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Politics and Musical Power: Captain Ghost Celebrates a New Music Video—and Gets Set to Release Its First Full Album

Politics and Musical Power: Captain Ghost Celebrates a New Music Video—and Gets Set to Release Its First Full Album

Jul 11, 2019 10:30  |  Matt King

Captain Ghost, a four-piece alternative-rock band, is a growing presence in the Coachella Valley music scene thanks to the group’s powerful anthems and ballads—plus its political and perhaps even cons...

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The Lucky 13: Cynna Luchia, Frontwoman of Sticky Doll

The Lucky 13: Cynna Luchia, Frontwoman of Sticky Doll

Jul 08, 2019 07:00  |  Brian Blueskye

Sticky Doll is planning on putting on its all-ages Sticky Fest again this October at The Palms in Wonder Valley—but you don’t have to wait until then to see this high-desert punk group in action: You ...

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The Lucky 13: 'Uncle' Ben Crowson, Drummer for Right On, Right On

The Lucky 13: 'Uncle' Ben Crowson, Drummer for Right On, Right On

Jul 02, 2019 12:00  |  Brian Blueskye

I first saw Right On, Right On during a Battle of the Bands at The Hood Bar and Pizza. I didn’t know what to think at first. The band offered a little funk, a little country, a little bit of a jam-ban...

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The Modern Teen's Soundtrack: The Regrettes Bring a Youthful Brand of Hard-Hitting Punk/Alternative Rock to Pappy and Harriet's

The Modern Teen's Soundtrack: The Regrettes Bring a Youthful Brand of Hard-Hitting Punk/Alternative Rock to Pappy and Harriet's

Jul 01, 2019 07:00  |  Matt King

The Regrettes have in youth achieved what most musicians spend their entire lives trying to achieve.

The band, which has more than 250,000 monthly listeners on Spotify, earlier this year completed a Eu...

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The Blueskye Report, July 2019: Jethro Tull, Stevie B, Lee Greenwood, Cate Le Bon—and a Whole Lot More!

The Blueskye Report, July 2019: Jethro Tull, Stevie B, Lee Greenwood, Cate Le Bon—and a Whole Lot More!

Jun 28, 2019 10:00  |  Brian Blueskye

July and August are the slowest months for entertainment in the Coachella Valley, with multiple venues on hiatus—but the casinos and Pappy and Harriet’s are still offering plenty of great events.

Fanta...

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Hip-Rock Is Back: After a Couple of Years Away From the Scene, Drop Mob Looks to Grow and Evolve

Hip-Rock Is Back: After a Couple of Years Away From the Scene, Drop Mob Looks to Grow and Evolve

Jun 25, 2019 09:00  |  Brian Blueskye

When I talked to the members of Drop Mob about 2 1/2 years ago, they were working on a new album and playing shows regularly.

Then … it seemed as if the locally renowned rap-metal band dropped out of t...

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Keep It Together: Guster Brings a Darker Sound to the Band's Pappy and Harriet's Debut

Keep It Together: Guster Brings a Darker Sound to the Band's Pappy and Harriet's Debut

Jun 24, 2019 07:00  |  Brian Blueskye

When Guster went to Calgary to record the band’s new album, Look Alive , producer Leo Abrahams made it very clear: “The world doesn’t need another fucking Beatles pastiche!”

Guster, known for quirky folk...

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Thank You, Janis: Tony Award Nominee Mary Bridget Davies Comes to the Copa to Sing '80s Songs With Ryan Sudick

Thank You, Janis: Tony Award Nominee Mary Bridget Davies Comes to the Copa to Sing '80s Songs With Ryan Sudick

Jun 21, 2019 11:00  |  Brian Blueskye

Mary Bridget Davies nabbed the lead role in a 2005 touring production of the Janis Joplin musical  Love, Janis —and that would eventually help lead her to Broadway, and a 2014 Tony Award nomination when...

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