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Craig Finn Continues His Fight on 'I Need a New War'

The Hold Steady's Craig Finn stays in his comfort zone to finish his solo trilogy, but the writing remains sharp on I Need a New War.

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American Songbook 2016 Brings Diverse Perspectives to Lincoln Center

American Songbook 2016 features the talents of Laura Jane Grace, Craig Finn, Vanessa Williams, Loudon Wainwright III and more in an intimate setting.

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9/11 Hangs Over Craig Finn's Solo Album

Craig Finn: “When we started the Hold Steady, I was gazing back 15 years before that to when I was 20 or younger. Now, 15 years later, I’m looking back on being 30 and older, which is when I moved to New York.”

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Various Artists: Bob Dylan in the '80s: Volume One

If you're unfamiliar with Bob Dylan's work in the 1980s, this album is no place to start.

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The Hold Steady: Teeth Dreams

While the Hold Steady's catalog has consisted of detailed character sketches and scenarios extolling the virtues of indulging the devil whispering in your ear, Teeth Dreams deals with the demons left in the wake.

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Craig Finn: Clear Heart Full Eyes

On his first solo record, the Hold Steady frontman is backed by a more somber bar band, the kind that gets the drunks slow dancing instead of fist pumping.

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The Hold Steady + Company of Thieves: 6 November 2010 - Houston

Despite the departure of keyboardist Franz Nicolay at the beginning of the year, the band still more than lives up to their reputation as a great live act.

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Indie Ambition: Hold Steady

Can Craig Finn pull his bandmates with him and lift them up to his arena tour in the sky? The Rockist ponders the future of the Hold Steady.

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Craig Finn on the Zero Boys

The Hold Steady frontman illuminates the importance of this '80s MOR Midwestern hardcore band.

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