James Buckley very well may be the hardest-working musician in the Twin Cities. This month alone, the bassist has 16 shows scheduled with seven bands. Before we flip our calendars, he will perform with groups that represent nearly the full spectrum of modern music. Tonight, the James Buckley Trio will indulge Barbette with a jazz set, as Buckley will in a more experimental fashion when he plays with Bryan Nichols and Chris Hepola Friday at the Dakota. Saturday, he joins new-wavers Mystery Palace at the Kitty Cat Klub. Monday it is mellow electronica when he plays with Chris Thomson and Pete Henig at Barbette. And he rounds out the month with shows by ambient enthusiasts Padhandlers, folk group the Pines, and glitchy... More >>>