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No One Wins At Violent Shows: The Hold Steady Prove A Point In Los Angeles

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The little-barroom-band-that-could, did, this week in Los Angeles.

On the eve of the release of their fifth album in six years, Brooklyn-based The Hold Steady occupied L.A. Live's rin gong of acoustic perfection, taking to the confines of the Grammy Museum's intimate, 200-person theater for a moderated interview, audience Q&A, and rare acoustic show including songs from the new record, "Heaven is Whenever" (Rough Trade/Vagrant).