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Kick-Ass Country-Rock: Chris Shiflett Comes to Pappy and Harriet's to Share His 'Hard Lessons'

Kick-Ass Country-Rock: Chris Shiflett Comes to Pappy and Harriet's to Share His 'Hard Lessons'

Jun 18, 2019 07:00  |  Brian Blueskye

Chris Shiflett’s new album, Hard Lessons , proves that he’s onto something with his high-energy, kick-ass rock-country sound.

After touring with the Foo Fighters behind the band’s 2017 release, Concrete a...

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The Lucky 13: Anthony Ferrer, Guitarist for Empty Seat

The Lucky 13: Anthony Ferrer, Guitarist for Empty Seat

Jun 17, 2019 16:00  |  Brian Blueskye

After a hiatus from the local music scene, Empty Seat is back. Fronted by Red, a powerful female vocalist, the band melds alternative rock and punk. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/EmptySe...

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Live: Longshot, Pappy and Harriet's, June 10

Live: Longshot, Pappy and Harriet's, June 10

Jun 16, 2019 20:30  |  Guillermo Prieto

Several weeks ago, I got an email from music photographer Christina Sanchez, asking me if I was going to see The Longshot at Pappy and Harriet’s. Sanchez does not often go to Pappy’s, and because she ...

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Live: Splash House, Various Venues, June 7-9

Live: Splash House, Various Venues, June 7-9

Jun 14, 2019 14:00  |  Guillermo Prieto

I’ve been fortunate enough to attend the twice-per-summer Splash House festival for at least five years. While the venues have changed over the years, it’s almost always hot as hell—and a great time f...

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Unreconstructed '50s Man: Folk-Rock Songwriting Legend Don McLean Comes to Fantasy Springs

Unreconstructed '50s Man: Folk-Rock Songwriting Legend Don McLean Comes to Fantasy Springs

Jun 13, 2019 11:00  |  Brian Blueskye

What do you get when you take ’50s-style rock ’n’ roll and meld it with folk-music songwriting?

The answer: You get Don McLean.

The man—best known, of course, for his wildly successful 1971 single “Amer...

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Head Down and Work: The YIP YOPS, Now a Duo, Continue to Reach for the Stars

Head Down and Work: The YIP YOPS, Now a Duo, Continue to Reach for the Stars

Jun 12, 2019 16:30  |  Brian Blueskye

It’s been a long and winding road for the YIP YOPS, a band many touted as the Next Big Thing to come out of the Coachella Valley.

It all started when the members of the band were still in high school, ...

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The Evangenitals Are Everything: The Good-Time Band Takes a Break From Its 100-Song Demo to Return to Pappy and Harriet's

The Evangenitals Are Everything: The Good-Time Band Takes a Break From Its 100-Song Demo to Return to Pappy and Harriet's

Jun 10, 2019 07:00  |  Brian Blueskye

When Juli Crockett of the Evangenitals called, I asked her how she felt about the band returning, yet again, to Pappy and Harriet’s Pioneertown Palace.

“We can only go so long without returning to the ...

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The Lucky 13: Sean Poe, Drummer for Avenida Music and the Hive Minds

The Lucky 13: Sean Poe, Drummer for Avenida Music and the Hive Minds

Jun 04, 2019 13:00  |  Brian Blueskye

Readers of the Independent voted for Avenida Music as the Best Local Band in the 2018-2019 Best of Coachella Valley. Behind the drums of Avenida Music is Sean Poe, who also plays in the Hive Minds. Poe ...

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