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The Directionals

Based out of Milwaukee, WI, the Directionals have been creating a buzz for just over a year in their hometown. They embarked on a national tour this summer in support of their recently released single Serenade of Fire and their forthcoming albums Shapes and Colors, and OMNI, both to be released mid 2013. The Directionals have been compared to the …

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Empire of the Sun

Traveling, quite literally, from across the world, Empire of the Sun played an incredible set at ACL Moody Theater. These guys put on a great production, equipped with back up dancers, props, costumes, lasers, and plenty of energy to keep the crowd engaged. The venue, as expected, had amazing lighting, so it wasn’t too much of a challenge to get …

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311 at ACL Live

Set List: Beautiful Disaster, Jackpot, Large In the Margin, Champagne, Time Bomb, Purpose, You Wouldn’t Believe, All Mixed Up, Crack The Code, Applied Science, Do You Right, Strong All Along, Plain, Amber, BASS SOLO w/ Imperial March, Mindspin, Come Original, Sick Tight, Flowing, Feels So Good, Down Encore: Who’s Got the Herb, Creatures (For a While) PHOTO GALLERY All photos …

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Sigur Ros

Often, when people refer to a band, the word “epic” gets thrown around rather irresponsibly. When you read about that “epic” Creed performance or that “epic” Taylor Swift show, the adjective begins to feel watered down, and rightfully so. Sure, it’s all a matter of subjectiveness, but by definition the word refers to a “long, narrative, poem” and few bands deliver a …

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Deftones at ACL

Sacramento legends, the Deftones, cruised into town Friday night, selling out the coveted ACL Live at the Moody Theater. The band is currently touring on 2012’s Koi No Yokan and any signs of aging were absent from their action packed show. The fountain of youth may have been visited by Chino Moreno and his band mates, but it seems to …

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Ed Sheeran at Stubb’s

w/Foy Vance and Rizzle Kicks, Stubb’s Amphitheater, January 19, 2013 PHOTO GALLERY All photos © 2013 Jim Chapin Photography. Please do not use without written permission. Images may be available for licensing or as prints.

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Eddie Money

Set List: Baby Hold On, Wanna Be A Rock ‘N’ Roll Star, Walk on Water, No Control, One More Soldier Coming Home, Trinidad, I Wanna Go Back, You Really Got a Hold on Me, Gimme Some Water, Maureen, Call on Me, Get a Move On, Take Me Home Tonight (Be My Baby), I Think I’m in Love, Two Tickets to …

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Grace Potter and the Nocturnals

Grace Potter and the Nocturnals received a racous reception as they hit the Stubb’s stage with the opening sequence to the title song of their latest album “The Lion, The Beast, The Beat.” Initially starting on keyboards but quickly moving to center stage and strapping on her Gibson Flying V guitar, Grace was the obvious focal point. She exhibited pure …