Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 1/16-1/22

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I made it out to one night of the Mrs. Henry Mothership Extravaganza at Pour House. However, their playing power far outlasted my stamina to be out. I have no idea what time they finished playing, but I’m sure it was long after I left. It was a lovely evening though and I wish I could have enjoyed more but despite their high energy show, I was drifting off. I guess that’s what happens after two workouts in a day and doing barn things that morning. Ah well.

This week we have a fresh batch of shows, so let’s see what’s going on…

 

Monday: Lucinda Williams @ Belly Up at 8pm
AND: Lauren Leigh & Sam @ Tin Roof at 8pm

Tuesday: DNCE @ House of Blues at 8pm
AND: Lauren Leigh & Sam @ Tin Roof at 8pm

Wednesday: Shane Hall Trio @ Tin Roof at 8pm
AND: Grant Austin Taylor @ Lestats at 9pm
AND: Tower of Power @ Belly Up at 8pm

Thursday: Bad Penny & The Pistols @ Sycamore Den at 9pm
AND: Martin Sexton, The Accidentals, Lee Coulter @ Belly Up at 7:30pm

Friday: Schizophonics, Dani Bell and The Tarantist @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Coriander @ Tin Roof at 9pm
AND: Homesafe @ Che Cafe at 7pm

Saturday: Chevelle @ House of Blues at 7pm
AND: Mattson 2, Creature and The Woods @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Coriander @ Tin Roof at 9pm
AND: Aubryn, Witherward, Chi McClean @ Lestats at 9pm

Sunday: Daughtry Acoustic Trio @ Belly Up at 8pm
AND: Robby Krieger of The Doors @ Music Box at 7pm

 

Keep in Mind:
January 25th- Rick Astley @ House of Blues
January 27th- Cold War Kids, The Strumbrellas @ Observatory North Park
February 3rd- Dashboard Confessional @ House of Blues
February 4th- Dead Feather Moon @ Soda Bar
February 12th- David Duchovny @ Music Box
February 12th- Armors @ Casbah
February 20th- AFI @ Observatory North Park
February 21st- Circa Survive @ House of Blues
February 21st- AFI @ Observatory North Park
February 22nd- Circa Survive @ House of Blues
February 22nd- AFI @ Observatory North Park
March 5th- Bon Jovi @ Viejas Arena
March 6th- The Shins @ Observatory North Park
March 7th- The Shins @ Observatory North Park
March 18th- Yellowcard @ Observatory North Park
March 26th- Panic! At The Disco, Misterwives, Saint Motel @ Viejas Arena
April 4th- Mayday Parade – A Lesson in Romantics Anniversary Tour @ Soma
April 8th- Green Day @ Valley View Casino Center
May 5th- Andrew McMahon and The Wilderness @ House of Blues

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 1/16-1/22

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This week’s calendar is brought to you from Berlin, Germany where I’m enjoying a final trip before starting a new job.  If you’re looking for stories of my adventures (yes, there was a concert involved), find me at one of the many excellent shows in LA next week. I’m particularly looking forward to finally seeing Jack Savoretti Thursday night at The Hotel Cafe.

Here’s my list of recommendations:

 

Monday: Albert and his Dreamboats residency f. Z Berg, Leslie Stevens FREE at Bootleg Bar (8:30)
ALSO: Warbly Jets residency FREE at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: Juniper Winter FREE at Harvard & Stone (10pm)
ALSO: It’s a School Night at Bardot f. Lee Dewyze (8:30)
ALSO Evol Walks at TRiP (9pm)
ALSO: The Sunset Jam FREE at The Viper Room (9pm)
ALSO: Hamilton Leithauser at The Teragram Barllroom (9pm)
ALSO: Monday Monday at The Hotel Cafe second stage (8pm)

 

