpheum theater in downtown Los Angeles on November 1, to perform a unique concert celebrating the 40th anniversary of their fathers classic Reggae album, Exodus.  The ornate venue in the heart of the original theater district of America’s movie capital was ... Read More »

Photos: Hard Rock Hell HRHXI at Hafan y Mor Holiday Park in North Wales

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Hard Rock Hell HRHXI November 9, 2017 | Pwhelli, North Wales Photos by Pete Key DEE SNIDER BLACK ACES WAYWARD SONS IDLEWAR KILLCODE For more info on Hard Rock Hell, please visit: Official website: https://www.hardrockhell.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hardrockhell Photos appearing on this page are the property of Pete Key. They are protected by U.S. Copyright Laws and will not be downloaded or reproduced ... Read More »

Avett Brothers at the Chicago Theatre

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Photos by Mike McCawley November 9, 2017 | Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL –  At 8:15 sharp and without any openers, The Avett Brothers took the stage for the first of three night sold-out concerts at the historic Chicago Theatre. The crowd rose to their feet at the familiar opening refrains of Tom Petty’s “You Don’t Know How it Feels” and stayed ... Read More »

The Red Button Release New Music

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Interview by Danny Coleman  “I think,” says Mike Reukberg who comprises one half of the retro-sounding band known as The Red Button. “I think we are rock’s greatest odd couple. We don’t agree on much but we do agree on music!”  “I was finishing up a solo CD in the studio and there was Mike just hanging out and we just got into a conversation ... Read More »