Sunday 20 Apr
 
 

Odyssey of the mind

Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey 

with Culture Cinematic and ADDverse Effects

9 p.m. Friday

Twisted Root Gallery

3012 N. Walker Ave.

twistedrootgallery.com

208-4288

$10

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Frndz with benefits

Boyfrndz with Bored Wax and The Hitt Boyz

9 p.m. Sunday

Blue Note Lounge

2408 N. Robinson Ave.

thebluenotelounge.com

600-1166

$5

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Saddle up

Horse Thief with Deerpeople and Pageantry

8:30 p.m. Friday

ACM@UCO Performance Lab

329 E. Sheridan Ave.

acm-uco.com

974-4700

$5-$8

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High heaven

Glow God with Weed, Feral Future and Power Pyramid

7 p.m. Friday

Capitol House

$5

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Darkened tones

Chevelle with Nothing More and Middle Class Rut

6:30 p.m. Monday

Diamond Ballroom

8001 S. Eastern Ave.

diamondballroom.net

677-9169

$24-$29

04/09/2014 | Comments 0
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Neil Diamond' Dreams


None November 17th, 2010

while there's nothing wrong with that, either, the production' courtesy of Mr. D' sounds curiously flat. Even at high volumes, these "Dreams" don't crackle like they should.

In what feels like an end-stage retrospective, Diamond tackles a pair of Beatles tunes ("Yesterday" and "Blackbird") alongside tunes by The Eagles, Bill Withers and himself ("I'm a Believer"). Only one feels close to being infused with spirit (ironically, Gilbert O'Sullivan's easy-listening staple "Alone Again (Naturally)") and only one actually is. Thankfully, it's a stunner: Leonard Cohen's moving "Hallelujah." In Diamond's version, you pay attention not to the voice behind it, but the pure poetry of the lyrics. "”Rod Lott
 
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