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Concert review: Black Keys display muscle and finesse

Dan Auerbach, one half of the blues-rock duo The Black Keys, steadies his guitar and launches the Keys into the 2003 song “Thickfreakness.” Auerbach’s riff dominates the track.

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Concert review: The Black Keys rock tour stop

Concert review: The Black Keys rock tour stop

For The Black Keys, volume is not an issue. The duo produced deafening sound in the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio on Sunday.

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Column: How my Bonnaroo trip became hell in Manchester

Sunshine, live music, boobs, death. Don’t get me wrong, music festivals are a lot of fun, but there is one four-day celebration to which I will never return.

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Concert review: Rapper Drake takes care of crowd

Concert review: Rapper Drake takes care of crowd

For one night, Columbus was with Drake shooting in the gym. In fact, the Canadian-born MC seemed somewhat surprised when the sold-out crowd at the Schottenstein Center recited the now-infamous line from his verse on “Stay Schemin’” without his aid as part of his set on the Club Paradise Tour, which made its fourth stop on a 17-city U.S. college tour Saturday.

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Concert review: Blake Shelton amps it up for performance

Concert review: Blake Shelton amps it up for performance

“If you’re worrying about something you have to do in the morning, then you can kiss 11,000 people’s ass!” Blake Shelton shouted to an almost-full Nationwide Arena Friday.

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Concert review: Jeffrey Ross at the Pabst Theater

Likely the most infamous of those comics, Jeffrey Ross, is now known as the Roastmaster General – a title only fitting for the most disrespectful.

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Concert review: Lady Antebellum rocks audience

Concert review: Lady Antebellum rocks audience

Three of contemporary country music’s biggest acts “owned the night” in front of a sold-out Bryce Jordan Center crowd Saturday night.

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SNL’s Seth Meyers pulls no punch lines

Head writer of Saturday Night Live and host of SNL’s “Weekend Update” Seth Meyers performed standup comedy last Friday to an excited audience at Carnegie Mellon U.

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Concert review: Taylor Swift brings down the house

Concert review: Taylor Swift brings down the house

Originally scheduled for July 9 and 10, the Taylor Swift concerts packed Philips Arena in Atlanta this past weekend on Oct. 1 and 2. While the songstress proves popular on the charts and with fans, her musical abilities do not quite match up with her popularity.

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