Tuesday: Bear’s Den at The El Rey (8:30)
ALSO: Widlerado FREE at Resident (8pm)
ALSO: Honey County & Andrew Leahey, Late Night w/ Donald Barrett at The Hotel Cafe second stage (8, 10)
ALSO: Jamie T at Bootleg Bar (8:30)
ALSO: Hamilton Leithauser at The Teragram Ballroom (9pm)
ALSO: All-Star Performances at Lucky Strike Hollywood f. Gilby Clark, Billy Morrison, Chris Chaney, Mark McGrath, and more (7pm)
ALSO: Sound Collective with Josh and Kira FREE at Saint Rocke (8pm)

 

Weds: King Washington at The Hotel Cafe (9pm)
ALSO: Sam Morrow FREE at The Love Song
ALSO: DECORATOR w/ Foxtrax, The Rebel Light at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Charlie Overbey FREE at The Cinema Bar (9pm)
ALSO: DNCE at Belasco Theatre (7pm)

 

Thursday: Jack Savoretti at The Hotel Cafe (8pm)
ALSO: Dan Layus at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Ari Hest, Leo Stannard at The Hotel Cafe second stage (8,9)
ALSO: Micah Jones at Lucky Strike Hollywood (8:30) FREE w/ RSVP
ALSO Smoke Season at The W Los Angeles, West Beverly Hills’ Living Room Bar (10pm)…FREE w/ RSVP
ALSO: Tal Bachman w/ Eileen Carey at The Rose (7pm)
ALSO: Super Tuesdays at Butter’d Up (10pm)

 

Friday: Zeke Duhon at The Hotel Cafe second stage (7pm)
ALSO: Sam Babayan, Knoup at The Hotel Cafe (10,11)
ALSO: Reverend Tall Tree FREE at Mrs. Fish (10:45)
ALSO: AFI at The Troubadour (7pm)
ALSO: Martin Sexton w/ The Accidentals at The El Rey (8:30)

 

Saturday: Caught a Ghost at Bootleg Bar (8:30)
ALSO: Great Good Fine Ok w/ Flor at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Aly Tadros & Katie Kuffel at The Hotel Cafe second stage (7pm)
ALSO: The Early November at The Teragram Ballroom (8pm)
ALSO: The Hangmen at The Echo (8pm)

 

Sunday: Cindy Alexander, Jack Tempchin, Brother SAL and the Devil May Care (7, 8, 9)
ALSO: Songwriter Sunday FREE at The Fox and Hounds (8pm)

 

To Keep in Mind:
January 24th:Freddy & Francine at The Troubadour
January 25th: Joshua Radin at The Troubadour
January 26th: Zane Carney at The El Rey
January 27th-29th: GIRLSCHOOL 2017 at Bootleg Theater
January 28th: Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls at The Wiltern
January 28th: SafetySuit at The Regent Theater
January 28th: Dorothy at The Troubadour
January 31st: Hawai at Resident
Feb. 2nd: Mike Doughty at The Troubadour
Feb. 2nd: Tom Chaplin at The El Rey
Feb. 2nd: Griffin House at McCabe’s
Feb. 4th: Leroy Sanchez at The Troubadour
Feb. 8th: The Revivalists at The Fonda
Feb. 11th: The Griswolds w/ Dreamers at Teragram Ballroom
Feb. 14th: David Duchovny at The Roxy
Feb. 16th: twenty one pilots, MUTEMATH at Honda Center
Feb. 18th: The Cordovas at The Hotel Cafe
Feb. 21st: Meiko at The Hotel Cafe
Feb. 27th: Jens Lekamn at Teragram Ballroom
March 3rd: Jens Lekman at Teragram Ballroom
March 19th: The Stone Foxes at Saint Rocke
March 21st: Lake Street Dive at Theatre at Ace Hotel
March 24th: Yellowcard at The Novo by Microsoft
March 25th: Colony House w/ Knox Hamilton at The Troubadour
March 27th: Eisley at The Troubadour
March 30th: Old 97’s at The Fonda Theatre
April 1st: Lincoln Durham at Resident
April 1st: Dawes at The Theatre at Ace Hotel
April 5th: Mayday Parade at The Regent Theater
April 27th: Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors at The El Rey
May 4th: Sondre Lerche at The Troubadour
May 13th: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at The Belasco Theater
May 25th: Band of Horses w/ Frightened Rabbit at The Greek Theatre
June 2nd/3rd: Vulpeck at The Regent Theater

 

~ Kristen

 

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Listen to This!

