Sponsored: The Dear Hunter warm up The UC this weekend

Providence, Rhode Island might be the most oft-overlooked contender in the American music scene. The hardest state to color in on your grade-school map has birthed a surprising number of notable music projects, and its capitol is responsible for a large percentage: Deer Tick, The Body, Les Savy Fav, and more recently, Downtown Boys have all come from or passed through Providence. One of the bands with the most staying power is The Dear Hunter (a name that, as you probably guessed, is a play on the De Niro/Walken classic). Formed when lead singer and songwriter Casey Crescenzo was in [...]

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The Bay Abridged: Sept 23 — 29

In this recurring feature known as The Bay Abridged, our staff writers will provide short, witty recaps on shows they attended around the Bay Area. A scene check, a heat check, and sometimes more — stop by every Wednesday for the most comprehensive and concise recap of last week's Bay Area concert scene. Photo by @psbergman Lil Dowager, Leucrota, Sloths, I Wanna Die, undo at One Fam (Oak) Sept. 23 Had a chance to catch one of my favorite Oakland bands, Lil Dowager along with Santa Cruz's Leucrota after Wednesday night band practice. I got there in time for Leucrotas's [...]

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