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a guide to 2017 Thanksgiving Weekend events in NYC

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Read our day-by-day guide to the various events taking place around the city on Thanksgiving Weekend.

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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Soccer Mommy at Everybody Hits, Bob Dylan at Tower Theater, Modern English at Johnny Brenda’s, and more

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Tonight’s Concert Picks: Soccer Mommy at Everybody Hits, Bob Dylan at Tower Theater, Modern English at Johnny Brenda’s, and more

Soccer Mommy | photo via sopharela.bandcamp.com

Soccer Mommy, the project of Sophie Allison, was in town recently opening for Jay Som, and now they’ll headline their own gig tonight at Everybody Hits. Past Life and Witch Bomb also play. Soccer Mommy, known for their “chill but kinda sad bedroom-pop jams,” released Collection in August; listen to standout track “Out Worn” below. Find tickets and more information on tonight’s show on the XPN Concert Calendar.

Bob Dylan takes the stage at the Tower Theater tonight for the second of his two consecutive Philly shows. We last ...

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Spoon played Kimmel (watch), reveal curated-SXSW show lineups & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Plus: tour Austin with Spoon via the ‘City Soundtracks’ podcast and if you’ll be at SXSW you might wanna try the breakfast taco they created to celebrate ‘Hot Thoughts’ release.

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SXSW adds lots more artists to 2017 lineup + Nile Rodgers as Keynote Speaker

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Cherry Glazerr, Temples, S U R V I V E, Beach Slang, No Joy, PWR BTTM, Ultimate Painting, Weaves, Modern English, Omni & more added to 2017 lineup.

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Get ready to melt with Modern English at Johnny Brenda’s

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Get ready to melt with Modern English at Johnny Brenda’s

Modern English | photo by Richard Eaton | courtesy of the artist

These days much of America might associate Modern English with Hershey’s Chocolate thanks to their successful ad campaign last year.

But for those of us who know better, Modern English formed in ’79 and, as many bands did, had the opportunity to showcase their talents to England via a Peel Session on BBC Radio 1 recorded right before their debut LP dropped in 1981, which showcased a guitar-driven sound. Their second LP After The Snow is when things gelled and Modern English found their note. Their keyboard ...

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