Uncle Dave Posts

Big hootenanny tonight!

Folks, there be a hootenanny going on tonight at the Rex. If you wanna come shake a little ass to some old-time music and bluegrass, this will be the place to be! The Boys n’ the Barrel, hot off of a recent CD release and performance at First Avenue, will take the stage. Opening up will be local foot-stompers Matt Ray & Those Damn Horses!! Shake it!

Best Shows of 2010???

What were some of the best live shows you saw this past year in the Twin Ports area?

Top 10 Duluth Albums of 2010

What might you all consider the top 10 local albums of the year???

I’ve got a couple I can toss out there:

1. Trampled by Turtles – Palamino
2. The Tisdales – Out With The New
3. Matt Ray & Those Damn Horses – Then and Now
4. Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank – Travelin’ Show (although this might have been released in 2009)
5. Charlie Parr – When The Devil Goes Blind
6. Sara Softich – Highway to the Sun
7. The Half Hearts – After the Flood
8. Marc Gartman – Fatwa
9. The Boomchucks
10. Dead Man Winter – Wolves

CD Release Party at Pizza Luce!

A night of roots music at Pizza Luce! Matt Ray and Those Damn Horses celebrate the release of their double album “Then and Now” with friends the Bitter Spills and the Breeze! Come out and support local music and get your feet stompin’!!!

Twin Ports Buzz Bands

There are a lot of bands in the Twin Ports area — some great ones, and some not so great ones. For better or worse, what are the top five bands creating the most buzz in the Twin Ports?  (TBT, Low, RGC, Parr excluded.)

The Thursday Night Ass Shake

The Thursday Night Ass Shake

That’s right friends and neighbors. It’s time for the Thursday Night Ass Shake with your hosts Matt Ray and Those Damn Horses — every Thursday in October at Fitger’s Brewhouse. Come and shake it with your friends!

Best of Homegrown 2010

Well, now that the booze has worn off, let’s take a moment to reflect on the great Homegrown moments. What were some of the best acts you saw? Biggest surprises?

What are the FIVE performers you are most excited to see at Homegrown?

They don’t have to be in any order … just list the five performers you are most excited to see!

I’ll go first:
1. Iron Range Outlaw Brigade
2. The Tisdales
3. Matt Ray and Those Damn Horses
4. Filthy Hippy Cock (the name just intrigues the hell outta me! )
5. Eric Rhame

What about YOU?

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