Live Review: Cowboy Junkies @ The Birchmere — 1/29/20

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Cowboy Junkies (Photo by Heather Pollock)

Following their game plan from their previous visit to The Birchmere in July 2018, the Cowboy Junkies went with a proven format for their recent show there. They’d play two sets. The first, slightly shorter set, would mostly consist of songs from their latest album, All That Reckoning, while the second set would comb their extensive catalog from more than 30 years together.

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Snapshots: The Glorious Sons @ 9:30 Club — 1/24/20

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The Glorious Sons perform at 9:30 Club on Jan. 24, 2020. (Photo by Paivi Salonen)

Not long ago, The Glorious Sons, the groundbreaking Canadian rockers, rolled through 9:30 Club to open The Struts for a very wild show! On Friday, The Glorious Sons made a triumphant return to 9:30 Club as the headliner, and Paivi Salonen got all of the pix.

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Snapshots: Black Mountain @ Black Cat — 11/13/19

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Black Mountain performs at Black Cat on Nov. 13, 2019. (Photo by Ben Eisendrath/ Instagram+Twitter: Insomnigraphic/GrillworksBen)

Canadian psych-rockers ​Black Mountain performed at Black Cat recently during the band’s Horns Arising Tour to present new songs from Destroyer, the band’s fifth studio album. Ben Eisendrath went along to capture them in action.

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Live Review: The Wailin’ Jennys @ The Birchmere — 11/6/19

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The Wailin’ Jennys (Photo by Morten Fog)

The Wailin’ Jennys opted to start Wednesday’s show — the second of three sold-out performances at The Birchmere — singing the traditional “Long Time Traveller” a capella. Over two sets, the trio, made up of Ruth Moody, Nicky Mehta, and Heather Masse, cycled through a number of instruments and styles: folk, gospel, a little country.

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