Midway through last night's packed show at the Lincoln Theatre, Jason Isbell asked the crowd if anyone read the weekly paper: "They didn't like me at all. They didn't think it'd be a good show. I think it's been a good show. I think they're full of shit."
—N.C. Symphony releases a record; Menconi on the downtown amphitheater; Odessa and Hot Releases; Manchild 4
—Tin Star EP almost ready; Luego with the recording stats; Mike Patton/Diplo at Signal?; See Pontiak tonight
-Red Collar and Hammer No More release records, but where?; Arlo, in May; big metal bills
Foreign Exchange, Cat's Cradle, April 17; The Loners, Tir Na Nog, March 6; New Birds of Avalon tunes