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The Silent Comedy Join Edward Sharpe, Fruit Bats, Josh Ritter for Dave Matthews Band Caravan

San Diego favorites The Silent Comedy have just told us that they’ve been chosen to play the George, WA stop of the Dave Matthews Band Caravan.

The 3-day festival will be held from September 2-4 at the Gorge Ampitheatre, and boasts an impressive lineup that includes Gogol Bordello, The Roots, Devotchka, Fruit Bats, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Josh Ritter and the Royal City Band, and the subtabularly dreaming Dave Matthews himself. Continue reading…

Live Review: The Swell Season & Ryan Bingham at House of Blues, August 17, 2010

It’s hard not to love The Swell Season. Since winning the hearts of audiences — and an Oscar — with the 2006 film Once, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova have maintained that adoration through rigorous touring, refreshing humility, and the recent release of their second album, Strict Joy.

Before The Swell Season took the stage at House of Blues on Tuesday, singer/guitarist Ryan Bingham opened up with some astonishingly derivative blues and folk. His raspy voice dripped with affectation as he rambled on about times changing and winds blowing like some copy of a copy of a copy of Bob Dylan. Continue reading…