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Debi Del Grande

MASSIVE ATTACK @ THE GREEK THEATRE

October 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande Music v. Industry, LA craptastic traffic, clear to engage, refugees in the millions – like, follow, accept, delete. How lucky we were that the smooth, yet oh so powerful sounds and messages of Massive Attack had fans at the Greek Theatre swaying and transfixed on the stage as [...]

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THE HORRORS @ THE MAYAN THEATRE

October 16th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande Sometimes when bands play new tunes from their new album, it’s a sign to go for a drink or take a bathroom break. Definitely not the case with The Horrors and their latest Luminous. It’s a refreshing album and when a song like “Chasing Shadows” starts the show, [...]

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DROWNERS @ STUBBS, AUSTIN

October 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande Continuing on the Dr. Martens’ #standforsomething tour, I decided to catch Drowners at Stubbs (inside) in Austin. The long line of young fans waiting outside a few hours before the show ended up smashed in front of the tiny stage. When frontman Matt Hitt was spotted at the [...]

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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL (SUNDAY)

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos by Debi Del Grande The 2014 Austin City Limits Festival is officially over. As a lot of people were watching the Dallas Cowboys’ game in the big beer hall, music fans were listening to live music from Pearl Jam, The Replacements, Spoon, Lorde, Phantogram, Cults, The Gaslight Anthem, JOHNNYSWIM, AFI, Miniature Tigers, Colony House, [...]

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AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL (SATURDAY)

October 13th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos by Debi Del Grande Saturday’s ACL Fest started off an hour late with the first bands having to be cancelled due to weather conditions. When the grounds opened, it was muddy with light rain, but it didn’t stop the tunes and good times. During Mac DeMarco’s set, a youngster named JP held a sign [...]

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2014 AUSTIN CITY LIMITS FESTIVAL (FRIDAY)

October 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos by Debi Del Grande The second weekend of Austin City Limits kicked off to hot and humid weather, but lots of incredible music. Photos below of Beck, Belle & Sebastian, St. Vincent, Chvrches, Temples, Lakeshore Drive, Temples, Preatures, Catfish and the Bottlemen, and Night Terrors of 1927

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THE WAR ON DRUGS @ THE FONDA THEATRE

October 5th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande With that Dylan-esque vocal style, pedals x 100, and helping create stories with his mad guitar skills, everyone at the second sold out show at the Fonda was transfixed on Adam Granduciel and the talented band The War On Drugs. We last saw them at the Troubadour and [...]

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TRIGGER HIPPY + THE COFFIS BROTHERS @ THE EL REY THEATRE

October 4th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande A little Southern music made it’s way to the El Rey Theatre as Black Crowes’ drummer Steve Gorman brought together multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter Jackie Greene, vocalist Joan Osborne, guitarist Tom Bukovac and bass guitarist Nick Gorvick as Trigger Hippy. Tunes were played from their self-titled album as [...]

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ROYAL BLOOD + MEG MYERS @ THE TROUBADOUR

October 1st, 2014 · No Comments

Photos and words by Debi Del Grande It’s not hard to believe that England’s Royal Blood only got together last year and are having the success they are having, which is most definitely going to increase. They have already been opening up for The Pixies and played a sold out show here not too long [...]

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GEORGE FEST: A Night to Celebrate the Music of George Harrison @ THE FONDA THEATRE

September 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Photos by Debi Del Grande The support, love and community of musicians is unparalleled. When one falls, there are many who are there to help. With the Jameson Neighborhood Fund benefiting the Sweet Relief Musicians Fund, which provides financial assistance to musicians struggling to pay the bills while facing illness and disability, it wasn’t surprising [...]

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