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City/Town Names Based on Indian Band and Tribal Names


The following list of cities, towns, villages, hamlets, and unincorporated communities that were named for Native American Indian tribes and or bands. Several ghost towns are also included. This list also includes translation-corrupted names, Anglicized names, as well as native … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Live Concerts Seen


BEST Metric – Detroit 2012, at the Fillmore Theatre Death Cab for Cutie – Detroit 2012, at the Fox Theatre The Eagles – Purdue 1976, at Elliott Hall of Music Aerosmith – Indianapolis 1975, at Market Square Arena U2 and … Continue reading

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Mirroring the Beatles in tribute


Kathy and I had a chance to see Michigan’s top-ranked Beatles tribute band, Toppermost last night. They were excellent. Close you eyes and you’d swear you were listening to the original band, even the British accents while talking to the … Continue reading

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Band name geography


Below is a partial list of musicians or bands that are named after or contain the name of cities, towns, states, or provinces. Please feel free to submit others. Enjoy! Cities and Towns A Foot in Coldwater A Sunny Day … Continue reading

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Two EPic EPs by Kitten


While attending the Joy Formidable concert several Monday‚Äôs ago, one of the opening acts, Kitten, put on such a stellar and energetic performance that I bought a copy of each of their two EPs, entitled Sunday School and Cut it … Continue reading

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Tuesday tunes: Bands on the road map


Below is a partial list of bands that are named after or contain the name of American and Canadian cities, towns, states, or provinces in their name. Please feel free to submit others. Cities and Towns A Foot in Coldwater … Continue reading

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