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Justin Young, 16 Feb 2012

Going back once again to the Mexicali Live show from February 16th, we arrive now on Justin Young’s set.  (His website is here.) Good singer, seems to be a nice guy, very friendly with the crowd.  I don’t have anything … Continue reading

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Preview: Darling Parade, 16 Feb 2012

Coming up next: The Escape Directors from 10 Feb 2012. Right now, I’m buying myself an extra day with this preview. The full set from this show should be up by week’s end. This is Darling Parade:

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Preview: Ana Popovic

Returned to Mexicali Live in Teaneck, NJ tonight for Ana Popovic, an absolutely amazing guitar player.  And her bassist was awesome, too, but we’ll get to him next week.

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Nick Stefanacci Band Preview

The other half of the twin bill last Thursday night was The Nick Stefanacci Band, whose work you can read more about at NSBLive.com. While I process the 1600 pics I took that night, let me distract you with a … Continue reading

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Such Is Life: The Tease

While I’m still sorting through the pictures, here’s a quick environmental portrait of the night:

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Going Back to Mexicali…

Last month, I photographed Jake Shimabukuro at the Mexicali Live club in Teaneck, NJ.  On Thursday, I return to shoot three unsigned acts.  And, because we’re living in the future, I got their OKs to shoot the show in three … Continue reading

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Huey Lewis: First, An Opening Act to Practice On

Unexpectedly (to me), there was an opening act for Huey Lewis, who went on for a half hour at 8:00.  Huey, an usher told me, wasn’t scheduled to start until closer to 8:45 or 9:00.  The good news for that … Continue reading

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Jake Shimabukuro: The End

And so we come to the end of the concert.  And I promised a big ending. It was big for me, in a most unexpected way, at least.  Shimabukuro ended his set with his two biggest viral hits, “While My … Continue reading

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Jake Shimabukuro Takes the Stage

Shimabukuro came on stage to an enthusiastic crowd response.  Smiling, he thanked everyone for coming out and introduced the first song.  And when he played, alone on the stage, he took a step back and over to the side of … Continue reading

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Jake Shimabukuro’s Opening Act, Ilo Ferreira

Three mics lined the front of the stage. The middle belonged to Ilo Ferreira, accompanied on either side by a saxophonist (for a little more than half the set) and an electric guitarist. Ferreira kept rhythm and did the lead … Continue reading

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