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I’ve told myself for some time now that once I finished up my PhD work, I could focus more on posting on this site. The amount of music I sift through on a weekly basis whether it be from live shows, press releases, in preparation of my weekly calendar, or just word of mouth suggestions is…well it can be a lot.  I thought, to get back into the swing of things, I’d bring back my List to This column and share some of the sights and sounds that have grabbed my attention.

So here we go!

Foy Vance The Wild Swan

I’ve finally got around to absorbing this album that came out last May. It’s amazing how Foy’s songs can at once feel so effortless and emotionally resonant.  Here’s one of my favorites from the album:

 

MONA – “In the Middle”

Love this band! So happy to see them back at it with a new EP (In the Middle) that came out towards the end of last year. They are hitting the road with July Talk and will be at Soda Bar in San Diego on January 28th and at Bootleg Theater in LA on the 31st.  Catch them if you can!

 

Warbly Jets

The “Jets” are doing a residency at The Satellite this month. Their second night happened to be my first show of the year (shocking, I know).  If I look past the theatrics (lights! smoke! dramatic curtain drop!), I feel like there is a compelling musical force that is sure to get attention from music aficionados everywhere.

 

Wildwood Kin – “Warrior Daughter”

More SXSW artists were announced this week, so I have lots of listening to do, but I’ve got 400+ already down and this UK act is one of my favorites so far.

 

~ Kristen

Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 1/9-1/15

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I’m currently hoping that I haven’t potentially caught that awful cold thing that’s going around. I did inventory at work for 2 days where there were 3 sick people, I was up way earlier than normal, and I was never really warm. Thankfully, I don’t feel too bad, just tired mainly.  I’m hoping to make it out this weekend to see Mrs. Henry tear down Pourhouse though.

Here’s what else we have for the week…

 

Monday: Creature Canyon, Modern Me, Almost Monday @ Casbah at 9pm

Tuesday: Dawes @ Belly Up at 8pm – SOLD OUT
AND: Lauren Leigh & Sam @ Tin Roof at 8pm

Wednesday: Dorothy, The Georgia Flood @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: Dar Williams @ Belly Up at 8pm

Thursday: Luke Wade, Michael Tiernan @ Casbah at 9pm
AND: The Schizophonics, Taken By Canadians, The Paragraphs @ Belly Up at 7:30pm
AND: King Taylor Project @ Sycamore Den at 9pm

Friday: Mrs. Henry @ Pourhouse at 9pm
AND: MxPx, Five Iron Frenzy @ North Park Observatory at 8pm
AND: The Little Richards, Alice Bag Band @ Casbah at 9pm

Saturday: Mrs. Henry @ Pourhouse at 9pm
AND: Midge Ure Band, Warsaw @ Casbah at 9pm

Sunday: Lucinda Williams @ Belly Up at 8pm – SOLD OUT

 

Keep in Mind:
January 17th- DNCE @ House of Blues
January 27th- Cold War Kids, The Strumbrellas @ Observatory North Park
February 3rd- Dashboard Confessional @ House of Blues
February 4th- Dead Feather Moon @ Soda Bar
February 12th- David Duchovny @ Music Box
February 20th- AFI @ Observatory North Park
February 21st- Circa Survive @ House of Blues
February 21st- AFI @ Observatory North Park
February 22nd- Circa Survive @ House of Blues
February 22nd- AFI @ Observatory North Park
March 5th- Bon Jovi @ Viejas Arena
March 18th- Yellowcard @ Observatory North Park
March 26th- Panic! At The Disco, Misterwives, Saint Motel @ Viejas Arena
April 4th- Mayday Parade – A Lesson in Romantics Anniversary Tour @ Soma
April 8th- Green Day @ Valley View Casino Center
May 5th- Andrew McMahon and The Wilderness @ House of Blues

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 1/9-1/15

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I was reminded earlier today that the Golden Globes are tonight so I’ve stopped my Night Manager binge to tune in (gooooo Sing Street and Westworld!).  I’ve been a bit discombobulated this week as I’ve been overly focused on planning a last minute trip to Berlin (yes, you read that right…I’m going to Europe!).  I’ve also been driving all over town putting up posters and baseball cards to promote Zane Carney’s El Rey show on Jan. 26th. It’s been a really fun way to explore different parts of the city. Also, be sure to get your tickets to Zane Carney at The El Rey January 26th!

