Jim Yelenick

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    October 15, 2014

    Yazoo BBQ on Broadway Will Now Host Rooftop Concerts

    Last summer Yazoo BBQ Company owner Don Hines expanded his 700-square-foot spot at 2150 Broadway, which he opened fourteen years ago, to close to 5,000 square feet, adding to the kitchen and interior dining area, as well as building a patio and rooftop deck. About a month ago, Hines secured a cabare ... More >>

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    June 26, 2012

    #WMS 2012 recap: Bannock Street Garage

    Every year, for the Westword Music Showcase, we enlist our army of Backbeat wordsmiths to write up the acts that appear on the individual stages across the Golden Triangle. Jon Solomon was at Bannock Street Garage stage, which was graciously hosted by Jim Norris. Page down to read his thoughts and s ... More >>

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    April 16, 2012

    Review: Mojo Nixon at Lion's Lair, 4/14/12

    MOJO NIXON @ LION'S LAIR | 4/14/12 "Rick Santorum can suck my dick!" was the chorus Mojo Nixon got the crowd to chant as a line in an extended version of "You Can't Kill Me." But everything was an extended version out of an eleven song set. With just his Guild electric and more playfully rambunctio ... More >>

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    April 28, 2011
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    April 22, 2010
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    March 15, 2010

    Over the Weekend: The Buckingham Squares at the Mercury Cafe

    Tom MurphyThe Buckingham Squares​ The Buckingham Squares • Receiver Voodoo Stingray • The Nuns of Brixton • 03.13.10 | Mercury Cafe Maybe actually wearing nun habits as part of the stage costume is a gimmick, but for The Nuns of Brixton, it left an impression. As the name implies, the ... More >>

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    January 11, 2010

    Over the weekend: Acoustic Profanity at Bender's Tavern

    Acoustic Profanity Friday, January 8, 2010Bender's Tavern Better than: MTV Unplugged. Acoustic Profanity was about what you'd expect from the name: Get a bunch of punks together and take them out of their element a little by handing them acoustic guitars and sitting them on some stools. Over the co ... More >>

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    September 1, 2005

    The Beatdown

    Sometimes it pays to be a D.O.R.K.

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    August 18, 2005

    Critic's Choice

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