Photos: The Donkeys and the Hold Steady at Great American Music Hall
The Hold Steady (photo: Ria Burman) Supporting the Hold Steady, San Diego surf-chill rockers the Donkeys brought a solid set of sand-daze, beach-haze vibes to Great American Music Hall Friday night. Offering tracks from their new album, Sun Damaged Youth, the Donkeys warmed the crowd up with a mix of feel good sways crescendo-ing into a rock-wailing good time.
Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: The Hold Steady, Bardo Martinez and more
(illustration: Cassidy Miller) Want even more giveaways? Sign up for our newsletter for access to extra contests. To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email email@example.com 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 no later than 24 hours before the listed show and notified via email. Wednesday, August 1 Daniel Norgren, Phil Cook @ The Independent 8pm, $22, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Thursday, August 2 The Hold [...]
First City Festival announces daily schedules and after shows
Monterey's First City Festival is fast approaching, and Goldenvoice recently announced the new event's daily schedules and also revealed lineups for two official after shows on the night of Saturday, August 24 following the fest's first day. Festival goers can create a custom daily schedule over on First City's lineup page, allowing them to map out how they want to bounce back and forth across the three aptly-named stages (Redwood, Cypress, and Manzanita). Also, those that foresee having some gas left in the tank following a long Saturday at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center should check out the [...]
Don’t miss at TIMF 2011: The Hold Steady
I can't speak for everyone when it comes to love for The Hold Steady - in fact, I know more than one person who just can't get behind their classic-rock-for-the-modern-age sound. For someone who grew up listening to her dad's old Bruce Springsteen records, however, the Hold Steady's catalog strikes feelings of warmth and familiarity. The Hold Steady - The Weekenders by Vagrant Records The Hold Steady stem back to 2004, forming after Lifter Puller disintegrated. While Separation Sunday, Almost Killed Me, Stay Positive and Heaven is Forever are all solid albums, my heart lies with 2006's Boys and Girls [...]