 

As far as this week goes, there are many shows to be excited about, but top on my list are Ray Little’s second show ever at The Echo with opener Aja Volkman (from Nico Vega!) and the second Coffee Shop Arena Rock night at The Hotel Cafe hosted by 80’s/90’s arena rock aficionado Curtis Peoples.

 

Here’s the rest of my picks:

 

Monday: Warbly Jets residency FREE at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: Albert and his Dreamboats residency FREE at Bootleg Bar (8:30)
ALSO: It’s A School Night at Bardot f. The Technicolors (8:30)
ALSO: Swerve FREE at Harvard & Stone (10pm)
ALSO: Vanessa Silberman FREE at Silverlake Lounge (8pm)
ALSO: The Sunset Jam f. Fire FREE at The Viper Room (9pm)
ALSO: Hunnypot Live FREE at The Mint (7pm)
ALSO: Monday Monday at The Hotel Cafe second stage (8pm)

 

Tuesday: LP at The Hotel Cafe (7pm)
ALSO: Wilderado w/ Zach Porter FREE at Resident (10pm)
ALSO: Anna Ash w/ Andrew St James at Bootleg Bar (8:30)
ALSO: Christina Castle at The Hotel Cafe second stage (8pm)
ALSO: Sound Collective with Josh and Kira FREE at Saint Rocke (8pm)
ALSO: Super Tuesdays at Butter’d Up (10pm)

 

Weds: Ray Little w/ Aja Volkman at The Echo (8:30)
ALSO: JD Eicher & Matt Brown, David Luning at The Hotel Cafe second stage (7, 9)
ALSO: John Paul White at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Sam Morrow FREE at The Love Song (8:30)
ALSO: Teenage Wrist at Resident (8pm)…FREE w/ RSVP
ALSO: The Album Leaf at The Hi Hat (8pm)
ALSO: The Watkins Family Hour at Largo (8:30)
ALSO: Lord Huron at The Teragram Ballroom (9pm)

 

Thursday: Dar Williams at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Valley Queen w/ Lost Beach at Saint Rocke (8pm)
ALSO: Scavenger Hunt at Resident (8pm)
ALSO: Grant-Lee Phillips and Sara Watkins at Largo (8:30)
ALSO: Lord Huron at The Teragram Ballroom (9pm)

 

Friday: The White Buffalo w/ The Deltaz at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Luke Wade, Taylor John Williams & The Crooked Hand at The Hotel Cafe (9,10)
ALSO: Ghost Lit Kingdom at Silverlake Lounge (10pm)
ALSO: Joyce Manor at The Regent Theater (8pm)
ALSO: The Regrettes album release party at The Echo (6:30)
ALSO: Lord Huron at The Teragram Ballroom (9pm)

 

Saturday: Sleeping Wolf, Coffee Shop Arena Rock !! hosted by Curtis Peoples at The Hotel Cafe (8, 10:30)
ALSO: Garrison Starr at The Hotel Cafe second stage (9pm)
ALSO: Love Trumps Hat benefit f. Silversun Pickups, James Supercave, Nick Waterhouse, and more at Bootleg Theater (7:30)
ALSO: Bones Muhroni record release at The Hi Hat (8pm)
ALSO: Joyce Manor at The Regent Theater (8pm)
ALSO: Matthew Morrison at The Broad Stage (7:30)
ALSO: The California Honeydrops at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: Lord Huron at The Teragram Ballroom (9pm)

 

