Live Review: Jack White at Edgefield, Aug. 28

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Jack White's genius manifests best when it's just guitar, drums and nothing else. Or so it seemed at Edgefield, where the standout moment in two-plus hours of White with his solo band came in the extended jam to open "Steady, As She Goes," just before the encore break. Jack's mangy riff bounced around like an old mattress in the back of a pickup, with just a few strands of thumping beat ...   More
 
Thursday, August 28, 2014 MARTIN CIZMAR

Flashback: The Flaming Lips

At Mount Tabor, 2009


Music Stories
From wweek.com: “If the Flaming Lips’ music isn’t enough to convince you of Wayne Coyne’s genius, consider this: The dude designed a video that would allow him to audition bare breasts fo   More
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013 MATTHEW SINGER

Live Review: TV on the Radio at Edgefield, 7/22

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As the sun set behind McMenamin's Edgefield last Saturday, TV on the Radio began to pound out the insistent, galloping rhythm of its most popular song, “Wolf Like Me.” In seconds, a mosh pit had broken out. Kids started fighting. A woman in a flouncy blue dress twisted her knee in the mayhem and had to be helped out of the crowd.This is a TV On the Radio concert in 2011.That probably wouldn't have ...   More
 
Tuesday, July 26, 2011 MATTHEW SINGER

Edgefield's Black Rabbit Pub: A Black Hole for Wages?


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An employee of McMenamins Edgefield has filed a wage complaint [PDF] with the Bureau of Labor and Industries, alleging a restaurant manager changed "employee clock-out times to lower labor costs." BOLI responded Aug. 6 with a warning letter mailed to McMenamins, and then closed the case. (To conduct an investigation, the state agency would need more than one complaint, a spokesman for BOLI says.) Lisa ...   More
 
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 BETH SLOVIC

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