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Concert Wed May 23 2007

For those of you not going to Farm Aid anytime soon...

The Empty Bottle has just announced a new Tuesday-night series of concerts (or in their choice words, "an ongoing programming concern") entitled "Music of Changes". "The goal of the series is to bring varying 'fringe' or 'outsider' musics together for evenings that are to feature wildly disparate elements, but ones that will share an underlying 'anti-commercialist' aesthetic bent," says Pete Toalson. The Bottle website also states that "evenings that will not be bound by musical limitations". It is uncertain what particular other anti-capitalist gusto will demonstrated beyond gathering these bands together for a paid concert experience, but the $7 price is certainly a good start (keeping in mind that Monday nights at the Bottle are "free" only on PBR's promotional dime) in showing good intentions. The first outing will take place on June 19th, with The Late Severa Wires, In The Country (from Norway), and Mykel Boyd.

 
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