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Daniel Boscaljon

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Feb 26, 2017

The lineup for Gabe’s on Friday night, Feb. 24 featured two bands that I had long wanted to watch but had been prevented from seeing. For the past ten years...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Feb 13, 2017

Davina and the Vagabonds are a quintet (drums, bass, trombone, trumpet, piano/ukulele) from the Twin Cities, who visited The Mill on Sunday, Feb. 12 at the end of a brief...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jan 28, 2017

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox performs for a sold out Englert Theatre. Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017. See more photos below. -- photo by Zak Neumann. Introduced with a brief musical flourish...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jan 10, 2017

I walked into the Blue Moose on Monday toward the end of Sandman’s set, listening to him close with what sounded like a prayer before prefacing the onset of Aesop...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Oct 20, 2016

I was first introduced to Moon Hooch through their album Red Sky, released this summer, and was so enthralled by the experience of being gripped by each song that it...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Oct 13, 2016

Larkin Poe, two sisters (Rebecca and Megan Lovell) out of Atlanta, decided to use their night off from serving as Elvis Costello’s opening band to play The Mill last Wednesday,...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Oct 5, 2016

Shovels and Rope is a duo comprised of Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, who married only after recording and releasing an album together. Their performances forefront this relationship by...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Sep 20, 2016

Gaelynn Lea The Mill -- Sunday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. Gaelynn Lea, a fiddle player hailing from Duluth, MN, burst onto the national scene by winning NPR’s 2016 Tiny...

Mouths by Dan Boscaljon; art by Aaron Gillespie
Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Sep 12, 2016

“Mouths” is a fiction story presented in installments. This is the final chapter; read from the beginning, starting here. Mouths XII: Fleeing I don’t hear the bullet pass by me....

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Sep 4, 2016

“Mouths” is a fiction story presented in installments. Look for a new chapter on Mondays throughout the summer. (We're almost at the end, now -- but the fear started creeping...

Mouths by Daniel Boscaljon; art by Aaron Gillespie
Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Aug 29, 2016

“Mouths” is a fiction story presented in installments. Look for a new chapter on Mondays throughout the summer. (Perhaps you would like to start at the beginning?) Mouths X: Leaving...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Aug 22, 2016

“Mouths” is a fiction story presented in installments. Look for a new chapter on Mondays throughout the summer. (Perhaps you would like to start at the beginning?) Mouths IX: Accusing...

Mouths by Dan Boscaljon; art by Aaron Gillespie
Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Aug 15, 2016

“Mouths” is a fiction story presented in installments. Look for a new chapter on Mondays throughout the summer. (The journey started here.) Mouths VIII: Explaining She passes out three times...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Aug 15, 2016

I enjoy seeing opening acts, especially ones that accompany a band across a tour. Entrance, a solo singer-songwriter, was worth seeing. He seemed steeped in a folk tradition, and most...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Aug 1, 2016

“Mouths” is a fiction story presented in installments. Look for a new chapter Monday mornings throughout the summer. "Shut the fuck up, Sheila!" I scream at the door. I realize...

Posted by Daniel Boscaljon | Jul 19, 2016

I had low expectations for the North Liberty Blues & BBQ festival, which hints at the unmentioned “brews” in the space of the ampersand. In part this is due to...