Tag Archives: Craig Finn

Go See Hear In L.A. July 29-Aug. 3 (The Los Lonely Boys/Hold Steady edition)

  It’s not quite “all in the family” this week but there certainly are a number of family-based shows happening. Sean and Sara Watkins do their rather regularly scheduled Family Hour at Largo on Wednesday. The Alvin boys continue their … Continue reading

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Songs For Slim – First Success, Now Second Single

A few weeks back, I mentioned that the Replacements were putting out an EP to raise funds for their ex-mate Slim Dunlap, who had a stroke last year. The EP auction has so far raised over 106,000. Copy #1 of … Continue reading

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Help The Replacements Give Slim A Chance

Paul Westerberg and Tommy Stinson have dusted off the Replacements name to do their first band recording since 1990. Why now? It has to do with helping out their pal, and longtime bandmate Slim Dunlap. Last February, Dunlap suffered a … Continue reading

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The ‘Mats’ Movie And Other Cool Music Documentaries

The Replacements were, and probably always will be, one of those important bands in my musical pantheon. And I am not the only one. Earlier this week, I wrote about the just released Treatment Bound, a ukulele tribute to Replacements … Continue reading

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Go See Hear In L.A. Feb. 20-26 (The I See Hawks/Ra Ra Riot edition

Sure, Hollywood is gearing up for the Oscars, but there are plenty of great shows for music lovers in Los Angeles (I resisted using the Tinsel Town term). I have loved the lit. rock tunes of the Hold Steady for … Continue reading

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