The Surf Club still has not permanently regained an entertainment license allowing it to present live music and sell booze in the same evening, but the club’s owner James Byrum announced on the club’s website Monday that tomorrow's tribute show to what would have been Buddy Holly’s 75th birthday (the rock pioneer was born Sept. 7) [...]
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Best of Friday:
Dr. Dog with The Head and The Heart. $15. 8 p.m. doors. 9:30 Club. SOLD OUT.
With 10 years of recording and touring to its credit, Dr. Dog is not a band still in search its "sound." I mean, mull over this rather damning, back-handed compliment from a review of the band's 2010 album, Shame [...]
Check out Pat Dinizio's version of Buddy Holly's "Words Of Love." Does anyone else get a serious Chad & Jeremy vibe? I guess Holly + string section = softball British Invasion. (Duh.)
In any case, opening with this cut was a wise choice for the Smithereens frontman, since the album promptly swerves downhill: [...]