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Thursday, February 15 2001

Mojave 3 / Sid Hillman Quartet

Mojave 3 have evolved considerably since their previous incarnation as Slowdive, the shoe- and navel-gazing darlings of the pre-Britpop early 1990s.


Tuesday, October 3 2000

Elastica

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Thursday, September 28 2000

St. Etienne

has never garnered more than modest record sales in the U.S., the British trio has earned a dedicated cult following.


Sunday, September 24 2000

Barenaked Ladies / Guster

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Monday, September 18 2000

Adventures in Stereo / Waxwings / Chamber Strings

Adventures In Stereo, the Beach Boys influenced pop group from the UK, stopped in Seattle near the end of the month-long Bobsled Tour, featuring artists from that label.


Thursday, September 14 2000

Wilco

's performance at Towson's Recher Theatre, not even as the band opened their set with 45 minutes of music from Mermaid Avenue, the two-volume collection of unfinished Woody Guthrie songs that Tweedy and co-collaborator Billy Bragg put to music.


Thursday, September 7 2000

Jets to Brazil / Shiner

Formed out of the rubble of the late, lamented Jawbreaker, Jets to Brazil has garnered a reputation as a literate post-punk pop band, and they proved it spades live.


Wednesday, September 6 2000

Eve 6

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Saturday, September 2 2000

Weezer / Dynamite Hack

A tour featuring Dynamite Hack and Weezer may seem like the newer band hoping to ride the coat tails of the one who's already formed a huge fan base.


Wednesday, August 16 2000

BT

It's been said about a thousand times that electronica needs a face before it can become a part of the US pop music mainstream.


Saturday, July 29 2000

Brian Wilson

, the enigmatic leader of The Beach Boys, one of the great pop composers of this century.


Jethro Tull

The platinum-wigged female string quartet has been conspicuously absent since 1974's Warchild tour, and the bassist who once sported a matching diagonal black and white striped suit and guitar has long since moved on.


Monday, July 24 2000

Freeheat

Since the inglorious public demise of the Jesus and Mary Chain in 1998, when William Reid quit the band onstage in Los Angeles, the brothers Reid have gone their separate musical ways.


Friday, July 14 2000

King’s X

There have been very few times in my life where I have been completely bowled over by a band's sound, music so special that it seemingly knocked you out of your seat.


Saturday, July 8 2000

The Indigo Girls (with Spearhead and Rose Pelanzaro)

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Saturday, June 24 2000

Ian Brown: 25 Jun 2000: Bowery Ballroom — New York

Although John Squire might disagree - that there is life after the Stone Roses.


Saturday, May 27 2000

Primal Scream: 28 May 2000: Hammerstein Ballroom - New York

Six years later, Primal Scream are back.


Thursday, May 11 2000

Elliott Smith

As the show progressed, I couldn¹t help but notice that the set list consisted almost entirely of tracks from Figure 8


Tuesday, April 18 2000

Ben Folds Five / Tracy Bonham

People at concerts are an interesting thing. There are people you don't know, people who look vaguely familiar, people you do know, people who look like people you know.


Thursday, March 30 2000

Matthew Sweet

For once, when an artist claimed to be happy to be spending the evening in D.C., the artist sounded wholly sincere, and not just because he apparently toured the White House earlier in the day.


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