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Tonight’s Concert Picks: Phil Anselmo at Union Transfer, James Hunter at Sellersville Theater, St. James and the Apostles at Johnny Brenda’s, Thee Idea Men at Milkboy

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Phil Anselmo is probably one of the most prolific figures in the world of metal today.  Originally gaining fame as the singer for Pantera, Anselmo has since performed with his own groups Down, Superjoint Ritual, Phil Anselmo & The Illegals and a few others.  Tonight, the famed metal singer will make his way to Union Transfer where he’ll play with his backing band The Illegals.  Anselmo released his second solo album, Walk Through Exists Only, a month ago.  Below, check out a song from his latest release and click here for ticket information for what’s sure to be an ear-melting show.

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The James Hunter Six got soulful for the Free at Noon crowd (photos, audio, setlist)

Still energetic after their World Cafe Live show last night, The James Hunter Six entertained this afternoon’s Free at Noon crowd with an eight-song set. Check out photos of their performance above, read the setlist below, and listen to their set in its entirety here (via the WXPN media player). Continue reading →

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Download “On My Mind, In My Heart” by Jesse Dee (playing Free At Noon this Friday with the James Hunter Six)

Photo by Paul Janovitz www.pauljanovitz.com
Photo by Paul Janovitz
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This Friday’s Free At Noon is a double header featuring The James Hunter Six and an opening set from Boston R&B musician Jesse Dee. Dee just released his debut album, On My Mind/In My Heart on Alligator Records. Influenced by legends like Otis Redding, Jackie Wilson, Solomon Burke, and others in the genre, Dee’s album is a fun collection of rootsy, soulful and rocking gems. Below, download the title song from the album.

WXPN Welcomes Jesse Dee and The James Hunter Six this Thursday evening, February 28th, at World Cafe Live. Go here for tickets and more information about the show.

Sign up for the Jesse Dee/James Hunter Six double header Free At Noon here.

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Download a new song, “Minute By Minute” by The James Hunter Six (playing Thursday 2/28 at World Cafe Live and WXPN’s Free At Noon on Friday 3/1)

james_1_touchup James Hunter has returned with a new album of infectious soul and R&B called Minute By Minute. Produced by Gabriel Roth of Daptone Records (AKA Bosco Mann), the album is out next Tuesday. James and his band, The James Hunter Six is playing World Cafe Live on Thursday, February 28th. The band returns the next day to World Cafe Live to perform Free At Noon in a double header with a talented new blues musician Jesse Dee. Below, in exchange for your e-mail address, download the title song to Minute By Minute. Continue reading →

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Listen to a new song by The James Hunter 6 (WXPN Welcomes to World Cafe Live on Thursday, Feb. 28th)

British R&B musician James Hunter is releasing a new album, Minute By Minute, on February 26th. The record is Hunter’s first album in five years. Recording as The James Hunter 6, it was produced by Daptone Records’ Gabriel Roth and is being released Fantasy/Concord Records. WXPN Welcomes The James Hunter Six to World Cafe Live on Thursday, February 28th. Go here to our concert calendar (powered by The Swollen Fox) for tickets and more information about the show. Below, listen to the title song to the new album.