Good news: beloved jam band Widespread Panic’s doing a rare in-store show June 24 at Denver’s Twist & Shout. Bad news: It’s already sold out. But we’re not telling you that to rub it in (hey, we don’t have tickets either), but how you can still get a signed poster from the band. Learn more.
Speaking of music, here’s what’s new this week. Jackson Brown and David Lindley, longtime musical foils, have released Love Is Strange, a chronicle of their 2006 tour of Spain, with performances in Madrid, Barcelona, Oveido and Sevilla. Also: Crash Test Dummies serve up Oooh La La; Hoodoo Gurus deliver Purity Of Essence, Judas Priest releases a 30th anniversary edition of British Steel, Keane has released an EP called Night Train, Boulder blues man Otis Taylor howls on Clovis People, Vol. 3, even Meat Loaf has a new album (Hang Cool Teddy Bear). There’s more.
What’s new in home video? Glad you asked: Daybreakers imagines a world in which a plague has transformed people into vampires; Edge of Darkness might sound like the life story of Mel Gibson, but it’s actually just Gibson portraying a cop on a violent mission; get more supernatural thrills with the arrival of Legion. Blu-ray reissues include both Karate Kid movies and several from Mel Brooks, including High Anxiety and Robin Hood: Men in Tights. There’s more.
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