Nothing raises the hackles of the music-hating snark machines over at Pitchfork like a lil rap album that defies the odds by sticking to formula. Mac Miller's Blue Slide Park was slapped with a 1.0 rating, despite the the fact that it managed to move nearly 200,000 copies it's first week. Miller's at Chaifetz Arena April 11. Brooklyn noise duo Talk Normal were added to the Zola Jesus show at the Luminary. And no else one is allowed to book shows on April 29--Florence and the Machine, Van Halen, and Portugal. the Man are already vying for our attention that night.
The Ambassador Young Jeezy, January 27
Cicero's Ewan Dobson, March 17 Harp and Lyre, February 29
Chaifetz Arena Mac Miller, April 11
Crack Fox Antique Scream, March 23 Filthy Still, March 10
The Firebird Allen Stone, February 17 The Ataris, March 4 Go Radio, May 13 Kenny Zimlinghaus, March 9 Kevin Seconds, March 29 Mission of Burma, April 4 Nick Vatterott, March 23 Peelander Z, March 7 Say Anything, April 1 The Giving Tree Band, March 1 Timeflies, February 19
The Fox Theatre Human Nature, Smokey Robinson, April 10
Fubar Black Tusk, March 12 The Depaysement, March 24 I Am The Avalanche, March 27 The Fuckers, March 17 Set it Off, March 14
The Gramophone Empires, Saint Motel, March 11 Yellow Ostrich, March 12
Lemp Neighborhood Arts Center Droughts, February 25
Lumiere Place Hotel and Casino Eddie Money, March 2 Eric Benet, February 11 Natasha Leggero, March 3 Sixpence None the Richer, March 31
Luminary Center for the Arts The Hive Dwellers, March 27 Sharon Van Etten, March 31
Off Broadway Bronze Radio Return, February 22
Old Rock House Polica, February 27
The Pageant North Mississippi Allstars, March 17 Portugal. the Man, April 29 Yonder Mountain String Band, March 31
Peabody Opera House Florence and the Machine, April 29
Plush Nic Cowan, March 9 Satchel Grande, February 18 Yacht, March 1
Pop's Glass Cloud, April 15 Hurt, February 2 Opiate, April 27
Scottrade Center Red Hot Chili Peppers, May 25 Van Halen, April 29
Sheldon Concert Hall Hayes Carll, March 18 Paul Brown and the Killing Devils, June 15
Verizon Wireless Amphitheater Brad Paisley, May 18 Jason Aldean, September 14 Lady Antebellum, June 29 Miranda Lambert, June 16 Rascal Flatts, July 27 Toby Keith, September 1
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