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INDIE NEWS REEL: FESTIVALS & TOURS

by charles poladian The beautiful weather may have run its course, but that’s OK. There are plenty of good things ahead. The summer concert season is just around the corner. With that being said, this week on the Reel we discuss two festival lineups, music, and one of my favorite bands. Let us begin. Artist: [...]

VAMPIRE WEEKEND @ TERMINAL 5

review by eliza czander photos by marc evan I usually wouldn’t read a concert review of a band I’m going to be reviewing only a day later. Especially when it’s The Times. But, on the 2 train uptown last night, I was thumbing through the paper, and I just couldn’t help myself. The one word [...]

JOSE GONZALEZ TO KICK OFF TOUR @ BONNAROO

by thesis jones Jose Gonzales will be hitting the festival circuit this summer with stops at Bonnaroo, Sled Island, the Ottawa Blues Festival, and ACL. The Bonnaroo performance on June 13th will be the first of his North American dates spanning through the 24th in Vermont. Jose is still touring for In Our Nature (Mute [...]

QC UPDATE: THE NATIONAL, MODEST MOUSE, & R.E.M.

by @lex Though it was announced in late January, The Mega Tour is FINALLY upon us! The National and Modest Mouse may be the highest paid opening acts in 2008 when R.E.M.‘s 1-month North American tour kicks off on Friday, May 23rd in Vancouver. We thought we’d check up on what the bands have been [...]