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Black Prairie and Canasta at the 400 Bar

Black Prairie and Canasta at the 400 Bar

Wednesday’s bill at the 400 Bar featuring Portland, Oregon’s Black Prairie (members of the Decemberists and friends) and Chicago’s Canasta was more than enough to bring me out of music writer retirement. And I wasn’t disappointed. It turned out to be one of the most enjoyable weeknights of music I’ve seen anywhere in some...
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Canasta at the 400 Bar

Canasta at the 400 Bar

Chicago’s Canasta played an inspired middle-slot set Friday at the 400 Bar sandwiched between dependable local rock band openers Seymore Saves the World and headliners Cowboy Curtis. Canasta opened with “Microphone Song,” the first track off of We Were Set Up, which is the group’s first full-length album from November 2005. As the cheerful...
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