Miguel Declares War On Misogyny

by Adam Matlock | Mar 19, 2018 7:48 am

Adam Matlock PhotoSomewhere in the middle of his set on Friday night at College Street Music Hall, during a very Prince-like moment where his four person band joined in on a mid-tempo vamp while being introduced, singer Miguel engaged in the standard banter to the crowd — “How’s everybody doing tonight?” and “is everyone having a good time?”

Then, without warning, the singer said, with no room for misinterpretation: “Fellas, if she didn’t come here with you, keep your hands off her.” And then reiterated: “If you don’t have her express permission, do not touch her. We don’t do that at the Miguel show.”

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Music Moves The Savage Beasts

by Karen Ponzio | Mar 19, 2018 7:47 am

Karen PonzioDaddy Long Legs raised his guitar in the air midway through his band’s opening set. “New Haven, Connecticut, clap your goddamn hands,” he shouted “Come on, we are all so happy to be back here with Barrence Whitfield and the Savages. They’re gonna rip it up. You know that’s right.”

He knew. I knew it. Everyone at Cafe Nine on Friday night knew it. In fact, the ripping up had already begun.

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