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Vampire Weekend @ Turner Hall

April 8, 2008


I was kind of nervous about watching the sold-out Vampire Weekend show at Turner Hall Ballroom on Saturday, mostly because I didn’t want them to let me down. There’s a lot of hype, backlash, and clothing commentary involved in the band’s coverage so far, but the bottom line is their debut is one of the […]

The English Beat @ Turner Hall, Sunday, Feb. 16

February 18, 2008


Before the English Beat came onstage, a roadie set big, full-sized towels down onstage, one for each band member. I thought that was a little odd — why towels? Why not little tissue holders? I love Dave Wakeling’s bands — English Beat and General Public were bands I grew up listening to, but I didn’t […]

Sharon Jones likes Justin Timberlake, among other things

November 16, 2007


what Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings when 8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17 where Turner Hall Ballroom, 1034 N. 4th St. how much $15 Sharon Jones, along with the Dap Kings, has been credited with spearheading the funk-revival movement, what with kids getting down from Long Beach to Milwaukee to Toronto. Jones honed her chops […]