A firecracker of a line-up in The Listening Booth marks the 4th of July weekend in the states, and a safe and sound weekend everywhere else. Hit up an Independence Day inspired set with the likes of Elliot Moss, FM Belfast, and The Ghost of Paul Revere. Also, a summer rockabilly set with Bloodshot Bill, a zen vacation vibe via Healing Potpourri, and a blues set in lieu of the cancelled Chicago Blues Festival with the likes of Don Bryant. Plus, we catch up with a throwback from Kaki King, who is contributing to the art of these strange times in many ways—the most unique, perhaps: robot milk carton mashups.
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