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Some old tv appearances for a Monday…

October 17th, 2011 No Comments

1978 on the tv show Revolver with Peter Cook- ‘Heart of the City’ & ‘They Call it Rock’. The dancing!!

‘Teacher Teacher’ Rockpile on tv 1980

At the Ritz in NYC in 1988 for an Mtv concert – ‘Half A Boy & Half A Man’

Nick at Aladdin Theatre in Portland, OR Oct. 12

October 14th, 2011 No Comments

Very cool review and story at The Wall Street Journal’s Speakeasy blog. Read the whole thing here

Nick Lowe’s set at Portland, Ore.’s Aladdin Theater Wednesday night segued between old tracks and new, songs dating back to his earliest days as a recording artist (the 1960s pub-rock band Brinsley Schwartz) to tunes from his latest CD.

With barely a break to take a sip of bottled water, the singer/songwriter/arranger/producer and raconteur barreled through almost two dozen numbers, alone on stage with an acoustic guitar, never stopping even once to change instruments—or even to tune an errant string—in a display of poise and timing younger artists could only envy.


Nick at Great American Music Hall Oct. 10

October 14th, 2011 No Comments

Review at Blurt by Jud Cost. Read the whole review here!

Nick Lowe, the self-proclaimed “Jesus of Cool,” strolls onstage at the Great American Music Hall, a stringbean toting an acoustic guitar, decked out in two-tone shoes, a pink and black pop-over shirt with short sleeves rolled up, drainpipe Levi’s pegged to 12-inches at the cuff and a cat chain hanging from his slim suede belt. Not really. But I bet he has something like that tucked away in a trunk in his attic.

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