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  1. North Side Restaurant Round UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | I heart PGH

    ... or The Food at our Feet. Located less than a block from Fringe Central. @bistrotogopgh James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy offers a broad food and drink menu and live Jazz performances. Try their craft beer selection or menu of comfort food ...

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  2. Ben Williams Asks 'What Are We Fighting For?' on 'Toy Soldiers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... "Unity Band." Now Williams has a new album on the way that includes "Toy Soldiers," a tune that premieres today on Speakeasy. The song unfolds over eight minutes as wistful repeating horn riffs float over subtle, shifting piano chords and Williams' ...

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  3. Hot Sardines schooled in vintage jazz and adds 21st-century sensibilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Park Record

    In the past few years, Hot Sardines ruse through the speakeasy scene in New York and released a self-titled album in October. The band will perform at the Eccles Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, April 11. Hot Sardines is made with a scoop of vintage jazz featuring a piano, trumpet, upright bass, saxophone, clarinet and a French-speaking lead singer.

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  4. Old Town Temecula Community Theater Offers Weekend EntertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | Patch.com

    Thursday, April 9- Jazz at The TCC: Jeffrey Gimble, vocals, with Josh Nelson, piano and Larry Holloway, bass at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 11 Speakeasy at The TCC at 7 p.m. and Presidio Brass: 'Sounds Of The Cinema' at CRC at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, April 12 - Classics at The TCC. 1 comment

  5. James Taylor Ready to Begin Again on 'Today Today Today'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Known for his bittersweet reflections on the past, James Taylor emphatically evokes the present on "Today Today Today," the first single from his first new album in nearly 13 years. The singer and songwriter premieres the tune today on Speakeasy.

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  6. Andy Summers on the Police: 'We Were the Most Desirable Men in the World'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2015 | RollingStone

    ... I was playing with this psychedelic, acid-rock band called Dantalian's Chariot at a small London club called the Speakeasy, when Jimi Hendrix had arrived and was already burning the world completely. He sat with two girls at a little table as close ...

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  7. Jon Regen Turns Voice Memo Into Love Song With 'I Will Wait'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Singer Jon Regen had the refrain for "I Will Wait" saved as a voice memo on his phone. Drawing inspiration from his own love life helped the New York musician build it into a song, which premieres today on Speakeasy.

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  8. Newly opened bar offers cocktails, exclusivityRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2015 | Manhattan Mercury

    324 Speakeasy opened last week in Manhattan, evoking the glamour of the Jazz Age and re-creating the clandestine thrill of Prohibition-era drinking. Through an unmarked entrance, down an industrial- looking staircase and behind a door marked "boiler room" is one of the swankiest bars in town...

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  9. David Adler Music and Arts Center to Host 'Speakeasy' Silent Art AuctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... a success. Donate your time, your art, or become an event sponsor. Email courtney@adlercenter.org to learn about Speakeasy Volunteer and Sponsorship Opportunities. Located in the historic home of architect David Adler, the David Adler Music and Arts ...

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  10. Tonight's Movie: The Smiling LieutenantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | Laura's Miscellaneous Musings

    ... By chance Kristina also included THE SMILING LIEUTENANT on her own list of 10 Classics to see in 2015, posted at Speakeasy. We decided to follow up our joint reviewing of Kurosawa's HIGH AND LOW (1963) earlier this month by comparing notes this ...

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  11. Noel Gallagher on the Importance of Melody, Marriage, and Real Oasis FansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... thinking," he says. "To buy my records is to buy whatever I'm into. I find it more rewarding, being on my own." Speakeasy talked with the notoriously outspoken Gallagher earlier this week from London, where he expounded on why he's always chasing a ...

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  12. Crooked Still Kicks Off Signature Sounds Anniversary Album With 'Lovesick Redstick Blues'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Crooked Still was for years one of the bands that anchored Signature Sounds , so it's fitting that the Northampton, Mass., record label is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a compilation of rarities that opens with a Crooked Still track. The song, "Lovesick Redstick Blues," streams today on Speakeasy.

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  13. Sade Cofounder Covers Queens of the Stone Age With New Band Twin DangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... they give to a cover of "No One Knows" by Queens of the Stone Age . A video for the song premieres today on Speakeasy. It's an incongruous choice: the original is a lean rock tune propelled by Dave Grohl's rugged drumming. Twin Danger's version sets ...

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  14. NIGHTBIRD @ SPEAKEASYRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | BlogTO

    We are lucky to be hosted at the SpeakEasy Jazz Club located at the cage - 292 College St at Spadina. All vocalists, instrumentalists, and jazz enthusiasts are welcome! This is a great opportunity to play/sing with a collection of some of the best up and coming Toronto musicians! The Nightbird Jam doubles as a FREE AFTERPARTY for another marvelous show in the front room of the SpeakEasy Jazz Club.

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  15. Nellie McKay Turns Sinister on 'Murder in My Heart for the Judge'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    Though "Murder in My Heart for the Judge" has been covered by the likes of Chrissie Hynde and Three Dog Night , singer and songwriter Nellie McKay knows the song from the original version by Moby Grape . "My mother knew them in the '60s, so it was through her," says McKay, who premieres her version of the tune today on Speakeasy.

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  16. Weekend Round-up: Golden Voice StyleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Nashville Scene

    ... extraordinaire Gretchen Peters at the Country Music Hall of Fame; G-Eazy at Marathon Music Works; a roaring '20s Speakeasy Swing dance with The Willies at Riverwood Mansion; Giraffage, Meth Dad and more at Exit/In; Gee Slab's album release at The ...

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  17. 'Whiplash': The $3 Million Indie Film That's Now an Oscar-Nominated Best PictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... . "I knew what the possibilities were but you tried not to get my head too much in the sky," Chazelle tells Speakeasy about the film's Oscar chances. "Now I don't have to fight that anymore." "Whiplash" tells the story of Fletcher and his torturous ...

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  18. Country Trio Covers Taylor Swift's 'Welcome to New York'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... and Stephanie Jenkins gave Swift's throbbing pop song a homespun folk feel. In their video, premiering today on Speakeasy, the trio performs their version in the tunnel of a subway station beneath Grand Central Station, a familiar setting for ...

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  19. Weekend: Cello Concert, Piano Singalong, Art Show and MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2015 | Patch.com

    Get out and have some fun this weekend in Fairfax County! The following information is courtesy of Fairfax County Weekender. Cabaret Series - Welcome to the Speakeasy : Come for a raucous ramble through the Jazz Age as talented performers tackle the tunes inspired by the gin-joint atmosphere.

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  20. Alex Ebert Helps 'A Most Violent Year' Get in Tune With the American DreamRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | WSJ Media and Advertising

    ... scores are a key part of that. Ebert, who said a new Edward Sharpe album is on the way next summer, talked to Speakeasy recently about putting together the score for "A Most Violent Year," as well as creating the strange, wistful, agonizing song ...

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