Michael Lapins

Articles by Michael Lapins

Tommy Castro Prompts Birch Aquarium to Git on Up

The Tommy Castro Band closed out the Scripps Birch Aquarium's Green Flash summer concert series with a scorching set. In the beautiful seaside setting, the six-piece outfit served up tunes such as the gritty "Gotta ...

How the West Was Won

Touring to promote their new EP How The West Was One, Carbon Leaf drew a faithful crowd to the Belly Up who heard a selection of songs primarily from their last three studio releases. Reminiscent ...

Hammers and Anvils

Looking like a young Peter Sellers, the diminutive Craig Finn led the Hold Steady onto the Belly Up stage for their fourth local concert in two years. Opening with a chorus of hammers and anvils ...

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