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Dave Cobb is saving country music, or so they say. Cobb, who has been producing records in Nashville for the past decade, has been the common thread behind a high number of the artists--Jason Isbell, Chris Stapleton, and Sturgill Simpson--that have been lauded over the past few years for salvaging country music from its worst impulses. It follows, then, that Dave Cobb must be the latest in a long line of anointed prophets saving...
With countless shows to choose from on any given night, it’s easy to forget that Brooklyn—all of New York, really—is surrounded on all sides by smaller towns and cities with world-class music venues of their own. From DIY basement shows in Connecticut to the quaint seated theaters of Long Island to the seasoned rock clubs on the Jersey Shore, the tri-state area contains a number of diverse, rapidly expanding music communities that extend far...