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Neon Reverb Saturday: Mark's journal

September 19th, 2010

Buster Blue, LoveLikeFire, A B & the Sea and more!

  • Weekly Managing Editor Spencer Patterson checks out Caravels, The Mad Caps and an Aruba snafu.

  • Brandon Flowers' first solo release, titled "Flamingo," is set for release in September.

  • See the country music star for free at The Joint.

  • Get your tickets to see the super group live at The Joint.

  • ETF fans will rock out. Barricades be damned.

  • Some things (cough, pop punk, cough) never change.

  • An interesting Extreme Thing intro from local band And She Whispered.

  • The Skooners’ set proved to be a great way to close Neon Reverb.

  • Jared Mees and the Grown Children brought its folk rock tunes, and love, to Neon Reverb.

  • Imagine Dragons knows how to draw a crowd, but do they make you randy?

  • Or, why you should always listen to an Elvis Costello-look-alike.

  • From concert posters to old-school gadgetry, Vic Wilburn has fine-tuned his favorite spot in the house.

  • Her legendary character will be featured on some Bally slot machines.

  • Prince makes up for lost time with Art Official Age and PlectrumElectrum.

  • "My plan is to play the first show, gauge the reaction and season to taste after that."

  • Linkin Park, John Legend, The Deftones and ticket presale also included in Times Square announcement.

  • "If I could pull a Beatles move and just make records, I think I would be really happy."

  • Debuting Smith Galtney's new pop-culture column, Cultural Attachment.

  • Brett Bolton showed off new tunes and some serious visual eye food.

  • Where does hip-hop fit in—and how can you get booked at Bunkhouse?

  • The Masterworks concert featuring Deborah Voigt is the stuff of dreams.

  • "I figured we’d make something, and at worst it would be better than Project Runway."

  • What makes their show so fun? Organic herbs, booze and stretching.

  • Both signs are part of the Boneyard’s permanent exhibit and are among six in the yard that have been restored.

  • The Emmy-nominated actress discusses projects outside OITNB, her go-to cocktail and how Jubilee is a "kiki."

  • Kitze + The CPUs' tech-heavy show includes projection-mapped visuals, drum pads—and a joystick.

  • The band has reached its end—but the future is bright for its members.

  • “Deep down I feel like I have this hippie kind of spirit.”

  • But the cartoonist says his latest graphic novel isn’t autobiographical.