Chris Parker

Chris Parker

Longform/Music/Sports Journalist

Former Cleveland Cavaliers beat reporter for Cleveland Scene, write news/policy cover stories & music features at magazines and alt-weeklies nationwide.

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Willie article
indyweek.com

As charity work goes evermore viral, Farm Aid digs for deeper local roots

Someone needs to throw a benefit concert for the large-scale benefit concert. A relic of a bygone era of swollen major-label budgets and old-fashioned superstars, spectacles such as Concert for Bangladesh and the Tibetan Freedom Concert once routed dollars and attention to their particular cri de coeur.

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indyweek.com

The necessary exits of Americana

When there's so much conversation in the room you can't make yourself heard, what else can you do but abandon ship or set fire to the centerpiece?...

12.21musfeat2 kellerwilliams article
indyweek.com

The growing market of kids music | Music Feature | Indy Week

The growing market of kids music | Music Feature | ...

09.18musfeat2 shakes article
indyweek.com

Why the Alabama Shakes could lead a new wave of rock 'n' soul music

Why the Alabama Shakes could lead a new wave of roc...

03.23musled mikewatt article
indyweek.com

Mike Watt stays in the van | Music Feature | Indy Week

Mike Watt stays in the van | Music Feature | Indy W...

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indyweek.com

U2 persists as rock titans, even in a world that doesn't make them anymore | Music Feature | Indy Week

U2 persists as rock titans, even in a world that do...

06.20musfeat2 cooper article
indyweek.com

The theatric practicality of Alice Cooper | Music Essay | Indy Week

The theatric practicality of Alice Cooper | Music E...

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Walking in both worlds | News Feature | Indy Week

Walking in both worlds | News Feature | Indy Week

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indyweek.com

Chris Stamey | MUSIC: Rock & Roll Quarterly | Indy Week

Chris Stamey | MUSIC: Rock & Roll Quarterly | Indy ...

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Walking in both worlds | MUSIC: Rock & Roll Quarterly | Indy Week

Walking in both worlds | MUSIC: Rock & Roll Quarter...

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Brian Paulson | MUSIC: Rock & Roll Quarterly | Indy Week

Brian Paulson | MUSIC: Rock & Roll Quarterly | Indy...

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Rick Miller | MUSIC: Rock & Roll Quarterly | Indy Week

Rick Miller | MUSIC: Rock & Roll Quarterly | Indy W...

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indyweek.com

9th Wonder | MUSIC: Rock & Roll Quarterly | Indy Week

9th Wonder | MUSIC: Rock & Roll Quarterly | Indy We...

Soundbite 3128 article
indyweek.com

Pernice Brothers | MUSIC: Soundbite | Indy Week

Pernice Brothers | MUSIC: Soundbite | Indy Week

Music 3273 article
indyweek.com

Flying High | Music Feature | Indy Week

Flying High | Music Feature | Indy Week