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Stagecoach Festival 2015 Review

Stagecoach always books the biggest names in country music as headliners, but the undercard acts often steal the show. Such was the case at last weekend’s sold out festival in Indio, Calif., where The Lone Bellow, John & Jacob, Nikki Lane, Lindi Ortega and Lydia Loveless all delivered strong performances. Meanwhile, legends like Mac Davis, Eric Burdon…
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Coachella Festival 2 Review

During Steely Dan’s set at Coachella 2 last Friday night, guitarist/singer Walter Becker said, “There’s no such thing as old fogeys music – just good music,” to loud cheers. That was a slight dig at detractors who scoffed when the veteran jazz / rock band, along with AC/DC, were first announced for the Coachella Valley Music
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Coachella 2015 Preview

The 16th edition of Coachella launches this weekend and simultaneously kicks off America’s major music festival season. Having attended the first one in 1999 – when Beck, Morrissey, Modest Mouse, Moby, Rage Against the Machine, Tool topped the bill – I’ve been amazed at how much the event has grown in stature over the intervening years.
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