Justin Jasper

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Last Night: Roky Erickson (with Okkervil River) at the Music Box

Any big reunion tour always draws a mixed crowd -- e.g., gray-haired, bearded hippies mingling with shaggy-haired, bearded hipsters, etc. The audience gathered for last night's Roky Erickson show at the Music Box was no different. There seemed to be a combination of dedicated fans and curious newcomers, some of......
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Last Night: Tony Clifton at the Comedy Store (NSFW)

Last night, on the anniversary of Andy Kaufman's death, and the 25th anniversary of his first performance at the Comedy Store, the greatest showman in the history of the world made his triumphant return to the public. That's right, ladies and gents, Tony Clifton: world class performer, Vegas showman, and......
Where's Andrew Hung?; Credit: Justin Jasper

Last Night: Fuck Buttons Bangs Heads @ the Troubadour

Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power, better known to those who know as Fuck Buttons, play house music for AC/DC fans, which is one of the reasons that their intense, droning set at the Troubadour drew a lot of headbanging. I grew up as a fan of metal. Intense, violent,......
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