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Intro 10.7.13: Videos from Rodriguez, The Weeknd, AFI and more

"Searching for Sugar Man," directed by Malik Bendjelloul,

"Searching for Sugar Man," directed by Malik Bendjelloul, is about a charismatic Mexican-American singer-songwriter named Rodriguez, who had attracted a local following with his mysterious presence, soulful melodies and prophetic lyrics, in the style of a Chicano Bob Dylan. Credit: Sony Pictures Classics

Rodriguez, of “Searching for Sugar Man” fame, begins to net some of the fame he has long deserved at Barclays Center Wednesday and Radio City Music Hall Thursday.

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RODRIGUEZ, “Crucify Your Mind.” At Barclays Center Wednesday and Radio City Music Hall Thursday.
THE WEEKND, “The Zone.” At Radio City Music Hall Monday and Tuesday.
PALMA VIOLETS, “Step Up for the Cool Cats.” At Webster Hall Wednesday.
TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB, “Changing of the Seasons.” At Hammerstein Ballroom Thursday and Friday.
THE 1975, “Chocolate.” At Bowery Ballroom Wednesday and Thursday.
RA RA RIOT, “Dance With Me.” At Terminal 5 Wednesday.
AFI, “I Hope You Suffer.” At Webster Hall Thursday.
ATLAS GENIUS, “Trojans.” At Irving Plaza Thursday and Friday.
MASON JENNINGS, “Tourist.” At Boulton Center Thursday.
SWEAR AND SHAKE, “Brother.” At DROM Thursday.
TONY BENNETT, “Don’t Get Around Much Any More.” At Radio City Music Hall Friday.
BRIAN WILSON & JEFF BECK, “Sloop John B.” At NYCB Theatre at Westbury on Saturday and Beacon Theatre Tuesday.

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