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March 14, 1997, midnight
Anson Funderburgh, right, and Sam Myers are at the Waterin' Hole.

March 14, 1997, midnight
How much St. Patrick's Day spirit does Spokane have? Apparently, a lot more than its sister city Limerick, Ireland. Limerick doesn't even recognize the feast day with a parade.

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March 14, 1997, midnight
Eighteen years ago, the maiden St. Patrick's Day Parade in Spokane reached its climax when beer trucks showered downtown streets with green beer. Indeed, the St. Patrick's Day Parade once glorified the rowdy, drunken behavior for which the holiday is notorious.

March 7, 1997, midnight
Wiser Sin hopes to pull in fans to The Met on Saturday.

March 7, 1997, midnight
The Paladins play the Fort Spokane Brewery on Thursday.

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March 6, 1997, midnight
Patrick Ball wears many hats. He's known as the world's premier Celtic harp player. He's also an adept storyteller of old Irish folklore and history. And at concerts, including last year's at The Met, Ball seamlessly merges the two talents.

Feb. 28, 1997, midnight
Junior Wells has played the blues harp since the mid-'40s.

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Feb. 28, 1997, midnight
Promoter Terry Grob is an instrumental figure in the local music scene. He fell into the role of promoter because "I wanted to hear music I liked," he says. Photo by Joe Ehrbar/The Spokesman-Review

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Feb. 27, 1997, midnight
Barbershop music is an all but forgotten American music derivation. Long replaced by boom-boxes and roadside prophets, the '30s and '40s a cappella-style chorus music once wafted from urban street corners.

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Feb. 23, 1997, midnight
Applications for booth spaces at the Pend Oreille Arts Council's 25th Annual Arts and Crafts Fair in Sandpoint are now available. This year's participants will be chosen by a panel of jurors.

Feb. 21, 1997, midnight
The Fumes will play the South-by-Southwest music conference in March.

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Feb. 20, 1997, midnight
For many albums, the jackets are as nostalgic as the music itself. Photo by Liz Kishimoto/The Spokesman-Review

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Feb. 20, 1997, midnight
Type O Negative keyboardist Josh Silver says the popular misconception that people have about his band "is that we're good." "Everybody reads what they want to in music," Silver explains by phone from a tour stop in Portland. "Ambiguity is part of music. I don't mind when people misconstrue what we're doing because it usually makes us far more interesting."

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Feb. 16, 1997, midnight
Galina Mezentseva, prima ballerina absoluta of Russia's Kirov Ballet Company, will conduct a master class for advanced ballet students at the Academy of Dance, 14214 E. Sprague, from 4 to 5:30 p.m., Thursday. Mezentseva will also perform with St. Petersburg Ballet at the Opera House on March 4.

Feb. 14, 1997, midnight
Rubberneck plays Outback Jack's tonight.

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Feb. 13, 1997, midnight
The Globetrotters have been around longer than the NBA.

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Feb. 13, 1997, midnight
Bob Fay, left, Jason Loewenstein, center, and Lou Barlow make up the band Sebadoh. Fay joined the band permanently in 1994, the year the band released "Bakesale."

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Feb. 13, 1997, midnight
Quintessential blues guitarist "Little" Charlie Baty and harmonica player-volalist Rick Estrin will kick out the jams with their band the Nightcats at the Waterin' Hole in Coeur d'Alene tonight. For two decades, Little Charlie and the Nightcats have been at the forefront of West Coast blues. The bands has churned out a battery of albums praised for seamless ventures into Chicago blues, Texas swing, rockability, R&B; and even surf rock. The band's arsenal of styles enables them to be among the more infectious blues bands on stage.<

Feb. 7, 1997, midnight
The Demolition Doll Rods toured with Iggy Pop last year.

Feb. 7, 1997, midnight
Indie rock favorite Sebadoh has omitted the Inland Northwest from its tours over the years, staying west of the Cascades. Thursday, the trio will finally make it to the Inland Northwest, specifically Pullman, where it plays at Washington State University's CUB Ballroom.

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Feb. 6, 1997, midnight
Rory Block's newest album, "Tornado," shows off her expertise with blues pop.

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Feb. 6, 1997, midnight
1. (Steven Curtis Chapman) 2. Steven Curtis Chapman has won 28 Dove Awards.

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Feb. 5, 1997, midnight
Pantera Monday, Feb. 3, Convention Center Neurosis is the future of heavy music. Not since Pink Floyd has a band single-handedly assembled webbed, imagery-laced music, concepts and visuals into a provocative sensory experience.

Jan. 31, 1997, midnight
Neurosis, left, is getting the large venues it need for its multimedia show while touring with the bigger-name Panters, inset.

Jan. 31, 1997, midnight
The L.A. Guns plays Outback Jack's on Wednesday.