By James Roxbury
Friday February 07, 2014 at 1:55 pm
The Hold Steady is playing to a sold out audience at the Abbey bar in Harrisburg Friday evening, proceeds from the event will go to the K+L Guardian Foundation, a registered Pennsylvania Memorial Fund that benefits Mike Van Jura's two children.
We have posted some of the interviews recorded with Jersey.
The closing of the SPOT restaurant.
Hbg Council prez Wanda Williams.
Hooverville, A couple of crack rocks and some shitty beer.
The Captain Janks Debacle.
Harrisburg City Council.
And the music.
That's what Mike Van Jura wrote on May 20, 2007 after The Hold Steady show at the Abbey Bar. Here are some songs from that night:
The Hold Steady, May 12, 2007
Hot Soft Light
And here's a sampling of other remarkable music moments Jersey Mike brought to Harrisburg over the years:
The Shackeltons, February, 15, 2008
Kaki King, April 11, 2008
Mike Doughty, May 31, 2008
Fredrik, November 17, 2008
Hackensaw Boys, November 21, 2008. "Cannonball"
Frightened Rabbit, January 27, 2009. "Good Arms vs Bad Arms"
Theresa Andersson, September 16, 2009. "Find the Cost of Freedom"