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Jane's Addiction - Paris 2003

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This is Jane's Addiction performing live at Elysée Montmartre, Paris, France back on the 25th October 2003.  The concert was broadcast by the French radio "OUI FM", the concert was in support of their "Strays" album release.

Jane's Addiction is an American alternative rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1985. The band's original line-up featured Perry Farrell (vocals), Dave Navarro (guitar), Eric Avery (bass) and Stephen Perkins (drums). After breaking up in 1991, Jane's Addiction briefly reunited in 1997 and again in 2001, both times with Avery declining to participate. In 2008, the band's "classic" line-up, featuring Avery, reunited and embarked on a world tour. Avery subsequently left the band in early 2010 as the group began work on new material. To date, they have released four studio albums.

Strays was the third studio album by Jane's Addiction, released on July 22, 2003 on Capitol Records, and the first album to b…

Los Lobos - Portland USA 1997

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This is Los Lobos performing live at The Pavilion, Portland, ME, USA back on the 27th July 1997.

Los Lobos are a multiple Grammy Award–winning American Chicano rock band from East Los Angeles, California. Their music is influenced by rock and roll, Tex-Mex, country, folk, R&B, blues, brown-eyed soul, and traditional Spanish and Mexican music such as cumbia, boleros and norteños.

From Wikipedia - Originally, they called themselve Los Lobos del Este (de Los Angeles) ["The Wolves of the East of Los Angeles"], which was a play on the name of a norteno band called Los Lobos del Norte and the fact that they (Los Lobos del Este) were from east L.A. The name was quickly shortened to Los Lobos. The band's first noteworthy public appearance occurred in 1980 at the Olympic Auditorium in Los Angeles when they were hired by David Ferguson and CD Presents to open for Public Image Ltd. In the late 1980s and early 1990s the band toured extensively throughout the world, opening for s…