Singer-songwriter Kelly Hogan tended bar at the Hideout for many years--at least when she wasn't too busy making records and/or touring with a multitude of people and bands, most notably her pal Neko Case. (The two also had funny voice bits on an episode of Aqua Teen Hunger Force.) Hogan be part of the upcoming A.V. Fest/Hideout Block Party in September as well, so we figured it'd be fun to have her assemble her current band on the bar's front porch. Hogan chose a fantastic summer anthem to play for us: The Hold Steady's "Constructive Summer," from 2008's Stay Positive. Hogan's newest record, I Like To Keep Myself In Pain, finds her singing new songs that were written specifically for her by friends and collaborators like Andrew Bird, Vic Chesnutt, The Magnetic Fields, and lots more.
Mac MacCaughan & Kelly Hogan Cover Jonathan Richman's "That Summer Feeling"
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Rick Springfield Covers Fleetwood Mac's "Oh Well"
Telekinesis Covers Donovan's "Sunshine Superman"
Ezra Furman Covers Wilco's "Heavy Metal Drummer"
Rogue Wave Covers Duran Duran's "Rio"
...And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead Covers The Kinks' "Sunny Afternoon"
METZ Covers The Damned's "Neat Neat Neat"
Mac McCaughan & Kelly Hogan Cover Nick Gilder's "Hot Child in the City"
Ted Leo and The Pharmacists Cover The Ramones' "Go Lil' Camaro Go"
Ted Leo And The Pharmacists cover The Ramones
Mac McCaughan and Kelly Hogan cover Nick Gilder