Sunday: Jack Tempchin, Brother SAL and the Devil May Care (8,9)
ALSO: Lord Huron at The Teragram Ballroom (9pm)
ALSO: Shelby Lynn at Au Lac (8pm)
ALSO: Songwriter Sunday FREE at The Fox and Hounds (8pm)

 

To Keep in Mind:
January 17th: Bear’s Den at The El Rey
January 18th: DNCE at The Belasco Theatre
January 19th: Jack Savoretti at The Hotel Cafe
January 24th:Freddy & Francine at The Troubadour
January 25th: Joshua Radin at The Troubadour
January 26th: Zane Carney at The El Rey
January 27th-29th: GIRLSCHOOL 2017 at Bootleg Theater
January 28th: Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls at The Wiltern
January 28th: SafetySuit at The Regent Theater
January 28th: Dorothy at The Troubadour
January 31st: Hawai at Resident
Feb. 2nd: Mike Doughty at The Troubadour
Feb. 2nd: Tom Chaplin at The El Rey
Feb. 2nd: Griffin House at McCabe’s
Feb. 4th: Leroy Sanchez at The Troubadour
Feb. 8th: The Revivalists at The Fonda
Feb. 11th: The Griswolds w/ Dreamers at Teragram Ballroom
Feb. 14th: David Duchovny at The Roxy
Feb. 16th: twenty one pilots, MUTEMATH at Honda Center
Feb. 18th: The Cordovas at The Hotel Cafe
Feb. 21st: Meiko at The Hotel Cafe
Feb. 27th: Jens Lekamn at Teragram Ballroom
March 3rd: Jens Lekman at Teragram Ballroom
March 19th: The Stone Foxes at Saint Rocke
March 21st: Lake Street Dive at Theatre at Ace Hotel
March 24th: Yellowcard at The Novo by Microsoft
March 25th: Colony House w/ Knox Hamilton at The Troubadour
March 27th: Eisley at The Troubadour
March 30th: Old 97’s at The Fonda Theatre
April 1st: Lincoln Durham at Resident
April 1st: Dawes at The Theatre at Ace Hotel
April 5th: Mayday Parade at The Regent Theater
April 27th: Drew Holcomb & The Neighbors at The El Rey
May 4th: Sondre Lerche at The Troubadour
May 13th: Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness at The Belasco Theater
May 25th: Band of Horses w/ Frightened Rabbit at The Greek Theatre
June 2nd/3rd: Vulpeck at The Regent Theater

 

~ Kristen

 

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Amanda’s SD Concert Calendar 1/2-1/8

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Happy New Year!! I didn’t watch the ball drop or anything but I did watch three movies, cuddle with my dog, and eat a variety of foods from bread and cheese to mini quiches and mini cheesecake. It was a wonderfully chill evening though and one I would happily repeat. It was definitely a struggle to stay awake till midnight though. I guess that’s what happens when you get older. Haha.

Now that we have a fresh year to start with, let’s see what we have going on…

 

Monday:

Tuesday: Lauren Leigh and Sam @ Tin Roof at 8pm
AND: The Candelights, Sweet Myths, End Thought @ The Merrow at 9pm
AND: Robin Henkel @ House of Blues at 7pm

Wednesday: Caught A Ghost, Modern Me @ Soda Bar at 9pm
AND: The Devil Makes Three @ Observatory North Park at 8:30pm
AND: Lee Coulter @ Belly Up at 8pm

ThursdayDave Dersham and Abigail Stauffer @ Lestats at 9pm
AND: The Devil Makes Three @ Observatory North Park at 8:30pm

Friday: TV Girl @ Soda Bar at 9pm

Saturday: Grizzly Business, Inspired and the Sleep, Spero @ Soda Bar at 9pm

Sunday: Shane Hall Trio @ Tin Roof at 8pm

 

