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  1. Dolly Parton Rediscovers Her Roots at the Ryman: Concert Review

    7:10 pm PDT 08/03/2015
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    After 12 years away, "Backwoods Barbie" brings her down-home tunes to a storied Nashville stage. READ MORE

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  2. Miguel Lands His Wildheart Tour at Terminal 5 in NYC (Photos)

    12:47 pm PDT 08/03/2015
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    The R&B rocker celebrated the dualities of his catalog and preached on free-spiritedness to the sold-out venue: "Society will tell you that normal is one thing, and I don't believe that. F— normality." READ MORE

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  3. Miguel Preaches 'Wildheart' Free-Spiritedness, Crowd-Surfs Through Terminal 5 in NYC: Concert Review

    12:12 pm PDT 08/03/2015
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    "Believe in yourself enough to ignore all the bullshit, and I promise you, you'll be happy — and we need more happy people in this world." READ MORE

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  4. Star-Studded Crowd Toasts Rush at the Forum for Last (Ever?) Show: Concert Review

    9:16 pm PDT 08/02/2015
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    The beloved band wraps 40th anniversary tour in Los Angeles with a powerful and memorable career-spanning set for the ages. READ MORE

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  5. One Enchanted Evening with Micky Dolenz of the Monkees: Concert Review

    4:46 pm PDT 07/08/2015
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    Hearing classic hits, show tunes and loads of funny anecdotes is enough to make anyone a "Daydream Believer." READ MORE

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  6. Grateful Dead, Trey Anastasio Let It Grow at Fare Thee Well Chicago Kick-Off: Concert Review

    10:55 pm PDT 07/03/2015
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    The mood was rowdy and energetic but peaceful and relatively calm as the masses rushed in to both celebrate one more time and bid farewell. READ MORE

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  7. St. Vincent, Beastie Boys' Ad-Rock Join High Schoolers in David Byrne-Curated Tribute to Color Guard: Concert Review

    2:18 pm PDT 06/30/2015
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    Brooklyn's Barclays Center played host to a one-of-a-kind experience conceived by a genre-defying artist. READ MORE

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  8. Richard Thompson Pulls Double Duty at Town Hall by Opening for Himself: Concert Review

    10:17 am PDT 06/29/2015
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    For once, tight-fisted visa officials give concert-goers a gift as fans get to see the acoustic and electric sides of the revered guitarist. READ MORE

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  9. Bette Midler Raids the Vaults of Pop History in Intimate Arena Show: Concert Review

    1:23 pm PDT 06/26/2015
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    Bette Midler sampled her decades-spanning songbook before an adoring New York crowd in her first tour in more than ten years. READ MORE

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  10. Spoon Brings 'Soul' to Brooklyn: Concert Review

    6:09 pm PDT 06/17/2015
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    The less-famous-than-they-should-be Austin group's latest album takes center stage at the recently reopened Kings Theater. READ MORE

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  11. A Decade After Arcade Fire's Troubadour Debut, Will Butler Returns as a Solo Artist: Concert Review

    6:18 pm PDT 05/28/2015
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    An engaging performance, if not entirely memorable, marks a solid start for the multi-instrumentalist. READ MORE

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  12. U2 Delivers Life-Affirming Show Following Tour Manager's Unexpected Death: Concert Review

    1:02 pm PDT 05/28/2015
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    Utilizing the most clever and advanced production design of any rock tour in the 21st century, the band builds a successfully cohesive theatrical narrative around the themes of their maligned “Songs of Innocence” album. READ MORE

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  13. The Who Doles Out Hits and Disses at Brooklyn Tour Stop: Concert Review

    8:00 am PDT 05/28/2015
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    Fifty years after their debut album, Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend prove they've still got the goods, even if they're a little crankier for the wear. READ MORE

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  14. Rolling Stones Sucking in Their Seventies? Hardly: Concert Review

    2:47 pm PDT 05/25/2015
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    The road warriors transcend jokes about the band's advanced years by kicking off a 15-city stadium tour with a ferociously well performed set of mostly '70s favorites. READ MORE

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  15. Still Getting Over Civil Wars Shell-Shock, Joy Williams Lays Bare at the El Rey: Concert Review

    2:33 pm PDT 05/21/2015
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    And now for her third act: solo star. READ MORE

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  16. After a Decade Away, Sleater-Kinney Slays L.A.: Concert Review

    11:36 am PDT 05/02/2015
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    The influential girl group performs a high-energy set spanning an impressive career. READ MORE

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  17. John Mellencamp Delivers Triumphant, Career-Spanning Show at the Apollo: Concert Review

    4:30 pm PDT 04/24/2015
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    The 63-Year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member is touring in support of his critically acclaimed "Plain Spoken" album READ MORE

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  18. At Staples Center, Barry Manilow Brings On the Hits 'One Last Time': Concert Review

    4:46 pm PDT 04/15/2015
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    No Fanilow left disappointed as the 71-year-old singer delivered the songs that still make the whole world sing. READ MORE

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  19. FKA Twigs Contorts, Slithers, Transforms Debut Album at L.A.'s Belasco Theatre: Concert Review

    1:34 pm PDT 04/15/2015
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    The singer's between-the-Coachellas concert took on the feel of a moody performance art piece. READ MORE

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  20. TV On The Radio Brings 'Seeds' and Light to L.A.'s Palladium: Concert Review

    5:16 pm PDT 04/04/2015
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    Touring behind Seeds, the band's first album since the 2011 death of longtime bassist Gerard Smith, a sense of "darkness and despair" gives way to a luminescent performance. READ MORE

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