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Topic: interview

Yo ho ho and a flagon of rum

English folk/party band Skinny Lister joins Dropkick Murphys for a rowdy St. Patrick’s Day tour of the Midwest.


Music

Devon Green
A few years ago, Skinny Lister was enjoying mild success in its home country before being discovered in a hotel parking lot at SXSW. Already the darlings of the festival set in Europe, the band was discovered by the Dropkick Murphys’ manager, who witnessed the rowdy 5-piece in what lead singer Lorna Thomas described as “the world’s only mandolin solo in a glass lift.” The band was notorious for setting up anywhere and everywhere and playing to anyone who would listen. This approach, especially at SXSW, proved to be an effective one.
 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

VIDEO: Film and concert showcase sound of Memphis


News

Ben Felder
deadCENTER Film Festival continues tonight with a free film and concert on the Great Lawn at the Myriad Gardens.
 
Saturday, June 14, 2014

American Hustler

Larry Flynt has made a career (and a lot of money) out of defending the First Amendment.


Features

Devon Green
Larry Flynt, with his raspy, bullfrog voice, has always had his work cut out for him. Villified in the media, he continually has to overcome the image of him as a lecherous smut peddler.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
 
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