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Music and Blue-Collar Bohemianism Really good article that investigates why people in their 40’s and 50’s choose a way of life where they get by, that allows them to pursue a passion such as music rather than opt for the … Continue reading

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Fritch Wildfire Benefit Show -June 7 @ Spud’s in Borger

A benefit show with live music to help rebuild Fritch, Texas and help the victims after the wildfires that ravaged the town and over 150 homes is in the works. Details are being ironed out, but please refer to the … Continue reading

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Pussy Riot rallies for American Political Prisoner Cecily McMillan

“In breaking news, members of the punk band “Pussy Riot” have made their way from from Russia to the United States, to visit Cecily McMillan, 25, an American Political Prisoner. Ironically enough, there was widespread support for the jailed members … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Story of the Hurricane…

(Rubin Carter and Jose Gonzalez) Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter, the boxer originally from Clifton, New Jersey, was first immortalized in this song, and later in the movie “Hurricane,” which starred Denzel Washington. He spent 19 years in prison for the 1966 … Continue reading

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“All this machinery, making modern music can still be open-hearted”

-Rush Some more upcoming Amarillo benefit shows in May: (If anyone has a show they want added to this list, please let me know- amarilloalternativenews@gmail.com) Kars 4 Kids Car Show When: May 17, from 10 AM- 2pm Where: 8th and … Continue reading

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Music Fest and Toy Drive at Friendz Bar in Amarillo Coming Up in May

  Don’t miss this! Coming up in May is a music festival of local musicians and songwriters that is also a toy drive. See bands, bring toys, have fun. Below are the details. For more info and updates, go here.  … Continue reading

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Dust and music on this day in 1935 in Pampa, Texas

“April 14, 1935 On this day in 1935 a great dust storm covered the Texas Panhandle town of Pampa, inspiring Woody Guthrie to write the song “So Long, It’s Been Good To Know You.” Guthrie had moved to Pampa in … Continue reading

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