Willie Murphy, Get Cryphy featured in this week's City Pages
It's Wednesday, have you picked up your edition of City Pages yet? Don't worry, you don't actually have to go outside and hunt down your nearest neighborhood coffee shop, restaurant, or street corner newsstand to find out what we are covering this week. We've got everything waiting for your perusal online, including the music content from today's print edition. Here's a rundown of what you can find this week:
Get Cryphy celebrates two years of getting buck wild at First Ave
By Jen Boyles
We sit down with Jimmy2Times and Plain Ole' Bill, the two DJs behind popular monthly dance night Get Cryphy. The duo will be spinning in the VIP Room this Friday for their two-year anniversary, and Jimmy2Times will also join us Saturday in the Mainroom for our Gimme Shelter benefit for Haiti. See also: An online-only extended interview and a free mix from the DJs, plus photos from past Get Cryphy events.
Veteran performer Willie Murphy reflects on his 40-year career
By Rick Mason
Longtime local soul and R&B singer Willie Murphy is releasing a double disc of new material at the Bedlam this Friday. Murphy took some time to talk to City Pages about his long and winding journey through the music industry.
5ingles: The Songs We Can't Escape
By Ray Cummings
Wading through a week's worth of new singles, including tracks from Vampire Weekend, N.A.M.B., and the Octagon.
By City Pages music staff
Our best bets for shows to catch this weekend, including our Haiti benefit on Saturday, Mike Swoop, Kicks & Spurs, and more.
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