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I’m Pretty Sure We Partied: Four Nights with The Hold Steady

By: Saman Jafarian

It’s April 9, 2014, and I’m at Toronto’s Phoenix Concert Hall for a Hold Steady show—the second I’ve attended this year, and the twelfth in total. 1,385 more words


October 10: The Hold Steady at La Fleche D'Or

The Hold Steady make the scene, live the scene, and they set the scene perfectly in a half empty former railway-station in eastern Paris on a warm October night. 647 more words


Interview: The Hold Steady

Wandering through the winding corridors backstage at Glasgow’s Garage, qmunicate encounter Craig Finn, the frontman with American rockers The Hold Steady.

In interview he’s thoughtful and intelligent, debating the similarities between the congregation and the rock show; and gazing back over ten years with a band that has seen him go from Brooklyn down-and-out to one of rock n’ roll’s foremost laureates. 1,003 more words


Live Review: The Hold Steady / The So So Glos at Bristol 02 Academy, 22nd of October

The Hold Steady are one of those bands you sort of have to see live; it’s all very well listening to rapturous reports from people who’ve been, but until you actually behold the mighty five piece in action, channelling classic rock chops with punk rock energy, any account is going to be somewhat lost in translation. 1,034 more words