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One Republic at ACL Live

OneRepublic is an American rock band from Colorado Springs, Colorado. Formed in 2003 by Ryan Tedder and Zach Filkins, the band achieved commercial success on MySpace as an unsigned act. In 2003, the band were discovered by actress Kelly Barrett in Hollywood CA and signed to Sony BMG for three years, before moving to Mosley Music Group. OneRepublic’s varied style …

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Minus the Bear

Minus the Bear is an American indie rock band from Seattle, Washington. Founded in 2001, the group features current and former members of Botch, Kill Sadie, and Sharks Keep Moving. Their sound has been described as “Pele-esque guitar-taps and electronics with sophisticated time signature composition.” The name “Minus the Bear” comes from an in-joke among the band members, referring to …

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Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros

Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros are an American indie folk band formed in Los Angeles, California in 2007. Led by lead vocalist Alex Ebert, the group features a revolving lineup of up to 12 people. It began as a collaboration between Ebert and singer Jade Castrinos as part of a musical collective. Ebert’s live persona and the band’s name …

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Cold War Kids

Cold War Kids means International Blues. They began in August ’04 with friends, jangly guitar, hand claps, and a Harmony amp in a storage room atop Mulberry Street restaurant in downtown Fullerton, CA. Cold War Kids strive to make honest songs about human experience in orchards and hotel rooms, laundromats and churches, sea ports and school halls. They love the …

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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 …