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Interview: Lake Street Dive’s Bridget Kearney on the musical influences of ‘Side Pony’ and signing to a record label

Lake Street Dive The Englert Theatre — Monday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. Lake Street Dive saw a mercurial rise to fame after their mellowed-out, soulful cover of the Jackson Five’s “I Want You Back” went viral. They continued to earn critical acclaim with their seamless vocal melodies and throwback style. They are a nationally-known […]

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Album Reviews – Lake Street Dive – Bad Self Portraits

Recently, buzz has been building around the band Lake Street Dive. It started with an unexpected appearance on the Colbert Report on Feb. 5, where Stephen Colbert asked the band if they were ready for the “Colbert Bump”—the reported spike in popularity guests and topics receive after being featured on the show. […]

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Iowa City Weekender: February 21-23

Hello and welcome to another edition of the Weekender. Starting with Thursday, Iowa City’s Home Ec. Workshop is putting on its fourth annual Craft Crawl this weekend. Attendees have four days (Thursday – Sunday) to purchase discounted items from 6 different local businesses, and participate in activities they have arranged… […]

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Album Review: Lake Street Dive – Fun Machine

Fun Machine EP lakestreetdive.com Lake Street Dive is a four-piece birthed from Boston’s New England Conservatory Jazz program, mixologists of the perfect martini of soul, folk and jazz, shaken not stirred, and garnished with a sprig of indie-pop sensibility. This intoxicating formula is equal parts spare, precise percussion delivered by Philly native Mike Calabrese, brassy […]

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Little Village Live on KRUI 4/6/2011: Lake Street Dive, D. Bess, That One Guy

Performances by the merry songsters of Lake Street Dive and one-man loop squad D. Bess fit on either side of a That One Guy interview. Result? A sweet and wacky sandwich of an episode that you can listen to over and over. […]

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2010 Jazz Fest Wrap up: Better Late than Never Edition (VIDEO)

Fierce rain may have prevented Dr. Lonnie Smith from headlining the final day of the 2010 Jazz Festival, but all is not lost. We still have plenty of quality jazz to get to from the day’s earlier performances. So, what are we waiting for?

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