10,000 Maniacs

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One of the most critically acclaimed bands of the last three decades, 10,000 Maniacs return for their annual Valentine’s Weekend run. 10,000 Maniacs was founded by Robert Buck, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson, John Lombardo, and Natalie Merchant in the fall of 1981. Jerry Augustyniak joined in 1983. Together, with artists like R.E.M., they defined college rock and created the first wave of alternative rock bands and what became known as the alternative rock format on FM radio.