Lou Barlow

QRO spotlights one of the hardest-working men in indie-rock, alt-icon Lou Barlow....

QRO spotlights one of the hardest-working men in indie-rock, alt-icon Lou Barlow.

Name: Lou Barlow

Hometown: Westfield, MA

Associated act(s): Deep Wound, Dinosaur Jr, Folk Implosion, Adam Harding, Sebadoh, Sentridoh

Albums: Another Collection of Home Recordings (1994), Subsonic 6 (split with Rudy Trouvé) (2000), Emoh (2005), Goodnight Unknown (2009), Brace the Wave (2015), Reason to Live (2021)

[Deep Wound] Demo Cassette (1983), Deep Wound 7″ (1983)

[Dinosaur Jr] Dinosaur (1985), You’re Living All Over Me (1987), Bug (1988), Beyond (2007), Farm (2009), I Bet on Sky (2012), Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not (2016), Sweept It Into Space (2021)

[Folk Implosion] Take a Look Inside (1994), Dare to Be Surprised (1997), One Part Lullaby (1999), The New Folk Implosion (2003)

[Sebadoh] The Freed Man (1989), Weed Forestin’ (1990), Sebadoh III (1991), Bubble & Scrape (1993), Bakesale (1994), Harmacy (1996), Defend Yourself (2013), Act Surprised (2019)

[Sentridoh] Losers (1990/1991), Most of the WORST and Some of the Best of Sentridoh (1992), Winning Losers: A Collection of Home Recordings 89-93 (1994), Free Sentridoh: Songs from Loobiecore (2002)

Lou Barlow

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Live review of Sebadoh at Webster Hall in New York, NY on March 31st, 2007

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Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Irving Plaza in New York, NY on June 6th, 2007

Live review of Dinosaur Jr at Webster Hall on September 3rd, 2007

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Webster Hall

Review of Sebadoh’s Bubble & Scrape Deluxe Edition

Review of Dinosaur Jr as part of South-by-Southwest Day Three at Cedar Street Courtyard in Austin, TX on March 20th, 2009

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Review as part of South-by-Southwest Day Four at The Parish in Austin, TX on March 21st, 2009

Photo gallery from The Parish

Review of Dinosaur Jr’s Farm

Live review of Dinosaur Jr at Central Park SummerStage in New York, NY on August 16th, 2009

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Central Park SummerStage

Review of Goodnight Unknown

Dinosaur Jr featured in QRO’s “Top 60 Albums of 2009”

Live review of Dinosaur Jr at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn, NY on January 17th, 2010

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th, 2010

Review as part of Primavera Club at Bikini in Barcelona, Spain on November 26th, 2010

Photo gallery from Bikini

Review on Adam Harding’s “Strange Beauty”

Review as part of South-by-Southwest Friday at Bar 96 on March 16th, 2012

Photo gallery from Bar 96

Review of Dinosaur Jr at LouFest in St. Louis, MO on August 25th, 2012

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from LouFest

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from 80/35 Festival in Des Moines, IA on July 6th, 2012

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from FYF Fest in Los Angeles, CA on September 2nd, 2012

Review of Dinosaur Jr & Sebadoh as part of Music Fest NW at Roseland Theater in Portland, OR on September 8th, 2012

Photo gallery of Sebadoh from Roseland Theater

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Roseland Theater

Review of Dinosaur Jr’s I Bet On Sky

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr at Lee’s Palace in Toronto, ON, Canada on September 25th, 2012

Dinosaur Jr featured in “Top 60 Albums of 2012”

Review of Dinosaur Jr as part of Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Spain on May 23rd, 2013

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr at Primavera Sound

Review of Dinosaur Jr as part of Optimus Primavera Sound in Oporto, Portugal on June 1st, 2013

Review of Dinosaur Jr as part of Governors Ball in New York, NY on June 7th, 2013

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Governors Ball

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Riot Fest Toronto in Toronto, ON, Canada on August 25th, 2013

Review of Dinosaur Jr from Riot Fest in Chicago, IL on September 14th, 2013

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Riot Fest 2013

Review of Sebadoh’s Defend Yourself

Sebadoh featured in “Top 40 Albums of 2013”

Live review of Dinosaur Jr at Music Hall of Williamsburg on May 28th, 2014

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Music Hall of Williamsburg on May 28th, 2014

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from JBL Live at Pier 97 in New York, NY on July 30th, 2015

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from FYF Fest on August 22nd, 2015

Review of Dinosaur Jr as part of Primavera Sound in Barcelona, Spain on June 4th, 2016

