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Concert Review

Otis Clay
January 4, 2014 @ SPACE
By Dave Miller

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Top Concerts of 2013

Public Enemy
September 14, 2013 @ Riot Fest

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Concert Review

The Wanton Looks
November 2, 2013 @ Brauer House

L'Assassins
November 2, 2013 @ Brauer House

The Dyes
November 2, 2013 @ Brauer House
By Dave Miller

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Concert Review

Those Darlins
October 26, 2013 @ Schubas

Gambles
October 26, 2013 @ Schubas By Dave Miller

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Concert Review

The Replacements
September 15, 2013 @ Riot Fest

White Mystery
September 15, 2013 @ Riot Fest

Peelander-Z
September 15, 2013 @ Riot Fest

Public Enemy
September 14, 2013 @ Riot Fest

X
September 14, 2013 @ Riot Fest

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts
September 13, 2013 @ Riot Fest
By Dave Miller

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