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What’s going on Friday? (Zombies, Alex G, Sun Kil Moon, APTBS/Grooms, Michael Chapman, Luna, “Fable” & more

You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights...

Ed Schrader's Music Beat, Ricky Eat Acid, Juiceboxxx @ Alphaville
Bass and drum duo Ed Schrader's Music Beat are fresh out of party jail and ready to start your weekend right, with snarky Milwaukee rap crew Juiceboxxx as w...

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Jayhawks releasing new LP, touring, playing Beacon Theater w/ Rosanne Cash who wrote a book (dates)

The Jayhawks at Webster Hall in January (more by Kurt Christensen)

The Jayhawks are currently on a European tour that ends later this month...

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The Jayhawks performed ‘Tomorrow the Green Grass’ @ Webster Hall (more pics from night 1 & night 2 setlist)

" followed up with 1995's , the Jayhawks' signature record. Opening with Olson's masterpiece "Blue," which cracked the Top 40 in Canada, the record is dominated by genius offerings from Olson, especially the shit-kickin' country-rocker "Miss Williams Guitar" (named after Olson's then-girlfriend Victoria Wilson), the melancholy "Ann Jane," and "Blue's" downbeat, somber counterpart, "Over My Shoulder...

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The Jayhawks playing full-reissued-album NYC shows (dates)

The Jayhawks are releasing reissued and expanded editions of Hollywood Town Hall and Tomorrow the Green Grass on January 18th. On January 20th the alt-country band will perform Hollywood Town Hall live at Webster Hall in NYC...

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Mark Olson is on tour (dates)

Mark Olson @ Rockwood Music Hall in June (more by Kurt Christensen)These days, Olson said he's focusing on his songcraft and on writing the best songs he can, and trying not to be overly concerned about the volatile nature of the music industry...

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the Jayhawks played 3 shows @ First Avenue in Minneapolis, Mark Olson performed @ Rockwood Music Hall (pics)

"With the stars-of-fame outside First Avenue currently being repainted, it looked as if the Jayhawks were campaigning to make theirs the first local name to go back up on the walls...

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Mark Olson (of the Jayhawks) touring & releasing an album

Mark Olson is a founding member of The Jayhawks, the most acclaimed band to emerge out of the alt-country scene. He left the Jayhawks in 1996, after the release of the band's biggest-selling album, , but continued to record music with his new band, The Creekdippers, at his new home in the California desert...

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MARK OLSON reunites w/ Gary Louris in MN, playing NYC TONIGHT (Win Tix)

Jayhawks' Gary Louris & Mark Olson @ 400 Bar, MN - Aug 18, 2007 (CRED)The crowd seemed to double after Louris took to the stage, and as the bar filled up and pressed forward the band launched into the Jayhawks song “Pray for Me...

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the Weakerthans, Last Town Chorus, Mark Olson (Jayhawks)

Tickets are on sale for the upcoming NYC Weakerthans show at Webster Hall. Brooklyn band The Last Town Chorus are touring with them, and opening that show...

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