Live Review: Dear Boy @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 7/15/19

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Ben Grey fronts Dear Boy at The Fillmore Silver Spring on July 15, 2019. (Photo by Mickey McCarter)

Dear Boy, an indie rock quartet from Los Angeles, proved the perfect opener for the one-two punch of Brit bands James and The Psychedelic Furs at The Fillmore Silver Spring recently. The appealing group captivated the gathering sold-out crowd at The Fillmore immediately with their Britpop-inspired sound.

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Snapshots: Stephen Marley @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 7/11/19

StephenMarley04 Stephen Marley performs at The Fillmore Silver Spring on July 11, 2019. (Photo by Chris Castillo)

Grammy winner Stephen “Ragga” Marley most recently released One Take: Acoustic Jams, a five-track EP, last year via Ghetto Youths International, the Marley family label. He dropped by The Fillmore Silver Spring recently on an extended acoustic tour, and Chris Castillo got some pix!

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Snapshots: Reel Big Fish @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 6/25/19

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Reel Big Fish frontman Aaron Barrett poses for the camera during a performance at The Fillmore Silver Spring, June 25, 2019. (Photo by Ari Strauss)

Reel Big Fish played to a packed house recently at The Fillmore Silver Spring. The southern California ska-punk band co-headlined a show with Texas-based Bowling for Soup.

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Live Review: The Specials @ The Fillmore Silver Spring — 6/10/19

TheSpecials-17_DSC09159 Lynval Golding fronts The Specials at The Fillmore Silver Spring on June 10, 2019. (Photos by Jason Nicholson; Words by Mickey McCarter)

There is a certain pleasure in watching seasoned masters of any genre showcase their chops. And so it was that the masters of ska in The Specials returned to The Fillmore Silver Spring recently, stabilized by three experienced musicians and rejuvenated by a UK #1 hit record.

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