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Rock/Pop/Folk Concerts

Nov 20, 2013 — Watch the post-punk band's live concert at Chicago's Lincoln Hall in its entirety, presented by Sound Opinions.
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Nov 14, 2013 — Bill Callahan's performance, at a historic synagogue in Washington, D.C., unfolded on a cool autumn night. The intimate setting offered the perfect space to showcase Callahan's beautiful, if deadpan, baritone voice. Hear the former Smog frontman showcase songs from his latest album, Dream River.
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Nov 8, 2013 — See the Minneapolis-based noise-rock band's unforgettable set from the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C.
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Nov 8, 2013 — It's been a pretty big year for Brit producers (and brothers) Guy and Howard Lawrence. The electronic duo, better known as Disclosure, released their debut album, Settle, to great fanfare, and have been selling out venues across America. This set was recorded live in Asheville, NC on Oct. 27, 2013.
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Nov 8, 2013 — Singer and composer Gary Numan is considered a pioneer of synth-based electronic music who has often featured a heavy rock influence. For this special Mountain Oasis set, Numan performed a number of his classic hits, as well as new tracks from his 2013 album, Splinter.
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Nov 8, 2013 — Multi-hyphenate entertainer Jherek Bischoff is known for pushing the limits of orchestral music. For this very special set for the Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, Bischoff worked with four local Asheville, N.C. musicians as well as the members of the band People Get Ready.
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Oct 7, 2011 — Members of Portishead, Boredoms, Guardian Alien and more participated in this marathon performance.
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Oct 5, 2011 — The Album Leaf filled the Paramount Theatre with post-rock influenced by jazz and classical music.
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Oct 5, 2011 — At Convention Hall, the Goth-tinged post-punk band came off like U2: bold, shimmering and confident.
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Oct 5, 2011 — The arty-but-not-smarty rock band incited what was definitely the rowdiest crowd all weekend.
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