Keep in Mind:
January 10th- Dawes @ Belly Up
January 17th- DNCE @ House of Blues
January 27th- Cold War Kids, The Strumbrellas @ Observatory North Park
February 3rd- Dashboard Confessional @ House of Blues
February 4th- Dead Feather Moon @ Soda Bar
February 12th- David Duchovny @ Music Box
February 20th- AFI @ Observatory North Park
February 21st- Circa Survive @ House of Blues
February 21st- AFI @ Observatory North Park
February 22nd- Circa Survive @ House of Blues
February 22nd- AFI @ Observatory North Park
March 5th- Bon Jovi @ Viejas Arena
March 18th- Yellowcard @ Observatory North Park
March 26th- Panic! At The Disco, Misterwives, Saint Motel @ Viejas Arena
April 4th- Mayday Parade – A Lesson in Romantics Anniversary Tour @ Soma
April 8th- Green Day @ Valley View Casino Center
May 5th- Andrew McMahon and The Wilderness @ House of Blues

Kristen’s LA Concert Calendar: 1/2-1/8

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Happy 2017! I started my year with a walk/dance on the beach which I feel is particularly fitting as I’ve happily managed to find employment that will keep me in Los Angeles for the time being (woo hoo!).  This year is bound to come with some changes, but I hope to continue going to shows and keeping you all up to date on my favorite local music happenings. For my reflections on 2016, check out my 2016 Music Mix.

I’d say 2017 is musically off to a slower start, but this could just be because many venues are slacking with posting their January calendars.  I’ll do my best to update throughout the week, but here’s what I’ve got right now:

 

Monday: Warbly Jets residency FREE at The Satellite (9pm)
ALSO: No Win FREE at Bootleg Bar (9pm)
ALSO: The Sunset Jam FREE at The Viper Room (9pm)

 

Tuesday: Wilderado FREE at Resident (8pm)
ALSO: Kyle Morton w/ Anthony D’Amato at Bootleg Bar (8pm)
ALSO: Super Tuesday’s FREE at Butter’d Up (10pm)

 

Weds: Sam Morrow residency FREE at The Love Song Bar (8:30)
ALSO Sound Collective with Josh and Kira FREE at Saint Rocke (8pm)

 

Thursday: Avi Buffalo at Bootleg Bar (8:30)
ALSO: Alicia Witt at The Hotel Cafe second stage (8pm)
ALSO: Barbara Streisand at The Grammy Museum (8pm)
ALSO: This Wild Life w/ Royal Teeth, Oyster Kids at Long Beach Art Theatre (7pm)

 

Friday: John Isaac Watters residency FREE at The Hi Hat (8pm)
ALSO: Astra Kelly at Genghis Cohen (8pm)
ALSO: Gone is Gone at The Troubadour (8pm)
ALSO: The Devil Makes Three at The Wiltern (8pm)

 

Saturday: A Night of TLC at The Hotel Cafe (10pm)

 

Sunday: Jack Tempchin at The Hotel Cafe second stage (8pm)
ALSO: Songwriter Sundays FREE at The Fox and Hounds (8pm)

 

To Keep in Mind:
January 11th-14th: Lord Huron at Teragram Ballroom
January 12th: Dar Williams at The Troubadour
January 13th: The White Buffalo at The Troubadour
January 17th: Bear’s Den at The El Rey
January 18th: DNCE at The Belasco Theatre
January 19h: Jack Savoretti at The Hotel Cafe
January 25th: Joshua Radin at The Troubadour
January 26th: Zane Carney at The El Rey
January 28th: Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls at The Wiltern
January 28th: SafetySuit at The Regent Theater
January 28th: Dorothy at The Troubadour
Feb. 2nd: Mike Doughty at The Troubadour
Feb. 2nd: Tom Chaplin at The El Rey
Feb. 4th: Leroy Sanchez at The Troubadour
Feb. 8th: The Revivalists at The Fonda
Feb. 11th: The Griswolds w/ Dreamers at Teragram Ballroom
Feb. 14th: David Duchovny at The Roxy
Feb. 16th: twenty one pilots, MUTEMATH at Honda Center
Feb. 27th: Jens Lekamn at Teragram Ballroom
March 24th: Yellowcard at The Novo by Microsoft
March 25th: Colony House w/ Knox Hamilton at The Troubadour
April 5th: Mayday Parade at The Regent Theater

 

~ Kristen

 

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