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5 November 2017

Fall Round Up: PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING in Seattle, INVSN, HAR MAR SUPERSTAR & AFGHAN WHIGS. (Including special mentions of Depeche Mode, Billy Bragg and Steve Earle)

Fall foliage and great gigs. Here’s a round up of the best shows of September and October, starirng Public Service Broadcasting in Seattle, and Billy Bragg, Steve Earle, Depeche Mode, INVSN and the Afghan Whigs.

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2 April 2016

All The Moments of An Evening with GREG DULLI and DERRICK C BROWN

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Award-winning author Derrick C Brown and indie legend, Afghan Whig and Twilight Singer Greg Dulli went on tour. There were a ton of really amazing moments, and I’d like to tell you all about them. Check out the story and gallery, if you will.

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20 July 2013

Sunshine, Selfies and the SUBPOP 25th Anniversary Jubilee in Seattle

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IN PHOTOS: Hanging out in the sunshine with METZ, Tad, Built to Spill, Mudhoney, J Mascis and more. How the SubPop 25th Anniversary Jubilee party in Seattle brought back the 90s.

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25 December 2012

The BackstageRider Definitive TOP 11 “THINGS” OF 2012

In which I dissect the year in a painstaking, list-like fashion. The last few months may have sucked, but overall, this was a ROCKTACULAR year for the BSR.

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16 November 2012

AFGHAN WHIGS Deafen and Destroy in Seattle

The Pacific Northwest gathered in preparation for the rapture, rather the return of the Afghan Whigs, which was bigger, louder and more satisfying. Here’s what went down at the Showbox on November 3rd.

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21 December 2011

Top 11 of 2012: Why Look Back When You Can Look Forward?

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What’s the point of looking back? Here’s the BackstageRider Top 11 Things to Look Forward to in 2012 (so far) with a bit of back-looking, I admit, in the form of musicks I did very much enjoy as well as some guesses about what might be awesome next year.

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24 May 2011

TWILIGHT SINGERS – Live at the Showbox in Seattle

Greg Dulli’s Twilight Singers as a really good bar band? Why not, I thought, after a few gin and tonics at the Showbox in Seattle on May 22nd. Here’s why.

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18 June 2010

DIARY: Hanging Out With the Afghan Whigs, 1994

FROM THE VAULTS: Another random diary entry from the BSR, in which our heroine finds herself hanging out with one of her fave bands from Cincinnati, Afghan Whigs, while they watched porn and chuffed up lines. “Now, THIS is the rock n’ roll life,” she thought. “Holy crap, it’s pretty sad.”

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