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So that thing happened to me. You know, the one where you feel the goose flesh rise on your arms, you throw your hands toward heaven (or the sky, for secular types) and you are possessed by the uncontrollable desire to hug your neighbor, who’s a stranger? All because of four chords, a melody and some lyrics that hit deep? Father John Misty's Canalside set started mellow…

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Father John Misty Doors at 5 p.m., headliner hits the stage around 8, show is done by 10:30 on July 26 at Canalside (44 Prime St.). Cost is $5 and comes with a free drink ticket if you purchase in advance at Consumer's Beverages. When the 2018 Canalside Live! lineup was announced, this multi-talented Maryland-born musician was the social media darling (alongside Vanill…

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Hip-hop, modern blues, jam bands, indie rock, ska-punk and whatever it is that Vanilla Ice does are all represented in the just announced Canalside Live 2018 concert season. The 10-concert series opens June 7 at Canalside with the hip-hop duo Method Man & Redman with eight shows on the traditional Thursday night slot one each on a Friday and Saturday. Tickets will r…

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The congregation had gathered en masse, with the anticipated service and gospel of Father John Misty already causing a stir in the crowd. On Saturday night, the Town Ballroom was packed full of young and old faces in a sold-out concert from the witty folk balladeer. This was to be a night of showmanship, cynical and romantic tales of love and excess, and a wonderful conne…

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There are plenty of outdoor shows to keep you covered in sunscreen this summer, but once in a while, it’s good to get out of the elements and into the dark, where live concert presentations can take on a touch of the cinematic and the sound quality is, generally speaking, superior. Here are 10 shows worth risking your tan for.RushJune 10, First Niagara CenterThis is quite …

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While the vinyl record format has been steadily making a comeback over the last few years, 2014 can officially be coined “The Year of Vinyl” as record sales saw a ridiculous 49 percent surge than that of the previous year. And while these numbers look great on paper, independent record stores still remain a dying breed as online sales seem to dominate points of purchase, w…