Weekend Music: One Of These Things Is Not Like The Other (10/1 – 10/4)

So much good music in town this weekend that I’m expanding out to Tuesday on recommended shows.

Favorites over the religious holiday include folk star Jen Chapin, R&B’s Majid Jordan, and Brazilian seduction master Bebel Gilberto.

Not to mention a Deadhead concert for kids, Mexican banda, two nights of Luna . . .and a punk and rock lineup at Gateway for their one-year anniversary. Continue reading

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Reunited, Luna Enraptures the Crowd at McCarren Park

After a ten-year break, Luna commanded a double encore at McCarren Park last Thursday night as part of the first day of the Northside Music Festival.

The enthusiasm from the crowd was clear before the set began. “I told my friend not to talk to me when they go on,” an excited fan said. “It’s a reunion for us,” she continued as she pointed out other people in the pit she used to see at Luna’s concerts before they disbanded in 2005. “I haven’t been this close ever,” another fan exclaimed. “It’s gonna be a good vibe.”

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