Live review of Dinosaur Jr from House of Vans in Brooklyn, NY on July 12th, 2016

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from House of Vans

Live review of Dinosaur Jr from Hard Rock Hotel in Chicago, IL on July 28th, 2016

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Hard Rock Hotel

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr from Wrecking Ball in Atlanta, GA on August 14th, 2016

Review of Dinosaur Jr as part of Le Guess Who? in Utrecht, Netherlands on November 12th, 2016

Live review of Dinosaur Jr at Irving Plaza on December 1st, 2016

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr at Irving Plaza on December 1st, 2016

Dinosaur Jr featured in “Top 15 Albums of 2016”

Review on Say Yes! A Tribute To Elliott Smith

Review of Sebadoh’s Act Surprised

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr at Danforth Music Hall in Toronto, ON, Canada on March 10th, 2017

Review of Dinosaur Jr as part of Riot Fest on September 17th, 2017

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr at Riot Fest 2017

Review of Dinosaur Jr at Project Pabst Atlanta in Atlanta, GA on October 7th, 2017

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr at Project Pabst Atlanta

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr at White Eagle Hall in Jersey City, NJ on September 19th, 2018

Livestream review of Dinosaur Jr at Look Park in Northampton, MA on November 28th, 2020

Review of Dinosaur Jr’s “I Ran Away”

Review of Dinosaur Jr’s Sweep It Into Space

Interview with Lou Barlow

Live review of Dinosaur Jr at Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn, NY on November 20th, 2021

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr at Brooklyn Steel

Review of Dinosaur Jr at Newport Folk Festival in Newport, RI on July 22nd, 2012

Photo gallery of Dinosaur Jr at Newport Folk

Tour dates: Dinosaur Jr

Sep 9, 2022 – State Theater of Ithaca – Ithaca, NY
Sep 10, 2022 – The Danforth Music Hall – Toronto, ON, Canada
Sep 11, 2022 – The Majestic Theatre – Detroit, MI
Sep 13, 2022 – The Bluebird – Bloomington, IN
Sep 14, 2022 – Saturn – Birmingham, AL
Sep 16, 2022 – The Joy Theater – New Orleans, LA
Sep 17, 2022 – White Oak Music Hall – Houston, TX
Sep 18, 2022 – Austin City Limits Live at The Moody Theater – Austin, TX
Sep 20, 2022 – Granada Theater – Dallas, TX
Sep 21, 2022 – Cain’s Ballroom – Tulsa, OK
Sep 23, 2022 – The Pageant – St Louis, MO
Sep 24, 2022 – The Truman – Kansas City, MO
Sep 25, 2022 – The Waiting Room Lounge – Omaha, NE
Sep 26, 2022 – First Avenue – Minneapolis, MN
Sep 28, 2022 – Majestic Theatre – Madison, WI
Sep 30, 2022 – The Vic Theatre – Chicago, IL
Oct 1, 2022 – Agora Theatre and Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
Oct 2, 2022 – The Athenaeum Theatre – Columbus, OH
Oct 10, 2022 – Vicar Street – Dublin, Ireland
Oct 11, 2022 – QMU – Glasgow, UK
Oct 13, 2022 – Asylum – Hull, UK
Oct 14, 2022 – O2 Ritz Manchester – Manchester, UK
Oct 16, 2022 – O2 Forum Kentish Town – London, United Kingdom
Oct 19, 2022 – Trix – Antwerp, Belgium
Oct 20, 2022 – Columbiahalle – Berlin, Germany
Oct 22, 2022 – FVTVR – Paris, France
Oct 23, 2022 – Carlswerk Victoria – Cologne, Germany
Oct 25, 2022 – Les Docks – Lausanne, Switzerland
Oct 26, 2022 – Neue Theaterfabrik – Munich, Germany
Oct 28, 2022 – Q-Factory – Amsterdam, Netherlands
Oct 29, 2022 – Fabrik – Hamburg, Germany


Dinosaur Jr playing “Little Fury Things” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Pick Me Up” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Crumble” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “In a Jar” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Freak Scene” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Mountain Man” at Webster Hall:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Feel the Pain” at Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th, 2010:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Freak Scene” at Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th, 2010:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Kracked” at Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th, 2010:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Sludgefest” at Music Hall of Williamsburg on January 17th, 2010:


Dinosaur Jr playing “In a Jar” at Hard Rock Hotel:


Dinosaur Jr playing “Pieces” at Hard Rock Hotel:

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