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Interview: Tristen

Nashville songwriter Tristen will perform at The Loft on Saturday

Tristen

It seems like forever ago that we were calling Tristen one of our favorite new artists. Continue reading…

Video Premiere: Gary Hankins & the Summer Knowledge – “Feelin'”

We present the video from San Diego's exciting new supergroup

It was only a few weeks ago that Gary Hankins & the Summer Knowledge delivered a fantastic masked performance at the Tin Can. Continue reading…

Interview: Dan Mangan and Kenton Loewen

We talked to Dan Mangan before his recent Casbah show

Dan Mangan by Sylvia Borgo

Photo credit: Sylvia Borgo

MP3: Interview – Dan Mangan

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Owl and Bear contributor Sylvia Borgo sat down with Dan Mangan and drummer Kenton Loewen, two members of the collective known as Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, before their recent Casbah show. In this wide-ranging and funny interview, Borgo and the celebrated Canadian songwriter talk about The Black Keys, the JUNOs vs. The Grammys, and more.

Live Review & Photos: Bear’s Den, Dan Mangan, and Christof at the Casbah, November 9, 2014

Bear's Den played a magical set at The Casbah

Bear's Den by Sylvia Borgo

Photos by Sylvia Borgo

English folk rock sensation Bear’s Den headlined a showcase of international bands at the Casbah on November 9. Continue reading…


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