Live Review: Jenny Lewis @ The Anthem — 9/5/19

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Jenny Lewis (Photo courtesy Ground Control Touring)

F. Scott Fitzgerald is frequently taken out of context by people who quote him as having written that “there are no second acts in American lives.” He actually wrote, “I once thought that there were no second acts in American lives, but there was certainly to be a second act to New York’s boom days.” Like America’s greatest city, there is a second act to Jenny Lewis’s boom days. The former child and teen actress, now in her early 40s, has become an amazingly gifted songwriter and a spectacular live performer. Her dynamism was on full display at The Anthem Thursday night.

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Preview: Peter Frampton @ The Anthem, 9/11/19

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Peter Frampton (Photo by Austin Lord)

“Breaking All the Rules,” “Show Me the Way,” “Baby, I Love Your Way,” “Do You Feel Like We Do” — classic rock hits. And one man is responsible for them — Frampton. Peter Frampton.

The guitar legend is traveling on his final tour with a stop at The Anthem on Wednesday, Sept. 11.

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Preview: Phantogram @ The Anthem, 9/6/19

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Phantogram (Photo courtesy Republic Records)

Trip hop duo Phantogram last released a studio album, Three, in 2016. But Josh Carter (vocals, guitar) and Sarah Barthel (vocals, keyboards) have been steadily dropping singles via Republic Records recently, and they drop by The Anthem on Friday, Sept. 6, during a stop on a 25-date touring trek.

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