Posts in category "Dance Parties"

Keeping Up with the Joneses: The Many Moves of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings at The Vic

Keeping Up with the Joneses: The Many Moves of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings at The Vic
After more than two years off the stage, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings have been touring heavily this year in celebration of their much anticipated 2014 release: Give the People What They Want.   Delayed from its slated 2013 debut, her answer came in action as fans penned love, hope,  support, and requests for a... Read more »

I Outlived Jesus! My 34 Favorite Songs to Listen to on my 34th Birthday

I Outlived Jesus! My 34 Favorite Songs to Listen to on my 34th Birthday
I decided to make myself a playlist for my birthday and you’re all invited to celebrate and listen with me. If you don’t like these songs I would apologize but it’s my birthday, so I’m not gonna.   1. the most underrated birthday song ever 2. Such a fun song. This is the last one... Read more »

15 Shades of Trey

15 Shades of Trey
Before getting hip to soliciting 100 BMG CD’s for a penny, the third album I bought with my own (babysitting) money was Harvest, by Neil Young.  I  just about broke my seventh-grade Walkman flipping between the anti-war lyrics and upbeat tempo of Are You Ready for The Country?, and the hopeful frustration of the human condition within Heart of... Read more »
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What I Learned at North Coast: 5 Moves Every DJ Makes

What I Learned at North Coast: 5 Moves Every DJ Makes
Over Labor Day weekend I luxuriated in the VIP of the North Coast Music Festival thanks to my press pass. One of the perks was access to the VIP section in the crowd for every stage. You can see it on the map displayed here- it’s basically the front left (if you’re standing on the... Read more »

Twelve Habits of the Bad Neighbor

A wise man once said, “You take the good, you take the bad, you take them both and there you have, the facts of life.” I think it was George Clooney. He may as well have been talking about neighborhoods, as one of the facts of life is that as much as there are good... Read more »

Best of Bonnaroo 2011

The stage was a hodge-podge of musicians and singers notably Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, Dr. John, the horn section from Preservation Jazzhall Band and the drummer from My Morning Jacket. Performing old school Dr. John jams and some Bayou standers, it was a massive output of sounds with a very strong New Orleans flavor. Packed in tight, it felt like we were grooving on Bourbon Street during Mardi Gras. A once in a lifetime performance I will never forget.
Summer is in full swing and with it the music festival circuit. Despite your personal feelings about hippies, camping and drug use you have to admit that you’re at least a little bit curious. Hate if you want but we all like to hear stories about ‘The Roo’  and such, but who wants the aggravation... Read more »
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Top Five Ways to Win This Must Be The Band's Do-Division Dance Contest (Sunday June 5)

Top Five Ways to Win This Must Be The Band's Do-Division Dance Contest (Sunday June 5)
Do you like Talking Heads? Ever going to get to see them play live if you didn’t catch them in ’91 or before? Probably not.  Can you come close and have the best time ever? Yes.  This Must Be The Band (TMBTB), Chicago’s danciest Talking Heads tribute band, has been a thankable sweetheart to all... Read more »