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Pete Townshend played ‘Quadrophenia’ w/ Billy Idol & an orchestra (review)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The audience cheered when the first recognizable thread of Quadrophenia — the mournful horn outlining the phrase “Is it me, for a moment?”— emerged from the overture that replaced the album’s opening sound effects. British tenor Alfie Boe took the stage in front of the massive orchestra and immediately removed all doubts with his powerful voice and energetic presence…

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Jerry Garcia’s Wolf guitar was auctioned off at Brooklyn Bowl for $1.9 million (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The auction included live music by Joe Russo, Scott Metzger, Neal Casal, Cass McCombs, John Scofield, Nels Cline, Jon Shaw, and more.

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