13 Aug, 2013

Your Favorite Shows of the Summer

Last week, we asked you to recall your favorite summer shows. Here is what you said:

The Dead End Drivers

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“The Dead End Drivers are an indie rock band started by Ian Tyson, Luke Hubka from Littleton, Colorado. Their music is influenced by artists such as Led Zeppelin, Young the Giant, Mumford & Sons, and The Beatles. It’s members include Ian Tyson (lead guitar, vocals), Luke Hubka (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Matt Wilson (drums), and Sam Martens (bass, vocals). The Dead End Drivers have a unique, homegrown sound and loves to share their talents with others.”

Two Gallants at The Fox

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“Two Gallants is a folk rock duo from San Francisco, California. The name comes from the title of a story by James Joyce in Dubliners.”

Nico Vega at the Bluebird

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“Nico Vega is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California, formed in 2005 by Mike Peña, named after his mother. The band consists of lead singer Aja Volkman, guitarist Rich Koehler, drummer Dan Epand, and bassist Jamila Weaver.”

Snackcakes and Beer

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“We are like if Oskar Blues and Little Debbie had a love child, and it was given up to be adopted and raised by Jimi Hendrix.”

Jimmy Eat World at the Ogden

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“Jimmy Eat World is an American rock band from Mesa, Arizona, that formed in 1993. The band is composed of lead vocalist and guitarist Jim Adkins, guitarist and backing vocalist Tom Linton, bassist Rick Burch and drummer Zach Lind.”

Father John Misty at the Gothic

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“Joshua Tillman is an American folk singer, guitarist, drummer, and songwriter, currently performing under the moniker Father John Misty”

Daikaiju at the SeventhCircle MusicCollective

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“Who is the Daikaiju??? Premium action heroes deliver most high rocket music! Special reverb skill combo for full impact! Loud sonic boom for earful pleasure! Beautiful radiation of hyper-dimensional springy sound creates divine psychic wind for your special defense! Worship Psycho-surf band Daikaiju daily for good luck and health!”

Foals at the Ogden

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“Foals are an English indie rock band from Oxford, England. They are currently signed to Warner Bros Records. They released their debut album Antidotes on 24 March 2008 in the UK, and 8 April 2008 in the US.”

JSBX at the Bluebird

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“The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion are an American alternative rock trio, formed in 1991 and based out of New York City, New York. The band consists of Judah Bauer on guitar, backing vocals, harmonica and occasional lead vocals, Russell Simins ondrums and Jon Spencer on vocals, guitar and theremin.”

Grizzly Bear at the Ogden

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“Grizzly Bear is an American rock band from Brooklyn, New York, formed in 2002. The band consists of Edward Droste, Daniel Rossen, Chris Taylor and Christopher Bear. The band employs traditional and electronic instruments”

Queens of the Stone Age at Red Rocks

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“Queens of the Stone Age is an American rock band from Palm Desert, California, United States, formed in 1996″

Bombino at the Fox

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“Omara “Bombino” Moctar is a internationally acclaimed Tuareg guitarist and singer-songwriter from Agadez, Niger. His music frequently addresses Tuareg geopolitical concerns and is sung in the Tuareg language of Tamashek.”

Mudhoney at UMS

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“Mudhoney is an American Grunge band. Formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1988 following the demise of Green River, Mudhoney’s members are vocalist and rhythm guitarist Mark Arm, lead guitarist Steve Turner, bassist Guy Maddison, and drummer Dan Peters.”

Amanda Palmer at Red Rocks

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“Amanda MacKinnon Gaiman Palmer, sometimes known as Amanda Fucking Palmer, is an American performer who first rose to prominence as the lead singer, pianist, and lyricist/composer of the duo The Dresden Dolls.”

The Yawpers at Illegal Petes’

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“Led by dynamic young singer-songwriter Nate Cook and guitarist Jesse Parmet, emerging Boulder trio The Yawpers (named after Walt Whitman’s promise to “sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world”) recall a grittier version of Wilco, with as much raw country sensibility as twisted indie imagination.”

 

 

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