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Concert Review: The 16th Annual New Years Eve Rock 'N' Roll Ball (with Soul Asylum setlist)

Concert Review: The 16th Annual New Years Eve Rock 'N' Roll Ball (with Soul Asylum setlist)
Monday night in Rosemont, part of one of the longest running New Year's Eve celebrations in Chicagoland, Soul Asylum capped 2012 and rang in 2013 with a little help from Miles Nielsen & The Rusted Hearts, Hairbanger's Ball and more live from the InterContinental O'Hare Chicago...

Interview: Dave Pirner (A Soul Asylum 2012 NYE Rock N' Roll Ball Concert Preview)

Interview: Dave Pirner (A Soul Asylum 2012 NYE Rock N' Roll Ball Concert Preview)
Heading to the Chicagoland area as part of the sixteenth annual New Year's Eve Rock N' Roll Ball at the InterContinental Chicago O'Hare Hotel, I spoke with Soul Asylum frontman Dave Pirner last week about the band's new album Delayed Reaction and the twentieth anniversary of the Grave Dancer's Union album...

Soul Asylum and Mike Doughty Live at Sheffield Garden Walk - 7/23/11

Soul Asylum and Mike Doughty Live at Sheffield Garden Walk - 7/23/11
As news started to break on Saturday morning that soul-singing, pop star Amy Winehouse had passed away at the very young age of 27, I couldn’t help but think that it might be kind of strange to go and see a rock show in only a few hours. Whether it was that news or the band’s revamped rhythm section (Prince & the New Power Generation member Michael Bland on drums and former Replacement Tommy Stinson on bass complement original members Dan Murphy and Dave Pirner… a veritable Minneapolis music who’s who), Soul Asylum was fired up on Saturday. ...
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