for July 1, 2004
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Altrok Ticker 7/1/2004
by the staff of Altrok.com
The Fall And Rise Of Camper Van Beethoven:
And so another underappreciated band from the eighties, who broke up before the alternative wave swept in, return to claim...well, probably a lot of dough. And who can blame them? From metroACTIVE.
BBC Covers Glastonbury 2004 With Everything But Jim McKay:
Here's a festival US readers might not have known about, as we wallowed in our depression over the cancellation of Lollapalooza (don't worry, Curiousa is still on for now.) Glastonbury's a multi-day summertime festival in the UK, where 100,000 revellers wallowed in the inevitable mud and caught many many bands. Oasis did well, Paul McCartney opened, very smartly, with "Jet", Belle & Sebastian played and so did BRMC (with bits of B&S's drum kit.) As if that weren't wide ranging enough, the English National Opera opened up Sunday Morning with a full orchestra blasting "Ride Of The Valkyries", and there was a set from James Brown (who's pre-festival interview with Red Dwarf's Craig Charles is up for a listen.) Did I mention P.J. Harvey? Bless 'em, there are hours of video and audio, an embarrassment of riches, available for you to enjoy for the next month. You're welcome.
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The Spill Canvas at World Cafe Live, Philly
Remembering Gregg Allman ft Scott Sharrard and more (including the full original Gregg Allman band) at City Winery
Smoking Popes and The Ataris at Knitting Factory Brooklyn
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