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ToddKillsSquids
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this is pretty laughable. the varsity gets maybe one decent concert a year. baton rouge is a horrible music town. basically everything baton rouge gets can be summarized as "college shite." to see some good concerts, you have to head to new orleans.


TheDoc
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re: Baton Rouge, The music is here (Dig Article)
What bands do you want to see live?


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Does anyone know who is opening for Alan Jackson tonight?


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Loubacca
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this is pretty laughable. the varsity gets maybe one decent concert a year. baton rouge is a horrible music town. basically everything baton rouge gets can be summarized as "college shite." to see some good concerts, you have to head to new orleans.


while BR does not have the best music scene, this statement right here is full of bull shite. You obviously don't keep up with any of the shows elsewhere in the city.


TheDoc
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Baton Rouge has been getting some really great shows

I know of a couple of traveling bands that like playing Baton Rouge over New Orleans.

Nola is a great music city, but it's over saturated with shows just about every night

Hell, in the house of blues they'll have two shows going on in the same night at the parish and the HOB


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Phish in Tiger Stadium has my vote


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Phish in Tiger Stadium has my vote



I would die a happy man


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TheDoc
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Phish in Tiger Stadium has my vote


I'd go see that


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ToddKillsSquids
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re: Baton Rouge, The music is here (Dig Article)
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while BR does not have the best music scene, this statement right here is full of bull shite. You obviously don't keep up with any of the shows elsewhere in the city.

I keep up with other shows, but I was referring to the article written by the talent buyer at the varsity and the shows specifically the varsity gets. I've actually met the guy once or twice. Varsity is awful and Spanish Moon gets a bunch of mediocre indie bands. I'd love to know places that get decent shows in br though.


TheDoc
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I keep up with other shows, but I was referring to the article written by the talent buyer at the varsity and the shows specifically the varsity gets. I've actually met the guy once or twice. Varsity is awful and Spanish Moon gets a bunch of mediocre indie bands. I'd love to know places that get decent shows in br though.


What bands do you want to see?


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re: Baton Rouge, The music is here (Dig Article)
Spanish Moon has Melvins and The Sword playing soon. I wouldn't consider them mediocre.


TheDoc
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re: Baton Rouge, The music is here (Dig Article)
Spanish moon has had some great bands playing there this last year


TheDoc
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I just think people like to complain


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MiNd DrIpS
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What bands do you want to see?


White denim. Perfect band for Spanish moon


Nolaphried
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re: Baton Rouge, The music is here (Dig Article)
The Sword is AWESOME. When are they playing?


TheDoc
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re: Baton Rouge, The music is here (Dig Article)
November 24th at the moon


Brosef Stalin
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That show will probably sell out. Its always packed when I've seen them there.


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ToddKillsSquids
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Spanish Moon has Melvins and The Sword playing soon. I wouldn't consider them mediocre.

The sword are pretty meh, and Melvins is like the first show in baton rouge worth going to in months.

not saying baton rouge doesn't occasionally get decent shows, but what that guy listed in the article is terrible and is no indicator of baton rouge having any kind of real music scene.


TFTC
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re: Baton Rouge, The music is here (Dig Article)
That sums up BR well... Its a college town, without a strong local music scene...

You will get occasional good shows and, if lucky, will get a good regional band pass through town a few times on their way up or flame out...

Just happy there are still people willing to get those bands in, many have thrown in the towel...
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TheDoc
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re: Baton Rouge, The music is here (Dig Article)
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The sword are pretty meh, and Melvins is like the first show in baton rouge worth going to in months.

not saying baton rouge doesn't occasionally get decent shows, but what that guy listed in the article is terrible and is no indicator of baton rouge having any kind of real music scene.


For the third time.. What bands do you want to see?


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