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Monterey Jazz Festival: 19 September 2014 (Photos)

The 57th Annual Monterey Jazz Festival shone bright as a beacon for a long-standing organization with a mission for musical outreach and jazz education.

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Getting Lost in the South: The Hopscotch Music Festival 2014

Did I truly experience "the Real South" over the course of the Hopscotch Music Festival weekend?

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Dumpstaphunk + Everyone Orchestra: Denver - 28 August 2014

Maybe getting down just for the funk of it could indeed help unite the world in peace and harmony.

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Kathy Sledge: 6 September 2014 - New York

At the New York premiere of "The Brighter Side of Day", Kathy Sledge captured the spirit and soul of Billie Holiday.

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Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue + Galactic

New Orleans musicians rarely disappoint. They come from a world where music is practically akin to religion, and they always seem to know how to rise to the occasion.

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Martha Davis and the Motels: 25 August 2014 - New York

Five years in the making, Martha Davis & the Motels made a triumphant return to New York City.

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Tori Amos: Unrepentant Geraldines Tour - 14 August 2014

Tori Amos's recent performance at New York City's Beacon Theatre was simply spellbinding and quite possibly one of the best concerts in recent memory.

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Slightly Stoopid + NOFX + Stephen Marley: San Diego - 26 July 2014

Few bands dare to incorporate such wide-ranging sounds and Slightly Stoopid’s ability to mix rock and reggae with dub, grunge and hip-hop is a large part of how they appeal to such a broad fanbase.

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Comic-Con Offers an Unmatched Kaleidoscope of Sci-fi / Fantasy / Superhero Pop Culture

There was a spectacular display of goods from almost every pop culture property one could think of all in one place, making Comic-Con feel like a cross between Christmas and Halloween (as well as Black Friday).

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Scandinavian Film Festival L.A. 2014

Sweden may be the 800-lb gorilla of Northern European cinema, but its neighbors have come on strong.

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Nine Inch Nails + Soundgarden: Jones Beach, NY (Photos)

Nine Inch Nails and Soundgarden brought their co-headlining tour to Jones Beach in Long Island for a sold-out show.

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Nona Hendryx: 7 July 2014 - New York

Nona Hendryx got unplugged and honored her classic soul group Labelle during her second sold-out engagement of 2014 at Joe's Pub.

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Paul McCartney: 16 July 2014 - Sprint Center, Kansas City, Missouri

Paul McCartney commanded the stage in Kansas City with an astonishing degree of seemingly effortless finesse. A most glorious concert.

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Chalice California (featuring STS9 + Les Claypool’s Duo de Twang

Chalice provided the grooviest kicks seen along old Route 66 in some time.

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Sun-Drenched ‘90s Nostalgia at Forecastle Day Three

Forecastle rounded out its 2014 installment with aplomb, proving that it is only going to get bigger and better from here on out.

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New Orleans Artists Headline the DC Jazz Festival

Festival organizers won the day by pulling in some top talent from the nation’s jazz capital (New Orleans, of course) to mark the occasion.

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Jack White Rocks the Audience at Forecastle Day Two

Day two of Forecastle concluded with the audience being rocked to muscle weakness.

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OutKast Fires Up the Audience at Day One of Forecastle Festival

From the minimalist indie rock of Spoon to the extravagant performance by OutKast, day one of Forecastle did not disappoint.

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Clearwater Festival 2014: 22 June 2014 - Day 2 Recap + Photos

The spirit of Pete and Toshi Seeger permeated Clearwater Festival as this was the first year without the environmentally conscious folk musician and the filmmaker.

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311: 3 July 2014 - Kansas City, MO (Photos)

311 most definitely underscored its cannabis-friendly, mellow, laid-back facet, as more intense tracks were largely set aside. Yet again, though, 311 put on a top-notch, electric live show that few bands could touch.

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