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3 Phoenix-Area Concerts I'm Looking Forward To

And not Beyonce or Justin Timberlake! Here are three coming this autumn to the Valley I'm eager to buy tickets for...

1.) James Blake 
October 25- Crescent Ballroom

James Blake has one haunting, gorgeous voice. And his approach to "dubstep"- if you want to term it that- I think is one of a kind. His new album, "Overgrown," is a trip to another dimension. He'll be at the Crescent (a cool little venue) in October. I think tickets will probably sell out, but I'm too cheap to buy tickets right now. Get them here

2.) Vampire Weekend
October 27- Comerica Theater

This one would be fun to see live! Vampire Weekend come across as putting on a lively show. Sky Ferreira is opening, which strikes me as strange, but whatever. The new Vampire Weekend- while not really that different than what they've done before - is nonetheless enjoyable. Why hurt a winning formula? No one messes with Coke. Get your tickets hurr.

3.) Kate Nash + La Sera
November 19- Crescent Ballroom



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I like Kate Nash but I LOVE La Sera (see here). However Kurt wrote an awesome review of her new album (Kate's) you should probably read. I will BE at this show. I have respect for Kate- she's really evolved as an artist and that's a good thing. Again: This show is at the Crescent. Get tickets and I expect you to crowdsurf with me. Especially if you're a creepy person from the internet I never met before. 

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