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Saturday Triple Play: : Carrington MacDuffie - Sofia Härdig - Gregory Alan Isakov with the Colorado Symphony

Carrington MacDuffie - Crush On You. Background promo - Seattle local and Americana singer-songwriter Carrington MacDuffie will be performing songs from her newest EP, Crush on You, at Bob’s Java Jive (2102 S Tacoma Way, Tacoma) on September 17, with doors at 9:00 PM. Carrington will let her independent spirit fly as she shares songs about love, loss, and her little guitar in the historic dive bar shaped like a teapot. There will be a small cover charge at the door. Established first as an acclaimed voiceover actor, Carrington is following her passion for music as the singer-songwriter uses her music to create a full and free expression of herself that combines poetic lyrics with an infusion of Americana, folk, and rockabilly. Her newest EP, Crush on You, exemplifies this in its five original tracks. Crush on You was produced by Rob Halverson at his studio, Halversonics Recording, which has produced tracks from multitudes of artists, including Grammy winners James Fenner and Adrian

Triple Play: Verticoli - The Halls - Gregory Alan Isakov

Verticoli - Positions. Background promo - Hobart's Verticoli have served up new single ‘Positions’, a snarling slice of alt-rock that taps into the vein of some of Australia’s most loved nineties-esque guitar driven bands. Following on from ‘Punching Bag’, last year’s full length that spawned the singles ‘Happiness’ and ‘Head Things, Verticoli teamed up with producer Rob Long (Shihad, Magic Dirt, Violent Soho) to deliver the brooding and melodious track. Frontman Sam Hunn says of ‘Positions’, “The song is about speaking your mind, even if that might be something people don't necessarily want to hear.” After supporting the likes of DZ Deathrays, The Delta Riggs, Kingswood and more, the lads will be hitting - The Republic Bar July 2 to support arguably the hardest gigging band in the country, British India (Oztix). ‘Positions’ will be available on a limited edition split 7” vinyl with killer Melbourne rock duo The Hunted Crows, who will be joining Verticoli for a co-head

Quality Not Quantity: Major Leagues - Gregory Alan Isakov

Major Leagues - Someone Sometime. Background promo - Since releasing their acclaimed debut EP in 2013, Brisbane four-piece Major Leagues have been busy touring throughout Australia with shows alongside the likes of Alvvays, Beach Fossils, Sebadoh, WIld Nothing and Wye Oak as well as local talents, The Preatures, San Cisco and DMAs. The band returns with their sophmore EP 'Dream States'. Dream States was recorded in Brisbane by local producer/engineer Miro Mackie at Plutonium Studios, and mixed in Brooklyn by Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Blouse member, Jacob Portrait and Fergus Miller from Bored Nothing. "With great pride, we're thrilled to be putting out this collection of songs that came together over the last eighteen months. It's been way too long between drinks, and in that void we've lived a world of goodbyes, fleeting romances and hard realities. Many of these stories have made their way onto this EP”- Jacob Knauth The recent singles, ‘Someone S