Russell Simins

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2013

    Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Crescent Ballroom - 6/16/2013

    Jon Spencer Blues ExplosionCrescent BallroomJune 16, 2013 It was definitely a crowd of serious fans that filled up the Crescent Ballroom last night to see NYC's Jon Spencer Blues Explosion lay down their well-oiled rock 'n' roll fury. Before the band took the stage, the collective conversation was ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    Top Five Must-See Phoenix Shows This Weekend

    That Tupac hologram probably gave the whole industry a scare, but for the moment it looks like tribute bands are safely ensconced as the only way you'll be able to see, say, Pantera live. A night of cover bands at the Marquee, don't-call-it-chillwave at Last Exit Live, the less-wordy parts of Grac ... More >>

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    October 3, 2002

    About to Burst

    On the road with a new album and a still-killer live show, the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion ain't no joke

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    October 21, 1999
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    December 11, 1997
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    December 26, 1996

    Chaos Theory

    R.L. Burnside's indestructible hill-country blues