Jody’s Best Of 2016: Everything* non-local I loved this year

That's right. I've been keeping a list. Julia Jacklin Sydney, Australia If you asked me at any point after March of this year what I was listening to, know that I was trying very hard to keep from blaring "JULIA JACKLIN" at you before you even finished the sentence. The first time I heard "Pool Party" it made me me so, so deeply sad that I knew I had to have more. Because sometimes you need that — sometimes you need music that matches your most extreme emotions, and Julia Jacklin has the ultimate handle on human sadness. Christopher the [...]

Matthew Logan Vasquez brings ‘Solicitor Returns’ to Sweetwater Music Hall (giveaway!)

The first time I ever encountered Matthew Logan Vasquez (or also known as MLV for short) was in the living room of a friend's home in Southern California. He had agreed to play a special set for her birthday (these were in the early days of Delta Spirit, the band that put MLV's notable and unforgettable voice on a larger, more popular level) and we all sat around while he played some of his favorite tunes — both ones that he had written and songs he loved. Since then, I've remained a steadfast fan of Delta Spirit, MLV, and all [...]

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Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Matthew Logan Vasquez, Down and Outlaws and more

To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Wednesday, March 30 Janaka Selekta & Suhail Yusuf Khan @ The Chapel 9pm, $12, all ages. Buy advance tickets here. Friday, April 1 Eyes on the Shore, Fritz Montana, Down and Outlaws, Coyote @ Bottom of the Hill 2 pairs available 8:30pm, $12, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. [...]

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