Review & Photos: Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak @ Fox Theater, 7/27/12

Photos by: Nicole L. Browner For about a minute, as the crowd stood in the dim light, raucously cheering and applauding after the Dirty Projectors walked off stage July 27 at the Fox Theater for the second time, it seemed as though the Brooklyn-based progressive indie-pop sextet might come out once more, Bruce Springsteen-style, for yet another encore. And I found myself — rather uncharacteristically — hoping this was true. I must be old. Or maybe it's just that I've been around the block more than a few times when it comes to concerts. I often catch myself rejoicing when [...]

Ticket giveaway: M. Ward, Saturday May 16 @ the Fox

Another big show at one of the newest hosting sites, Oakland's Fox Theater, goes down on Saturday May 16: it's M. Ward with fellow Portlanders Richmond Fontaine (8pm, $29.50). This could be a free event for a lucky pair of site visitors; all there is to do is email with your favorite magic trick (don't feel obligated to say "disappear") by noon on Thursday May 14th. M. Ward - Never Had Nobody Like You Hold Time (Merge, Feb. 2009) is still fresh on the tongue of Matt Ward, who's got a bunch of new, catchy ballads to [...]

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